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Dir, Digital Platforms and Strategy

NBC Sports Group

Location: New York, NY
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 6/12/2019

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Job Description:

Responsibilities

The Director, DigitalPlatforms and Strategywill work with both internal and external partners to help drive the strategic, multiplatform digital content initiatives ofSportsNetNew York. The Director's primary focus is expanding availability, consumption and monetization of SNY's content across a variety of platforms. This person is also responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the company's digital platforms. This role will report directly toSNY's President.

Job Duties
  • Help lead SNY's digital content strategy by developing, executing, and aligning multiplatform strategies based upon current and emerging trends in the linear and digital programming space
  • Direct SNY's strategy on all innovations and renovations of all digital products including website, mobile app, podcast platforms, VOD and direct-to-consumer.
  • Collaborate withkey contacts at SNY's platform partnersto create and evolve best in class distribution portals on all platforms
  • Oversee and maintain SNY's digital budget
  • Partner withSNY'sremote and studioproduction teamsfor content deliveryacross various platforms
  • Identify innovative ways to implement newand existingcontent and monetization strategies across all platforms and communicate plan to key stakeholders across all levels
  • Develop and maintain close relationships with network content and revenue partners such as sports teams, advertisers, and other related businesses
  • Collaborate with other departments, including sales, marketingand production, to create and execute programming initiatives to expand the brand
  • Match business objectives against opportunities and perform market intelligence
  • Lead partnership evaluation process; outline value exchange; coordinatemodelingwith Finance
  • Run point on follow ups with internal/external parties to make partnerships operational
  • Develop, manage, and maximize external partnerships that drive growth for SNY's digital platforms
  • Find new ways to approach existing business to generate more revenue or operate more efficiently


Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or relevant work experience
  • Minimum six (6) years' experience in content distribution, platform development and partnerships within the media industry
  • The ideal candidate is both strategic and detail-oriented, as well as a great influencer, with proven leadership experience, and is familiar with SNY
  • Strong experience in and knowledge of the digital distribution and product fields with the ability to create actionable plans that utilize cutting edge digital opportunities
  • This individual must be comfortable working with all levels and geographies of the organization, and across the business, production, technology, and sales teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Deep understanding of content strategy with an ability to manage a portfolio of programs across different platforms


Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
  • Ability to travel as required
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Desired Characteristics

  • Strong knowledge of linear and nonlinear viewing habits and media consumption patterns and great awareness of the latest trends in a changing media landscape
  • Analytical / strategic thinker, creative problem solver, resourceful, able to initiate change and motivate innovation and creativity
  • Strong leader and persuasive communicator with a vision; proven ability to self-motivate, work independently as well as collaboratively and motivate and inspire a team; excellent writing and verbal presentation skills
  • Exceptional execution-focus with the ability to multi-task and lead wide ranging business initiatives
  • Working knowledge of New York sports




 

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