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Vice President, Content Publishing and Audience Strategy, E! News

NBC


Location:
Universal City, CA
Date:
07/21/2017
2017-07-212017-08-19
Job Code:
33558BR
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Vice President, Content Publishing and Audience Strategy, E! News

Jobid 23768-367893

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 33558BR

**Job Title** Vice President, Content Publishing and Audience Strategy, E! News

**Business Segment** Cable Entertainment

**Sub-Business** E! Entertainment

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City

**Responsibilities**

The Position:

E! News is seeking a high-performing individual to help drive our content strategy and prioritize the presentation and publishing of content. We are looking for a dynamic team player who will thrive in a fast-paced, hardworking and entrepreneurial atmosphere. This position will report to the SVP Content and Editor-in-Chief for E! News and will be based out of our Universal City headquarters. As the Vice President of Content Publishing and Audience Strategy, you will help to shape our mix of content, how and where that content is published and drive a publishing strategy that appropriately balances brand, audience and revenue goals.



You will work closely with content category leads and senior producers to identify trends, opportunities, and priorities that drive the growth of E! News across it’s owned and operated platforms, as well as key social and distributed platforms. You will also provide leadership and make recommendations for ways to drive audience and engagement across social media. The position will be responsible for presenting and articulating a unified content and audience strategy that delivers maximum value, while ensuring our brand position remains strong.



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Audience and publishing lead who looks at the landscape, identifies opportunities and creates actionable plans to take advantage of them

- Provide guidance to Content leads on what works, what does not and unexploited opportunities for growth

- Ideate and execute audience strategy for E! News

- Work with all departments to increase E! News audience across our ecosystem of platforms and across our verticals of Lifestyle, Features, Branded Content and Breaking News

- Work closely with the research team to analyze audience patterns, uncover trends and prepare the business for audience changes

- Drive and produce more value across all platforms by advising on content strategy and distribution

- Anticipate changes in market demand and work with department heads to help drive re-alignment throughout the organization

- Monitor performance and work cross-departmentally to promote content across E! News

- Deep understanding of market competitors, market trends, opportunities and competitive challenges

- Develop effective and creative audience strategies; uncover and develop new market opportunities for audience growth

- Drive internal innovation and help drive scalable execution

- Ensure resources and efforts are being included across scalable opportunities

- Manage team of audience development/content strategy

**Qualifications/Requirements**

- Minimum of 10 years of experience in audience development/content strategy at a top media brand

- Experience leading and executing successful audience development strategies; must be able to demonstrate past success through measurable audience data

**Desired Characteristics**

- Deep knowledge of multi-platform content trends and intricacies of each platform

- Strategic mindset and entrepreneurial spirit to drive revenue and audience, with a sensitivity towards the brand and brand priorities

- Experience operating within cross-functional teams

- Intellectual curiosity about and passion for media/entertainment; ability to be a creative thinker

- Superior analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail

- Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate complex concepts in a simple manner

- Dynamic manager who knows how to grow and lead teams with a team-player attitude

- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage many projects at different stages

- Must work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, deadline-driven and dynamic environment



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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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