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Job Title:  Manager, Domestic TV & Digital Distribution

Department:  Sales & Distribution
Location: 

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position:

Lionsgate is currently seeking a Manager, Domestic TV & Digital Distribution to report to the EVP, Domestic TV & Digital Distribution, in the Worldwide TV Sales department.  The successful candidate will have experience in sales or acquisitions within content distribution and a deep knowledge of and passion for linear and digital platforms.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Present, negotiate, and close deals for rights to current television and film product as well as content from Lionsgate's vast library to various platforms including Basic Cable, Broadcast, SVOD, and AVOD.
  • Input and distribute Deal Memo summaries of closed deals.
  • Research new networks or services to find untapped business development opportunities.
  • Provide estimates to finance for potential sales related to new and ongoing sales initiatives.
  • Liaise with Legal, Operations, Marketing, and Research to ensure compliance with and optimization of closed deals.
  • Create clear, concise decks for internal and external presentations to high-level executives and key stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key clients in order to maximize sales impact.

Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in sales or acquisitions at a studio or platform
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully at all levels
  • MS Office Suite proficiency, especially Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, show initiative, prioritize, and thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Must have a knowledge of and relationships with key industry players

Nice to Haves

  • Proficiency in Spanish language
  • MBA

 

Business Unit Overview

The Domestic Television and Digital Distribution team handles the distribution and licensing of Lionsgate’s 16,000-title film and television library to linear and streaming platforms in the United States.

About the Company

The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a global content leader whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next generation audiences around the world.  The Company’s content initiatives are backed by a nearly 17,000-title film and television library and delivered through a global sales and distribution infrastructure.  The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring and ground-breaking content created with special emphasis on the evolving patterns and diverse composition of the Company’s worldwide consumer base.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, 11 holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Reimbursement –Rideshare Program and Tuition (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws.  In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law. 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles