Dir, Media Strategy & Business Dev - New York , New York, United States, 10001

Job Description

The NFL Media Group is seeking a Media Strategy & Business Development Director who will be responsible for pursuing and managing key partnerships, content and distribution opportunities and supporting development of the NFL's media strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to be in a leadership role at the NFL across a broad range of traditional and digital media channels. This role requires a strong leader who can combine a solid understanding of the overall media and digital media space with a comprehensive foundation in business analysis.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop and execute business strategies for key media business areas
  • Proactively identify new market initiatives by assessing new markets and analyzing business opportunities
  • Conduct financial analyses and develop proposals for new business opportunities
  • Take a meaningful role in all aspects of the deal development and prospecting, sourcing, negotiating and closing, including proactively identifying potential business partners and negotiating agreements
  • Partnership & client management
  • Create and participate in strategic presentations to senior executives inside and outside the organization
  • Effectively manage others to meet deadlines and deliverables


  • Proven ability to think strategically and analytically
  • Have a strong understanding of media trends (traditional and digital), evolution of platforms/consumption, and understand the business dynamics/models of media properties
  • Effective presentation creation abilities
  • Strong understanding of financial analysis and modeling
  • Strong command of contracts and experience working with legal professionals
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
  • A team player who is capable of interacting and working cross-functionally in a multi-function organization
  • Work along-side, manage, and help develop a group of junior professionals across a variety of projects

Ideal Experience:

Education of Equivalent Experience:
  • 5-10 years of experience in business development at a leading media company, consulting, private equity/venture capital, investment banking (preferably in TMT groups)
  • 5 years of management experience
  • Bachelor's degree, with an MBA preferred