Vice President, Acquisitions & Licensing

Job Number: R50012295

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Management, Operations, Strategy & Business Development

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: August 13, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the direct-to-consumer subscription streaming service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 18 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks as the number one business channel on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Vice President, Acquisitions & Licensing to lead acquisition initiatives and play a key role in the program development strategy for FOX Nation. The ideal candidate has proven success in complex program acquisitions, a strong understanding of editorial strategy, and is an expert in aligning business goals with creative content opportunities.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Direct research, identification, and evaluation of available programs and the acquisition of programs that meet creative, technical, and business goals while remaining compelling to target audiences
  • Operate as a key stakeholder in overall program development vision and strategy
  • Participate in ensuring that acquired and original programs meet the company's standards for quality and content
  • Responsible for acquiring programs that enhance ratings, identity, and advertising sales
  • Conduct complex negotiations to acquire programming
  • Direct and ensure the delivery and quality of acquired materials
  • Direct and ensure compliance with terms of acquisition agreements
  • Regularly interact with senior leadership across internal functional areas including but not limited to Production, Marketing, Legal, and Research
  • Maintain relationships with established and emerging content providers and build external relationships with new partners
  • Manage team accountability for achieving acquisition expectations

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 15 + years of relevant experience in production, programming, and/or acquisitions
  • Proven success managing the full life-cycle of program acquisitions
  • Strong understanding of unique editorial goals across clients
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience managing and mentoring others

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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