VP Digital Strategy & Business Development

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 23, 2011
Closes
Sep 22, 2011
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Bravo is seeking a VP of Digital Strategy and Business Development to identify, evaluate, structure and help implement business growth opportunities in the digital media space. This role will be responsible for identifying new opportunities and partnerships and capitalize on market trends as a means to grow revenue on the core digital businesses across web, mobile, apps, gaming, social media, interactive TV, e-commerce and connected devices through advertising, subscription, micropayments or alternative methods of monetization.

The VP should have the mindset of a digital entrepreneur a person with experience growing digital businesses as well as someone who thrives on seeking ways to monetize existing activities, expand revenue streams and forge new models that embody Bravos brand mission to be leaders of innovation in the digital frontier.

As a senior team member this role will help make the strategic plan on how to grow the business as well as be out in the marketplace identifying and making deals for potential product, partner and licensing opportunities leading to and including, in some cases, implementation.

The ideal candidate is a collaborator who is both strategic and detail-oriented, with business development experience and a track record of growing a consumer-facing, entertainment-focused digital media company. The person should be comfortable working with product, sales and management teams and familiar with the latest innovations and upcoming trends in the digital arena that would make a good fit to Bravos existing businesses. They should have strong analytic and presentation skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be at the forefront of industry knowledge in terms of the latest products and innovations and how they can integrate into Bravo Digital
  • Work with business leaders at Bravo Digital on the digital strategy growth plan and roadmap across all platforms including web, mobile, apps, connected devices, interactive TV, e-commerce, social and yet-to-be-determined horizons
  • Identify, conceive, and model revenue producing business opportunities, including new products, partnerships and licensing
  • Manage the relationship with outside partners/vendors from identification to final deal to implementation when needed, working with legal and the digital management team, including business analysis and metrics for success and monetization models
  • Reports to the Executive Vice President, Bravo Digital Media


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree, MBA preferred
  • Strong track record in strategy and business development
  • TV background preferred
  • Strong network of digital media contacts
  • Ability to multitask and manage both cross-functionally and across departments


NBC Universal is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. We invite and encourage response from women, persons of color, veterans and the disabled.

Please apply via our Career site.

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