Director, Strategy and Business Development

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 14, 2013
Closes
Mar 16, 2013
Contact
Ms. Brooke Camp
Duration
Full Time
Responsibilities
NBC Universal News Group (which includes NBC News, msnbc, CNBC and The Weather Channel) is seeking a high performing individual to help drive strategy and business development. We’re looking for a dynamic team player who will thrive in a fast-paced, hardworking entrepreneurial atmosphere focused on figuring out new ways to monetize existing activities, expanding revenue streams, and designing new business models and strategies for a group of powerful, global, multi-platform brands. This person should be a strong strategic thinker and have effective negotiating and influencing skills. He/she will play a key role in driving strategy and transactions for the portfolio.

Core Duties / Responsibilities
• Develop long term growth strategies for the portfolio of businesses in cooperation with internal stakeholders
• Identify, evaluate, develop and implement growth opportunities in a way that supports the brands while generating incremental revenue
• Source, model and structure new business transactions
• Maintain and manage high-level relationships with strategic partners inside and outside of the company to achieve goals and expand into new areas of opportunity
• Maintain excellent knowledge of the marketplace and future trends
• Present strategies and new business opportunities to senior management, external customers and partners

Qualifications/Requirements
• MBA or equivalent experience preferred
• 6 or more years working in strategy, business development or related work for a media, consulting, or information services company
• Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills who can dissect complex issues and make thoughtful recommendations and action plans.
• Proven ability to persuade, build consensus and work on a collaborative team basis with all levels of management, internally and externally
• Exceptional analytical, communication and presentation skills
• Comfortable managing multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, environment
• Results oriented and performance driven



Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered. The job number is 8754

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