NBC Universal Commercial Director - Latin America in Universal City, California

Job Number 40062BR

Job Title Commercial Director - Latin America

Business Segment Filmed Entertainment Group

Sub-Business International Consumer Products

Posting Category Sales

About Us Universal Brand Development globally drives expansion of the company’s intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content, and consumer experiences.  Along with franchise brand management, Universal Brand Development’s core businesses include Consumer Products, Games and Digital Platforms, and Live Experiences based on the company's extensive portfolio of intellectual properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, as well as NBCUniversal cable and television.  Universal Brand Development is a business segment of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, and part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Country United States

State California

City Universal City

Responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years experience at a senior level in international licensing and product merchandising within the region with toys or hardlines category experience preferable

  • Strategic thinker able to communicate a compelling vision for the business

  • Substantive experience in international licensing and product merchandising within the region

  • Current network of strong relationships with agents, licensees, distributors and retailers within the territory

  • Background in building brands across various channels of distribution

  • Proven track record delivering growth and solid analytical/financial skills

  • Proven ability pitching and negotiating skills with the ability to close deals

  • Self-motivated professional with ability to work independently and take charge

  • Strong people person able to influence others

  • Ability to customize / create sales presentations and other materials as needed

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

  • Must be fluent in English & Spanish (speak, read & write)

Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to think strategically about the changing marketplace & consumer shopping patterns

  • Well versed in dealing with senior leadership, outside 3rd parties, talent and international contacts

  • Strong experience in softlines and/or hardlines

  • Knowledgeable of Latin America culture, and market dynamics

  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner

  • Excellent communication skills with attention to detail and the ability to develop and deliver clear and consistent messages across many different stakeholders

  • Commercially aware individual with proven ability to identify and drive strategy

  • Proven record of working cross functionally with colleagues

  • Ability to identify key priorities within a heavy workload and execute on them

  • Ambassador of the business with sufficient stature internally and externally to represent the business positively

  • Intellectually strong

  • Able to travel and geographically mobile

  • Sense of humor and practical attitude

Notices

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