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Senior Content Acquisition Manager

Senior Content Acquisition Manager

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Amazon Instant Video Limited
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Job Description

Are you a movie/ TV buff? Are you convinced that digital is the future of content consumption? Join the Prime Video team in shaping the future of video entertainment!

We are seeking a digital content acquisition manager within the Prime Video team, with responsibility for expanding on our content provider network in several new territories. The individual in this role will drive analysis that will help build on our relationships with major EMEA studios and content providers. Delivering the best possible content selection and next generation functionality to improve the customer experience globally will be a large component of the role. The Content Acquisition Manager will be responsible for working with global content providers to negotiate licensing agreements and securing unique, relevant content that we discover for our customers to watch.

Key areas of responsibility will be:
  • Launch new, cutting edge local content opportunities and relationships
  • Negotiate licensing agreements with content providers to secure high demand content for our customers.
  • Work closely with content providers to maximize the performance of titles on the service and negotiate the best terms for our customers.
  • Work closely with Video team leaders to develop new services and product offerings.
  • Analyze data to drive improvements in acquisitions strategy.
  • Develop and document acquisition plans, metrics and goals for senior management.
  • Drive continuous improvement in all aspects of Amazon’s relationships with its digital content suppliers and internal/ external stakeholders.
  • Understanding and delivering against selection and pricing goals, monitoring and reporting service functionality, and automated feedback to business teams.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong data analysis skill set
  • Proven ability negotiating complex multi territory licensing or major studio agreements in high pressure environments.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to enthusiastically adapt to a quickly changing, fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA
  • Content licensing and/or major studio distribution experience.
  • Innate understanding of the EMEA entertainment landscape, the major studios and their key decision makers.
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.