This position is an integral part of our content strategy team, responsible for developing and leading our content strategy within South Africa and across the region (the “Market”). The Head of Content, Africa will be an expert on locally produced content in the Market, having a strong network of relationships with all local suppliers as well as with all of the major international distributors in the Market, including both the studios and independents.
You will have a solid understanding of the content delivery landscape, including linear channels, Pay TV, Satellite, OTT and other streaming platforms. In addition, a solid understanding of the video-on-demand ecosystem is also required (TVOD, SVOD, EST, AVOD, etc.).
We are looking for an experienced content connoisseur – with at least 5-6 years‘ experience in a content acquisition and/or programming role, preferably across multiple African markets. Prior experience working in the Market is preferable, in particular dealing with South Africa and Nigeria.