DISH Network

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Department SummaryOur programming teams draw on a variety of communication and networking expertise to connect DISH with partners across the world. They build upon our relationships with collaborators and leads, negotiate high-level contracts and work with content creators to drive creative solutions for our business and brand.Job Duties And ResponsibilitiesDISH is looking for a Programming General Manager to join the dynamic content acquisition team. The Programming Team works with senior management on DISH’s programming strategy, manages ongoing business and relationships with our programming partners, and negotiates agreements with programming partners in line with overall strategy.Key areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Drive DISH’s negotiations with content partners for content acquisition and renewals
  • Contributor in all aspects of deal negotiations, including financial and viewership analysis, term sheet drafting, and contract negotiation
  • Manage a team of analysts supporting ongoing deal negotiations and partner management
  • Build and Support deal strategies based on financial, viewership, and competitive data
  • Evaluate contractual analysis of our programming agreements
  • Proactive analysis of the latest trends in Media and Pay TV industries to drive internal content strategy and identify business opportunities

Skills, Experience And RequirementsA successful Programming General Manager will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university (MBA and/or JD considered an advantage)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in content acquisition and/or business development with a track record of closing deals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; comfortable communicating with senior management; capability to build and maintain strong internal and external business relationships
  • Experience managing direct employees as well as cross-functional projects
  • Detail oriented with ability to review and analyze a large volume of quantitative and qualitative data (Excel skills considered an advantage); ability to think creatively and independently as well as collaboratively
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in the pay-TV industry

Salary Range
Compensation: $99,900.00/Year – $170,000.00/Year
Compensation And Benefits
We also offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits .  The base pay range shown is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, and competencies; compensation is based on the role’s location and is subject to change based on work location. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check.

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