Commercial Director - Leading Broadcaster

Job Title: Commercial Director - Leading Broadcaster
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £competitive + bonus + bens
Reference: BBBH53374
Contact Name: Andrew Watts
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 20, 2016 17:19

Job Description

Fantastic opportunity to join this leading broadcaster. This is a 12 month maternity cover.
You will be responsible for negotiating and operating all channel distribution and VOD licensing agreements across UK Pay TV platforms.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading all linear negotiations
  • Launching new services on emerging platforms (linear and VOD)
  • Overseeing development and roll out of VOD strategy
  • Project management
  • Financial modelling and scenario analysis
  • Stakeholder management
  • Presentation and proposal creation

The ideal candidate will have:

  • First-hand experience of carriage agreements with one or all of the top four UK Pay TV platforms (Sky, Virgin, BT, Talk Talk)
  • Experience negotiating and operating channel distribution and VOD licensing agreements
  • The ability to simplify complex problems and evaluate systematically
  • The ability to manage multiple projects with numerous stakeholders concurrently
  • The creativity to develop new and innovative solutions to business challenges
  • Awareness of developments in the TV, web and mobile spaces
  • Experience in sales and new product development

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.