DISH

Multicultural Programming Lead- Sling TV

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-40063
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

 

We are recruiting for a Multicultural Programming Lead (focus on East Asian) to work with and assist the international programming department.  The international programming department is responsible for securing the necessary rights that DISH/Sling need to distribute international channels from all over the world to its customers in the United States.  The work environment in this department is fast paced with over one hundred and fifty transactions (new channels and renewals) closing, on average, per year and a portfolio of over one hundred and fifty contracts to manage.

 

 Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Working closely with our international business team and our international programming attorneys to manage East Asian programming contracts
  • Manage relationships with East Asian programmers, being the point of contact for contracts, tax forms, operational and payment related issues
  • Provide market intelligence, explore other East Asian programming opportunities and evaluate programming content
  • Prepare summaries and reports for specific programmer relationships when necessary
  • Assists manager with deal support, analysis of COGS, revenue, and subscriber trends

Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful multicultural Programming Lead will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University; or three to five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint with some knowledge of database basics (e.g. Microsoft Access) and Tableau helpful
  • Sound analytical skills; both qualitative & quantitative and the ability to think creatively and independently, as well as collaboratively (finance background preferred)
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in working with foreign cultures and the Pay-TV industry
  • Excellent communication, organization and multi-tasking skills; Comfort in communicating with upper management; high focus on building and maintaining strong internal and external business relationships
  • Attention to details while reviewing and managing contracts
  • A desire to work closely with our business teams on managing contracts, resolving issues and developing new processes
  • Energy, resourcefulness and a demonstrated desire to achieve

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