NBC Universal Vice President, Client Strategy in New York, New York

Job Number 36266BR

Job Title Vice President, Client Strategy

Business Segment Ad Sales

Sub-Business Ad Sales Client Partnerships

Posting Category Sales

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

• Help drive growth across the NBCUniversal portfolio by applying a “Comms Planning” approach – internally and externally – across Comcast/NBCU platforms and assets

• Look at challenges from the client perspective to better understand how we can turn a client’s brand positioning into a fully realized marketing and media investment at scale.

• Master the industry categories you are assigned and be able to engage senior clients on specialized topics that drive their business.

• Work in partnership with the research team to discover insights that can be leveraged for strategic development of an account and a category.

• Apply emerging consumer data and analytics to create innovative media solutions with NBCU’s content and platforms.

• Develop robust strategic models that address client business challenges that span linear, digital, data, and social.

• Develop a conceptual framework for the sales organization to approach advertisers at a strategic top-down level in order to demonstrate the breadth and power of the portfolio to address and move specific category and client KPI’s.

• Partner with sales leadership to advance a consultative selling strategy for Comcast/NBCUniversal Portfolio of assets.

• Track media, culture and market trends as part of a high impact thought leadership program

• Suggest, support and deploy new ad products, strategic partnerships and monetization strategies

Qualifications/Requirements

• Minimum of 10 years of experience in strategic planning OR brand planning from a media, creative or brand agency, or “Comms” planning or brand strategy from a client side advertiser in media

Desired Characteristics

• Proven broad knowledge of media landscape and competitive set

• Deep understanding of strategic approach to media plan development

• Experience on variety of categories and accounts

• Understanding of business drivers within various ad categories and the ability to connect to media strategy and solutions

• Successful leadership experience and demonstration of ability to work well across an organizational matrix

• Documented success building, managing and retaining high-performance teams

• Strong communication skills

• Excellent executive-level presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills

• Management Consulting experience a plus

• Bachelors degree preferred

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