Senior Manager, TV Distribution Marketing [C5571]

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-known media company.

This is a role with creativity and planning at its heart. The successful candidate will be working across the business to raise the profile of a broad range of fantastic shows.


Our client has an unrivalled track record of producing and distributing a wide range of drama, factual, entertainment and kids’ television shows.


As Senior Manager, Marketing, you will take charge of marketing activities; raising the profile of upcoming programmes, campaign planning and management in advance of trade launches. 

The role will also provide second-in-command support to the Head of Marketing. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with the Head of Marketing to allocate the account management of programmes across all genres to the team for the creation of marketing plans & campaigns
  • Manage the campaign tracker for a wide slate of titles across all genres – ensuring all necessary marketing campaigns/plans are created in a timely manner, implemented to the highest standard and delivered to the deadline by the team
  • Working on a selection of your own series’ campaigns across all genres, as well as offering other team members support on their campaigns when required
  • Management of the roster for external suppliers – auditing the database and bringing new agencies on board
  • Negotiating good deals with suppliers and ensuring workloads are allocated effectively.  


The ideal candidate would have proven experience in strategic marketing planning within international TV distribution and ideally have worked across a variety of programme genres (e.g.: Scripted, Non-Scripted and Formats). 

It’s also important to have had experience working with a range of suppliers and international clients, be a confident and competent negotiator, and demonstrate excellent customer service. 


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to talk to us about this role, please apply online by attaching your CV in WORD format.



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