Marketing Manager, OPCD - News

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)

As part of the Creative Partnerships, News team, the Manager will drive development of multi-platform partnerships across linear, digital and social platforms that connect NBCU’s advertising clients to NBC News programming properties. This individual will be highly collaborative and solutions-oriented, a critical thinker able to anticipate client needs and deliver marketing opportunities that are scalable, innovative and on-brand for the News networks. The Manager will play a key role in translating key editorial initiatives into compelling and sellable opportunities.
This position reports to the Director, Creative Partnerships, News.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the creation of solutions that leverages NBC News programs and brands to both drive our marketing partners’ business and inform our audiences
  • Develop and produce marketing solutions for key News priorities; includes brainstorming and liaising with editorial/strategic content/product teams to create compelling sales programs
  • Work with the Director, Creative Partnerships to identify opportunities and craft innovative ad sales solutions
  • Manage the execution of sold partnerships across NBC News and oversee the post-sale process including: participate in internal and external kick-off/ongoing status updates, facilitate on-air asset creation, manage flight schedules, coordinate launch of digital special report / social promotional campaigns, or working through a branded content campaign
  • Work with cross functional teams to gather and synthesize key inputs necessary to develop marketing solutions. Liaise with NBCU stakeholders, including but not limited to: Ad Sales, Agency & Client Partnerships, One Platform Marketing, Network Programming, Legal, Research and external entities (clients, media and creative agencies, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Research and Trade Marketing to craft pre and post-sales materials, including pitch and recap decks, e-blasts, case studies, sizzle reels and award submissions

• Experience working in advertising or marketing environments
• Proven experience developing, writing and delivering pitches.
• Experience with the creative development process with key stakeholders (sales, marketing, and editorial)
• Thorough knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and presentation proficiencies

• External candidates must submit a resume/CV through to be considered
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY
• Willingness to travel and work evenings/weekends when necessary, with short notice
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older

• Must have a passion for news, culture, politics and storytelling
• Strong interpersonal and management skills – ability to lead interdepartmental teams and influence internal and external stakeholders
• Thorough knowledge of brand and media marketing, the sales process and media in general, as well as advertising within the Digital eco-system
• Creative thinker – ability to generate ideas and new concepts/positioning as it relates to the advertiser product/brand.
• Strong written and oral communication skills – ability to communicate clearly and effectively and analyze data to develop strong selling story; experience pitching directly to clients
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal direction

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