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Manager, Digital Business Development & Strategy

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Job Purpose:
UPHE’s Domestic Digital Distribution group is responsible for managing the studio’s Film and TV transactional business (Electronic Sell-Through and Video-On-Demand) across all distribution platforms. The primary role of the Manager of Digital Business Development & Strategy will be to support the negotiation and management the commercial deals for existing and new distribution partners. In addition, the position will be responsible for helping drive overall commercial strategy and new business development initiatives. This position works in close partnership with the legal, account management, product, and marketing teams to drive a coordinated account level go-to-market strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and participate in negotiations with key partners, including cable, satellite, telco and digital platforms.
  • Create and maintain various contractual analyses and deal summaries across accounts.
  • Research, evaluate and provide strategic perspective on new technologies, trends, business models/opportunities.
  • Be a strategic & subject matter expert in the digital distribution landscape/marketplace.
  • Monitor and analyze industry reports/trends regarding emerging technologies, including the competitive landscape.
  • Be “eyes & ears” in the marketplace for NBCU in terms of new technologies and digital companies; identify opportunities and risks for NBCU and help develop recommended courses of action to address.
  • Establish and manage strong relationships with key partners.
  • Establish collaborative cross-functional relationships with Legal, Account Management, Product, Marketing, Technology, and Finance teams to execute partnership requirements and deliver on business objectives.

    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 required; MBA or graduate degree in a related field strongly preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience working in business development, strategy, or content distribution.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Office applications, PowerPoint, and PowerBI.


    Eligibility Requirements:
  • 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 Characteristics:
  • Proven ability to work independently, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize appropriately.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience with long-form contractual agreements.
  • Proven ability to think creatively and strategically while handling complex issues in a corporate setting.
  • Passion for new technologies and an ability to understand its impacts on existing businesses.
  • Experience gathering and analyzing research, utilizing by internal and external industry sources.
  • MBA or graduate degree in a related field strongly preferred.

    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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