Warner Bros. Discovery
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Specialist, MAX Merchandising

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Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery... the stuff dreams are made of.
Who We Are...
When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next...
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
Your New Role...
Genre expert on the US MAX Merchandising team which is responsible for maximizing the full potential of content on MAX. This role will report to a US MAX Page Lead.
Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Power user of CMS
  • Owns day-to-day curation and execution of genre/brand rails, contributes to campaign planning, and assists Merchandising Page Leads on execution of overall high-traffic page experience
  • Champions their respective areas of content and advocates for its promotion on high-traffic pages
  • Updates content calendar with priority premieres, changes in rollouts schedules and relevant cultural events/anniversaries
  • Assigns and reviews the genre/brand/editorial tags and availability messaging for all content within their expertise on a weekly basis
  • Collaborate regularly with Brand partners to review upcoming priority initiatives and the results of past initiatives
  • Manages automated rails on genre/brand/collection pages based on the analytics, priority content calendar, feedback from Page Leads, and acute awareness of cultural moments in the market
  • Partners with the campaigns team to execute their vision; supports the campaign within their genre experience and contributes genre-specific ideas
  • Acts as a shared resource for CMS and other tooling support & troubleshooting for other team members
  • Supports off-hours coverage of ex-US territories
  • Implements the testing and rollout of feature / capabilities updates
  • Uses data from the Merchandising Analysis & Insights team to inform merchandising decisions day to day
  • Supports US Merchandising Lead and Page Leads on ad hoc initiatives


  • Expert on respective area of content, contributing Merchandising ideas across the platform
  • Supports the Page Leads on research and initiative planning
  • Supports Page Leads in evaluating and establishing merchandising plans and strategy by assembling performance, planning and organizing presentations, and updating calendar plans
  • Leverages merchandising strategies to improve content discoverability, minutes/impression, impression efficiency, content diversity, and other relevant KPIs that improve the engagement/retention of subscribers and the performance of content on BEAM
  • Uses data to drive decisions; shares actionable insights and recommendations with the Global Merchandising team as well as other stakeholders
  • Keeps informed and is aware of latest developments in the industry / culture which we can leverage for our merchandising strategies, providing insights to US Merchandising Lead and Page Leads


  • Builds close relationship with US Merchandising Lead and with wider team members, to be able to present and share findings in a cohesive manner

Qualifications & Experience...

  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in entertainment merchandising or content strategy, preferably in streaming.
  • Passionate about all things content: Expert knowledge on respective areas of content, deep familiarity with WBD's catalog, strong familiarity with competitor's content and curious of trends in the media business overall
  • Data-Driven: Has experience analyzing data and using it to optimize the right time and right place to present the right content to our subscribers. Working knowledge of evolving performance metrics and implementation into strategy
  • Operational Excellence:
    • Commanding knowledge of various editorial tools and CMSs
    • Great attention to detail, creative thinker and problem-solving skills
    • Research skills in entertainment trends and ability to incorporate into strategy
    • Strong writing skills and loves a creative brainstorm
    • Relentless pursuit of operations and work-flow efficiency
    • Ability to quickly learn new processes and product features / capabilities
    • High self-initiative with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Consumer Obsessed: highly respect the consumer and their connections with their favorite content
  • Interpersonal Excellence:
    • Working relationships with Scheduling, CS&A, Programming, Marketing, Content Ops, Enterprise Metadata, and Image teams; comfort collaborating with functions including Product, Engineering, and Data / Reporting
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Self-starter with a positive, "can-do" attitude

How We Get Things Done...
This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.
The Legal Bits...
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $54,600.00 - $101,400.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.
If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at [email protected].

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What are Warner Bros. Discovery Perks + Benefits

Warner Bros. Discovery Benefits Overview

Warner Bros Discovery offers a comprehensive set of benefits and perks to support employees in their personal and professional lives. Some program highlights include:

• Local medical, dental, and vision programs in many countries around the world.
• On-site wellness and fitness centers across several of our office locations.
• Family support programs. In the U.S., additional services include on-site childcare in certain offices, backup childcare services, family caregiver leave, adoption, surrogacy, and cryopreservation assistance, and more.
• Tools and resources to support the mental wellbeing of our employees and their dependents, including mental health counselors and 24/7 access to free, confidential support through our Employee Assistance Program administrators.
• Products and services to support financial wellbeing including financial planning tools, and a 401(k) savings plan in the U.S.
• Flexible work arrangements around the globe, allowing employees to better balance work and personal commitments.
• Global learning, leadership & organization programs to inspire, equip, and empower our people to thrive. These programs and resources are accessible to everyone at whatever stage they are in their career.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Summer hours
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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