Localization Project Manager

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Job Description


Division Overview:

Our Distribution & Operations team within the CBS Digital Media group is charged with distribution and monetization of premium CBS content across the spectrum of digital partnerships and business models. These include our direct-to-consumer subscription service CBS All Access, ad-supported streaming across our CBS digital properties and CBS Audience Network partner sites such as YouTube, MSN and Yahoo, transactional digital storefronts such as iTunes and Amazon, as well as digital MVPD products and partnerships. We are a diverse and agile group that works in an exciting and fast-paced environment, working cross-functionally across different departments and partnering with multiple technology/distribution partners to ensure that we deliver CBS content to consumers, however and wherever they want to consume it.

Role Details:

The Localization Project Manager within the Distribution & Operations team will help lead and manage the acquisition of videos, and localization and subtitling workflows for different video content types for CBS All Access’ global expansion efforts, work across large and diverse teams to help manage the translation and cultural adaptation of CBS content, bringing the CBS All Access experience to international markets.

The Localization Project Manager is responsible for the acquisition of video sources and tracks, and managing all front-end elements of the localization of video workflows from request creation to job completion, while working in close partnership with video operations, product, central project management, engineering teams, and more.

Your Day-to-Day:

Manage the front-end of the localization projects, requirements, and timelines across internal and external vendors

Working cross-functionally with CBS Interactive stakeholders to identify critical business blockers and collaborating to solve and optimize for solutions

Oversee end to end video localization workflow (including local TV ratings, content research) and timelines using various management tools and systems

Identify and manage project risk through prioritization, bug management, and any other means necessary

Manage independent projects within the program

Work cross-functionally to drive high quality output from localization vendors and teams

Lead and manage project kick offs and meetings with cross functional teams for planning

Evangelize globalization to stakeholders to create scale across workflows

Key Projects:

Work cross-functionally across CBS Interactive teams and divisions to help define and scale localization efforts across multiple international markets for CBS All Access

Drive innovation initiatives like localization task forces, including information gathering, deliberation, analysis & optimization of workflows to help scale CBS All Access into a global service



Bachelor’s or master’s degree in business administration, economics or media communications

5+ years of prior localization project management experience, working on projects that involve language launches, software, creative content and/or subtitle localization

Working knowledge of industry standard localization tools

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong analytical problem-solving skills

Experience working in an Internet company and/or a demonstrated understanding of digital linear streaming across AVOD, EST, SVOD or VOD space

Strong attention to detail

Experience working with senior decision makers

Strong proficiency in MS office applications, especially Excel and Power Point

Stellar communication skills in these aspects: interpersonal, verbal, and written

Strong organization and presentation skills, effectively communicating insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management

Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports

Exceptional work ethic with ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team, act proactively and drive resolution

Ideal candidate will be self-directed with an entrepreneurial spirit who will be able to work well under pressure, and quickly adapt to change in a fast-paced work environment.

Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask is a necessity.


Experience in streaming and video operations is a plus


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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