DISH

Arabic Marketing Lead- International- Sling TV and Dish Network

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-40002
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

At Sling TV, we think services based on big bills, bundles, and useless channels are a thing of the past. Sling TV is uniting cord-cutters and smarter consumers everywhere with simply priced mobile access to the top live TV networks — join our team of spirited innovators in changing the way we watch TV. Our office is light, lively, and buzzing with dynamic people. We love what we do, we love who we work with, and we love calling Colorado home. Brainstorm with us, build with us, banter with us, and even backpack with us — start your next adventure with Sling TV. 

 

The Role

We are seeking a passionate, energetic and flexible individual to join our International Business Unit as a Marketing Specialist - Arabic.  Our team operationalizes, markets, and sells international programming packages, available in over 20 language groups, within the United States. 

 

The Marketing Specialist or Lead - Arabic will be responsible for developing marketing strategies and tactics designed to grow and retain subscribers of Arabic packages for both DISH and Sling TV.  The Arabic ethnic market includes all Arabic language customers and is one of our largest market segments within our business; an energetic brand marketer with relevant cultural expertise is required to help accelerate growth within this segment.  This position will report to the Brand Manager - International.

 

The scope of the role may include but isn’t limited to developing and managing brand campaigns and plans catered to the Arabic market within the US.  S/he will work cross functionality across the team and the enterprise with key stakeholders to ensure all International business unit requirements are met, and initiatives can be launched on time and within budget.

 

S/he should be comfortable working autonomously in a fast paced environment, taking the initiative, managing multiple reporting requirements and relationships with key stakeholders, and working to find creative solutions as needed.

 

The Responsibilities

  • Along with the Brand Manager - International, develop brand plans, campaign & creative development and management for both DISH and Sling TV’s Arabic business
  • Own Arabic culture expertise in assessing campaign and creative strategy and effectiveness
  • Manage marketing relationships and co-marketing activities and spend with Arabic programmers
  • Liaise with internal team members (digital, grassroots, retention, etc...) for campaign delivery
  • Manage external creative and marketing agencies for campaign and tactic delivery
  • Liaise with marketing analytics to establish campaign measurement and results reporting
  • Manage Arabic marketing budget and spend to predefined objectives and KPI’s

Skills - Experience and Requirements

The Right Stuff

  • Bachelor’s degree from four year college or university AND 2 to 4 years of relevant experience and/or combination of education and experience 
  • Language skills in Arabic (fluent verbal and written comprehension) is required
  • Experience in marketing in a role focused on the Arabic ethnic market is required
  • MBA a plus but not a requirement
  • Experience working in an agency environment is a plus
  • Understanding of marketing metrics, including reach, frequency, ROI and CPA is a plus.
  • Excellent MS Excel and MS PowerPoint skills desirable
  • Strong collaborative/ team work skills; a problem solver with a results orientation
  • Passion for TV, technology and being a part of something that will redefine the future

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