Director, Acquisitions

Posted: 10/11/2018

Location: Miami, Florida
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The Director will guide content acquisitions for Telemundo Network, providing critical support in setting strategy, deal negotiation, execution and management.
  • Develop and execute strategy for acquiring rights to desirable TV & Film programming, sourced from varying studios and sources.
  • Identify appealing series and films early in the life cycle.
  • Utilize relationships with distributors to enable successful licensing of content.
  • Build content pipeline around specific genres and verticals.
  • Participate in all aspects of negotiation (financial analysis and forecasting, contract drafting, security requirements, amendments).
  • Represent acquisition interests across the company (operations, legal, finance, business intelligence/reporting, content marketing) on a regular basis and as needed on a project basis.
  • Manage and evaluate external accounts through performance tracking and relationship cultivation in an effort to extend/enhance existing deals and identify new opportunities for great programming.
  • Develop market expertise through continuous focus on and knowledge of the competitive and market environment -- locally, in specific markets, and globally, across all territories.
  • • Communicate market trends and industry shifts, including implications and recommendations, to internal and external partners
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


  • • BA/BS and at least 10 years of relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience.
    • 6 years of negotiation/sales experience
    • Prior television, studio, management consulting or media-focused technology experience preferred
    • Direct knowledge of market-specific players and television programming
    • Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written communication skills
    • Great analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Demonstrated experience in market analysis, competitive analysis and strategic thinking • Ability to work independently and change direction frequently
    • Ability to evaluate content on a creative basis
    • Ability to manage and process detailed information while keeping perspective on the bigger picture
    • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally and across multiple geographies and time zones
    • Excellent project and time management skills



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