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Director Business Development


New York, NY, US, 10036

Business Development
New York

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production,



The Streaming Distribution Team is responsible for the partnership-driven growth of the Paramount streaming portfolio, which includes both Paramount+ and Pluto TV! They are currently looking for a Director, Emerging Business Development - Streaming Distribution! Paramount streaming properties enjoy nearly ubiquitous distribution across a variety of key platforms, including connected TV OEMs, MVPDs, consoles, and SMP operators, such as Vizio, Samsung, Amazon, Roku, and Google. This role will focus on seeking out opportunities to build and grow new partnerships in emerging market segments. The Director, will directly contribute to our growth by identifying, evaluating, and implementing new distribution partnerships and growing our presence with existing partners (e.g., automobiles, hotels, airlines, mobile / tablets, PCs, etc).


Overview and Responsibilities

  • Lead business development efforts to build high impact relationships and facilitate the distribution of Streaming services through new and existing hardware and software integrations
  • Identify high impact partnership opportunities by applying data points to make informed decisions
  • Work with internal teams from initial negotiations through execution to ensure successful long-term partnerships
  • Develop deep product and business expertise with an ability to collect and synthesize feedback to drive our product roadmap
  • Contribute and evolve the distribution roadmap in conjunction with applicable cross-functional teams
  • Adapt quickly to changes and limitations, and communicate related concepts effectively to stakeholders
  • Proactively advocate for partners and push issues toward resolution to ensure the best possible partnership experience
  • Advocate for partner needs and consult with cross-functional stakeholders within Product-Engineering, Distribution Partnerships & Business Development, Marketing, and Monetization among other functional areas on account deep-dives to share insights that quantify opportunities for partner growth.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree or higher (MBA Preferred)
  • 5+ years in Business Development, consulting, or partnerships, preferably in the digital media / streaming industry
  • Communication and presentation experience
  • Knowledge of media technology ecosystem

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working cross-functionally
  • Experience solving problems in a collaborative environment

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


At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City