Job title: Content Planning Lead
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Broadcast Media, Entertainment & Media Production
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Doha, Qatar
Job published: 13/07/2021
Job ID: 37716

Job Description

We have a fantastic permanent job vacancy available for a Content Planning Lead with fluent Arabic language skills, to join a major global entertainment & sports broadcaster based in the Middle East, as part of a brand new OTT streaming platform launch. 

As the Content Planning Lead, you will be responsible for coordinating content across the MENA region. You will be working collaboratively with various departments such as acquisitions and marketing to manage the content lifecycle from planning to release.

Your responsibilities will be to manage the tracking and reporting of content across its territories for release dates for its original, newly acquired and library content and includes tracking current content streaming activities. You will coordinate to ensure content is correctly licenced, localised (subbed/ dubbed) and ready to air. You must be commercially aware of latest trends for your target market and contribute to meeting materials and presentations for senior management.

As a Lead, you will also prepare competitor analysis for quarterly reviews. Excellent communications, interpersonal and problem-solving skills are required with the ability to work in a team across a matrix organisation.

Candidates must be open to full relocation to the Middle East and have demonstrable experience in a content strategy environment ideally for a subscription based business within the broadcast media, OTT streaming, entertainment, or sports content industry. 

To be considered for this role you must have strong strategic and operational skills and have a positive attitude. Excellent communication and analytical skills will be vital. Fluent (business-level) English and Arabic language skills are essential.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime type of opportunity to join a well-established, international market leading entertainment broadcaster and play a vital role in driving the company’s expansion across the MENA region, at an exciting time of growth. 

You will be offered a generous salary and benefits package (which could be tax-free depending on your personal circumstances) and full relocation assistance, including visa sponsorship.

If you feel you have the marketing leadership experience within a subscription business model and you are open to full relocation to the Middle East, please apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration.