Head of CNBC Select

Posted: 12/12/2019

Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


This role will lead the growth and strategy for CNBC Select, a new online destination aimed at helping people take control of their money. Initially through credit card product reviews, tips and best-of lists written by a dedicated team of CNBC Select writers, users will be armed with the information they need to choose the right financial products for their lives.

The Head of CNBC Select will work closely with key stakeholders for this new revenue stream, including both commercial as well as editorial teams, to develop and execute a go-forward strategic plan for this venture. A successful candidate will be a highly motivated, effective communicator with a strong business mind and highly developed analytical skillset to drive commercial leadership and achieve affiliate marketing targets.

Key Responsibilities:
Set Strategy: Set the vision, business strategy, and long-term plan for the division in a matrixed environment to achieve sustainable YoY growthWork closely with CNBC’s digital editorial + product leads to determine content strategy and product roadmap in order to maximize monetization potential and the business development team to manage partner relationships and expand partner offeringsManage P&L: Report on monthly business financials and key drivers in detailThe Head of CNBC Select will own the budget, capital allocation, forecasting and risk assessment processes associated with growth
Audience / User Development: Working closely with the product and research / analytics teams, the Head will need to curate a deep understanding of CNBC Select audiences to develop new site features and functionality that drive revenueStakeholder Management: This role will regularly present to CNBC leadership on CNBC Select strategy and growth trajectory


• Minimum 5 years of experience in affiliate marketing, news, advertising, and/or digital strategy
• Ability to understand P&L financials
• Ability to work cross-functionally with diverse team
• Ability to present information to a variety of audiences and deal effectively with executives

• Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
• Highly organized, focused and committed to achieving goals
• Innovative and able to think open and broadly to seize opportunities to enhance customer experiences

CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to over 400 million homes 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 delivers content across a variety of digital platforms such as: CNBC.com; CNBC PRO, a premium service that provides in-depth access to Wall Street; a suite of CNBC mobile apps for iOS and Android devices; Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple Siri voice interfaces; and streaming services including Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Samsung Smart TVs. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal, which is owned by Comcast Corporation.

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