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What you’ll be doing...
The Content Partnerships Deal Lead will be part of a deal team responsible for negotiating and securing content rights and Verizon Consumer Group initiatives.
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 (e.g. Fox, retrans deals).
Negotiate linear and OTT partnerships.
Develop presentations for Verizon senior management.
Provide direction to content settlements team to ensure accurate payment of content license fees.
Perform financial and strategic analysis to drive and track performance of key Verizon content initiatives, such as developing new content-related products.
Research media industry to provide competitive intelligence, identify emerging trends and improve existing business practices.
What we’re looking for...
Verizon is seeking a motivated, critical thinker who is passionate about the evolving video content distribution landscape to provide thorough research, well-reasoned analysis and robust financial models in support of content strategy initiatives and deal negotiations. You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Six or more years of relevant work experience.
Two or more years of experience within a content distribution/acquisition deal team, strategy or business development group, or within the cable television industry.
Knowledge of the cable/multichannel and entertainment industry.
Meaningful financial analysis and modeling experience.
Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
Exceptional analytical skills.
Outstanding Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Experience reviewing contracts.
Ability to process a high-level information to identify and solve issues that impact our business.
Comfort working in a fast-paced environment, taking the initiative, prioritizing multiple projects, and working under tight time-frames to meet deadlines.
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).