Vice President, Acquisitions & Licensing

Job Number: R50012887

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Marketing, Strategy & Business Development

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: November 19, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Vice President, Acquisitions & Licensing to lead acquisition initiatives and play a key role in program development strategy for Fox News Media properties. We are looking for someone who has proven success in complex program acquisitions, a strong understanding of editorial strategy, and is an expert in aligning business goals with creative content opportunities.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct research, identification and evaluation of available programs and the acquisition of programs that meet creative, technical and business goals while remaining compelling to target audiences

  • Identify and evaluate content packages for potential licensing across digital distribution outlets, such as SVOD and AVOD

  • Operate as a key stakeholder in overall program development vision and strategy

  • Participate in ensuring that acquired and original programs meet the company's standards for quality and content

  • Structure and negotiate media distribution and content licensing deals

  • Be responsible for acquiring programs that enhance ratings, identity, and advertising sales

  • Conduct complex negotiations to acquire programming

  • Direct and ensure the delivery and quality of acquired materials as well as the compliance with terms of acquisition agreements

  • Regularly interact with senior leadership across internal functional areas including but not limited to Production, Finance, Marketing, Legal, and Research

  • Maintain relationships with established and emerging content providers and be responsible for building external relationships with new partners

  • Manage team and hold them accountable for achieving acquisition expectations

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 15 + years relevant experience in production, programming, and/or acquisitions

  • Proven success managing the full life-cycle of program acquisitions

  • Strong understanding of unique editorial goals across clients

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience managing and mentoring others

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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