Director, Sales Liaison
Location: Miami, Florida
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
Responsible for being NBCUniversal International TVD’s brand ambassador and driving overall growth of business in designated territories in Latin America.
The Director Sales Liaison is responsible for managing the profitability and growth of sales activities of NBC Universal’s filmed entertainment and television product to linear (Free TV, Basic & Pay TV) clients throughout designated Pan-regional LATAM territories.
Develop, implement and achieve annual sales budgets of customers’ needs in designated markets.
Drive growth of sales revenue through proactive sales interactions with free TV, Pay TV, cable, and satellite.
Oversee some major volume deals and develop/maintain a close working relationship with corporate pay television executives, clients, and local authorities where appropriate.
Formulate strategic sales plans, product packaging strategies, and other priorities through research and analysis of market/country data to enhance the market share of NBCU products in territory.
Monitor the marketplace for changes that affect sales activities, both directly and indirectly. Identify new opportunities for sales as a result of new entrants, changing technology and/or delivery systems, etc. and develop sales strategies targeted specifically to address these specialized needs.
Represent the company within the industry including participation in Company designed conventions, activities etc.
Work collaboratively with cross-functional groups across international divisions of NBC Universal.
Travel in territory to meet with clients and team members.
Coordinate & follow up on delivery of material, collections, and any other procedures related to sales to maximize product placement, ratings and promotional opportunities.
Performs other duties and/or special projects as assigned.
The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.
Bachelor's degree in business, sales, marketing, or related fields. Master’s degree preferred.
Extensive experience within TV distribution (5 years +)
Experience working in Linear sales (5 years +)
Additional Job Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must be willing to work in Miami, Florida
Languages: Fluent in English and Spanish
Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and thrive in a highly matrix organization – strong influencing and communication skills
Strong understanding of the television landscape in designated region and solid relationships with clients
Strategic planning/business development experience
Strong relationship and consensus builder – ability to interact and pull together diverse groups internationally
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
Strong negotiation skills and familiarity with development of pricing strategies
Excellent analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail
Entrepreneurial, self-starter, proactive and focused
Highly developed interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity are necessary to interact with clients from every part of the world, as well as colleagues and management within different business units
Connected and up-to-date with current media trends
NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the U.S. include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations, with over 2,600 employees in 36 offices around the world. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
NBCUniversal Global Distribution and International
NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the U.S. include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations, with over 2,600 employees in 36 offices around the world.
Within the diverse portfolio, the television division is comprised of three groups: Global Distribution, International Networks and International Studios.
Global Distribution is responsible for all free, pay and new media licensing deals for NBCUniversal across the U.S. and to more than 200 territories with a portfolio of 120,000 TV episodes and 4,500 feature films.
International Networks is a strong portfolio of international channel brands including Universal Channel, SYFY, E! Entertainment Television, 13TH STREET, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, Bravo, DreamWorks and Golf Channel, as well as Movies 24 in the UK and The Style Network in Australia. These global networks deliver quality content to 165 territories and in 35 different languages across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia.
The portfolio has over 20 new media businesses worldwide such as the reality on demand SVOD service, hayu, which debuts a majority of its shows the same day as the U.S. including Keeping Up with the Kardashians and The Real Housewives franchise.
Additional NBCUniversal businesses with International divisions include Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, CNBC, Telemundo, Parks & Resorts, NBC News and DreamWorks.
NBCUniversal Global Distribution and International is a division of NBCUniversal, which is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.