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Business Planning & Operations Manager, CNBC

NBCUniversal, LLC, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


As a Business Planning & Operations Manager for CNBC’s Direct to Consumer business you will play a key role in shaping CNBC’s DTC path with a clear focus on operational planning, project management and identifying new partnership opportunities.

In this role you will build and manage project and key initiative plans with operational leaders across product, editorial, marketing, customer experience, analytics, and finance. These project plans will align to our KPIs across acquisition and retention and will focus on keeping teams on track to ensure results are being delivered according to timelines and priorities.

This role will also be responsible for evaluating new partnership opportunities to help fuel the growth core DTC products CNBC Pro and CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer. This includes identifying a pipeline of companies and organizations to partner with and managing internal NBCU subscription partnerships in collaboration with the DTC marketing team.

Responsibilities
  • Planning and Project management
    • Taking on operational leadership of projects as needed, whether building an ops function for a new business line, or managing complex cross-functional efforts to deliver key business outcomes.
    • Tracking milestones of project plans and reporting out to leadership on progress, challenges and issues.
    • Supporting cross-functional leaders on managing projects for key initiatives.
    • Developing weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting on all projects driving the DTC business across groups.
    • Coordinate with the Product-led PMO to update stakeholders on product development progress and initiatives.
  • Partnership Development
    • Conduct strategic industry market insights and analysis including competitive landscape analysis to help formulate go to market plans.
    • Build pipeline of potential partnerships to drive acquisition and retention.
    • Lead opportunity sizing and develop a clear understanding of what success looks like for each partnership opportunity.
    • Partner with Business Development and Marketing to implement and operationalize new Partnerships.


• 5+ years of proven experience in business operations, consulting, strategic planning or product management
• Experience in developing project roadmaps and strategic planning around major growth initiatives
• Strong business acumen: ability to approach complex business problems in a structured way and drive rapidly towards insight
• Strong people influencing skills, including a demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams and influence a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Superior verbal and written communication skills at all levels of an organization Experience with planning process, and/or metrics and measurement desired
• Team player with a positive attitude who thrives in a collaborative work environment



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.

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. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

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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