Manager, Business Development - Digital Distribution & New Platforms

Role Purpose: The Manager of Business Development will focus on growing the syndication and distributed content businesses for all digital platforms at Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network.  The Business Development department is responsible for new creating new revenue streams and growing usage for the Fox News Network. This is a fast-paced role for a versatile candidate who would aggressively negotiate new distribution partnerships and grow existing relationships.  

Job Duties:

  • Grow, build and cultivate existing syndication and distributed content partnerships, including large video portals and news aggregators
  • Build, manage and prioritize a new pipeline of partners
  • Pursue and negotiate new partnership agreements and renewals
  • Work efficiently through all the phases of the business development deal cycle
  • Work effectively across many different departments and stakeholder groups across the company including finance, digital, legal, programming, engineering and marketing
  • Create and execute strategies to maximize overall revenue and usage
  • Create financial models and supporting decks to support new strategies and opportunities
  • Seek out partnerships on new technology platforms
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, technology and competitors
  • Monitor and analyze performance and data
  • Work closely with national sales and support staff around new partnerships

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years’ in digital distribution, licensing or syndication
  • 5-7 years’ overall experience
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills, meticulous follow up
  • Highly analytical, ability to interpret data, recognizing inflection points and key insights
  • Comfortable negotiating with C-level executives at other organizations
  • Master in excel, creating revenue projections and financial models
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a passion for growth and building a business
  • Exceptional understanding of digital landscape and ecosystem, key players, revenue models, big data, digital distribution, OTT and digital ad technology
  • Knowledge of basic analytic platforms (Comscore, Omniture and Chartbeat / Parse.ly)
  • College degree

Additional Job Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through careers.foxnews.com to be considered 
  • Must be willing to work in NYC
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Description of Organization:  FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news.  A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for 15 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

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