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Vice President, International Media

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Role Summary:
  • The Vice President, International Media is responsible for leading and overseeing the international media strategy, planning, and buying across international territories
  • This is not a typical client VP role. The position works across multiple areas including direct international media buying and stewardship of global media deals; reviews local plans; management central agency resources in preparing POVs on key issues; assisting local territories with programmatic buying, first-party data management in partnership with our data team, ad verification, ad serving, and related ad operations topics, and social media spending trends
  • This position will also provide strong support for general media department projects including developing, reviewing, and managing marketing budgets for international territories
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead and oversee the international media strategy, planning, and buying across international territories
  • Lead a team that accomplishes the international paid media work, starting with the media strategies and campaign briefings through execution across digital and linear, including monitoring campaigns in-flight and post-campaign analysis to improve future campaigns
  • Interact weekly with the central digital support team with our media agency
  • Serve as the agency point of contact to align with our evolving business needs and continually work to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of our media budgets
  • Partner with the Data Team to establish the data strategy and usage for media and digital; set goals and KPIs to monitor performance across media, search, social, and digital properties
  • Manage the development of data-driven capabilities for media including ongoing communication with key partners (Facebook, Google…), development of testing/learning plans with the field, and driving the roll-out of new products and conversion-oriented activities
  • Partner with the SVP of Marketing ensuring that all plans are strategically aligned with the overall marketing strategy
  • Develop materials to assist regional teams with enhancing their local teams’ digital capabilities.
  • Integrate state-of-the-art digital strategies and recent learnings into international media strategy documents for upcoming films
  • Lead the test & learn agenda. Determine the yearly/quarterly goals with the team and stakeholders and oversee the implementation of them
  • Commission white papers and POVs on current topics of importance to our local plans – manages creation, revisions, and distribution to the field
  • Participate in regular conversations with regional leads for digital about local issues and specific plan concerns. Develop relationships with key local digital staff
  • Join select meetings of the domestic digital team in order to understand the overall strategy and find information relevant for sharing widely as it relates to paid digital media
  • Responsible for local plan reviews as needed
  • Manage media budget investments across both short and long-term projects
  • Maintain and provide Finance with ongoing paid media budget updates and reconciliations


Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 12 years of experience in media planning
• Experience with international markets
• Must have experience running multiple teams consisting of various disciplines
• Senior leadership experience in a highly matrixed global media organization is a must
• Strong digital background

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Willingness to work evenings and weekends with short notice and be flexible with hours
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Qualifications:
• Proven ability to communicate effectively and present campaigns to executives and filmmakers
• Proficiency with analyzing the effectiveness of campaigns, including monitoring and maintaining budgets
• Outstanding organizational and leadership skills
• Ability to effectively influence and communicate cross-functionally with all levels; proven ability to self-motivate and work independently as well as collaboratively; exceptional presentation, verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to supervise and evaluate executive, professional and administrative team members

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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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