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Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:25 AM

Amazon Video is changing the way people watch movies and TV shows and is now available in more than 200 countries. Passionate about sports? Amazon is looking for an experienced digital content licensing executive with a proven background in thought leadership, detailed execution, complex negotiations and people development to lead the acquisition of sports programming for Prime Video. As a leader of this function, you will use robust data and informed judgment to find the right opportunities to add sports programming for Prime Video around the world. To do so, you will also steward strategic relationships with leagues, properties and other rights holders. The ideal candidate has experience initiating new business relationships as well as managing existing relationships, is skilled at both selling and closing new business concepts, and driving hard for the best terms possible. Our ideal candidate also possesses extensive experience working with counsel to effectively negotiate contracts and is also adept at financial modeling to determine the best deal structure and terms while working collaboratively with an internal financial counterpart. This position will be based in Los Angeles. Responsibilities include: Developing acquisition plans, financial metrics, and goals for senior management. Establishing strong relationships with sports rights holders at a decision:making level.Expanding content selection from existing sports content partners, identifying potential new partners, and negotiating and executing content licensing agreements.Identifying potential new partners and negotiating and executing agreements with new and existing partners. Driving improvements in all agreements Amazon maintains with content suppliers. Working with appropriate leaders and across all functional areas within Prime Video to execute partnerships. Preparing and giving business reviews to senior leaders. BS/BA required. Advanced degree strongly preferred.Knowledge of digital video landscape, including solid understanding of digital video distribution technologiesProven track record in creating a content licensing strategy, movies and TV distribution/licensing, ability in negotiating complex license and/or business development agreements in high pressure environmentsDeep understanding of media licensing models, evaluation metrics and deal terms; ability to understand and devise new models that work10+ years of experience in content licensing and content strategyExcellent relationship management, communication and organizational skillsExhibits excellent judgmentHires great people. Develops great people.Demonstrates relentlessly high standardsThinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical executionExpects and requires innovation of her/his teamThinks big and has convictionsResults orientedHas an innate ability to inspire passion in others


• Location: San Fernando Valley

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