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Vice President - Marketing Emerging Sports

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10012418 Location Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Business Star Date posted Aug. 03, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Star

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching around 700 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries. Star India’s channel portfolio cuts across general entertainment, films, sports, infotainment, kids, and lifestyle content across eight languages. The network generates over 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 70+ channels, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India. The Star Sports network is one of the leading sports networks with 17 channels in its bouquet. It is home to a number of leading domestic and international sports and is making quantum leaps in transforming sports in the country, helping India become a multi-sporting nation. Disney+ Hotstar, India’s largest premium streaming platform has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment - from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 8 languages, regional and national News, and coverage of every major global sporting event, including the IPL. The company is present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios. The studios is also responsible for the marketing and distribution of its Hollywood slate in the country. For more details visit us at http://www.startv.com/

JOB DESCRIPTION

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Driving viewership (awareness, intention to watch) for different Sport properties through the year through disruptive and memorable communication and marketing plans. This involves:
  • Driving the end-to-end consumer strategy to grow consumption measured by billion minutes of viewership
  • Developing actionable insights into effective product, media and communication plans
  • Leading diverse and multi-functional project teams to manage the end to end delivery of marketing plans for the different properties in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Working closely with
    • Internal & External partners: Advertising agencies, media planners and media partners (Radio/Print/TV channels), research agencies, activation agencies, social and digital agencies, production houses/partners, Bollywood studios
    • Key clients/stakeholders: Key advertisers, ad-sales and affiliate sales
    • Sports federations and Government bodies
  • Planning, managing and tracking budgets- (including owned media)
  • Providing inputs in the leadership team (marketing/programming/business teams) and working closely with other functions to co-create plans

PERFORMANCE MEASURES

  • Delivering the viewership targets
  • Ideation and innovation
  • Cross functional collaboration

QUALIFICATION

  • MBA (preferably from premium B School)
  • 12 to 15 years of experience in Marketing with at least 5 years in Brand Marketing

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Proven ability to develop brand and marketing strategies
  • Ability for leading the execution in a multi project, multi stakeholder environment
  • Experience in identifying target audiences and devising effective campaigns at PAN India level
  • Data and Insights Driven decision making

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Avid Sports enthusiast
  • Disposition to groom the next line of Brand Managers to lead independent projects and progressively take up higher responsibility

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About Star:

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for over two decades and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 650 million viewers a month across India and more than 100 other countries. Star generates 20,000 hours of content every year and broadcasts 40+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India. The network’s entertainment channel portfolio includes Star Gold, Channel V, Star World, Star Movies, Star Utsav, Life OK, Movies OK and Star Plus, India's No. 1 Hindi General Entertainment Channel. It has a leading presence in regional broadcasting as well, through a bouquet of affiliate channels which includes Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Star Pravah, Asianet, Asianet Plus, Suvarna, Suvarna Plus, Vijay and now Maa. It is also present in the Indian movie production and distribution space through Fox Star Studios, an affiliate joint venture company.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Star, which is part of a business segment we call Star.

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