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

Job Description

The Manager oversees day-to-day project management across his/her deal teams with the goal of driving short-term results and supporting the broader media rights strategy. Responsibilities include leading regular external communication with partners (e.g., weekly calls) as well as efficiently managing internal stakeholders / processes (seeking internal feedback, escalating issues, proposing recommendations, etc.)

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Identify, negotiate and manage partnership opportunities with media and technology companies to generate revenue and increase fan base and meet strategic objectives.
  • Collaborate with relevant internal stakeholders (Legal, Finance, Sales, Sponsorship, Content, Ops, etc.) on relevant deal points
  • Take initiative on drafting materials tied to strategic approach for rights, committee materials, partner performance updates, etc.
  • Proactively provide own perspective on project materials rather than just input / process direction from senior team members; show foresight to escalate issues as needed along with recommended solution
  • Comprehensive understanding of all aspects of each project including analysis, external considerations, impact and opportunities
  • Conduct market research and financial analysis to support strategic direction
  • Maintain budgets and P&L accountability for area of responsibility
  • Reading, interpret and negotiate commercial contracts
  • Provide partner/client support


  • Strong understanding of media landscape; stay abreast of recent news and relevant opportunities
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate details to senior management
  • Attention to detail, especially when multi-tasking across various projects in a fast pace environment; expected to execute tasks with minimal error and with high level of efficiency
  • Strong, confident personal style that can persuade and motivate others to accomplish corporate goals while holding team members accountable to a high standard of performance

Required Education and Experience:
  • 4-year degree
  • 2 years of experience, ideally in media or financial services