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Head Of TV Sales (UK & Eire) - Multi-Genre Content Owner

Job Title: Head Of TV Sales (UK & Eire) - Multi-Genre Content Owner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £100000 per annum + bonus
Reference: BBBH60500
Contact Name: Andrew Watts
Contact Email: andrew.watts@handle.co.uk
Job Published: August 08, 2017 14:56

Job Description


This represents a fantastic opportunity to join this prestigious multi-genre content owner. You will be responsible for developing and executing the regional sales strategy for UK & Eire. Additionally you will lead a team of sales executives, taking ownership of building sales capability.

 

Reporting into the Commercial Director, your key areas of focus and responsibility will include;

  • Delivering the agreed financial targets for TV Sales as part of the wider UK & Eire region's revenue and profit targets
  • Developing and implementing the regional sales strategy
  • Managing, nurturing and leading a team of sales people
  • Contributing programme sales expertise to major negotiations, including complex output deals
  • Maintaining an in-depth knowledge of market conditions, partners and competitors, regularly assessing and prioritising sales opportunities
  • Managing relationships with senior programme acquisition executives at key broadcasters

Experience:
  • Extensive experience in programme sales ideally gained in the UK & Eire regions
  • Substantial experience in a senior management role with P&L responsibility
  • Understanding of the UK broadcasting industry
  • In-depth knowledge of the global media landscape
  • Thorough understanding of competing channels' and distributors'strategies and propositions in the UK market

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.