Full Time Job

Manager, Distribution Strategy & Operations


Universal City, CA 05-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The position will have the opportunity to learn about the full workings of a major motion picture studio's global distribution organization by working with key business units overseen by the Vice Chairman, Chief Distribution Officer. It is a unique position to experience firsthand high-level strategic decision-making around film distribution in a fast changing media landscape.

The Manager will work directly with a small team under the SVP of Distribution Strategy & Operations on providing strategic support around windowing, new distribution models, cross-divisional business growth and innovation initiatives. Specifically, this role will:
• Build complex financial models to evaluate distribution-related decision making
• Assist developing and executing innovative growth strategies to support film distribution and operations
• Prepare comprehensive business plans, including P&L and cash flow projections, as well as NPV & ROI analysis for (i) new window/channel distribution initiatives, and (ii) internal business performance improvement, including organizational design and efficiencies
• Lead cross-functional business unit resources in critical strategic projects including market assessments and sizing of new opportunities, specific company evaluations, partnership structures and terms
• Evaluate commercial partnership opportunities
• Develop strategic relationships with companies operating across a variety of platforms in both traditional and digital consumer segments
• Conduct research and analysis related to the media landscape to track trend evolution and inform distribution priorities

Basic Qualifications:
• Advanced financial modeling skills; high proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be willing to work some late evenings and occasional holidays or weekends per business need
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if the Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols

Desired Characteristics
• MBA preferred
• 4+ years of professional experience that includes one of the following: management consulting; investment banking; business development, strategy, corporate development, or corporate finance
• Superior analytical, presentation and communication skills – written and verbal
• Strong business / financial acumen - ability to form judgments with little guidance and work well independently
• A solid understanding and passion for film and/or media industry business models
• Self-starter with an ability to work well within a dynamic environment
• Forward-thinking, strategic, tactical and detail-oriented; proven ability to work across an organization at all levels with technical, creative, and executive team members
• Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information in a discrete manner
• Ability to identify key priorities within a heavy workload and execute on them

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro9q14-34-231-247-88-42 in your application.