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What you’ll be doing...
The Consumer Content and Partnerships Group is responsible for connecting consumers with the content and experiences they love on the nation’s best network. We oversee partnerships, source opportunities and negotiate with a broad range of content and programming entities, including major broadcast and cable companies, sports leagues, OTT/digital providers, studios, AR/VR producers, and more. Content increasingly serves as a key driver in consumer decision making. As the largest direct-to-consumer platform in the U.S., we have a massive opportunity to herald in the next consumer use cases for video, audio, immersive and live experiences. Our team sits at the center of that opportunity.
The Manager, FiOS/OTT Partnerships will report to Pam Bertino and be responsible for overseeing and/or leading deal negotiations, securing content rights, and supporting Verizon Consumer Group initiatives.
Serve as lead or second chair negotiator on FiOS linear and OTT deal negotiations with Premiums, RSN’s, and major cable nets.
Build relationships and represent the Content Team to various internal stakeholders including Strategy, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Legal and Accounting as well as with external programming partners.
Develop presentations for Verizon Senior Management.
Provide direction to content settlements team to ensure accurate payment of content license fees.
Cultivate a rich body of competitive intelligence, identify emerging trends and improve existing business practices.
What we’re looking for...
We are seeking an experienced deal negotiator to join our FiOS / OTT team to be responsible for negotiations and partner management. You are a motivated, critical thinker / negotiator who is passionate about the evolving video content distribution landscape.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience in OTT/DTC distribution/acquisition deal team, linear content distribution/acquisition deal team, and strategy team or business development group.
Four or more years of experience reviewing contracts and drafting contract language for content partnerships.
Knowledge of the OTT/DTC space.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
Comfort working in a fast-paced environment, taking the initiative, prioritizing multiple projects, and working under tight time-frames to meet deadlines.
Outstanding G Suite (Slides, Sheets, Docs) and Microsoft Office skills.
Strong interpersonal skills; able to work collaboratively with a diverse team.
Verizon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).