Full Time Job

Manager, Distribution LATAM

Starz

Santa Monica, CA 10-12-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Summary of Position:

This role will be responsible for helping build Starzplay into a leading OTT network across Latin America. This individual will play a pivotal role in managing third-party distribution partners with the goal to continue increasing Starzplay subscriptions in LATAM. The role will also require extensive cross-functional collaboration with the Starzplay marketing and operations teams to identify and implement various partner initiatives to improve KPIs. The Manager, Distribution and Account Management will report into the Vice President for Starzplay for LATAM and will be located in Santa Monica.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Create strong working relationships with existing and new distribution partners

• Implement opportunities to drive subscriber growth and retention

• Prepare go-to-market presentations and reporting; translating audience and regional information into valuable and actionable insights

• Collaborate with Partner Marketing and Operations to ensure the successful launch of new partners

• Create pitch decks and other materials as part of the sales process

• Identify opportunities to grow the business outside of traditional distribution

• Perform ad-hoc analysis around specific initiatives/opportunities for Starzplay

• Keep the Starzplay leadership team up-to-date on market changes and trends that could affect the business

Requirements:
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in partner-facing roles in media in LATAM, entertainment or technology with at least 2 years working with SVOD/OTT networks

• Highly analytical and experienced in data-driven decision-making

• Effective at cross-functional collaboration and comfortable with ambiguity

• Preference for fast-paced environment with limited formal structure and process

• Highly collaborative approach to problem solving

• Exceptional communication skills with a desire to exercise transparency and give/receive feedback

• Regular international travel required

• Bachelor’s Degree required

• Fluency in Spanish or Brazilian Portuguese required

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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Starz

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.