Argyll Scott

Commercial Business Manager, iTunes International

South East England / London (Central), London (Greater)
£75k - £85k per annum
21 Feb 2014
07 Mar 2014
Louise Raymond
Analyst, Strategy
Digital, IT
Contract Type

Key Qualifications:

  • This position requires a proactive, adaptable, analytical individual that thrives working in a high-pressure, dynamic and rapidly evolving business environment.
  • Solid understanding of eCommerce and payment platforms, digital media and entertainment industry structures
  • Strong business and commercial acumen with a quick understanding of business needs and issues
  • Excellent quantitative/business modelling skills, plus knowledge of strategic analysis
  • Highly analytical with the ability to convert data into business intelligence while staying focussed on the overall objective
  • Excellent negotiator and quick strategic thinker
  • Ability to maneuver through complex political situations, including ability to influence others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including proven ability to communicate effectively with Senior level Managers
  • A unique combination of excellent attention to detail with the ability to see the bigger picture
  • Excellent presentation skills including preparation and delivery
  • Outstanding organisational skills

Key Responsibilities:

  • Track overall and iTunes Store specific business trends
  • Review and analyse iTunes Store pricing strategies
  • Conduct business analysis and offer guidance on commercial projects
  • Work with the business to manage commercial or contractual queries
  • Develop detailed technical understanding of the iTunes structure including commerce and royalty accounting
  • Prepare and support commercial discussions with content providers
  • Work with both internal iTunes groups and content providers to establish priorities
  • Facilitate regular, effective business intelligent discussions with iTunes as well as content provider senior management
  • Establish and maintain strong working-level relationships with other internal groups incl. Business Operations, Finance, Legal and Project Management
  • Complete ad hoc reporting and analysis, and related research as required
  • Prepare business proposals and presentations


  • University degree, MBA or Post-Graduate is a plus.
  • Extensive relevant experience from an analytical capacity combined with significant work experience in a commercial environment
  • Strong international market knowledge and a thorough understanding of eCommerce, payment platforms, digital media and entertainment industry structures
  • A proven successful project management track record

Additional Requirements:

Fluent English is required. Additional languages are a plus.