ITV Choice - Sales & Distribution Manager

Position Available: Sales & Distribution Manager

About ITV:
ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. We’re passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we’re commercially minded and have a global focus. We’re all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.

Part of ITV, ITV Choice is the big British entertainment chan- nel with a great big heart. Available through Asia, the Middle East and Africa, ITV Choice is packed full of fresh award-winning dramas, brilliant game shows, star-filled entertainment and inspiring documentaries, all brought to you by famous faces from around the world.

We have an exciting new requirement for a Sales & Distri- bution Manager. This position will require you to work closely with the Head of Content and Distribution for ITV Choice to formulate an agreed sales distribution strategy and targets for ITV’s portfolio of pay TV services, including the ITV Choice channel, SVOD, and other ventures including the Ginx eSports channel. The role will focus initially on the Asia-Pacific Region and the Middle East – then potentially expanding to other parts of the world as needed.

Requirements:
• Personal track record of success in front line sales (ideally in TV channel distribution or similar)
• Proven ability to develop business plans, accurately fore- cast on sales revenue and implement new opportunities to generate revenue
• An accomplished negotiator with a focus on securing and closing deals to reach revenue and profit targets
• Experience with preparation and finalisation of carriage and partnership contracts
• Experience of generating and growing customer relation- ships that are of demonstrable value to the business
• Knowledge of the technical and operational aspects of the TV channel business would be an advantage

Please note: This position will require international travel

Please send your resume to international.channels@itv.com