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Managing Director – Content Development (A4359)

Managing Director - Content Development

An exceptional career opportunity to head up the production subsidiary of a well-established and rapidly growing global content distribution company.

In this key role, you will be instrumental in procuring and developing high quality multi-platform content for global distribution.

The Client
Our client is a leading international creator, owner and distributor of media content in a variety of genres across digital, broadcast and physical platforms. Recent events have now placed the company in the fortunate position of being able to focus on building new sources of content, specifically British content with a focus on drama.

The Role
As Managing Director, you will be the key point person for identifying new international content projects, and you will help foster the relationships needed to ensure a steady flow of high quality British and international content for the company’s distribution channels.

The company has a budget to invest in the early stages of content development so you will need to devise mutually beneficial deals and partnerships with key content producers.

The Candidate
The successful candidate must have strong relationships with the UK and international creative community, along with the business skills and industry knowledge to structure financial arrangements with key content developers.

You will need excellent judgement and a good understanding of how to evaluate different content opportunities. As an ambassador for the company and the opportunities it brings, you must have an outgoing and collaborative personality. And you’ll need superior diplomatic skills to be able to balance the various relationships with broadcasters, distributors, producers and employees.

An in-depth understanding of Drama and Scripted content development process is also essential, as is prior experience of participating in the development of new drama productions and negotiating distribution rights.

Details
An excellent remuneration package will be devised for the successful candidate including a substantial base salary, plus benefits – and an incentive plan which will greatly reward long-term success in the role.

Head of Customer Service (A4364)

Head of Customer Service (A4364)

A key customer service role at an innovative sports content and media company, responsible for leading a team to deliver on customer experience initiatives.

The Client
Our client delivers live and on-demand sports content across multiple connected devices.

The Role
You will build effective problem management processes and feed this into the customer experience and operational agenda.

Specific responsibilities:
• Lead the Customer Service Centre of Excellence to optimize customer service tools & use business analyst skills to ensure a clear process/workflow blueprint is in place.
• Deliver excellent customer feedback, whilst measuring and reporting on the customer experience and customer service performance.
• Deliver excellent customer experience improvement through business casing, ensuring quality initiatives are prioritized on the Product Roadmap; and managing key quality improvement projects.
• Work with internal teams, staff members within the national call centres, and external vendors – both locally and overseas – to know the service the customers need, find root causes, and co-ordinate resolutions across teams.

The Candidate
With extensive experience in an operational improvement/change initiatives role within a digital, mobile, ISP, VOD, streaming or entertainment company, you will have a strong history of delivering demonstrable KPI improvements at senior level.

You will have experience of managing national call centres, and resolving customer services challenges that exist in multiple, non-English speaking markets.

Team line management experience and excellent communications skills are essential.

Finally it would be extremely useful of you had a deep interest of sport, and understand the customer’s need for live and non-live sporting events.

Details
An excellent salary is available to the successful candidate.

Senior Consultant (A4358)

Senior Consultant (A4358)

We are seeking a Senior Consultant for a leading media consultancy based in the West of England.

You will be responsible for a diverse selection of consultancy projects that cover strategy, content acquisition and marketing to major global clients.

The Client
Our client offer a range of services spanning strategy development, rights negotiation and marketing advice as well as TV Channel sales.

The Role
The role will encompass a wide and diverse selection of consultancy projects that cover strategy, content acquisition and marketing to major global clients.

Specific responsibilities:
• Report on data analysis and prepare and present presentations on business models to clients.
• Lead on projects as per the clients needs and requirements.
• Build long-lasting relationships with clients and generate new business.
• Manage and train more junior members of the team.
• Establish contacts at many major TV and telecommunications companies around the world.

The Candidate
With previous consultancy experience, ideally in media, you will be commercially aware and have a proven track record of delivering global consultancy projects on time and in budget.

You will have strong computer skills including a practical working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, whilst being highly numerate and having a good attention to detail.

Lastly, you will be able to act quickly and creative to a wide variety of problems and challenges, whilst maintaining a personable outlook and the ability to make presentations at events and have a good black book of contacts.

An active interest in the TV industry and established contacts within the industry is crucial for this role.
Please note this role is based in the West of England and cannot be undertaken from London. Some relocation costs are available.

Details
An excellent salary is available to the successful candidate.