OSN is seeking to add French channels to its platform and grow its subscriber base in North Africa. Currently, most of OSN viewers live in the Gulf. "We are looking to expand our French-language offering. We're in discussion with channels that emanate from France in relation to distribution in the region," said David Butorac, chief executive, OSN. "From Morocco all the way through to Libya, there are countries that will be opportunities. We aim to expand our services in all those markets," he added.
OSN, the leading Pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, has further strengthened its regional footprint with the inauguration of its flagship state-of-the-art experience showroom in Kuwait.
OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, recorded more than 30% subscriber growth in 2012 and similar growth levels are expected this year.
OSN, the pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, has partnered with ABS-CBN, the largest Filipino TV network in the world, to bring viewers in the region the very best Filipino TV entertainment from May 1, 2013.
Fans of Marvel Comics' beloved crime-fighting superhero, Spider-Man, were given the opportunity to revel in an up-close-and-personal meet and greet with their favourite childhood superstar bringing the magic of TV to life.
To Set up a multi Media channel to manage all OSN queries and develop a long term strategy to increase OSN reach to new subscribers using Facebook, Twitter, Linked in. • Manage OSN Feedback mailbox and respond to complaints and inquiries through emails within the standard time frames. • Handle and respond to the inquiries and comments on all OSN social media channels. • Monitor customers’ responses and comments, liaise with all related departments to provide and escalate feedback on trends related to customer views. • Utilize the social media channels and Feedback mailbox to generate sales leads. • Generate revenue through package and hardware upgrades. • Promote OSN products and loyalty programs/promotions - OSN Privileges and OSN Play. • Manage the service complaints created by the contact centers and resolve customers’ issues in a timely manner. • Produce periodic reports that summarize customers’ feedback/complaints.
Must have previous experience in setting up a multi Media channel for Customer Service/Marketing.
To manage and coordinate the day-to-day on-ground marketing activities of OSN in KSA in liaison with Marketing Manager and sales teams
Duties & Responsibilities: • Manage day-to-day dealer and OSN own channels marketing and promotional activities • Coordination and execution of retail revamp and sales channel expansion projects • Checking the appearance of sales points and ensuring that our retail look & feel is in line with brand identity • Ensuring timely delivery of marketing POP materials on sales points monthly and maintaining optimum quantities of these materials in all locations • Process and finalize printing requests and co-ordination with sales team for delivery • Co-ordinate with external agencies and vendors to ensure all on-going projects are delivered in a timely manner and on budget • Support successful execution of activations and events • Liaison between marketing and the local sales management
Profile & Skills: • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience in marketing or brand management functions of a multinational company or an agency • Excellent organization, planning and follow-up skills • Process oriented • Team Player and experience working across multi-functional teams • Financially aware with a good understanding of financial processes & procedures (preferable with a good working knowledge of Fraxion) • Works well under pressure and delivers deadlines • Strong communication skills • Experience in events and project management • Strong English, Arabic a benefit • Knowledge and interest of regional and global TV, media, events and entertainment industries • Flexible and willing to relocate within territory (Riyadh, Jeddah and Khobar)
OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, will showcase its latest offerings at Infoconnect 2013 including the regions first internet enabled Digital Video Recorder (DVR) with full HD and 3D capabilities, OSN Plus HD.
Zain customers in Kuwait and Bahrain can now subscribe to OSN's premium TV content following a strategic partnership announced between the two companies. Zain customers in Kuwait and Bahrain can purchase OSN subscriptions and services directly from Zain retail stores along with the mobile operator's regular selection of communication services. The partnership also opens up access to digital TV entertainment with Zain customers gaining access to premium and exclusive Arabic and English entertainment anytime, anywhere on a number of devices through OSN Play.
OSN, the region's leading pay-TV network has appointed ICLP, global leaders in loyalty, to design and manage OSN Privileges, the broadcaster's rewards programme that offers money-can't-buy experiences, special offers and premium prizes all year round for its subscribers.