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Regional Programming Director, US/CA

Full Time, New York
MUBI is a rapidly growing global streaming service curating the world’s best cinema. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team in the United States to lead our regional content strategy. Working closely with our global content team, you would be central to bringing the best curation experience to our members in the region.
Our Regional Programming Director will report to the VP Programming, Global and be responsible for:

  • Design MUBI’s Programming vision in the region in alignment with key metrics and growth objectives
  • Create yearly and quarterly curation strategies and documentation to be shared cross-departmentally
  • Assess scouted and submitted films for suitability for the region
  • Create and maintain relationships with local talent, festivals, content providers
  • Ensure content is presented optimally, adhering to MUBI curatorial values and core objectives
  • Organise and maintain the local inventory, gauging programming possibilities and activating local licensing initiatives
  • Oversee content selection for MUBI GO and handle relationships with distributors 
  • Work with analytics team to extract data and understand customer viewing behavior to inform curation, valuations and investment decisions
  • Report on the programme’s performance, as well as regularly share insights around engagement on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis
  • Conduct research as needed and general tracking of industry players, overall deals, trends and the competitive landscape

Our ideal candidate
The Regional Programming Director needs to be passionate about great cinema, with a good understanding of the arthouse and independent film market and the digital distribution landscape with at least 10 years of experience in the film industry. Familiarity with local distributors and strong cinema knowledge—domestic and international, past and present—is required. Experience in analytics and audience-facing business is a plus. Excellent communication skills are essential in order to coordinate between teams, contribute to content-related partnerships, and contextualise programming efforts, as well as to match MUBI’s high-standard relationships with external partners and occasional public speaking opportunities. An attitude that combines a data-driven approach with thinking creatively outside the box is encouraged. The Regional Programming Director position will constantly require challenging and questioning assumptions.
You would also:
  • Be able to multitask and juggle simultaneous projects of various scales and priority
  • Have impeccable attention to detail and strong diligence
  • Have the company’s prime interests at heart while understanding our partners’ needs and strategies.
  • Work under tight deadlines through multiple channels of communication
  • Be a team player with an enthusiastic attitude
  • Have the ability to work independently toward deadlines, reporting results on a regular basis
  • Be organised, punctual, and patient

Salary: Dependent on experience.
If working on a wide range of interesting, impactful projects with a world class team excites you, then we want to hear from you! Please send a cover letter and CV to showlett@mubi.com to apply.

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