NBC Universal Manager, Pricing & Strategy in New York, New York

Job Number 30954BR

Job Title Manager, Pricing & Strategy

Business Segment Content Distribution

Sub-Business Content Distribution Finance

Posting Category Finance

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

Overview

The Manager, Pricing & Strategy, will play a central role building value for the NBCUniversal (NBCU) portfolio of network assets by developing pricing, strategy and analysis to support its Content Distribution deals. This individual will support a Vice President and Director(s) of Pricing & Strategy of the Content Distribution group in creating the economic framework and analyses in growing revenue and negotiating contracts.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain keen awareness of cable industry dynamics to provide macro points of view and the creative/critical thinking required to formulate positions, create complex economic and pricing models and conduct timely deal analysis.

  • Identify contract risks and opportunities and ensure deal economics are consistent with NBCU strategy.

  • Build robust, flexible pricing models to support multi-channel video programming distributor (MVPD) and over-the-top (OTT) distribution strategies and deals.

  • Evaluate value of rights and ability to monetize. Present strategic and financial plans to the distribution sales team to inform decision making.

  • Support other network initiatives, which may include strategic planning, valuations, long-rang plan (LRP) development, content acquisition analysis, and other ad hoc projects.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • 4+ years of experience in financial analysis and modeling for a content deal team, strategy or business development group, highly desired. Knowledge of the cable/entertainment industry a must.

  • Demonstrated analytical strength and process mindset; ability to identify creative solutions and isolate key issues quickly.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to clearly articulate rationale and support for positions and results.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; works collaboratively with a diverse team.

  • Outstanding Excel and PowerPoint skills; Medea affiliate database software knowledge a plus. Requirements:

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be 18 years or older

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

  • Quick-minded individual who is intellectually curious and thrives on diving into complex issues; develops and articulates well-supported opinions along with thorough analysis.

  • Deep interest in the rapidly changing industry, staying apprised of developments and their impact. Operates well in a fast paced, dynamic environment; flexible and adapts easily to rapid change.

  • Highly motivated, self-starter with a strong work ethic and client service mentality - available and responsive.

  • Enthusiasm to work in Sports and Entertainment Industry