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Merchandising DTC Manager

We are very excited to be expanding our SVOD team. 


As our DTC Merchandising Manager you'll be responsible for the effective management, coordination and implementation of all content curation on our app.

    


You will be reporting to the Head of DTC. Key measures of success will be driving customer engagement and reducing churn.

About: History Play and Crime + Investigation play are currently available as add-on channels on Amazon Prime Video Channels and Apple TV channels in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy.


Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and execute content merchandising with goals of driving customer engagement and long-term retention
  • Create a comprehensive editorial plan that includes stunts, seasons and innovative ways to engage our customers
  • Ensure that the content plan drives conversion for new and library content, aligns with marketing campaigns and promotional launches.
  • Form strong working relationships key stakeholders and the wider SVOD team, including marketing, operations, picture desk and the B2B team
  • Work closely with the head of digital research to analyze performance and create forecasts
  • Ensure balanced planning is based on customer experience and data analytics to improve conversion rates and content engagement
  • Take an active role in the overall success of the app
  • Remain current with evolving DTC merchandising trends and explore new and effective enhancements that will improve the customer experience and increase engagement.


Person Specification:

  • Proven experience in content curation, driving engagement and retention on a DTC service
  • Good at building business relationships internally and externally with partners
  • Self-starter who is resilient, proactive and able to work independently
  • Passionate about content and customer experience
  • Excellent organization and multitasking skills.


About Us

We offer a competitive benefits package (Group Personal Pension Plan, 25 days annual leave not including bank holidays, Income Protection Insurance, Life Assurance and BUPA healthcare). 


We pride ourselves on being a warm and welcoming company with a friendly, creative and passionate culture where EVERYONE gets real accountability and wide ranging responsibility. We organize staff events and host (a virtual) Thirsty Thursday every week where colleagues can socialize and get to know one another.  


We are in the business of telling stories. They may be stories about real people or made-up people, but our true talent is imagining, finding, cultivating and bringing to life the most entertaining parts of the human experience.

A+E NETWORKS UK run a family of global TV brands broadcasting in the UK and EMEA. Our channels include Sky History, Sky History 2, Crime+Investigation and our free to air channel, BLAZE. We are an ambitious and creative team who strive to build strong brands for our territories. 

Our work environment appeals to self motivated and flexible thinkers who are great collaborators and always strive to discover what is next creatively. We are customer focused and sustain and build a diverse range of programme brands from Murdertown to What The Killer Did Next and Pawnstars.

A+E Networks UK foster an open and creative approach which is helping us to deliver ground breaking work.
 


Here at A+E Networks we embrace and celebrate our differences and unique strengths. We are committed to creating an environment where we all belong and can be ourselves. 
 
Achieving true equality and inclusion takes more than words, it requires a commitment from all of us to listen, educate and elevate each other. We constantly strive to get it right but recognise that there is still much for us to learn. When we achieve measurable progress, we know we are holding ourselves to a higher standard.    
 
Diversity is alive in our workplace and continues to grow in the stories we share with our viewers. Our channels are a trusted source of information and we are in the unique position to challenge preconceptions and offer different perspectives.
 


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