Regional Head of Content

Job Purpose:

The role is mainly responsible for developing regional content strategy for Southern Africa. Overseeing, sourcing, delivering new and current content and programming across multiple platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop regional content strategy for Southern Africa and ensure strategic alignment to the overall business strategy
  • Represent content needs of region at Corporate for input on all shared content decisions (i.e., channel selection, bouquet composition, etc)
  • Competitor insight and analysis of the respective key markets, identifying new programming, channel development and market opportunities

Qualifications & Experience

  • University Degree in Marketing/ Communications/ Journalism/Media or any related degree
  • At least 10 years’ experience in content, marketing or product management within TV or communications industries
  • Experience in formulating & implementing new and profitable growth strategies and launching new products
  • Experience in preparing presentations and briefing documents
  • Understanding of the key trends and issues in the global media industry
  • Strong technical understanding of content delivery platforms
  • Gathering, analysing and communicating key market and strategic information
  • Working within Pay TV environment, ideal