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Manager, Content Acquisition, Kids & Family

Netflix, Los Angeles, California

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With over 100 million subscribers in more than 190 countries, there has never been a better time to work at Netflix and particularly within its kids and family team, one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of the company. As a member of the global kids & family content team, this person will be responsible for identifying and executing acquisitions and co-productions from production companies and independent producers and distributors all over the world.  S/he will report to the Director of Kids & Family Content Acquisition providing critical support in content sourcing, managing relationships with content providers and negotiating deals.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated love for and understanding of children’s video content
  • Core expertise in programming, acquisitions or distribution of kids television and features
  • Experience in negotiating high level SVOD or television licensing and co-commission deals
  • Strong relationships with the world’s leading kids production companies and distributors
  • Ability to clearly and thoughtfully articulate feedback on projects for internal and external audiences

OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Relationship and negotiation skills
  • Ability to effectively multitask at a high performance level
  • Team player
  • Ability to work independently and change direction frequently
  • Ability to manage and process detailed information while keeping perspective on the bigger picture

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify children and family content for acquisition on a both a second-run and first-run basis
  • Take pitches, review creative materials and provide input for co-productions
  • Participate in all aspects of negotiation (financial analysis and forecasting, contract drafting, security requirements, amendments)
  • Represent Kids & Family Content team’s interests across the company (operations, legal, finance, business intelligence/reporting, content marketing)
  • Manage and evaluate kids content through performance tracking, relationship cultivation, and research in local markets in an effort to find new talent, shows and films that engage our users
  • Communicate market trends and new content opportunities to internal and external partners

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE

  • BA/BS required, MBA preferred but not required.  
  • At least 10 years of work experience is required with at least 5 years of negotiation/sales experience.  
  • Live action or animation production experience a plus (but not required)
  • Prior international television, studio, content development or media-focused technology experience required.

About Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 100 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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