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Director, Strategy - Streaming

9043

New York, NY, US, 10036

Business Development
New York
Full-Time

Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from ViacomCBS, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream ViacomCBS Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.

 

ViacomCBS Streaming’s Strategy and Business Development team is looking to hire a Director of Strategy! We want you to help build and lead strategy for the ViacomCBS Streaming organization, including Paramount+ and Pluto TV. Working directly with multiple groups across ViacomCBS, including Content, Distribution and Business Development, Product and Technology, Marketing, Sales, International and corporate leadership to define and complete the streaming strategy for ViacomCBS. This role will report to the Senior Vice President, Strategy and will be based out of the New York office. This is a meaningful role with a broad range of responsibilities, including:

 

  • Partner with the streaming leadership teams to develop, refine, and drive the global strategic vision for the ViacomCBS Strategy Team, including a coordinated strategy across free and pay streaming business lines.
  • Own and maintain key strategic initiatives, defining and advocating for business requirements, and “connecting the dots” across ViacomCBS.
  • Work to establish key objectives, monitor progress, and measure outcomes.
  • Thoroughly assess new business opportunities (both qualitatively and quantitatively); help develop complete business plans to support entry if appropriate
  • Support distribution and business development team with partnership strategy and deal analysis.
  • Identify and evaluate strategic opportunities through market research, benchmarking, and business modeling.
  • Facilitate the flow of ideas and information within the streaming group and the broader company.

 

Basic Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master of Business Administration strongly preferred
  • Minimum 5 + years shown in Strategy, Business Development, Consulting, Investment Banking experience
  • Deep quantitative and analytical skills, with a shown ability to apply data to drive decision making

 

Additional Qualifications

 

  • Strong curiosity in entertainment and media, streaming content
  • Experience in digital subscription services and/or digital retail, e-commerce
  • Shown experience in Business Development, Marketing and Finance
  • Strong leadership skills with experience building and leading teams in an entrepreneurial environment
  • Comfortable working with senior executives across the organization, using influence and negotiation skills to articulate, support and recap key projects
  • Ability to work cross-functionally across a large and complex organization with shown success collaborating to tackle problems
  • Ability to multi-task, work autonomously and adapt to a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to operate independently and lead multiple teams and time-sensitive projects simultaneously
  • Intimate knowledge of the media and technology ecosystem
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and ability to cultivate positive relationships cross-functionally

 

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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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