Director, Business Development

Posted: 2/20/2019

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.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Working closely with senior management to lead and execute BD 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 for potential partnership opportunities; this includes market sizing, competitive landscaping, and opportunity cost analysisFinancial modelling, returns analyses and valuation exercises related to organic growth projects and Mergers & AcquisitionsBuilding dynamic, operating models from scratch with flexibility to sensitize assumptionsAutonomous creation of executive presentations to clearly communicate analysis, findings, and recommendationLiaising with both internal/external stakeholders at the executive level on a regular basis

 Minimum of 6 years of experience in investment banking, management consulting, strategic planning, and/or business development ideally in the entertainment or media technology industries
 Superior strategic, financial and relationship building skills
 Demonstrable experience working on investments and partnership transactions
 Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, including significant modelling experience
 MBA from top tier business school preferred

• Keen interest in the media industry (in particular news, TV, and digital media)
• Ability to handle and oversee multiple tasks under tight deadlines
• Ability to manage a multi-stakeholder project team at various levels
• 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
• Proactive, enthusiastic, and strong team player enabling easy integration into a fast-moving, hard-working team

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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, 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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