Manager Content Partnerships - Pluto TV

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About us

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS Company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 200+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web, and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle and trending digital series. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Pluto TV has currently offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Berlin.

Pluto TV now reaches 54 million monthly active users globally and in 2022 we are launching in Sweden, Denmark and Norway - a major step in reaching our goal of entertaining the planet. The service will offer Nordic audiences curated channels and on-demand programming featuring international and local content. Viewers will be able to enjoy Viafree favorite shows, alongside global content from ViacomCBS’ portfolio, all packaged in the popular thematic-style channels, such as Pluto TV Movies, Pluto TV Animals or Pluto TV Crime.

For our offices in either Stockholm or Copenhagen we are now on the lookout for enthusiastic self-starters, driven by the opportunity to be part of an innovative, collaborative, and fast-paced entertainment brand.

The role

The Manager Content Partnerships will work alongside the Programming and content team to create, grow and develop Pluto’s content acquisitions strategy for the Nordic region. You will establish and maintain relationships with premium content partners, manage ongoing business, negotiate new content acquisitions and renewals and track the content budget.

The position is based in Stockholm or Copenhagen (hybrid) with possibility to work remotely.

Main responsibilities

  • You initiate and negotiate new licensing deals with content providers for Nordic territory rights
  • You manage all aspects of content acquisition (deal sourcing, content evaluation, financial analysis and forecasting, commercial and contract negotiation)
  • You define and execute content licensing strategy and new content that fit with overall programming strategy
  • Work closely with the European and US Content Partnership teams on cross-territory deals and extending existing deals to the Nordics
  • You provide first level support to our partners
  • You produce analysis, reviews and recommendations around content performance and audience to identify business opportunities and optimize partnership performance

Who are you?

We believe you are someone with a keen interest and enthusiasm in working within the fast-moving media industry. You have a passion for content and entertainment - particularly for TV, Movies, and streaming.

  • You have several years of working experience in Content Acquisition and/or Content Sales with direct oversight of deal making and strategic planning
  • You have an intense knowledge of the media licensing business, both linear and VOD, and experience in negotiating deals with different monetization models
  • You have an established network of relationships with traditional and non-traditional video content licensors across a variety of genre’s (Movies, Kids, Documentaries & Reality) and a deep understanding of the national and international media landscapes
  • You demonstrate experience in market analysis and competitive analysis
  • You have a strong passion for content and entertainment and broad knowledge of pop culture, film, TV and online video
  • You have excellent written and verbal skills in English + either Swedish, Danish or Norwegian

Why us?

At ViacomCBS Nordics we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people wants to come, to stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best entertainment to our audiences, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

Our dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is clearly reflected in all our policies and therefore reflected when it comes to recruitment. Those who join us can expect a diverse, innovative, collaborative and engaging working environment that together with plenty more fascinating characteristics makes us different.

We offer:

  • A startup environment with a corporate background - combining the best of both worlds.
  • The possibility of bringing in your ideas and make decisions from day one 
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely

    Join us!

    This is a permanent position with preferable start date already in February. We look forward to receiving your application and your CV as soon as possible but no later than 2022-01-16. Please note that any feedback will take place after the holidays (not earlier than week after ad closing). This recruitment might partially be handled by our recruitment partners.

    About ViacomCBS

    ViacomCBS Networks International, a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC), is comprised of many of the world’s most iconic consumer brands. Its portfolio includes Network 10, Channel 5, Telefe, Viacom 18, ViacomCBS International Studios, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Network and Pluto TV among others. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, ViacomCBS Networks International provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents and across more than 180 countries.

      In the Nordic countries our portfolio includes Paramout+ and Pluto TV. We operate in all the Nordic countries and our Nordic head office is located in Stockholm.

      Pluto TV are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV and committed to entertaining the planet. While our planet is small, our ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher. Our vision is to bring both the best of what people love about linear television - curated TV channels where you can drop in, lean back and enjoy - and the power and flexibility of digital video platforms in one place.

      Additional information

      • Remote status

        Hybrid remote

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      Our culture

      Our vision is clear. We want to be a workplace filled with diversity and innovation – a workplace where a variety of people with an array of talents want to work. As a member of our team you will work on highly varying and challenging jobs; you will be given responsibility and be encouraged to use your creativity. We are a multi-platform, global media company where all ideas are welcome.


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