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CAKE IS HIRING: Head of Operations

CAKE IS HIRING: Head of Operations
Monday, December 21, 2099

Fantastic opportunity to work in a leading independent Kids Animation Distribution and Production Group. An experienced operations fulfilment executive is required to join the team at CAKE.

You will be a confident and experienced individual who thrives under pressure and is able to easily form strong
working relationships with the internal teams and with external stakeholders. To be the successful candidate it is essential that you have a strong and proven background in a digital media distribution business.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Content and file management
  • Trafficking of core content
  • Content delivery fulfilment across multiple platforms
  • Communication with client throughout workflow
  • Management of art, subbing / dubbing, versions and other distribution elements
  • Management of Metadata – both technical and editorial
  • Versioning – including transcoding
  • Manage workflow / supply chain of new and localised assets
  • Collaboration with internal teams:
    • Sales team to ensure product availability and assets are delivered and received to deadline
    • Dubbing Co Ordinator, studios and producers to provide and receive all necessary elements
    • Legal and finance on deliverables
    • Marketing team
  • Collaboration and communication with producers to obtain all deliverables and approvals
  • Website content maintenance
  • Troubleshoot daily issues throughout workflow
  • Awareness of the media transfer and new platform markets
  • Cost comparison and negotiation with media transfer providers
  • Work with tech partners to ensure hardware and software efficient functionality 

Skills you need to succeed in the role:

  • 2- 4 years experience within a similar role in the digital entertainment industry
  • Knowledge of digital media and familiarity with digital multi platform distribution including Aspera and Signiant platforms
  • Highly organised
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Capacity to prioritize multiple projects based on changing requirements
  • Skills to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organisation and with external partners – clients and producers
  • Adaptable
  • Languages desirable
  • Editing skills on Premier Pro desirable
  • Knowledgeable of Easy Trak or other rights management software desirable

The role will initially be remote
Please send CVs ASAP to cseddon@cakeentertainment.com