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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Product Manager

Jobid 23768-368320

Location: Amsterdam, NLD

Description **Job Number** 33639BR

**Job Title** Product Manager

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** International UPHE

**Posting Category** Marketing

**About Us** Universal Pictures International Entertainment (UPIE) is the international home entertainment division of Universal Pictures, headquartered in London and headed by President, Eddie Cunningham. UPIE markets and distributes all Universal Pictures new release and catalogue content. The Company also has a significant business in locally produced and acquired content across film, TV and special interest.

UPIE distributes through its own operations in the UK, Japan, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy and New Zealand and through a variety of distribution partnerships with other studios in Australia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Spain, Russia, Brazil and Mexico. UPIE covers another 55 territories through a network of local licensees.

In the Benelux, UPIE has the distribution rights for Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment titles, being one of the top distributors of home entertainment products in the Benelux.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** Netherlands

**State/Province** - -

**City** Amsterdam


The Product Manager is responsible for new release and campaign marketing projects for our Benelux Home Entertainment division, covering the Benelux market (based in Amsterdam). Manages assigned portfolio to achieve on-time delivery of marketing materials, enhance the release of the product and to reach the overall budget objectives. The Senior Product Manager will have 1 Product Manager supporting him as direct report.



• Develop marketing plans for new release titles;

• Develop marketing activities and strategy for all catalog campaigns;

• Management of 1 Product Managers;

• Ensure releases are made available in retail in a timely and effective manner to maximize promotion in line with new releases;

• Managing campaign & titles from scheduling through to launch as well as conduct post-campaign analysis;

• Work closely with internal counterparts in sales-, operations- and finance departments, both local and international;

• Work closely with external marketing counterparts such as PR agencies, Advertising agencies, Media and Joint Promotion Partners;

• Research & analysis of the market, using GfK retail data tool;

• Responsible for managing catalogue budget, purchase orders and tracking spend;

• Managing local critical path deadlines (gain legal approval for locally resourced artwork materials);

• Approving of all creative materials including packaging, advertising and POS;

• Localize and implement digital media (websites/ social media);

• Presentation of product plans to sales.


• Bachelor or Academic (HBO/WO) level (Marketing/Communications)

• 5-7 years’ work experience in a similar international A-branded FMCG environment (e.g. sales and/or marketing).

• Knowledge of the Dutch and Belgian retail landscape.

• A strong marketing knowledge, understanding of media, publicity and promotions.

• Knowledge or passion for movies.

Persuasive communicator: proven ability to work across functions, manage key stakeholders and influence. Strong presentation skills.

• Strong problem solving & decision making skills. Able to work to tight deadlines. Creates structure and has analytical skills.

• Strong project management skills to plan and meet campaign deadlines

• Constantly creative, promotes innovation and takes initiatives.

• Fluent in Dutch and English both speaking & writing. French is a pre.

• Has a very good commercial mindset and is ambitious.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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