1+ months
2018-03-092018-06-23

Manager, Content Acquisitions

Walmart
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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1003473BRReq ID:1003473BRCompany Summary:VUDU provides high-quality streaming services and access to the latest TV and movie content, often still playing in theaters, so theres no more waiting to see your favorite films. The VUDU team includes experts in engineering, operations, product management, design, marketing, and customer service. Were all working together to build and deliver the best streaming experience across hundreds of platforms from mobile to smart TV.Job Title:Manager, Content AcquisitionsPosition Summary:We are seeking an experienced content acquisition manager who will provide support to the content team. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, quick-thinking, flexible, and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities with a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail; paired with a passion for content and entertainment. The candidate should have a broad knowledge of pop culture, film, TV, and online video.



This is a demanding and fast-paced role with a lot of growth potential that requires curiosity and significant initiative.



S/He will be a key member of the team licensing content from independent distributors, producers, and studios for streaming on the Vudu service. S/he will be trusted to provide critical support in deal negotiation, execution and management.



The ideal candidate has strong critical thinking skills that allow for intense attention to detail as well as the ability to see the big picture. Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills is also important. S/he may be called upon to help negotiate deals and manage external relationships with key partners.



The Content Acquisition Manager should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, taking the initiative, managing multiple projects, and working under tight timeframes. S/he is also a motivated, self-starter with a keen interest in and aptitude for learning the business.City:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description: Serve as a key member of the Content Acquisition team in helping identify, source, and evaluate content and distribution opportunities

Review content catalogs from major entertainment studios, distributors, brands, and creators to help select and secure key titles that will help deliver against aggressive business metrics

Effectively leverage data analysis around content performance and audience to research and identify business opportunities and effectively communicate findings to key stakeholders to execute plans quickly

Establish value for content being offered and successfully identify undervalued content that will perform well on the Vudu service.

Represent the content acquisitions team interests across the company (operations, legal, finance, analytics/reporting, marketing) on a regular basis and as needed on a project basis.

Work closely with multiple team members to create a quality programming experience

Relationship management with existing media partners

Maintaining our content database of TV, film and digital catalogs (i.e. asset management)

Willingness to work on things outside your area of interest/expertise

Work with content ops teams to ensure that all content placements are published by/within their specified times

Develop market expertise through continuous focus on and knowledge of the competitive and market environmentMinimum Qualifications: College degree with 3-5 Years of content acquisition, programming, development, and/or scheduling experience

Mastery of verbal and written communication skills including the ability to cultivate internal and external relationships

Great analytical and critical thinking skills

Demonstrated experience in market analysis, competitive analysis, and strategic thinking

Ability to work independently and change direction frequently

Ability to manage and process detailed information while keeping perspective on the bigger picture

Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally

Excellent project and time management skills

Mastery of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and ideally Keynote a must.Category:Information Technology Division:VUDUDivision Summary:VUDU provides high-quality streaming services and access to the latest TV and movie content, often still playing in theaters, so theres no more waiting to see your favorite films. The VUDU team includes experts in engineering, operations, product management, design, marketing, and customer service. Were all working together to build and deliver the best streaming experience across hundreds of platforms from mobile to smart TV.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce

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