Technical Partner Manager, Apple TV App

Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 37.5
Role Number:200170131
At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Can you imagine what you could do here? We have an extraordinary opportunity for Technical Partner Manager for Apple TV app. The new Apple TV app is all your TV. All in one app. Just the premium channels you want. Thousands of movies to buy or rent. Popular streaming services. The biggest TV providers. And original shows and movies from Apple TV+. It’s personalized and carefully curated, so you’ll discover the best of what’s on. And it’s all in one place. On all your screens. It’s simple — the new Apple TV app is the ultimate way to watch TV. The new Apple TV app is already available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV 4K, and Apple TV HD. And this fall, we’re bringing the Apple TV experience to Mac. It’s also coming to popular smart TVs, streaming boxes, and streaming sticks, starting with Samsung. Join this exciting, growing team and help craft the future of video entertainment! This is a hands-on, partner support position responsible for handling our technical Apple TV app partner relationships, including public broadcasters, SVOD providers, MVPDs, and other industry-leading players. In this role, you’ll become an authority on our partners' product offering, on the Apple TV app, and how the two integrate. You will understand the complexities of streaming video services, catalog and availability metadata, plus video encoding and asset preparation. We invite you to join us on this journey and help us leave the world better than we found it!

Key Qualifications

  • The right candidate will be able to demonstrate years of experience in any/all of the below:
  • Video metadata
  • Streaming video services
  • MVPDs
  • Video assets and asset workflow
  • Digital content distribution
  • Technical media partner management
  • Knowledge of video and film industry standard specifications and digital media workflows
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Analytical, inquisitive, and comfortable working with large data sets to form relevant conclusions
  • Passion in helping to establish a business from scratch
  • Ability to translate sophisticated concepts into simple easy-to-understand terms for non-technical audiences
  • Results-oriented, upbeat, and focused with a strong passion to learn and succeed
  • Passion for TV, film, and other video content
  • Experience working with a diverse group of media partners
  • Ability to work well with targets, with validated experience working on sophisticated, international, large-scale, time-critical projects
  • Flexible and versatile in nature, able to tackle challenges while maintaining a sense of humour
  • Flexibility to work with changing and often ambiguous goals
  • Excellent English language skills required, additional languages skills a plus
  • iOS development or scripting experience a plus


- Explaining, validating, and monitoring our partner integrations and strategic expansion initiatives - Diagnosing issues and identifying solutions together with partners, both internally and externally. - Establishing relationships and consensus with video partners around the world and various internal Apple teams, including Business Development, Engineering, Editorial, Localisation, and more - Developing scalable processes for onboarding partners onto the Apple TV app platform - Tracking and reporting status of various projects with internal and external partner - Developing key critical metrics, success criteria, and measures to feed that reporting - Collaborating with Apple Engineering on improving internal tools and resolving bugs

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements