Director, Partners Brand Marketing

Posted: 10/17/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Role Summary:

The Partners Brand Marketing team works with independent movie studios to release their films into the home entertainment market on both physical and digital platforms.

The Director, Partner Brand Marketing is responsible for developing the marketing strategy for our partners’ new release films. Utilizing deep knowledge of consumer insights and industry trends, the Director also leads the marketing campaign development and execution to maximize the profitability of each release, while ensuring high partner satisfaction. The Director also works closely with cross-functional marketing partners to plan and manage all efforts to achieve performance objectives.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Marketing Strategy
Provide strategic direction and oversee the marketing campaigns in collaboration with cross-functional teams (including Publicity, Digital Marketing, Digital Distribution Marketing, Creative, Research and Retail Marketing and Sales) to develop plans that drive awareness, engagement, purchase intent and sales.Oversee the development of creative briefs used to develop all advertising assets and marketing collateral. Review and approve all materials.Oversee the development of home entertainment P&L’s, including volume, pricing and budget rationale. Determine release dates, windowing recommendations and SKU configurations by title. Present to senior management to garner alignment and approval.Manage partner relationships and ensure that partner needs are met.Maintain expertise and industry knowledge of the physical and digital retail landscape.Monitor competitive market activity and pricing.
Leadership and Team Management
Manage direct reports; responsible for performance management and development of direct reports within team. Provide leadership in the form of feedback, support and ongoing coaching to drive engagement.Foster a culture of collaboration and communication

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 years progressive marketing background
  • Experience in brand marketing/consumer packaged goods/entertainment
  • Previous experience managing direct reports
  • Experience in developing creative marketing materials (packaging A/V, print, online)
  • Ability to interpret financial reports and manage P&Ls
  • Digital marketing expertise across paid, social and search mediums
  • Comprehensive understanding of consumer marketing, media, publicity and promotions

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong strategic, creative and analytical skills with experience turning consumer insights into actionable consumer strategies
  • Results-driven self-starter capable of establishing clear priorities and managing multiple demands for time and resources
  • Persuasive and influential with the ability to motivate cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, demanding work environment
  • Embraces the NBCU values of ownership, pioneering spirit, teamwork, creativity and integrity

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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