Full Time Job

Head Of Content Acquisition

Amazon Studios

Miami, FL 03-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The way we watch video content is changing. Online video services are providing new content in ever exciting and easier ways to watch. At the forefront of this movement is Prime Video, creating and distributing new, innovative and prestigious exclusive content to our customers. Become part of the change, and help develop and define the video content the next generation of Amazon customers will watch. Join a team of highly passionate Fim & TV professionals and help us to develop our service.
You love film and TV, and make it your mission to identify the best possible content to attract, engage and retain our customers. In this role you can use your excellent skill set to help CAM reach new heights in content excellence. You can apply your deep analytical skills to make the case for a given acquisition, both qualitatively (the 'what' and 'where' and 'from who') and quantitatively (the 'how' and 'when').You will work hand in hand with the Director of Content for Latin America to help design the content selection for the region to the point where you will assess the efficacy of your past recommendations, to inform future acquisition decisions and feed into the larger vision we create as a team. You will be the point of contact and partner of major studios, local producers, distributors, TV network groups and independent content partners. You will have the opportunity to run profound analysis as you uncover data points to prove or disprove your hypothesis. You can use your ability to clearly and concisely communicate thoughts and ideas, both written and verbally, your know how to prioritize and manage expectations with internal clients and external vendors.
You have the opportunity to work in a team with your highly motivated peers in other Latam territories, exchange best practice and learning from each other.
This position could be based in Miami (US) or Rio de Janeiro (BR).

• Help design the content acquisition selection for Brazil for original and local film and TV content on Amazon's Prime Video..
• Lead all aspects of content licensing/commissioning negotiations, including content selection, financial analysis, forecasting, and technical requirements for US and local film and TV.
• Manage relationships with key content providers/producers.
• Help develop and document acquisition plans, financial metrics and goals for senior management.
• Collaborate with internal teams (e.g., marketing, public relations, finance, operations, etc.) and report to senior stakeholders on performance.
• Use behaviour, usage and consumption data to inform decision-making.
• Work closely with Amazon Video Management to develop new services and product offering.
• Solve time sensitive issues using the range of tools available at Amazon or via your own methodology to improve on our processes.

• 7+ years of experience in an account management, licensing or business development role
• Experience with SQL
• Experience using Tableau and Excel
• 5+ years of experience managing a content acquisition team
• • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
• International content licensing and/or TV/film production experience
• Extensive experience in the Brazil entertainment industry
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
• Experience in negotiating complex license or business development agreements in high pressure environments
• Excellent written communication and organizational skills
• Fluent in Portuguese.

• • MBA a is a plus.
• Knowledge of digital video landscape, including solid understanding of digital video distribution technologies.
• Ability to adapt to a quickly changing, fast-paced environment.
• Multiple years of experience in a senior/cutting edge position in the Latin America Entertainment business, with a deep understanding of the territory's film and TV business, and a broad circle of contacts.
• A track record of excellence in a similar role.
• Spanish proficiency is a plus.
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