SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Program Acquisitions Officer
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED August 04, 2017

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN Corporation is the Philippines' leading information and entertainment multimedia conglomerate. The Company is primarily involved in television and radio broadcasting, as well as in the production of television and radio programming for domestic and international audiences and other related businesses. ABS-CBN produces a wide variety of engaging, world-class entertainment programs that are aired on free-to-air television.

The Company is also one of the leading radio broadcasters, operating eighteen radio stations throughout the key cities of the Philippines. ABS-CBN provides news and entertainment programming for nine channels on cable TV and operates the country's largest cable TV service provider. The Company also owns the leading-cinema and music production and distribution outfits in the country. It brings its content to worldwide audiences via cable, satellite, online and mobile.

The Company has interests in content development and production, cable and satellite television services, merchandising and licensing, mobile and online multimedia services, glossy magazine publishing, video and audio post production, and overseas services, all of which complement and enhance ABS-CBN's strength in content production and distribution.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    The position is responsible in providing/acquiring program content that will cater to the company's programming strategies. This person is expected to plan and execute content acquisition activities such as seeking out and negotiating licensing agreements with content providers and ensuring that the content acquisition strategy is aligned with the management objectives and implications of business goals and user experience.
     
    1. Sourcing out and negotiation for program requirement of ABS-CBN's various programming slots alloted to cartoons, telenovelas, koreanovelas, and Tagalog movies.
    2. Preview contents from various suppliers and provide necessary feedback and recommendations to Head, Program Acquisitions
    3. Supervises Program Acquisition Coordinator in preparing and coordinating for the preparation of contracts and archiving of master tapes
    4. Prepares requirements of Program Acquisition for dubbing of acquired contents to Tagalog
    5. Supplies Creative Communication Management group with materials that will be used for promo plugs of acquired content for airing
    6. Prepares required documents of MTRCB and other government agencies for their review and approval

REQUIREMENTS

    1. Must be a college graduate ; degree holder of Mass Communication course is an advantage
    2. Experience or at least 2 - 4 years of hands on experience doing program acquisition is a plus
    3. Fresh graduates with passion for various content (television, movies) are encouraged to apply
    4. Very good understanding of how broadcast company operates and how program acquisition work
    5. Must have excellent communication skills

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.