Discovery Networks is looking for a Manager Partnerships & Distribution Nordics to join our Partnerships & Distribution team. You are together with the team responsible for execution of Discovery’s distribution strategy, commercial distribution business and account management related to sales and distribution of TV channels, B2B2C distribution of D2C services and other content products via relevant distribution partners.
The Manager Partnerships & Distribution Nordics is accountable for day to day account management and business for appointed clients and manages activities, internal and external stakeholders and processes relating to these accounts to implement and deliver on agreements. Key clients are currently primarily in Sweden and Denmark, including Pan Nordic clients with operations in Sweden. The role supports senior Partnership & Distribution management on all business and account management relating to the partnership business and administrative task for the team.
The Manager Partnerships & Distribution Nordics will report to Director Partnership and Distribution Nordics and is a part of the Nordic Partnerships & Distribution team. The role is placed at Discovery Networks head office at Tegeluddsvägen 80 in Stockholm.
Key Requirements and skills:
- Relevant academic degree and credentials, preferably within Business Administration, Finance and/or Law
- Experience of managing complex sales and/or business development
- Solid experience from leading high stake, complex partnership/customer negotiations
- In-depth understanding of and insights in the media distribution gained from senior management position within the cable, broadband, mobile industry or equivalent
- Proven results from successfully driving strategic partnerships, preferably within the TV and digital media business
- Extensive network within the world of media distributors and networks is considered a strong merit
- Fluency in English
To thrive as a Manager Partnerships & Distribution Nordics at Discovery Networks you have excellent business acumen and excellent deal making and negotiation skills. You are structured, analytical and organised with high attention to details & numbers. We think that you are comfortable in an international business environment and have excellent people skills with the ability to form and develop relationships and networks internally as well as externally.
Working at Discovery Networks means developing and professionally growing in a fast pace multinational company defined by a dynamic culture, challenging work and enthralling environment.
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Discovery Networks Nordics works as One Team. We support each other and grow as a team. Our different backgrounds, perspectives and personalities make us stronger and we know that diversity enriches. We want to make every day a bit more fun and entertaining. We want to be fair and honest with our consumers, customers and partners. Careful and open – and that is why we believe you will enjoy working with us. Every day we seek to ignite people’s curiosity to engage, entertain and enlighten the world around them through amazing viewing experiences. Discovery Networks Sweden is the second largest commercial television group in Sweden. We have Channel 5, Channel 9, Channel 11, Discovery Channel, TLC, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Animal Planet, Discovery World, Discovery Science, Investigation Discovery, Discovery HD, Animal Planet HD as well as the play service, Dplay. The most recently acquired principal owner, Discovery Communications, also owns the rights to Olympic 2018 – 2024.