Monday, May 3, 2010

Director of Emerging Business: Telemundo

Director of Emerging Business

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Date Posted:

12 April 2010


Digital Media - Functional Management


NBC Universal - Universal Television Group

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Hialeah, Florida, United States
About Us

Telemundo Network Group LLC is a U.S. Spanish-language television network committed to broadcast unique and outstanding national and local entertainment, news and sports programming to the fast-growing U.S. Hispanic audience. Telemundo targets this growing and vibrant audience by delivering the best in Latino entertainment. The network's schedule features a wide range of original programming, including novelas, talk shows, original sitcoms, sports and news, children's programming, blockbuster movies, reality, entertainment and music programs. Telemundo Communications Group, Inc. is wholly-owned by The General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) and is an operating subsidiary of NBC Universal, the nation's leading broadcast network and film and television studio.We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package and the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Role Summary/Purpose

Develop and lead strategy for emerging aspects of Telemundo’s media businesses including Mobile, VOD, EST, IPTV for the US and International Markets
The role is responsible for acting as an internal and external evangelist for Telemundo’s Emerging Business Unit. This position reports to the EVP of Digital Media and Emerging Business.
Essential Responsibilities

* Partner with Digital, TV Programming and Telemundo Studios to create new “windows” for Telemundo content across platforms.
* Collaborate with Ad Sales Team and Digital Distribution teams to drive incremental Sponsorship and Subscription revenues.
* Work closely with International Team to seek synergies and cost savings for global initiatives


Basic Qualifications:

* Minimum 3 years experience in Business Planning, Launching and Development expertise-Client Portfolio
* Sales Experience-clear understanding of the sales process and creativity in creating “Solutions”
* Conversant with Technical and Digital Terms

Eligibility Requirements:
* External applicants are encouraged to submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #1168999 ). Internal applicants must submit EMS via the GE Career Opportunity System (COS)
* Must be willing to work in Hialeah, FL
* Must be able to travel
* Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation including a credit check
* Must be 18 years or greater
* Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
* Must be available to work evenings and weekends
* Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Desired Characteristics

* Start Up and Creative Experiences a Plus
* Avid Fan of Mobile Multimedia
* Bilingual with Deep Understanding of Hispanic Markets

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