Director, Distribution
Crown Media Family Networks - New York, NY

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1) Crown Media United States, LLC. and its subsidiary companies are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.
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JOB POSTING

ROLE SUMMARY
The Director, Distribution is responsible for increasing distribution of Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Channel HD, Hallmark Movie Channel SD and Hallmark Movie Channel HD within an assigned territory. The position will also manage local advertising partnerships and national account activities in the assigned territory. Position reports to the VP, Distribution and may occasionally provide work direction to support functions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1) Develops and implements effective strategies to increase distribution and subscriber
revenues
2) Effectively delivers product position proposals and presentations to affiliates
3) Builds and develops enduring relationships with affiliates and local ad sales clients in order
to provide excellent customer service
4) Effectively sells-in and manages promotional campaigns throughout the year
5) Participates in industry trade shows
6) Oversees and maintain an accurate, up-to-date prospect and current affiliate database list
7) Maintains knowledge on industry trends through affiliate communications, review of trade
journals and publications.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
1) Bachelor’s degree is required
2) Minimum 5 years of sales experience in the cable industry with a proven track record of
successfully meeting sales objectives
3) Experience in successfully handling MSO accounts (preferably Top 10) including carriage
negotiations
4) PC experience in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

OTHER REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS/COMPETENCIES
1) Must be proficient using Microsoft Office
2) Must be able to travel 50% of the time
3) Must have ability to set high standards of behavior for self and others
4) Must have demonstrated ability to display professional maturity and a positive attitude
5) Must have demonstrated ability to commit to excellence in every aspect of work

NOTE: Relocation will not be provided

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