Head of Data and Content

Job description

  • Use your expertise in data and content management to evolve our media intelligence and client experience
  • Manage relationships with data and content suppliers and content rights holders across ANZ and Asia
  • Make an impact in this dynamic new role 


Isentia is the Asia Pacific’s leading media intelligence and insights company providing services to the world’s biggest brands and organisations. Powered by cutting-edge technology and a team of world class experts, our mission is to help businesses leap-forward where only genuine insight can take them.


We’re growing in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia, we are seeking the right person to be our Head of Data and Content.  Working closely with our transforming Operations function, in this role you will be responsible for initiating, developing and maintaining content rights and supply agreements.


We are looking for an experienced Head of Content and Data who will report directly to the Chief Operations Officer, based in either our Sydney or Melbourne Office. You will be managing the relationships with our suppliers on behalf of Isentia and our clients' benefit.


We need you to:

  • To have a broad knowledge and understanding of media and social media content, operations, and the business and regulatory environments of Australasian media
  • Have a genuine interest in media and news
  • Establish and maintain data strategies and governance processes to support Isentia’s strategy
  • Continuously identify new data and content sources that meet product and market needs
  • To have a relevant tertiary qualification and in the same or a similar role, with a track record of collaborating with senior leaders either within a medium-large media related organisation
  • Be a great stakeholder manager - resilient, tenacious and with the style / flexibility to work across APAC
  • Have a personal bias towards collaboration, action, one team and accountability
  • Have superb communication and presentation skills, speaking a second language from Asia would be advantageous
  • Be a hands on problem-solver, able to generate ideas and solutions and also manage large projects / programs where appropriate


What you will be doing:

  • Initiating, developing and maintaining content rights and supply agreements with publishers, broadcasters, social media platforms, data suppliers and other rights holders or content suppliers
  • Advise Isentia on copyright management, data sources, 3rd party data collection and related matters
  • Monitor and manage the use of data and content within Isentia to ensure it is used efficiently and effectively
  • Travel across ANZ and Asia to monitor progress, coach leaders and ensure benefits are realised through managing relationships with suppliers



Who are we and what else do you need to know?

  • We’re more than media monitors.
  • We’re creating real data intelligence.

Information without insight is noise. Insight without action is useless. That’s why we’ve reinvented media intelligence – to make it more than a measurement tool or frame of reference, but a go-to resource in developing our clients’ business strategies.


Isentia blends market-leading monitoring experience with analytics to help the world’s biggest brands and organisations uncover the whole picture – and act on it. Powered by cutting-edge technology and a team of world class experts, our mission is to help businesses leap-forward where only genuine insight can take them.


We offer an opportunity to work with a great team of talented, innovative and passionate people across the Asia-Pacific and access to our innovative search technology, comprehensive coverage and expert research. We also offer competitive salary and a heap of benefits like discounted private health insurance, free fruit at work, free flu shots and great social events.


If you are interested in joining our dynamic organisation in a key role, then please apply now. 



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