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Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, News Group

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The NBCU News Group Strategy & Business Development team works closely with our business unit leaders and senior management to facilitate decision making through strategic and financial analysis as well as through day-to-day negotiations with key partners. Driving projects from concept stage to conclusion, the team contributes directly to the operational excellence across our business, as well as to the development and implementation of the News Group’s growth strategy. This role reports into the Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development of the News Group.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Working closely with News Group management to lead and execute BD projects – these can range from equity investments to partnerships, strategic initiatives to project implementation
  • Working closely with internal NBCU and Comcast stakeholders and business units to evaluate both organic and inorganic opportunities
  • Leading stakeholder teams for deal execution with active involvement and leadership in all major commercial negotiations
  • Driving collaboration and building strong relationships within the company
  • Creating and/or giving guidance for executive presentations to clearly communicate analysis, findings, and recommendations
  • Reviewing analytical growth models to support greenlighting investment decisions
  • Representing NBCU News Group in the external market – actively network to build strong relationships and have full understanding of the competitive landscape


Qualifications:
• Minimum of 10 years of experience in investment banking, management consulting, strategic planning, and/or business development ideally in the entertainment or media technology industries
• Superior strategic, financial and relationship building skills
• Demonstrable experience working on investments and partnership transactions
• Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, including significant modelling experience

Desired Characteristics:
• Keen interest in the media industry (in particular news, TV, and digital media)
• Ability to handle and oversee multiple tasks under tight deadlines
• Ability to manage a multi-stakeholder project team at various levels
• Superior strategic, analytical and presentation skills; ability to articulate and execute strategies; proven track record of successful negotiations
• Superior influencing skills and the ability to gain the respect of, and build a rapport with, multiple constituencies, internally and externally
• Excellent communicator (both written and verbal) with strong interpersonal skills; confident in communication with senior management
• Interest and expertise in digital technologies
• Verifiable success in building or contributing to high-performance teams
• Proactive, enthusiastic, and strong team player enabling easy integration into a fast-moving, hard-working team
• MBA 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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