AVOD / FAST Channel Associate
Narrative CapitalNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Who we are
Narrative is a global entertainment company that powers the world-wide distribution of television and film. We are harnessing the entrepreneurial energy of a start-up to create prosperity by shaping the future of broadcast entertainment - building on our successful existing business to create exciting new possibilities and change. Among Narrative's holdings are POP, the UK's largest free-to-air children's broadcast network and the Great! Movies network, the UK's largest free-to-air movie network. Its film, television, subscription, and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 2000-title library. Combining our premium broadcast channels with a specialty finance platform and world-class distribution, we are one of the largest collections of media assets in the independent media space.
Narrative's investment platform, Narrative Capital, has financed and/or produced projects with a dozen Golden Globe and Oscar nominations as well as a BAFTA-win for LION (2017). Our specialty finance platform provides cash-flow solutions across the entire life cycle and global distribution of intellectual property within the entertainment, media, and information sectors. We are harnessing the entrepreneurial energy of a start-up to create prosperity by shaping the future of broadcast entertainment - building on our successful existing business to create exciting new possibilities and change.
About the Role
Narrative Capital is seeking an AVOD/ FAST Strategy Associate to join our growing NY team. This role will contribute to the continued growth of the Linear AVOD/FAST category on the Great! Movies network. The right individual will have a background in working with internal & external partners, rolling up their sleeves on execution and implementation, and aiding in growing a direct-to-consumer business.
To be successful the role will require the ability to work across a diverse range of internal departments, such as operations, editorial, content acquisition, product, engineering, data analytics, and marketing.
The ideal candidate will have experience building strong relationships with publishing partners, managing to targets, and a track record of delivering complex projects on tight timelines. The position requires a strong analytical background and the ability to interact with multiple internal stakeholders and external clients at a senior level. Must be passionate about streaming TV.
The Associate, AVOD Strategy - Linear is responsible for growing the AVOD/FAST reach, streaming hours and monetization, by:
Channel evaluation based on content strategy
Leverage data, market research and insights to evaluate new content partnership opportunities for the Great! network
Collaborate with Content Acquisition, Content Operations, Marketing and Editorial on deal lifecycle and execution through partner roll out
Working with marketing and editorial to maximize audience engagement with new channels
Ensuring delivery of valuable advertising inventory and sponsorship opportunities that are aligned with Narrative's ad sales strategy
Assist with partner financial forecasts and models
Analyzing competitive platforms performance and successes across product, operations, PR and all relevant fields
Understanding the partners' overall goals and opportunities for value creation on the platform and creating incentives for the partner to participate in the Great! network and other high priority Narrative initiatives
Driving automation, enhanced reporting and tools to improve the efficiency of supporting key partners as well as creating self-service opportunities
In order to achieve success in this role, the Associate, AVOD Strategy - Linear will:
Work collaboratively with key internal partners, including content acquisition, editorial, operations, marketing, product, data science and others
Be confident in the use of data to make decisions, measure outcomes and track results
This role will report to the Director, AVOD Partner Growth
3+ years of experience delivering results in fast-paced environments and demonstrated success in driving meaningful growth in content-driven businesses
Strong understanding of the advertising business model in digital, television and/or OTT
Proven success in business development or partner management
Background in a broad set of functional areas, including product, operations, marketing and editorial
Able to work cross-functionally and collaboratively across multiple corporate locations, particularly in an engineering-driven organization
BA / BS degree.
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