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Manager, Licensing & Partner Relations

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Role Summary
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.
UPHE’s Digital Distribution group is responsible for managing the Studio’s Film, TV, and Non-Theatrical business that includes licensing content to Airlines. This role is a multi- functional role, working with the Commercial, Operations, Marketing, Legal and Finance teams.

The Manager will support day-to-day commercial initiatives for the Airline Content Licensing business. This position will support the VP on deal management and negotiation, manage the flow of licensing, the release schedule, and marketing information to internal the teams including Operations, Finance, Legal and external clients. The Manger will ensure all timelines are met, and standard process workflows are satisfied in order to facilitate the licensing/servicing UPHE’s global content.

Responsibilities
  • Assist in managing commercial licensing negotiations and licensing agreements.
  • Manage and respond to licensing inquires, including pricing and bookings.
  • Research title rights and title hold backs for Film & TV product, and work with team to ensure all title information is reflected accurately in the systems.
  • Utilize internal systems to track upcoming release dates, work with Studio partners on all product updates and create slate of upcoming titles for internal and external use.
  • Manage TV & Film expirations and internal/external communication.
  • Manage license tracking and communicate relevant updates to internal including Operations, Finance and Legal teams.
  • Handling trafficking approvals for client access to internal asset management systems and updating internal teams with client information.
  • Assist in updating technology system requirements and communicate out to clients as needed.
  • Manage and maintain airlines release schedule ensuring accuracy of all information.
  • Develop and manage monthly client newsletter, email distribution lists and other documents. required by the airline and CSP partners.
  • Work with V.P to manage annual client events including LA Screenings and industry shows.
  • Track both Studio and Content Service Provider/Airline competitive and industry information.
  • Create and manage various monthly tracking reports.
  • Assist on-going day to day work management as necessary and assigned.

    The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the company.


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience of working within media/content distribution business.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize tasks.

    Eligibility Requirement’s
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA.
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.
  • 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 willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

    Desired Qualifications
  • Experience of working within media/content distribution business.
  • Team-player who can successfully operate in a team-oriented setting and can demonstrate interpersonal, communication, people, and project management skills.
  • Strong project planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Be proactive about creating efficiencies throughout process.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to document work process including proper escalation & communication procedures.
  • Prior experience with inflight airline content licensing preferred but not necessary.

    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.

    NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.
  • 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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