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Director, Promotions & Partnerships, Focus Features

NBCUniversal, LLC, Universal City, California

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Role Purpose: The Director, Promotions & Partnerships is responsible for managing all consumer-facing initiatives at Focus Features. As part of the marketing team, the role will be tasked with developing, negotiating, and executing on various promotions and partnerships for each film’s release.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop strategy and manage overall execution of unique and impactful partnership programs to build awareness for feature film releases and affinity for Focus Features brand
  • Identify, pursue, and develop deals with external brand partners, conducting outreach, meetings and calls, and creating pitch materials and outlines to negotiate and secure deals
  • Collaborate with internal marketing teams to finalize and expand deal points, working closely with Production, Publicity/Field Promotions, Creative Advertising, Digital, Media, In-Theater Marketing, Legal and Home Entertainment teams
  • Run the deal approval, creative execution, and partnership contract drafting process
  • Oversee brand partnerships and event management from ideation to execution of partnerships and experiential activations
  • Contribute to and lead, as required, the development of partnership programs and sweepstakes for the Focus Insider community.
  • Manage e-commerce strategy including development of original goods & apparel, forming partnerships, and growing overall revenue.
  • Work alongside NBCU Ad Sales to form client relationships and develop content monetization opportunities.
  • Identify, pursue, and develop deals with external brand partners, conducting outreach, meetings and calls, and creating pitch materials and outlines to negotiate and secure deals
  • Collaborate with internal marketing teams to finalize and expand deal points, working closely with Production, Publicity/Field Promotions, Creative Advertising, Digital, Media, In-Theater Marketing, and Home Entertainment teams
  • Run the deal approval and creative execution process
  • Create campaign postmortems to share with internal teams, as well as competitive research reports on other studio partnerships and relevant industries


Qualifications/Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:
• Experience/Education: Bachelor’s degree, plus a minimum of 4 years in brand marketing and/or entertainment partnership and promotions experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Mac software programs (Keynote)

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

Desired Characteristics:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Effective team building skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
• Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
• Problem-solving, creative thinking and solution oriented
• Must have an open communication style which considers managing expectations with multiple stakeholders
• Strategic critical thinker who also has a high attention to detail and organizational skills
• Analyzing and applying data to improve results
• Outside-of-the-box thinking and ability to engage partners with new ideas and creative approaches
• The ability to develop meaningful working relationships with important internal and external partners and filmmakers, when applicable
• Self-starter with high level of initiative, proactivity, and persistence
• Passionate, committed with a high level of energy
• Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and follow-through

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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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