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Starz
United States

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VP, Distribution & Account Management – LATAM


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Job ID:

582

Location:

Los Angeles, CA, United States 

Category:

Distribution & Acquisition
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Job Views:

118

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.08.2019
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Occupations:

Distribution & Acquisition: Distribution

Job Description:

The Vice President, Distribution & Account Management will be responsible for helping build STARZPLAY into a leading OTT network across Latin America. This individual will play a pivotal role in driving third- party distribution with new platforms and growing existing partnerships with local/regional distributors. The role will also require extensive cross-functional collaboration with the STARZPLAY programming, marketing and operations teams to identify and implement various partner initiatives to improve KPIs. Ultimately, the VP Distribution/Account Management will be accountable for achieving subscriber and revenue targets in the region.

The role is based in Santa Monica, CA and reports to the Senior Vice President, Distribution & Business Development.

Primary functions of this role include:
  • Identify new distribution opportunities with cable, IPTV, mobile operators and over-the-top platforms
  • Work closely with the distribution and business development team in Santa Monica to negotiate and close distribution agreements
  • Create strong working relationships with existing distribution partners and become their central point of contact across STARZPLAY
  • Develop and implement opportunities to drive subscriber growth and retention
  • Keep the STARZPLAY leadership team up-to-date on market changes and trends that could affect the business

Job Requirements:

Required Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in partner-facing roles in media, entertainment or technology with a minimum of 5 years working with SVOD/OTT networks
  • Detailed knowledge of Latin American markets and distribution platforms
  • Strong experience successfully leading, inspiring and managing direct and indirect teams
  • Extremely well-organized with excellent communication skills
  • Highly analytical and experienced in data-driven decision-making
  • Effective at cross-functional collaboration and alignment in matrix environment
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Results-oriented
  • BA/BS degree; MBA preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish or Brazilian Portuguese a plus

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service.

STARZ is the ultimate destination for obsessable TV, movies and more. Characters who pull you in and stories that stay with you. From bold Original Series to the best movies, whatever you love, STARZ ignites your passions.

STARZ offers a competitive compensation package and an attractive benefits program to all eligible employees including a variety of healthcare plans, dental and vision insurance, 401k, life/disability insurance. Eligible employees will enjoy paid time off in the form of vacation and company holidays.

STARZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This means that all applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of gender, age, race, national origin, disability, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, STARZ will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Company Info


Starz
United States

VP, Distribution & Account Management – LATAM

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

582

Location:

Los Angeles, CA, United States 

Category:

Distribution & Acquisition
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

118

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

06.08.2019
col-wide   

Occupations:

Distribution & Acquisition: Distribution

Job Description:

The Vice President, Distribution & Account Management will be responsible for helping build STARZPLAY into a leading OTT network across Latin America. This individual will play a pivotal role in driving third- party distribution with new platforms and growing existing partnerships with local/regional distributors. The role will also require extensive cross-functional collaboration with the STARZPLAY programming, marketing and operations teams to identify and implement various partner initiatives to improve KPIs. Ultimately, the VP Distribution/Account Management will be accountable for achieving subscriber and revenue targets in the region.

The role is based in Santa Monica, CA and reports to the Senior Vice President, Distribution & Business Development.

Primary functions of this role include:
  • Identify new distribution opportunities with cable, IPTV, mobile operators and over-the-top platforms
  • Work closely with the distribution and business development team in Santa Monica to negotiate and close distribution agreements
  • Create strong working relationships with existing distribution partners and become their central point of contact across STARZPLAY
  • Develop and implement opportunities to drive subscriber growth and retention
  • Keep the STARZPLAY leadership team up-to-date on market changes and trends that could affect the business

Job Requirements:

Required Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in partner-facing roles in media, entertainment or technology with a minimum of 5 years working with SVOD/OTT networks
  • Detailed knowledge of Latin American markets and distribution platforms
  • Strong experience successfully leading, inspiring and managing direct and indirect teams
  • Extremely well-organized with excellent communication skills
  • Highly analytical and experienced in data-driven decision-making
  • Effective at cross-functional collaboration and alignment in matrix environment
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Results-oriented
  • BA/BS degree; MBA preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish or Brazilian Portuguese a plus

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that provides premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks and produces and distributes content for worldwide audiences, including its investment in the STARZ PLAY Arabia OTT service.

STARZ is the ultimate destination for obsessable TV, movies and more. Characters who pull you in and stories that stay with you. From bold Original Series to the best movies, whatever you love, STARZ ignites your passions.

STARZ offers a competitive compensation package and an attractive benefits program to all eligible employees including a variety of healthcare plans, dental and vision insurance, 401k, life/disability insurance. Eligible employees will enjoy paid time off in the form of vacation and company holidays.

STARZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This means that all applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of gender, age, race, national origin, disability, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, STARZ will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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