Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. ("MGM") is seeking a Manager of International TV Distribution to assist the international teams in all aspects of deal management support for the media of: Pay TV, SVOD, VOD, PPV, Free TV, FVOD, Basic Cable, and EST/DTO in the listed regions, including output deals.
Maintain and monitor individual territory/ territory grouping information for Output deals as well as package deals in those territories
Interact with Sales, Finance, Planning and Servicing for advisement of potential deals to clear product, analyze deal term sheets, and provide departmental feedback for pending deals
Generate sales and availability reports based on specific territory and client requirements
Communicate with clients regarding upcoming contractual notifications for Output deals
Monitor Life of Series TV output deals
Work with Executive Director on notices and windowing
Maintain Output deal specific trackers and alerting calendars
Create and maintain deal specific contract abstract summaries of the deals
Review and summarize deal specific points for relevant information such as rate cards, term, product type, etc.
Window management for current features and TV series, including monitoring of product availability release dates
Properly manages product license windows and holdbacks that flow through the sequence of media in their territories
Input data into the IPM database management system (i.e. contract entry/administration, event processing, and client maintenance).
Manage deals in association with Sales on new title selections for existing output deals, title substitutions, re-clearance or withdrawing of titles due to rights updates, including direct communication with client on notification of dates and other contractually required terms
Run reports to capture outstanding items such as TBA dates in database; work with sales and clients to resolve
Window out the approximate initial Pay TV, SVOD and Free TV/Basic Cable avail dates based on trigger dates & output window lengths.
Maintain calendaring database to ensure all contractual requirements, such as no later than dates and notification deadlines are captured
Review and process internal notification of dates and data from certain external websites.
Coordinate with International Sales offices on incoming deal memos and change orders for completeness and accuracy; liaise with offices as needed
Liaise between servicing and financial groups to ensure all contractual obligations have been fulfilled.
Update internal departmental spreadsheets, including deal tracker and others
Develop and maintain proficiency in proprietary and non-proprietary systems such as advanced Word and Excel functions (including add-ons), SAP/IPM, and Microstrategy
Maintain contract files and historical documentation related to each agreement
3+ plus years of experience in sales/contract administration or related field at a Manager level
Demonstrated ability to read and fulfill contractual obligations for global licensing deals
Understand and apply the concepts of window management, contract administration, sales planning, etc.
Strong Microsoft Office and software application skills
Advanced Excel skills
Demonstrate self-initiative, assume responsibility for managing territories/media, and build relationships with internal and external customers
Strategic thinker and problem-solver
Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and act with a sense of urgency
Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills with extreme attention to detail
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and efficiently in a team oriented environment