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Sr. Program Manager

Discovery Inc
Bellevue, WA 98004
  • Job Code
    138157602
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Discovery Inc

Location: Bellevue, WA, United States, 98004
Req ID: 2987

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

About Discovery Direct-to-Consumer

Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery, Inc. We are fast, nimble, and have fun developing new, innovative, and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and everyday utility. As content creators across the digital ecosystem, we continuously leverage our technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences.

We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day and bring new interactive experiences to life to not only entertain but improve the lives of our customers. Most recently, our group is behind the launch of discovery+, Discovery's global streaming service, serving as the definitive destination for real life entertainment with the largest ever content offering at launch, which debuted in the U.S. on January 4, 2021.

About the Role

The Sr. Program Manager will help the direct-to-consumer (DTC) Product and Design leadership and team members plan and execute initiatives across DTC product, design, and product operations, and will serve as a key advisor to the Product Ops leadership. This Senior Program Manager will support key daily and weekly business operations used to coordinate, collaborate, and executive team programs. They will lead projects independently across work streams, while also partnering closely with leaders to support other initiatives. To do so, they will effectively collaborate across disciplines in a matrixed and geographically diverse team.

A successful person in this role will have strong project management and problem-solving skills. They will communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally. They will build effective and productive relationships by fostering trust and communicating clearly. They will be organized, have a bias to act quickly, enjoy diving into details and data, and be curious to learn all facets of the program. They will also be bold to advise program leadership on what can be improved, what the team needs to thrive, and what activities should be prioritized.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute, and improve operations across program workstreams, including product, design, engineering, people and culture, finance, and product operations.
  • Run weekly leadership meetings to make key decisions, ensure effective collaboration, and educate and inform team members.
  • Serve as a key advisor to DTC Product and Operations leaders.
  • Lead cross-functional projects in close collaboration with area owners and executive stakeholders.
  • Plan and help execute how P&D builds its strategic long term plan.
  • Own and coordinate day-to-day program reporting, including status, priorities, risks (and mitigations), and action items.
  • Ensure each team has the information and assets needed to effectively deliver their key priorities.
  • Foster effective collaboration and systems that help teams executive and improve their work streams.
  • Enhance program mechanisms and processes to support a culture of continuous improvements.


Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a program or project manager within a technology or digital organization.
  • Experience contributing in valued roles on high profile, multi-faceted programs.
  • Experience delivering all phases of a project, including planning, design, development, and production.
  • Experience working with senior and/or executive leadership.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and a high-degree of follow-through.
  • A love of working closely with others to empower them to excel.
  • Curiosity and a willingness to learn.
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.






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