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Director, Media Strategy & Business Development

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NFL New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 months ago

The NFL Media Group is seeking a Media Strategy & Business Development Director who will be responsible for pursuing and managing key partnerships, content and distribution opportunities and supporting development of the NFL's media strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to be in a leadership role at the NFL across a broad range of traditional and digital media channels. This role requires a strong leader who can combine a solid understanding of the overall media and digital media space with a comprehensive foundation in business analysis.


The successful Director will:

  • Identify, develop and execute business strategies for key media business areas

  • Proactively identify new market initiatives by assessing new markets and analyzing business opportunities

  • Conduct financial analyses and develop proposals for new business opportunities

  • Take a meaningful role in all aspects of the deal development and prospecting, sourcing, negotiating and closing, including proactively identifying potential business partners and negotiating agreements

  • Partnership & client management

  • Create and participate in strategic presentations to senior executives inside and outside the organization

Effectively manage others to meet deadlines and deliverables

Special Skills/Abilities:

  • Proven ability to think strategically and analytically

  • Have a strong understanding of media trends, evolution of platforms/consumption, and understand the business dynamics/models of media properties

  • Effective presentation creation abilities

  • Strong understanding of financial analysis and modeling

  • Strong command of contracts and experience working with legal professionals

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects

  • A team player who is capable of interacting and working cross-functionally in a multi-function organization

  • Work along-side, manage, and help develop a group of junior professionals across a variety of projects

Ideal Experience:

Education of Equivalent Experience:

  • 5-10 years of experience in business development at a leading media company, consulting, private equity/venture capital, investment banking (preferably in TMT groups)
  • Bachelor's degree, with an MBA preferred

A Director will be a bright, highly motivated and pro-active, confident media professional. It is essential that this person be a team player with a competitive but collaborative style. He/she will be a proactive, with an ability to work independently and anticipate the business needs.

A Director should have a "can do" attitude and be able to work effectively in developing media and strategies. The ability to make decisions that are strategically well conceived will further characterize the successful candidate.

A Director will possess diplomacy skills and the ability to work effectively within a fast-paced environment. In addition to strong interpersonal abilities, excellent verbal, written and oral presentation skills are essential.

A Director will have experience managing a team, collaboratively working on multiple projects and providing them with development opportunities.

A Director should be a fan of spectator sports in order to relate to the user experience of sports fans and visitors to NFL Media properties.

Additional traits include:

  • Risk-oriented

  • Strong sense of prioritization and time management

  • Hard-working

  • Detail-oriented

  • Able to establish credibility quickly in order to effectively interface at all levels in a complex organization

  • A strong personal style that will enable him/her to persuade and motivate others to accomplish corporate goals

  • A solid work ethic; positive attitude and potential for continued career growth

  • High integrity

  • Comfortable in both large, matrixed organizations, and in lean, "start-up like" environments

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