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CV,Content Partnerships Manager In TV Platform Targets South East Asia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 33247
(07/14/1989, male)
List top 5 skills: account management, business development, content acquisition, content distribution, content partnerships, market analysis, sales, strategy
Short Bio:

Experienced Content Partnerships Manager with a strong network of contacts across the industry.

4+ years experience working on content agreements (linear & VOD), including the launches of ITVBe, BBC HD services, Sky News & the Box TV portfolio.

Specialities include content negotiation, account management & BARB data analysis.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Asia, Australia



Key Skills

Business Development

Responsible for driving new business to the platform, pitching the benefits of joining Freesat to targeted content providers

Account Management

Passionate about providing an excellent service to all content providers on the platform.  Currently manage 40+ accounts.

Negotiation

Experienced negotiator, working on content agreements for both linear and VOD services.  Completed negotiation skills training course.

Stakeholder Management

Experienced in utilising excellent communication skills to influence relevant stakeholders and achieve commercial targets.

 

Education

2007 – 2011 BSc (Hons) International Management: Grade 2.1
Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester (with a sandwich year at Singapore Management University)

 

 

Contact

Tel : 07508 026 687

E-mail : andy_devon@hotmail.com

 

Andy Devon

Content Partnerships Manager – Freesat UK Ltd

 

 

 

Key Skills

Business Development Account Management Negotiation Stakeholder Management

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business to the platform, pitching excellent service to all content content agreements for both linear excellent communication skills

the benefits of joining Freesat. providers on the platform. and VOD services. Completed to influence relevant stakeholders and

to targeted content providers. Currently manage 40+ accounts Negotiation Skills training course achieve commercial targets

 

Education

2007 – 2011 BSc (Hons) International Management: Grade 2.1

Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester (with a sandwich year at Singapore Management University)

 

Employment History

Content Partnerships Manager – Freesat UK Ltd
August 2014 – Present

 Reporting to the Head of Content Partnerships, I manage the launch process for all new channels joining the platform (launched 20+ services in 2013/14)

 Account manage 40+ content providers including ITV, Channel 4, Turner, BSkyB & BBC iPlayer

 Lead negotiations with VOD services, including several on going negotiations with SVOD/TVOD services

 Manage the EPG invoicing schedule to ensure content providers pay annual EPG fee ahead of renewal date

 Single contact point within the company for all BARB data requirements, producing monthly reports for the Management Team using Infosys, Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

 Manage the process behind monitoring EPG data, ensuring that schedules are in place for all channels on the platform

Commercial Executive – Freesat UK Ltd
October 2012 – August 2014

 Worked within the Commercial/Channels team on the launch process for all new channels joining the platform

 Account managed 15+ content providers

 Assisted Commercial Director with VOD negotiations & launches including Youtube, Curzon, 4OD & Demand 5

 Supported Legal Team drafting EPG Agreements, VOD Agreements & NDAs

 Responsible for developing relationship with manufacturers & retailers to provide Freesat with monthly sales data

 Produced monthly sales reports for Management Team

 The single contact point within the company for all BARB data requirements

 Monitored EPG data via SystMon

Impact Report Officer – Touraid (Children’s Charity), Africa
February 2012 – May 2012

 Planned and developed a questionnaire to ascertain the impact of Touraid projects on the communities involved

 Administered the questionnaire and lead discussions with both children and teachers

 Reporting to the CEO, I travelled throughout Africa and produced impact reports on projects in South Africa, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya

 Impact reports were included in the end of year Touraid report, which is a key document, used to attract corporate funding

Research Executive – Allianz Cornhill Insurance Services, India
July 2011 – November 2011

 Reporting to the Head of Computer Services, I successfully scoped and developed a new graduate programme for UK graduates based in Trivandrum, India

 Researched and produced a graduate manual, designed to allow the graduate to settle into life in Trivandrum

 

Other Interests

I am passionate about sport; I have played Cricket, Rugby Union and Rugby League at club and county level and still enjoy playing at a social level. I also enjoy climbing/hiking and have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, Xuebaoding, Mount Mayon and throughout the Lake District & Peak District in the UK.

I love travelling and working with other cultures, I have studied in Singapore and worked in India and Africa. Prior to starting at Freesat I travelled overland from South Africa to Rwanda while working for a children’s charity called Touraid.