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Manager, Content Acquisitions


Sunnyvale, CA 94086
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1003473BRReq ID:1003473BRCompany Summary:Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of, VUDU,, and our technical powerhouse @WalmartLabs. Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.Job Title:Manager, Content AcquisitionsPosition Summary: Identify, screen, and evaluate 3rd party/produced content for potential acquisition for the Vudu service.

Participate in all aspects of contract negotiation (financial analysis and forecasting, contract drafting, security requirements, amendments) for library and new release content from major studios, networks, production companies and independent producers/distributors

Provide critical support in deal sourcing & negotiation, programming selection, and supervising certain elements of development and production.

Represent acquisitions team interests across the company (operations, legal, finance, business intelligence/reporting, content marketing) on a regular basis and as needed on a project basis

Manage and evaluate external accounts with major and minor studios and key industry leaders through performance tracking and relationship cultivation in an effort to grow each accounts business

Evaluate creative materials, budgets, schedules and production plans for not-yet produced content; identifying and evaluation content that be inline with the Vudu strategy.

Actively track and monitor projects presented, proposed, considered, and/or acted on, or acquired by competitors.

Develop market expertise through continuous focus on and knowledge of the competitive and market environment

Communicate market trends and industry shifts, including implications and recommendations, to internal and external partnersCity:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:

+ Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments

+ Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity

+ Leads the development of strategic copy and content to drive the online customer experience

+ Manages the continuous improvement of assigned content center(s) (for example, Food and Recipe, Pet Care, Health and Wellness) and seasonal campaigns

+ Manages the development and maintenance of content guidelines and style guides for online editorial content

+ Manages the development of websites, interactive tools, and other site experiences for new and existing content centers

+ Partners with senior management to develop and implement content strategy for assigned content center(s) (for example, Food and Recipe, Pet Care, Health and Wellness) and seasonal campaigns

+ Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates

#LI-DC2Minimum Qualifications:

+ Bachelor s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, or related field and 2 years experience in editorial content management or related field OR 5 years experience in editorial content management or related field.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

+ 2 years experience working for or with creative agencies.

+ 1 year experience managing editorial content teams in a retail creative environment.

+ 1 year experience managing vendor contracts and relationships.

+ 1 year experience managing website or online tool development.

+ 1 year of supervisory experience.

+ 2 years experience managing large editorial content campaigns in an online creative or related digital field.

+ 2 years experience working with content management systems.

Category:Information Technology Division:VUDUDivision Summary:VUDU provides high-quality streaming services and access to the latest TV and movie content, often still playing in theaters, so theres no more waiting to see your favorite films. The VUDU team includes experts in engineering, operations, product management, design, marketing, and customer service. Were all working together to build and deliver the best streaming experience across hundreds of platforms from mobile to smart TV.Employment Type:Full TimeRequisition Template:eCommerce
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