Program Inventory & Admin Manager

New York
Jun 26, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
Molly Dowling Minogue
Full Time
As Program Inventory and Administration Manager in the AMCN Content Management area, this position is actively involved in the management, tracking and rights assessment process of all program content for AMCN businesses including AMC, WEtv, Sundance Channel, IFC, Sundance/WEtv Global and other new network businesses as developed. This position manages the tracking and exploitation of contractual rights information including; license periods, premiere dates of programming, run counts, exhibition guidelines and ancillary rights as well as provides accurate reporting and inventory management. The Program Inventory and Administration Manager is responsible for contract review and supervising and maintaining the program inventory database.

1) Supervise the process and workflow of Contractual Rights tracking of all Rights Out Agreements across all businesses. Manage the input of data in to the Rights Management system working closely in conjunction with Director to correct interpretation. Confirm that all deals are accounted for and tracked per the companys guidelines.
2) Supervise the process and accurate tracking of the contractual process from deal memo to contract execution in order to comply with corporate contractual policy.
3) Manage the process and development of monthly Availability reporting across all businesses. Manage the creation and submission of those reports to the appropriate personnel.
4) Review and verify Rights Clearance report in Program database to ensure the availability of programming is accurate.
5) Assist in the monthly and/or quarterly analysis of all programming obligations including but not limited to third party participations, editing restrictions, daypart limitations, guild issues etc. and report information to appropriate parties.
6) Manage the activities related to the on-going maintenance and continued improvement of the network(s) Programming database(s).
7) Work closely with Manager Program Finance to ensure that all rights in and rights out contract information has been entered in a timely fashion so Producer participation reports can be processed.
8) Liaison with network(s) sales group to respond to any requests made.
9) Other projects as assigned.

Qualifications 1) Management Skills
a) Strong ability to work under pressure and manage deadlines
b) Organized and clear communicator
c) Ability to supervise and motivate people
d) Ability to manage several projects simultaneously with accurate and timely results
e) Ability to establish working relationships with people in all levels of the company
2) Technical/Functional Competencies
a) Knowledge/industry experience in cable television programming
b) Proficient with Excel and working knowledge of relational database information system
c) Highly developed analytical skills
d) Good knowledge of inventory management and contract review
e) Good understanding of programming Agreements and associated rights

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