NBC Universal Brand & Creative Strategist, Manager, International in Singapore, Singapore

Job Number 33557BR

Job Title Brand & Creative Strategist, Manager, International

Business Segment CNBC

Sub-Business CNBC International

Posting Category Digital Media

About Us CNBC is the leading global broadcaster of live business and financial news and information, reporting directly from the world’s major financial markets via three regional TV networks in Asia, EMEA and the US. CNBC.com is the preeminent financial news source on the web featuring video, real-time market analysis and dynamic financial tools. CNBC serves the world’s most powerful audience of CEOs, senior executives, the financial services industry and private investors and is available in more than 385 million homes worldwide. CNBC is a division of NBCUniversal.

CNBC Catalyst is the in-house advertising agency of CNBC International, created to be the secret door for brands to access the C-Suite. By knowing exactly what makes this elusive audience tick, we provide our clients with an array of opportunities not even they thought were possible.

For more information, please visit us at cnbccatalyst.com, cnbc.com, nbcuniversal.com

Career Level Experienced

Country Singapore

State/Province - -

City Singapore

Responsibilities

The Brand & Creative Strategist, Manager, International, is part of a team that develops and proposes innovative creative solutions (using all assets available to CNBC clients; digital, video / TV, events, research, etc.) for CNBC Catalyst’s commercial partners. The primary aim is maximising net revenue and delivering on clients’ and the sales teams’ KPIs .

Qualifications/Requirements

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

International:

  • This role works within the Brand and Creative Strategy group, a team of five total. Reporting to the team director, the candidate works closely with team members in London and Singapore to deliver results.

  • The role is a senior team member as will contribute to the systems and processes within the team to ensure the best possible solutions are being developed for clients through the front-line sales team.

Regional:

  • Work with the front line sales team to respond to briefs with (principally) bespoke, strategic digital or TV content solutions. Responses will range from verbal input to producing a text-based proposal or creating a detailed ‘PowerPoint’ proposal and presenting it directly to the client or agency

  • Work with the Catalyst Content Studio commercial production team to ensure accurate production cost estimates and communicating details to the front line sales team (for media planning)

  • Create project plans and assist in the deal review process for every successfully converted proposal to ensure a smooth hand-over from pitch to contract and then to execution/production

  • Work with the broader Catalyst BCDE team to ensure optimal pitch to deal conversion rates and repeat clients

  • Keep up-to-date with industry and technological advancements particularly in digital advertising/targeting and b2b events and evolve client pitch and presentation process

  • Staying informed on:

o Business news, how CNBC covers it and the key business and political newsmakers

o CNBC’s regional programming and editorial schedules (TV and digital)

o Regional regulatory environments for media owners

o Competitive landscape – other media owner; strategies, client wins/losses

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Expertise in TV and digital content development, including native advertising

  • Experience developing or producing factual programming for broadcast on either TV on online

  • Strong understanding of digital marketing, track record of leading strategic marketing advice and experience of campaign development

  • In-depth knowledge of latest trends in marketing, particularly digital and b2b events

  • Excellent, innovative and persuasive, written, verbal and visual communication skills

  • A collaborative, ‘can do’ approach that encourages co-operation between internal departments and helps to enhance CNBC’s client relationships

  • Creativity and a passion for innovative problem solving

  • An ability to multi-task and thrive in a high-pressured environment; meet deadlines and effectively prioritise projects

  • All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove they are able to work in Singapore

REQUIREMENTS

  • University degree and media qualification preferred

  • Willingness to travel as required and to work flexible hours when necessary

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.