Director of Metadata Services
Job Number: FFE0005083
Organization: 20th Century Fox
Job Type: Operations
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Job Posting Date: April 21, 2017

Job Description

Metadata Services provides business operations for 21st Century Fox’s enterprise title management system, Foxipedia, and manages the supporting governance program.


Manage the Los Angeles Metadata Services team responsible for Fox Studio feature film and television series
  • Directly manage one Sr. Manager
  • Oversee a team of 3 people total
  • Metadata Services performs title set up, metadata aggregation & maintenance within the title management system

Manage employees across the globe responsible for Fox Network Group’s television metadata

  • Currently manage one employee at National Geographic with projected growth of up to 15 people
  • Management of these people will be dotted line and the ability to guide them without a direct reporting line will be key

Oversee the on-boarding of FNG partners into the studio’s title master metadata management system

  • Provide business insight and governance best practices as we work to bring each entity into Foxipedia
  • Work with the various partners on both the IT and business side to develop work flows as they are brought under the Foxipedia umbrella

Troubleshoot and test database application to insure stability

  • Provide input into analysis for system enhancements and business requirements across 21st Century Fox

Provide counsel on proper use of data as well as answer any questions from partners across all of 21stCentury Fox

  • Provide the human link between the various divisions, businesses, and systems across the enterprise

Conduct outreach and research by email and phone


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred
  • An energetic cheerleader who has the ability to guide discussions in a diplomatic way
  • A detective who notices the details and has the intuition to weave those into a bigger solution
  • A strong manager who can support their team even if they are miles apart
  • Understand data flows in order to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail oriented and a strong analytical thinker
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at different stages simultaneously while delivering error-free results
  • Ability to flex to different working styles and international norms.
  • Knowledge of Fox product and overall media industry
  • A solid understanding of digital, physical disc and broadcast supply chains and mastering workflows
  • Experience using Sales Force software
  • High level of computer literacy, with an aptitude for learning new technology and software
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly shifting deadlines and priorities
  • Self-motivated
  • Big-picture thinker
  • Thrives on a dynamic and changing work environment
  • Highly professional
Division Description

20th Century Fox Film is one of the world's largest producers and distributors of motion pictures.  20th Century Fox Film produces, acquires and distributes motion pictures throughout the world.  These motion pictures are produced or acquired by the following units of 20th Century Fox Film:  Twentieth Century Fox, Fox 2000 Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Fox International Productions, and Twentieth Century Fox Animation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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