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Director of Acquisition and Scheduling


Job Notice:TV3

TV3 has an exciting new opportunity for a Director of Acquisition and Scheduling

Reporting to the Director of Content the post-holder will lead, manage and direct the Acquisition and Scheduling Teams.

The Director will:

Direct all acquisition activity for TV3 Group to ensure the acquisitions Team enhance the schedule and increase viewing share;

Target potential acquisitions and prepare recommendations and strategies

Deal with all International Distributors and lead all negotiations

Develop term sheets and assist in negotiating rights

Manage the acquisitions budget and work closely with the Finance Team

Attend relevant screenings e.g. NATPE, LA, MIP and MIPCOM etc.

Have oversight of all scheduling and direct the team to ensure that programming is scheduled to maximize viewing share;

Responsibility for building morning, daytime, and peak-time TV schedules to attract the maximum audience share

Work closely with the Commercial Team

The ideal candidate will have an excellent understanding of audience and a strong commercial focus. They require proven leadership and people management skills along with the ability to influence at senior level. You must have excellent communication and networking skills and strong IT skills.

Required Skills: Bachelor’s Degree, Generally 10+ years’ related experience.

To apply please email your CV, along with a cover letter stating how you feel you meet the requirements of the position, to with Director of Acquisitions and Scheduling in the subject line of your email.

Closing Date for applications: 5.00pm 12th November 2015.

TV3 is an equal opportunities employer.