ViacomCBS Vice President, Strategy and Business Development in New York, New York
About The Brand
Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).
Overview and Responsibilities
We're seeking a highly motivated, strategic problem-solver with stellar analytical and presentational skills. Our ideal Vice President-level candidate will work across all Nickelodeon networks and key partners (e.g., programming, digital, consumer products, experiences, games, etc.) and contribute to the Group’s overall strategy and strategic direction.
We are fundamentally about innovation. Inspiration, creativity and willingness to take risks will ultimately result in your best work - and that is what we want! Using your talent and experiences, we’re asking you to experiment, to make a mess, to have fun, to always make it feel fresh and to find the kid inside you. Does this sound exciting? Then this may be the perfect opportunity!
Our ideal candidate will be responsible for identifying inorganic opportunities, analyzing their merits, communicating the opportunity to ViacomCBS management, and being the key contact to M&A teams in the execution of those transactions. We're looking for someone who will support the EVP, Strategy & Business Development and Nickelodeon senior management in the development of long-range strategy and plans.
Identify, analyze, and build/present new businesses opportunities and plans in accordance with our long-range strategy
Support existing businesses with analysis and planning to ensure the division’s continued growth and profitability
Drive and lead critical new growth initiatives like music, games, audio, and experiences
Build and own the creation of business plans for potential ViacomCBS/Nickelodeon mergers and acquisitions
Lead and write communications/presentations for senior management that fuse financial, performance, strategic, and competitive information cohesively
Partner with Kids & Family business lines to build support and strategy
Support deal-making with key partners and leaders
Build additional sources to stay updated on industry trends and stay competitive in the ever-changing landscape
Lead development and build out execution of recommended action plans to strategically resolve issues and address challenges that arise to achieve sustainable, profitable growth
Bring in standard methodologies to Nickelodeon Senior leaders from other Strategy divisions within ViacomCBS
Develop overall narrative, strategic story and objectives for Nickelodeon budget presentation
Partner with finance to review submissions and assess financial growth/performance
Contribute to other ad-hoc presentations as required by the senior team
Connect Nickelodeon strategy to overall ViacomCBS Strategy
Meet ad-hoc with ViacomCBS strategy heads to proactively pursue cross-division opportunities
Experience in financial analysis, investment banking or consulting
Exposure to media/entertainment or related fields
Minimum of 10 years' overall work experience
Strong analytical capabilities
Problem-solving and analytical skills with a strong attention to detail
Excellent written and oral communication skills
High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office
Strong interpersonal capabilities and project management skills
Teammate with an ambitious initiative
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.
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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY
Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-NY-New York
Job Type Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID 2020-14109