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ViacomCBS Director of Business Operations & Strategy, ViacomCBS Digital Sales in New York, New York

REF#: 37832

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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DESCRIPTION:

Role Details:

As the Director of Business Operations & Strategy, ViacomCBS Digital Sales, you will work closely with the ViacomCBS Digital Sales senior leadership team as well as a wide-ranging set of partners including HR, finance, marketing, operations, corporate strategy, product development/innovation, research, and ViacomCBS brands. In your role, you will report and be a key strategic advisor and executional partner to the Senior Vice President, ViacomCBS Digital Sales Strategy by delivering across three core responsibilities: 1) supporting strategic planning and analysis, 2) identifying and structuring continuous improvement opportunities, and 3) leading and contributing to high-priority projects and initiatives. Sample projects include sizing new business opportunities, driving organizational design conversations, crafting all-hands programming, and leading the development of KPIs and disseminating key insights across sales teams.

The ideal candidate has a passion for and knowledge of the media/advertising ecosystem, can draw upon a wide range of experiences and frameworks to creatively tackle complex problems, has superior communication, presentation, and storytelling skills, can naturally and quickly develop relationships with a side set of partners, and is comfortable with crafting and implementing solutions and tactics at scale.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Support strategic planning and high-priority management decisions

  • Lead and contribute to the top organizational projects and initiatives on an ongoing or ad-hoc basis, working collaboratively across the global organization

  • Structure and execute operational and strategic initiatives by developing work plans, gathering and synthesizing relevant data, leading analyses, and developing final recommendations

  • Identify and structure new improvement opportunities and projects

  • Advise on and help drive the organizational agenda, Working with a cross-functional leadership team to keep everyone aligned on key business goals

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications:

What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • 10+ years of applicable experience

  • MBA, corporate strategy and/or prior consulting experience preferred

  • Ownership mentality and attention to detail

  • Operational experience in a complex, fast-paced, dynamic, and results-oriented environment

  • Development and implementation of business policies

  • Strong command of the media/advertising ecosystem, including programmatic and data-driven strategies and techniques

  • Experience with large data sets, synthesizing insights, financial/operational modeling, and recommending actions from data

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Familiarity with various business functions (technology, finance, HR, marketing, product, content, distribution, etc.

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and G Suite applications

  • Familiarity with sales CRM and reporting tools, such as Salesforce & Tableau

FUNCTION: General Management

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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