Manager, Content Planning & Analysis
Manager- Content Planning & Analysis:
The Content Strategy and Acquisitions team within the Global TV distribution organization at Sony Pictures has an opening for a key contributor, Manager- Content Planning & Analysis. The team works closely with the various Production units to greenlight new TV series and Films for the sales organization to distribute worldwide. This is a key supporting role with a broad scope, touching on many aspects of the television business and is an integral part of a multi-billion-dollar international sales organization. This role offers a unique opportunity to expand and capitalize on your current finance and analysis skill set, while functioning successfully in a content strategy and distribution environment.
The Manager role requires exceptional analytical skills, with the ability to build trusting relationships among multiple business sectors including Production, Finance, Legal, and Operations. Because of the complexity of the business and the speed for which it is changing, it is preferable that he/she have an understanding of content licensing segment, with an ability to quickly ramp up to the evolving aspect of the space.
Work closely with local territory Sales and Sales Planning teams to gain a deep knowledge of windowing rules, existing output/volume deals and other market nuances that may impact sales
Provide analytical support and insights for International licensing deal negotiations
Assist with greenlight and ultimate review process. Ensure accurate and timely communication of ultimate values to Finance and Sales organization, including risks and opportunities, and recommend quarterly adjustments
Act as an effective liaison between various production units regarding TV Distribution, acting as a key individual contributor
Update and enhance content valuation models
Create tools and templates to support the process of gathering territory information
Provide ad hoc sales updates to content owners
Model financial scenarios for acquisitions / co-productions
2 – 4 years of experience in an analytical position, ideally in content distribution, with a preference toward a diversified management consulting background
Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Finance or Economics
Advanced Microsoft Office skills required, particularly Excel (pivot tables, advanced formulas) and comfort learning new systems
Previous work with database systems and statistical analysis a plus
Ability to think strategically and act tactically; see the big picture, while prioritizing to deliver timely on the daily requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present ideas
Ability to navigate systems, financial models, and complex legal agreements, as well as creative documents
Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Exceptional analytical skills and detail oriented
* Sony Pictures - CA - Culver City Area & Studios
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvpxk7-3-237-29-69-42 in your application.