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Business Development - Sling TV

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-40202
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

Responsibilities:

 

The Business Development Lead will work on our business development team and own a number of critical device, software, marketing, and distribution partnerships. They will also search for new and innovative opportunities to grow and improve Sling TV’s business. This is tremendous opportunity to join the #1 OTT service and make an impact on a rapidly changing industry.

 

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

 

  • Identify and analyze business development opportunities
  • Working with business development and legal colleagues, negotiate and close complex commercial agreements
  • Work across multiple internal teams to identify software needs, gather requirements, evaluate external vendors, and execute licensing agreements
  • Manage new and existing relationships with consumer electronics manufacturers, internet service providers, retail and marketing partners, and software companies
  • Gain buy-in from senior executives for strategic initiatives

Skills - Experience and Requirements

 

To be successful in this role, our ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A relevant advanced degree and a minimum of 4 years post-undergrad work experience AND/OR combination of relevant experience and education
  • Experience in a variety of areas including financial analysis, contract negotiation, and relationship management
  • Intellectual curiosity with a demonstrated interest in technology and media
  • Determination to secure the best terms for Sling TV in the face of intense internal and external pressure
  • A willingness to do whatever it takes to successfully close deals and manage assign partnerships   
  • Strong interpersonal skills, superior written and verbal communication abilities
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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