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“We negotiate and drive forward strategic partnerships to ensure the distribution of Sky content in Germany, which requires a strategic approach, a quick comprehension, a high degree of flexibility and analytical skills.” – Sabine Pflug, Director Commercial Distribution
What you’ll do
You report to the Director Distribution of Sky Deutschland and support her as well as the Group Advertising Partnership & Distribution Hub in the continuous expansion of the distribution business with platform operators such as telecommunications companies and cable network operators
Together with your small team you¿re responsible for day-to-day management and growth of the existing partnerships as well as the identification of new opportunities across Germany and Luxembourg, which are critical to Sky¿s continued success, including big scale as well as tactical cooperation
This also implies coordination and oversight of any relevant technical agreements with your partners, covering contract management and documentations
Your responsibility includes ownership of the relationship with the client on peer-to-peer level, from deal conception and pitch to contract negotiation and in-life operational management of the deal.
As an owner of your key accounts, you¿ll take care of the contribution to relevant financial and operational planning, working closely with all the relevant teams within the Sky organisation in Germany and the wider Sky Group
You¿re the central contact person for all matters related to your partners within Sky Deutschland and the Sky Group and build and maintain relationships with the key internal stakeholders while being able to efficiently communicate at senior level
You¿re also ahead of latest development in the market that relate to Sky, our partners or the broader media industry, and are able to efficiently present any relevant analysis (such as market trends, performance, etc), that will help inform decision making at a senior leadership level
What you’ll bring
You've a very good university degree with a focus on business administration / media management, preferably supplemented by an MBA, & at least 6-8 years of professional experience in a comparable role or in project management, ideally acquired through work in the media or telecommunications industry or in a management consulting firm
You'll bring a strong commercial skillset gained in negotiations and account management and experience in the independent leading of deals and contract negotiations
You understand the importance of a strategic view but at the same time have the capability to deep-dive into details and take ownership of projects
You're a self-starting individual, with equal ability to work independently and as part of a wider dynamic team
Experience in managing teams and task prioritisation while bringing the motivation and skills to achieve best results also under time pressure is among your strengths
Very strong analytical skills, allowing you to work through complex data and produce well structured, informed and specific observations and recommendations to support decision making, distinguish you
You're characterized by curiosity, a strategic way of thinking, with an entrepreneurial mentality and strong communication skills
You enjoy working in a very dynamic environment and with an international team
German skills on native language level & good English skills round off your profile
At Sky, we'll give you our full support, so you'll be all set to achieve your best. Our range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:
Free Sky Q
Company pension scheme
Sky Company Bike
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
It is important to us to provide a fair and equal workplace for everyone. We strongly believe that a culture of diversity allows us to grow together and encourages creativity and innovation. Therefore, we will consider all qualified applications – regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion/belief, disability, age, sexual orientation and identity.
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.
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