Manager, Film Content Strategy

Posted: 12/18/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Planning & Strategy
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


Role Summary:
The Film Content Strategy and Business Development department is a highly visible group that works closely with high-profile management across Comcast and NBCUniversal worldwide. The group works in conjunction with other business units within the Filmed Entertainment Group of NBCU on a wide range of strategic initiatives including identifying key growth opportunities as well as operating efficiencies, examining film financing & acquisition deals, release dating and managing the film greenlight process.

The Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) is the motion picture division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. UFEG develops, produces, markets and distributes feature films on a worldwide basis across all consumer platforms. UFEG’s films are released under several owned film labels that include Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Illumination and DreamWorks. Major recent releases include Jurassic World, Furious 8, and Us. More information can be found at www.universalpictures.com.

We are seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of Manager, Film Content Strategy. This position will manage strategic planning activities across UFEG. Specific projects will include research, analysis, modeling, and recommendations related to emerging industry trends, expansion opportunities, M&A or strategic investments, competitive threats, and internal business performance improvement. The position offers unique exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the media and entertainment industry.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with groups across the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group to formulate a view of the competitive landscape
  • Facilitate long-range planning activities and models, including presenting to senior leadership
  • Develop various materials for consideration to improve the tactical execution or long-term strategy of the Film group, including examining film financing & acquisition deals, release dating, and managing the film greenlight process
  • Formulate presentations for executive management on current UFEG initiatives
  • Preparing financial models related to film acquisition, film financing, production and distribution


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum 3+ years relevant industry experience (strategic planning, management consulting, business development or investment banking, ideally in the entertainment industry).


    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • The role requires excellent strategic, financial and relationship skills.
  • The individual must possess the ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management, ranging from senior corporate executives to business unit managers and third parties.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to author and deliver high quality presentations
  • Proven project management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines

    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.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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