Director, Digital Distribution & Growth – NBC Sports Regional Networks

NBC Sports Group
Stamford, CT

Responsibilities

Role Purpose
The Director, Digital Distribution & Growth will work with both internal and external partners to help drive the strategic digital initiatives of the NBC Sports Regional Networks. The Director’s primary focus is expanding availability, consumption and monetization of the Regional Networks’ content across a variety of platforms. This role will report directly to the VP, Platforms & Strategy.
 
Job Duties

  • Match business objectives against opportunities and perform market intelligence
  • Lead partnership evaluation process; outline value exchange; coordinate modeling with Finance
  • Assist with deal negotiation or customization of NBCU's agreements for the Regional Networks
  • Run point on follow ups with internal/external parties to make partnerships operational
  • Perform ongoing account maintenance; position accounts for growth
  • Coordinate the day-to-day interactions with external contacts and internal stakeholders
  • Mine partnerships to maximize business opportunities
  • Develop account and market-specific expertise and knowledge
  • Manage special projects
  • 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 seven (7) years’ experience in media 
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in partnerships or content distribution

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered 
  • Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States 
  • Must be 18 years or older 
  • 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

  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Detailed-oriented with consistent follow through 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Analytical thinker 
  • Ability to develop solid relationships 
  • High energy self-starter with strong work ethic 
  • Multi-tasker 
  • Understanding of sports is a plus

About Us


At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consist of 9 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with award-winning breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming to more than 43 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago, NBC Sports Washington, NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Northwest, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia+ and SportsNet New York.