Senior Content Acquisition Associate

Content Santa Monica, California

Description

SUMMARY

Hulu’s Content Acquisition team is seeking a Senior Associate who will be an exceptional addition to our Licensed TV team. As a Senior Content Acquisition Associate, you will participate in the content acquisition process - tracking and evaluating content opportunities, defining our programming strategy through rigorous analysis of data, operationalizing closed agreements, and providing ongoing deal management. This role demands someone who can blend quantitative output with a strong subjective filter to create actionable insights, dynamic interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively drive change - all at a breakneck pace. 

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Support the formulation of content strategy and communicate that strategy internally and externally, using data to drive key business decisions and optimize our content portfolio
  • Track and evaluate content, both off-Hulu for potential licensing opportunities and on-Hulu for performance analysis
  • Contribute to strategic relationships with content partners and support the negotiation of licensed deals
  • Operationalize deals, managing all aspects of deal close and on-going deal management, including collaboration with Marketing, Product, PR, Finance, and Legal
  • Complete long term and ad-hoc projects, including competitive analysis, to support the strategy of the Licensed TV team and Hulu overall

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Experience in and/or passion for TV content in both 'old' and 'new' media, and an understanding of how the industry is changing and why
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience at either a major media company or a top tier consulting firm / investment bank
  • "Graduate-level" skill in quantitative analysis and data-driven storytelling
  • Effective communication skills to disseminate information to relevant stakeholders
  • Exceptional attention to detail and process management
  • Strong business judgement, and proven strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in an evolving and fast-paced environment, prioritizing and handling multiple projects concurrently, often with little supervision
  • Finely-honed sense of humor and willingness to participate in lively debates

 

NICE-TO-HAVES

  • Hands-on experience in the TV industry, especially ones that brought you into contact with content strategy and/or writing coverage
  • Fluency in a foreign language