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Business Planning & Operations Manager


Englewood Cliffs, NJ 05-04-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Business Planning & Operations Manager
CNBC's executive memberships business, CNBC Councils, is seeking a Planning & Operations Manager who will play a prominent role in tracking, analyzing, and managing key components of our fast-growing business.

The Planning & Operations Manager partners with the membership development and engagement managers to ensure CNBC's executive membership programs have flexible and sustainable strategy and operations capable of scaling at the speed of a news organization. This role also works closely with editorial and production leadership.

What you'll do:

Sales Planning
• Develop and vet lead lists to prepare, organize and maintain list of targets, keeping them up to date with contact information using database tools
• Gather and analyze data on target segments and industries
• Research and understand industry trends to help team forecast effectively and make smart predictions
• Own, maintains, and regularly update sales and engagement data tools

Analysis & Reporting
• Track attendance and engagement metrics in partnership with engagement manager
• Track key sales metrics in partnership with membership acquisition manager
• Own and execute ongoing reporting
• Manage quarterly and annual forecasting budget and planning exercises in collaboration with Director and finance team
• Track and submit expenses for team budget and forecasts

Business Planning and Project management
• Assume operational leadership of projects as needed. This could include a range of projects, such as building an ops function for a new business line or managing complex cross-functional efforts to deliver key business outcomes
• Track milestones of project plans and report out to leadership on progress, challenges and issues
• Support cross-functional leaders on managing projects for key initiatives
• Develop weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting on all projects driving the CNBC Councils business across groups

What we'll offer:

At CNBC Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, you'll have access to great perks and amenities: 
• Sweat it out -- Free onsite fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, basketball court and running course, plus daily group classes 
• Eat up -- Gourmet cafeteria with daily specials plus soup and salad bars 
• Unwind -- Massage therapy, ping pong tables, foosball 
• Extras -- Dry cleaning, shoe shining and sneak peeks  

Don't have a car? No problem! We offer free shuttle transportation to and from multiple locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Hoboken and Jersey City   

When you join the NBCUniversal family, you'll get…

We're a global company that values our employee's individual experiences and wellbeing. We know that we're smarter, more dynamic and better together. That's why we offer benefits and perks to meet your unique needs. Read more about them on our careers site here. We invite you to seek the excitement, the challenges and the opportunities that make working here so rewarding.

What you'll bring:
• 4 years of proven experience in business operations, consulting, strategic planning
• Experience in developing project roadmaps and strategic planning around major growth initiatives
• Strong business acumen: ability to approach complex business problems in a structured way and drive rapidly towards insight
• Strong people influencing skills, including a demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams and influence a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Superior verbal and written communication skills at all levels of an organization Experience with planning process, and/or metrics and measurement desired
• Team player with a positive attitude who thrives in a collaborative work environment

Desired Characteristics

You'll stand out if:
• Experience in media, professional events or memberships for senior executives a plus
• Able to multi-task and prioritize, and capable of handling projects with minimal oversight in a fast-paced environment
• Detail-oriented self-starter with strong problem-solving and project management skills
• Must be entrepreneurial and self-starter with the ability to fully own and drive projects forward

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rvyqjn-3-238-72-122-42 in your application.