Head of Owned Channels

Red Bull Media House GmbH
  • Elsbethen, Salzburg
  • Vollzeit
  • Projekt-, Bereichsleitung
  • 9.4.2019

Head of Owned Channels


Red Bull Media House is an award-winning, globally distributed multi-platform media company on a mission to inspire with 'beyond the ordinary' stories - both direct-to-consumer and through partnerships. With a focus on sports, culture and lifestyle content, Red Bull Media House offers a wide range of premium media products across TV, mobile, digital, audio, and print. Red Bull Media House produces and licenses a broad selection of global live broadcast events, compelling and inspirational local storytelling with original short and long-form programming as well as feature films from around the world. www.redbullmediahouse.com

In 1987, Red Bull not only launched a completely new product, it created and has led ever since a whole new product category, Energy Drinks. Nowadays Red Bull employs more than 11500 people in over 171 countries, selling over 6 billion cans a year. The World of Red Bull provides the forum for you to use your talent and passion, to develop yourself and make an impact. Find out why we're different.

  • Location Elsbethen, Salzburg, Austria
  • Schedule Full-time
  • Organisation Red Bull Media House

Areas that play to your strengths

(all the responsibilities we'll trust you with)

  • In a nutshell

Reporting to the Global Head of Programming, you run globally managed owned (redbull.com & Red Bull TV, etc.) and operated 3rd party channels. You are responsible for the consumer experience on those platforms as well as consumer journeys and CRM and shall attract a bigger audience, coming more often and for longer. You define programming and featuring priorities in line with global programming priorities

You are the global expert, run centralized services and train country managers in their local execution building a clear value proposition and a global collaborative network.

  • Set the strategy

You understand and further define channel propositions and experiences. You live and further drive our O&O channels' role in our network of channels, drive related content and platform feature development priorities as well as activation - in line with the global programming strategy.

  • Data is your thing!

You define channel content needs based on performance insights, commissioned content from international or local contributors, brief channel specific activation needs, run on-channel promotions, and monitor effectiveness. Additionally, you oversee, evaluate and optimize performance and user flows in wider Media Network context.

  • Manage the team

Leading the team of experts, you are responsible to ensure smooth workflows and the development of the team.

Your experience includes:

(proven performance in)

7+ years of channel or portal management job experience

Extensive Digital Media knowledge and expertise

Marketing affinity

Editorial skills and expertise

Experience in content commissioning and promotion preferred

High affinity to data with the ability to translate it into strategy and concrete initiatives

Excellent communication, social and leadership skills

Curious, open and creative problem solver with a love for details

  • University degree or relevant work experience
  • Fluent in English, other languages are an advantage

Travel up to: 25%

In your cover letter, please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at Red Bull. We want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

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Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is EUR 1.895 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.