Director, Strategy and Business Development

Posted: 2/14/2013 | Expires: 3/16/2013

Location: New York
Category: Digital Media, Television
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

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

• 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 to be considered. The job number is 8754

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