Discovery Communications

Distribution Operations Coordinator

3 weeks ago
Requisition ID
Career Category
Affiliate & Distribution
Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary

Distribution Operations departments’ primary function is to ensure that Sales teams are able to spend their time selling. They are ultimately responsible for leading and managing the contracting and operations function for EMEA Sales Regions.  Responsible for working with the matrix teams across the organization the post holder will coordinate enquires for specific regions with respect to contracting, working with the legal team to manage the overall contracting process and pipeline.


  • Working within the established sales operations processes, and commercial policies, coordinate:
    • the pipeline of contract requests to legal
    • the pipeline of contracts to sales
    • input of contract information to ensure accurate and timely client billing
    • client signal activation and decoder requests
    • client M&A activities
  • Ensure commercial compliance of our distribution deals and highlight/ track issues
  • Attend cross functional Distribution team meetings with Legal, Distribution Engineering and Finance to gather and analyse relevant data and accurately assess and define compliance issues
  • Produce monthly reports to support and enhance sales activities and compliance issues. Liaise with Finance and regional Sales to resolve any billing issues


  • Excellent problem solver with superior written and verbal communication skills; ability to frame complex issues, articulate findings and recommend optimal solutions
  • Team player with proven ability to build confidence and trust with department members and other departments
  • Ability to read, analyse and accurately interpret contractual legal terms and conditions
  • Excellent organisational / administrative skills and attention to detail in keeping records
  • Ability to proactively identify, prioritize and manage important issues with exceptional attention to detail
  • Highly efficient in use of excel and other process tools
  • Highly self-motivated and resourceful
  • Appreciation of TV distribution landscape
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Russian language would be beneficial/ preferable but not a mandatory requirement


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