Director of Entertainment (MENA) - Middle East

Media - Executive
Ref: 49 Date Posted: Monday 09 Dec 2019
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Spectrum Search are currently recruiting for a Director of Entertainment for a global media organisation. As the Director of Entertainment, you will provide strategic leadership to identify and develop entertainment initiatives across the MENA region.

Key duties of the Director of Entertainment include:

  • Develop strategic to grow viewership in the MENA region
  • Lead content acquisition, media rights and post-acquisition strategies
  • Negotiate licensing agreements
  • Establish new partnerships
  • Oversee the daily schedule of channels
  • Set program structure and channel strategies
  • Design and develop original productions
  • Gather insights on trends in TV Entertainment to drive industry best practices

In order to be successful in this role you will have a proven background in a similar role in a TV, Media Entertainment or production house with a minimum of a BA degree in a relevant field. As well as:

  • Have a deep understanding of entertainment audience trends in the MENA region
  • Have a deep knowledge of live and pre produced entertainment production
  • Have knowledge in content acquisition
  • Have knowledge in original productions
  • Have knowledge in programming management
  • Have knowledge of budgeting mechanisms

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and manage in a key, varied position within a leading global organisation. For more information and to discuss this position, please do not hesitate to apply.

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