NBC Universal Director, Strategic Partnership Marketing in Universal City, California
Job Number 34142BR
Job Title Director, Strategic Partnership Marketing
Business Segment NBC Entertainment
Sub-Business NBC Ent Marketing & Digital
Posting Category Marketing
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Part of NBC Entertainment Marketing, the Brand and Digital Marketing Department is responsible for planning, executing and monitoring marketing plans and campaigns to drive multi-platform viewership throughout the entire lifecycle of NBC brands and franchises. The department is also responsible for the marketing initiatives and internal and external partnership activities that reinforce and elevate the overall NBC Entertainment Brand.
Career Level Experienced
Country United States
City Universal City
Reporting to the Vice President of Brand Marketing, the Director of Strategic Partnership Marketing will be responsible for identifying and maximizing opportunities to elevate and add incremental reach and visibility for our shows and brands through cross company initiatives with internal NBCU Comcast partners. This NBCU Comcast Cross-Company collaboration and support of each business unit’s priorities is called Symphony. Plus the role will develop and execute select external partner relationships to extend our brand. Specifically:
Establish strong working relationships with partners and properties within the NBC Universal Comcast rich portfolio of brands (broadcast and cable networks, digital properties, theme parks, film studios and Comcast/Xfinity) to develop and execute multi-platform promotional support for NBC’s priority shows.
Develop promotional support/campaigns that NBC Entertainment can contribute to other NBCU Comcast priorities company wide (e.g. Film launches, new Theme Park attractions, Xfinity products, Cable programming, Digital platforms etc).
Collaborate with other NBC Entertainment divisions including Consumer Products, International Distribution and Ad Sales to ensure brand consistency and quality of integrated campaigns.
Develop, pitch and in some cases execute brand-related Special Projects with external partners.Essential Responsibilities:
Work with the VP and President to identify NBC Entertainment’s Cross-Company (Symphony) Priorities
For Symphony priorities, work with Brand Marketing team to develop briefs for partners about shows including goals, strategies, targets and relevant insights; Monitor the show and campaign activity to adapt symphony plans and ideas and inform partners
Conduct internal cross-functional brainstorms (brand marketing, social marketing, on-air, press and programming) to generate thought-starter and/or tent-pole symphony support ideas for partners to rally around
Responsible for working with each partner to develop and bring to life each business units support plans
Manage and collaborate with NBC cross-functional teams on fulfillment of support plans including development and delivery of video, digital, print assets and merchandise, event coordination and more
Act as a communication hub for project status across various departments and divisions and manage ongoing internal and external approvals
Understand other NBCU Comcast business units and their Symphony priorities including the overall strategy, audience and goals of each symphony priority
Develop multi-platform campaigns/tactics to support partners priorities and ensure execution there-of
Develop routine Symphony related presentations and recaps (print, digital, video, speeches) and adapt them for different audiences
Co-produce Symphony related panels/presentations for corporate meetings
Participate in calls/meetings where symphony projects are discussed and/or developed
Work with the Corporate Symphony team on NBC’s presence in quarterly newsletters, sizzle reels, recaps
Maintain Symphony related budgets and annual tracking of support given and received
Cultivate relationships with sister brands and counterparts and look for cross-promotional opportunities between brands year-round; Participate in routine calls/meetings where projects/partnerships are discussed
Coordinate with NBC Consumer Products, International Distribution and Ad Sales divisions providing them important strategy and planning documents and/or creative assets to ensure a consistent brand presence. Identify cross-promotion opportunities for these departments to enhance our marketing campaigns and/or to maximize and grow the strengths of the brand/franchises across their initiatives
Support VP of Brand Marketing on Network and NBCUni Comcast initiatives and special projects as necessary
Minimum 5 years marketing and/or advertising experience, preferably at an agency, or in an entertainment industry, broadcast or cable television environment with thorough knowledge of entertainment brand marketing and advertising and able to project themselves into the minds of the consumer
Bachelor’s DegreeEligibility Requirements:
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered (note job #: 34142BR)
Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Strong understanding of internal and external marketing initiatives as well as competitive landscapes
Strategic, very creative and big thinker who can develop and execute multi-platform marketing campaigns including turn-key and custom executions
Has thorough multi-platform experience with a range of distribution platforms (programming integrations, on-air and off-air media, digital, social and affiliate marketing) and assets (video, print, digital, social, experiential creative); Understanding of phases of production
Have excellent presentation, communication, written and problem-solving skills and poised in interacting with a variety of audiences ranging from interns to the top internal and external executives
Proactive planning, solid project and time management and organizations skills and resourceful
Ability to handle multiple cross-functional projects and relationships simultaneously and prioritize while adhering to strict deadlines
Highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast paced environment
Flexible with an ability to stay focused under stressful circumstances and strong crisis management skills
Thrives in a team working environment and exhibits a positive, can-do attitude
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Keynote a plus
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