DIRECTOR, DISTRIBUTION STRATEGY

US-NY-New York
Brand
Viacom
iCIMS ID
2017-7431

Overview and Responsibilities

 

Overall Responsibilities:

 

Support DBD’s Strategy & Business Operations team’s efforts to develop strategic recommendations to guide sales and distribution initiatives for the company's media network portfolio. Help lead the development and implementation of new products and business models that Viacom offers its distribution partners, in addition to providing insights on key strategy questions facing the company and overall media industry.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support affiliate and distribution strategy projects by developing data-driven analyses, conducting research online and across internal departments, and preparing plans and presentations
  • Assess new business opportunities both qualitatively and quantitatively, evaluating strategic fit, financial valuation and impact; help develop complete business plans
  • Manage the development and implementation of new products, working closely with DBD’s sales teams, networks and technology groups from inception to launch
  • Develop and communicate insights on key issues within the industry, including TV Everywhere, content windowing, and new partnerships

Basic Qualifications

  • 5-7 years in a strategy/business development or consulting role, preferably within the media industry
  • BA/BS degree from top university/college
  • Strong understanding of market trends, consumer and distributor needs, new technologies and new platforms such as VOD, out-of-home linear streaming, new formats (e.g., 4K, VR), advanced advertising and emerging digital products
  • Expertise in PowerPoint and presentation writing

  • Strong analytical and project management skills

  • Advanced Excel skills

 

 

Additional Qualifications

  • BA degree, MBA preferred, but not required
  • Outstanding written and oral communication

  • Ability to proactively prioritize and manage multiple projects with tight deadlines

  • Experience working across large organizations

  • Goal-oriented team player

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