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Sr. Distribution Manager

, Argentina

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General Summary:

  • The Senior Distribution Manager is responsible for licensing Content distribution for Free TV and Local Cable, SVOD and AVOS also collaborating in identifying local opportunities for Original Co-Productions. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, manage and implement strategies for content licensing for SPT & 3rd. Party acquisitions in the southern cone markets.  Responsible for content licensing budget, SPT and 3rd. Party Acquisitions
  • Estimated revenue responsibility $3.5 Million USD.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day oversight of Sony Pictures Television’ Southern cone licensing distribution activities, including Features, US Series, Original productions and Format sales, strategy and planning.
  • Responsible for licensing all product produced or acquired by Sony Pictures (3rd. Party) in the southern cone region.
  • Responsible for implementing the overall licensing distribution strategy for SPT & 3rd. Party acquisition content in the southern cone region and collaborating in identifying local opportunities for Original Co-Productions. 
  • Plans and executes content licensing distribution budgets in collaboration with sales planning team and under the premises established by the directive of the Country Manager.
  • Utilize industry insights, observations and historical performance data in the preparation of new business financial models on a by project basis, working alongside ad sales teams.  
  • Negotiates and maximizes content distribution licensing agreements/ rights, exclusive windows and holdbacks across Free TV and SVOD platforms.
  • Develops and maintains long standing relationships with content acquisition providers with the intention of providing a consistent pipeline of content to their company. Content opportunities include feature length films, TV series, formats and licensed property content/series.   
  • Supports development and collaborates identifying opportunities for Original Productions for Southern Cone Markets.
  • Build and execute pitches, concepts and materials ensure proper content distribution sales (Current & Library).
  • With the support of the Sales Planning Team, manages administration, renewal and renegotiation of contracts associated with licensed content.
  • Understands the competitive landscape and identifies early trends to promote innovation and seeks to be ahead of the curve.
  • Provide strategic and analytical guidance on all new content opportunities that support internal strategies and consumer expectations.
  • Foster and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the competitive entertainment landscape globally, regionally and locally.
  • Develop relationships and work collaboratively with other SPT teams: Production, Global Productions, Finance, Sales Planning, Business Affairs, P&O, Creative Services, Marketing, Scheduling, Operations and PR in LatAm, Brazil and Mexico to ensure communication, collaboration and coordination are met.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 6 to 10 years of experience in the media/entertainment industry in Commercial roles and Production deals

Knowledge of:  

  • Advertising media sales in TV and Digital
  • Marketplace conditions of Argentina and Latin America on both a local and regional basis
  • Key decision makers, influencers and buyers
  • Advertising and media information
  • New content consumption trends by the audience, research and Digital platforms

Skill In: 

  • Managerial experience
  • Interpersonal communications especially strong oral skills, written skills are secondary
  • Both Spanish and English with Oral fluency and solid written capability
  • Business development; cold calling, presentation preparation and critic
  • Sharing of opportunities and proactively developing new proposals
  • Media analytical with understanding of quantitative and qualitative
  • Ability to open and close agreements/deals
  • Lead and train subordinates to take on increasing responsibility
  • Create and maintain a positive working environment

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