Manager, Business Development

Posted: 2/7/2019

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Planning & Strategy
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


The CNBC Business Development & Strategy team works closely with our business unit leaders and senior management to facilitate decision making through strategic and financial analysis as well as through day-to-day negotiations with key partners. Driving projects from concept stage to conclusion, the team contributes directly to the operational excellence across our business, as well as to the development and implementation of CNBC’s growth strategy.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Exact responsibilities may vary slightly, however the main responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting the VP of Business Development in the execution of the team’s projects – these can range from equity investments to partnerships, strategic initiatives to project implementation
  • Researching and synthesizing market data to identify and evaluate new business areas and potential corporate acquisition / partnership opportunities
  • Running financial and strategic analysis on competitors and markets
  • Financial modelling related to organic growth projects and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Creating PowerPoint slides to clearly communicate analysis and findings
  • Liaising with internal/external stakeholders at various levels on a regular basis


  • • Keen interest in the media industry (in particular news, TV, and digital media)
    • Strong analytical and financial skills, including financial modelling
    • Proactive and enthusiastic, able to work autonomously to deadlines
    • Analytical with outstanding attention to detail, excellent organisational skills and ability to effectively prioritize and manage workload across multiple projects
    • Self-starter and fast learner, with ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
    • Confident user of Microsoft Office – in particular Excel & PowerPoint
    • Ability to work with confidential materials discreetly and responsibly
    • Excellent communicator (both written and verbal) with strong interpersonal skills; confident in communication with senior management
    • Bachelors degree, 3+ years of experience

    Previous work experience in a similar role within a media organization, management consulting firm, or corporate finance / investment banking firm

    The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

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    About CNBC:

    With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

    CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

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