Full Time Job

Manager, Content Planning & Analysis

Sony Pictures

Culver City, CA 08-12-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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.

Key Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

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.

Company Profile
Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures' global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies.