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Content Distribution Strategist

REQ ID:  5997

New York, New York, US, 10022

Position Summary:

The Content Partnerships team manages relationships with the NBA's domestic content partners and platforms. The group oversees the distribution of NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and USA Basketball games and other basketball-related content nationwide. Candidate will play a key role in evaluating potential content partnerships and multi-disciplinary coordination across business lines to ensure the success of those partnerships. Responsibilities will include deal strategy, market intelligence, financial modeling and analysis, evaluation of current and proposed partnerships and a broad range of other strategic and financial analysis.


Major Responsibility:

- Provide financial and quantitative analytical support to evaluate potential opportunities across the Content Partnerships team

- Lead fact-based modeling and valuation analyses to assist in the development of negotiating strategy

- Be a key contributor in structuring deals and participate in negotiations with potential partners

- Perform research and maintain market intelligence across diverse categories (e.g., other sports and entertainment media deals, industry trends and competitive landscape, etc.)

- Provide both ongoing and ad hoc data analyses with the goal of informing business decisions

- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to a broad range of internal and external constituents

- Develop presentations and other supporting materials/analyses for Senior Management


Required Skills/Knowledge:

- Passion for and knowledge of media landscape, content licensing models and sports content offerings

- Outstanding quantitative, financial, research, modeling and problem-solving skills

- Strong knowledge of corporate finance and basic accounting

- Teamwork skills and flexibility

- Experience working and multi-tasking in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

- Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills (whether to senior management or external business partners)

- Self-starter who can work independently within set objectives

- Curiosity and drive to uncover root causes of unexpected outcomes

- The right candidate will be able to explain, and where needed, defend her/his analysis both orally and in writing

- Minimum 2-3 years investment banking, private equity, consulting firm or media corporate finance experience from top-tier company/firm(s)

- Strong facility and familiarity with MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word



BA/BS degree required

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

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