Head of Content Distribution Partnerships

TheSoul Publishing is one of the largest digital media publishers in the world producing tons of entertaining and enlightening online content for more than 850 million subscribers around the world. We are the company behind wildly successful DIY channel 5-Minute Crafts, inspirational and creative channel Bright Side, and other popular channels across YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. With the 16 years of history, the offices in 4 countries, and the team of 1.700 creative minds globally, the successful growth of our company continues to speed up every day.

Right now, we’re looking for an experienced and highly qualified Head of Content Distribution Partnerships who will expand our strategic relationships with existing platform partners and will help us develop new platform partnerships. We need a proactive go-getter and a resourceful team player, who has the combined superpower of a data-driven strategic thinker and a detail-oriented taskmaster. We require someone with a track record of identifying, sourcing, negotiating and executing new strategic opportunities from end to end.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Build and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with digital and social media platforms as well as other content partners, at various functional and seniority levels.

  2. Identification and lead generation of new content distribution partnerships with promising and upcoming national, regional and global platforms.

  3. Liaise with our internal teams (Legal, Distribution, Sales and other teams) to optimize our launch processes and build efficient content distribution systems to serve our audiences and regularly provide new content to those platforms.

  4. Collaborate with our operation team to provide effective support and issue resolution.

  5. Work with our data analysis and BI (business insights) team on regular review of performances of new and existing launches.

  6. Watch for emerging and new platforms and distribution trends, providing insights and opportunities to the creative teams for further development and optimization.

  7. Be a key stakeholder in shaping our distribution strategy

 

Requirements:

  1. Minimum 5 years of professional experience working at a digital platform or in a similar role at a digital media publishing company

  2. Strong analytical mindset with data driven approach

  3. Developed strategic and tactical planning skills

  4. Strong soft skills - you can motivate the team, work well with direct criticism, deliver a business development pitch when needed, disagree and productively defend the position

  5. Exceptional digital agility

  6. Process-driven

  7. Commercial mindset

  8. Leadership skills and small-sized team management experience preferred

  9. Can talk about the media industry, content distribution model and emerging video formats for hours 

  10. Passionate about exploring your ideas and you’re persistent to reach your goals

  11. Highly flexible and adaptive to changes in a fast-paced environment

  12. Can flourish with minimal guidance and be proactive

 

What we offer:

  1. Competitive salary with performance-based bonuses

  2. Work in one of our offices in NYC/London/Limassol/Riga or remotely

  3. A unique opportunity to prove your abilities as a professional in your field 

  4. The chance to propose and introduce ideas and apply your knowledge and skills in practice, and numerous opportunities to raise your professional level

  5. A dynamic and professional media-publishing environment

  6. Professional growth opportunities within the international company

 

We appreciate your interest in this vacancy and our company. Your CV will be reviewed carefully by our team, and if we are ready to move forward with your application, one of our recruiters will contact you and explain the next steps.

 

TheSoul Publishing is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We celebrate diversity and we do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We care for the privacy of our candidates and all the data you provide to us is maintained, protected, and confidential.

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