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Director, Sales Strategy - Partnerships, New York, New York

Created02/22/2021
Reference59014BR
CategorySales
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CityNew York
Zip10001
SalaryCompetitive
POSITION OVERVIEW

The Director, Digital Partnerships will focus on the high-growth digital component of NBCU's advertising sales business. Acting as a consultant to the wider Ad Sales organization, you will collaborate across teams (including business development, product, marketing, finance, planning) to seamlessly execute strategic initiatives and drive revenue.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage monetization (from pitch to pay) of NBCUniversal and third-party content on emerging digital platforms as well as the vendor relationships required to support such monetization
  • Think holistically about how the current and future video advertising product offering fits into the larger ecosystem
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to improve existing business operations and ensure seamless execution of new initiatives
  • Identify key performance indicators to measure success and drive progress
  • Communicate the vision and status of strategic initiatives to senior executives and coworkers at all levels of the organization
  • Identify and evaluate new ways to grow revenue and scale across the portfolio of NBCU's digital and linear properties
  • Use and maintain an understanding of key ad sales, planning and financial systems (e.g. Salesforce, NBCU Internal budgeting systems) and tools
  • Keep abreast of technology/media industry trends and market conditions
ABOUT YOU
  • Understand platforms and technologies that support digital content distribution and monetization (e.g. OTT, mobile, DAI, ad serving, measurement, etc.)
  • Uniquely combine quantitative skills needed to analyze the business with interpersonal skills needed to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • High comfort level performing real-time business analysis and execution of priority initiatives
  • Passion for simplifying complex concepts, defining value propositions and championing the voice of sales
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive self-starter with the ability to thrive in an ambiguous, fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Strong track record of cultivating relationships
  • Keen attention to accuracy and detail
  • Willingness to go above and beyond
  • Possess a sense of humor and positive outlook


Qualifications/Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:
• MBA preferred; Bachelor's degree required
• Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
• 2+ years of experience directly working in media/advertising at a leading entertainment corporation, agency, technology platform and/or management consulting firm.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing to work in [New York, NY]
• Willingness to work overtime
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older

About Us

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU's vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It's what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

Notices

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.
EmployerNBC Universal

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