DISH

International Programming Specialist

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-39621
Category
Sling

Summary

Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 

 

Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service 

(Based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017)

 

Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

The International Programming Team internally develops DISH and Sling’s strategic initiatives to further both platforms’ International businesses, evaluates and negotiates content acquisition deals, and maintains existing International programmer relationships.  The Programming Coordinator will be a key member of the International Programming Team.  Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze the latest trends in Media, Pay-TV  and Network industries
  • Analyze viewer measurement trends across the channels/language groups and come up with recommendations
  • Strategize on international content discovery
  • Research content from various language groups
  • Discuss programming schedules with external business partners
  • Work cross-functionally with various DISH/Sling departments.

Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Programming Coordinator will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in working with foreign cultures and the Pay-TV industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; comfort in communicating with upper management; high focus on building and maintaining strong internal and external business relationships
  • Sound analytical skills; both qualitative & quantitative and the ability to think creatively and independently, as well as collaboratively
  • Ability to review and analyze a large volume of data; strong Excel skills (preferred)
  • Ability to read and understand contract language (preferred)
  • Passion for international (preferred)
  • Understanding of international content, top shows, and trends in various countries (preferred)

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