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Director, Strategy & Business Development - Stamford, CT

Company: NBCUniversal
Location: Stamford
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
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. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
As the Director, Strategy & Business Development, you will help lead the evaluation and execution of high priority initiatives across NBCUniversal's Media Group platforms. Specifically, you will be responsible for the development of new business strategies and identification of opportunities for revenue growth and value enhancement through rights / content acquisitions, M&A, strategic partnerships, and organic business creation.
You will work on opportunities across NBCUniversal with a focus on NBC Sports rights (Olympics, Golf, etc.), Telemundo opportunities, Digital / Audio strategy, Betting & Gaming, NIL, NBC Entertainment properties (NBC, USA, Bravo, E!, SYFY, Oxygen), and Peacock opportunities.
The scope of this role will be overseeing rigorous financial modeling and critical analysis of opportunities across the entire business including programming, production, digital, broadcast, cable, and streaming.

  • Facilitate deal processes and execution associated with analysis of new and existing rights across NBCUniversal Media Group platforms

  • Manage day-to-day communication and collaboration with ad sales, finance, programming, production, digital, marketing, legal, Telemundo, and Fandango teams

  • Oversee creation of detailed presentations to support analyses and participate in executive-level discussions on such opportunities

  • Supervise detailed financial modeling and analyses of opportunities including valuation/financial statement analyses, Net Present Value, discounted cash flow, and look-back analyses

  • Proactively identify and evaluate trends, new markets, new technology, and business opportunities in sports, media, and other related industries

  • Independently identify potential new revenue opportunities and analyze potential target acquisitions and partners consistent with strategic goals

  • Communicate findings effectively both verbally and in written form including end-to-end, polished, executive-ready presentations

  • 6+ years of professional experience, including 3 years in a highly analytical role (e.g. investment banking, consulting, corporate strategy / development or business development at a media, entertainment or tech company)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Superior quantitative skills, including strong facility with Microsoft Excel, and a sound understanding of finance and financial accounting

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent presentation skills (narrative building, influencing with data, executive presence)

  • Decisive, quick, forward-thinking, strategic, and tactical; proven ability to work across an organization at all levels with technical, creative, and executive team members under tight deadlines

  • Self-starter with experience managing various workstreams simultaneously

  • General expectation to be in the office Tuesday - Thursday, with willingness to work from the NBC Sports office in Stamford, CT two of those days each week

    Additional Requirements:
    Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week
    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.
    If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or accessnbcunicareers.comas a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by

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