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Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content

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Job ID:

22702

Location:

Beverly Hills, CA 

Job function:

Business Development
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Posted:

03.09.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Entertainment / Leisure / Recreation
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Title:

Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content

Job Description:

Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content

Beverly Hills, California

Netflix is recruiting for a Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content in the Global Television Group based in the company's Beverly Hills office. The Director will guide TV programming and acquisitions for the Netflix global service for content emerging from Asia, Middle East and Africa, sourcing from non-major studios and regional distributors/producers. S/he will report to the Vice President of Independent and Local Content Acquisition providing critical support in setting strategy, deal negotiation, execution and management of the content offering.

The ideal candidate has strong critical thinking skills that allow for intense attention to detail as well as the ability to be highly entrepreneurial in a structured environment. S/he will have a strong background in and comfort with quantitative analytics and financial modeling. Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills is also important as s/he will be called upon to lead meetings and give presentations to all levels of the organization, as well as negotiate deals and manage external relationships with key partners.

The Director, Content Acquisition should be comfortable working autonomously in a fast-paced environment, taking the initiative, managing multiple projects, and working to find creative solutions with partners under tight time-frames. S/he is also a motivated, self-starter with a keen interest in and aptitude for finding great content from all over the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute strategy for acquiring global rights to desirable TV programming, sourced from outside the major studios through independent global and local players
  • Oversee local programming for AMEA markets, with a specific expertise around Asia-specific programming such as K-Drama, Anime, Manhwa, Chinese drama, and Turkish drama
  • Develop co-production models to gain access to global content rights from producers and regional studios
  • Identify series in development and in production and access appealing content to license required rights
  • Build content pipeline around specific genres and verticals, including non-traditional sources such as 'Internet' based talent
  • Participate in all aspects of negotiation (financial analysis and forecasting, contract drafting, security requirements, amendments)
  • Represent acquisition team interests across the company (operations, legal, finance, business intelligence/reporting, content marketing) on a regular basis and as needed on a project basis
  • Manage and evaluate external accounts through performance tracking and relationship cultivation in an effort to extend/enhance existing deals and identify new opportunities for great programming
  • Develop market expertise through continuous focus on and knowledge of the competitive market environment - locally, in specific markets, and globally, across all territories
  • Communicate market trends and industry shifts, including implications and recommendations, to internal and external partners

Job Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills
  • Great analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to evaluate content on a creative basis
  • Demonstrated experience in market analysis, competitive analysis and strategic thinking
  • Ability to work independently and change direction frequently
  • Ability to manage and process detailed information while keeping perspective on the bigger picture
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and across multiple geographies and time zones
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Google Docs are a must
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS required, MBA preferred but not required
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience is required with at least 4 years of negotiation/sales experience
  • Experience working in territory in AMEA
  • Prior television, studio, investment banking, management consulting or media-focused technology experience preferred but not required
  • Direct knowledge of market-specific players and television programming of AMEA markets
  • Fluent in English, and one or more of: Korean, Mandarin, Arabic

Zip Code:

90210

Company Info
Netflix Inc.

Los Gatos, CA, United States

Phone:
Web Site: www.netflix.com

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Company Info


Netflix Inc.
Los Gatos, CA, United States
Phone:
Web Site: www.netflix.com

Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content

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Job ID:

22702

Location:

Beverly Hills, CA 

Job function:

Business Development
col-narrow-right   

Posted:

03.09.2016

Employment Type:

Full time

Industry:

Entertainment / Leisure / Recreation
col-wide   

Title:

Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content

Job Description:

Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content

Beverly Hills, California

Netflix is recruiting for a Director, Content Acquisition - AMEA Content in the Global Television Group based in the company's Beverly Hills office. The Director will guide TV programming and acquisitions for the Netflix global service for content emerging from Asia, Middle East and Africa, sourcing from non-major studios and regional distributors/producers. S/he will report to the Vice President of Independent and Local Content Acquisition providing critical support in setting strategy, deal negotiation, execution and management of the content offering.

The ideal candidate has strong critical thinking skills that allow for intense attention to detail as well as the ability to be highly entrepreneurial in a structured environment. S/he will have a strong background in and comfort with quantitative analytics and financial modeling. Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills is also important as s/he will be called upon to lead meetings and give presentations to all levels of the organization, as well as negotiate deals and manage external relationships with key partners.

The Director, Content Acquisition should be comfortable working autonomously in a fast-paced environment, taking the initiative, managing multiple projects, and working to find creative solutions with partners under tight time-frames. S/he is also a motivated, self-starter with a keen interest in and aptitude for finding great content from all over the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute strategy for acquiring global rights to desirable TV programming, sourced from outside the major studios through independent global and local players
  • Oversee local programming for AMEA markets, with a specific expertise around Asia-specific programming such as K-Drama, Anime, Manhwa, Chinese drama, and Turkish drama
  • Develop co-production models to gain access to global content rights from producers and regional studios
  • Identify series in development and in production and access appealing content to license required rights
  • Build content pipeline around specific genres and verticals, including non-traditional sources such as 'Internet' based talent
  • Participate in all aspects of negotiation (financial analysis and forecasting, contract drafting, security requirements, amendments)
  • Represent acquisition team interests across the company (operations, legal, finance, business intelligence/reporting, content marketing) on a regular basis and as needed on a project basis
  • Manage and evaluate external accounts through performance tracking and relationship cultivation in an effort to extend/enhance existing deals and identify new opportunities for great programming
  • Develop market expertise through continuous focus on and knowledge of the competitive market environment - locally, in specific markets, and globally, across all territories
  • Communicate market trends and industry shifts, including implications and recommendations, to internal and external partners

Job Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills
  • Great analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to evaluate content on a creative basis
  • Demonstrated experience in market analysis, competitive analysis and strategic thinking
  • Ability to work independently and change direction frequently
  • Ability to manage and process detailed information while keeping perspective on the bigger picture
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and across multiple geographies and time zones
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Mastery of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Google Docs are a must
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • BA/BS required, MBA preferred but not required
  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience is required with at least 4 years of negotiation/sales experience
  • Experience working in territory in AMEA
  • Prior television, studio, investment banking, management consulting or media-focused technology experience preferred but not required
  • Direct knowledge of market-specific players and television programming of AMEA markets
  • Fluent in English, and one or more of: Korean, Mandarin, Arabic

Zip Code:

90210
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