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Director Business Development, Big Idea Content Group

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Role Summary:
This role requires experience and knowledge of the faith-based audience as well as its content needs and choices. This person enjoys and is well versed in working in the faith-based space across marketing, distribution and content sourcing.

This role offers a unique opportunity to work with the SVP Big Idea Content Group in a support capacity in this exciting business. The aim of the role is to learn and get a full understanding of the business in order to take on responsibility of the day-to-day functions of the business to free up time for the business leader to focus on future growth plan. Day-to-day responsibility includes helping to manage the current content through production, marketing and distribution. This role will work closely with the Acquisitions, A&R, development, commissioning and production team as well as the wider group such as Legal, Finance, Content Strategy, Marketing & Operations & the distribution businesses including Home Entertainment, digital, TV and our broadcast partners.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Learn the day-to-day business activities in order to execute on key initiatives and strategies to grow the business, leverage marketing and faith-based audience insights and help to create story and brand positioning
  • Effectively project manage multiple title launches to ensure timely and excellent delivery of creative assets, marketing and consumer experiences for the launches
  • Maintain and add to the network of faith-based contacts and partnerships to build marketing and promotional plans
  • Manage internal processes, such as drafting board approval packs and track development updates on the shared internal drive
  • Gather feedback and proactively resolve issues on activities and content releases
  • Work alongside SVP Big Idea to proactively source content, as well as wider distribution, partnership & investment opportunities.
  • Collaborate with SVP and the Content Group marketing team in title planning to create powerful conversation delivering marketing campaigns with faith-based insights
  • Support the continuous search for new ways to build a Big Idea content “brand” and get consumers engaged
  • Leverage current cultural insights to bring to stories, creative materials and in marketing communication efforts.
  • Attend screenings, industry events and markets - as appropriate.
  • Work alongside SVP Big Idea to deliver the annual signings target
  • Work with key stakeholders, both externally (e.g. Producers, Distributors etc.) and across the Group (e.g. Distribution, Legal, Finance, Marketing, Operations, Content Strategy etc.).


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 5 years+ working experience in similar roles and level of responsibility
• Experience in working with faith based marketing, distribution and/or content development

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
• Must be willing to travel – up to 25% travel.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

• Candidate will ideally be based in Los Angeles or Nashville although other locations would be considered
• Project management experience with proven ability to deliver assignments to deadline
• Ability to influence with strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Established network of faith-based contacts and partnerships

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NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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