Manager Of Acquisitions & Licensing
Common Sense NetworksLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Manager Of Acquisitions & Licensing- Digital Media
Common Sense Networks is looking for a passionate and talented Children's programming professional to report into and support the Head of Acquisitions & Licensing in acquiring both Digital First & Studio Children's video content for its AVOD & SVOD branded library, Sensical.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Develop and maintain working relationships with Content Creators, Agents, Production Companies, Broadcasters, Streamers & Content Distributors.
Assist with & directly negotiate deals in consultation with the Head of Acquisitions
Liaise with Editorial, Programming, Legal, Content Operations, Marketing & Finance teams
Measure and track relevant performance metrics and KPI's
Manage & update all related content acquisitions and licensing reports
Complete special projects as required
WHAT WE NEED TO SEE ON YOUR RESUME:
3-5 years of experience in either distribution, programming or acquisitions in the children's media space
Strong knowledge of the business and legal aspects of content acquisitions and licensing
Passion for & strong familiarity of children's programming/content, ideally with knowledge/interest in short form digital content
Demonstrated high-level of communication skills; ability to present/pitch, collaborate effectively, guide and influence positive outcomes & use creative solution oriented thinking
Exceptional & open-minded relationship skills, with the ability to build, manage and foster new and existing relationships with internal stakeholders and Content Suppliers/Clients
Proven ability to manage a large volume of clients/creators and programs/videos and regularly liaise with Content Suppliers/Clients
Comfortable in Google Workspace, Microsoft Word, Excel and Windows
Availability to travel and attend industry conferences & events as necessary and required
WE HOPE YOU ARE:
People-oriented: enjoy collaborating and interacting with a diverse team
Detail-oriented: focused on the details without losing sight of the big picture
Energetic & efficient: able to work under pressure to meet rigorous deadlines
Highly organized: a tracking and spreadsheet guru who is energized by a to-do list!
Critical thinker: consider media and issues from a variety of vantage points
Enthusiastic: willing to jump in, share your ideas and take on new tasks
Deeply inspired by the Common Sense mission!
WHAT WE OFFER:
The chance to work with talented, passionate professionals
An organization that offers work/life balance
The opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of kids and families!
This is a full-time contract position based in Los Angeles or remote. Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs @ commonsensenetworks. com and include your first & last name and the position title in the subject line.
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