19 - 22 Uhr

Big Weekend

Amazon: Principal, Content Acquisition


Amazon’s Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander. Beyond this content exclusivity, the service further differentiates from other video-on-demand services by offering Prime members the opportunity to subscribe to 50+ channels like Eurosport Player, Starzplay and Sony Channel, and hundreds of thousands of additional titles to watch instantly with no extra apps to download or long term contracts. Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast – now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide – and we work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on!

We are looking for an exceptional candidate with outstanding structural and analytical skills and strategic thinking. This is a hugely important role focused on analyzing and optimizing the performance of the German service as well as driving the content strategy for Germany. Besides advanced negotiation and deal making skills, strategic and structural thinking, handling big amount of data and writing strategy documents is key for this role.

The role:

  • Process huge amount of data and identifying the right strategy to optimize the portfolio in a way that it serves the customer needs best
  • Owning the content catalogue in a given territory including managing the budget. Strategically planning the development of the catalogue and deciding what content to recommend for acquisition
  • Lead in-life relationship management with local, US major and international content partners across a European territory driving for excellence and joint commercial success with all Partners
  • Understanding the acquisition process, sourcing, evaluating and licensing content to reach ambitious Amazon’s goals.
  • Lead and own all aspects of the content acquisition process including building analytical models to show value in titles
  • Understand and set goals for the performance of Content
  • You will be a key member of Amazon Video senior team helping to shape the future of this exciting new opportunity across Europe


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in either a large content group, video platform or retailer of Content
  • Specific experience in content acquisition or Distribution
  • Stakeholder/partner communication skills
  • Ability to use and modify data tables
  • Good interpersonal skills and client facing attitude
  • Ability to dive into data and identify useful patterns to solve Problems
  • Can-do attitude and willingness and flexibility to solve problems at short notice, using any tools necessary
  • Fluent in English


  • MBA desirable/ideal
  • Experience with SQL and data Manipulation
  • Fluent in at least one further European language