Job Title: Director, Content Acquisition
Date Posted: 09-04-2007
Job Location: New York-New York City
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Thumbplay
Company Website:
Contact Information: Thumbplay   Thumbplay (
Job Description:
The Director, Content Acquisition will be tasked with leading content acquisition for the
company. In this key role, he/she will be responsible for continuously increasing the depth
and breadth of the company’s music, video, art/logos/animations/wallpapers, and games
offerings. He/She will design and lead the company’s negotiations with all content and
application partners.

Primary responsibilities 
·         Establish, nurture and grow relationships with content partners in the music,
wallpaper/animation, movie, publishing, wireless, and gaming industries 
·         Author, review, screen, evaluate, and take full responsibility for contract
negotiations with content and application partners and, when necessary, involve company’s
legal team 
·         License wireless entertainment content from leading media companies, artists, record
labels and other rights organizations 
·         License wireless applications (premium SMS, BREW, J2ME, and WAP) from 3rd party
developers and publishers 
·         Develop and manage the process for identifying, negotiating and publishing content
through online, print, radio, TV, and other distribution channels 
·         Negotiate promotional plans with content partners and execute campaigns to drive
traffic to the web site and grow the ThumbPlay brand 
·         Work with the product development team on the ideal product mix to maximize
·         Coordinate with the marketing team to secure integrated marketing campaigns for the
·         Develop reporting and settlement processes with content and application partners 
Required qualifications 
·         4+ years of content licensing, negotiation, and business development experience,
preferably with a wireless publisher 
·         4+ years working in online, media and/or eCommerce environments reviewing, writing,
and executing contracts with complex statements of work 
·         Proven track record of building and growing a successful content licensing
businesses, including day-to-day operations 
·         Strong communication and analytic skills 
·         Successful track record in using low-cost, creative content acquisitions to drive
consumer downloads 
·         Ability to manage complex projects 
·         Ability to manage P&L and budget 
·         Ability to negotiate and manage content relationships 
·         Solid understanding of how to aggregate digital media assets 
·         BA/BS in Business or related field 
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