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VP Sports Distribution

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title VP Sports Distribution

Jobid 23768-398952

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 39008BR

**Job Title** VP Sports Distribution

**Business Segment** Global Distribution and International

**Sub-Business** International TVD

**Posting Category** Sales

**About Us** NBCUniversal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the US and international marketplaces. The International Television Distribution division is responsible for the international distribution of NBCUniversal product to all forms of linear and digital media. This includes distribution of current and library theatrical movies, direct-to-video movies, documentaries and specials, plus all forms of television product – scripted TV series, non-scripted TV series, mini-series, animation and TV movies.

**Country** United Kingdom

**State** - -

**City** London




• Exceptional achievements in the field of sales including live events and library catalogues

• Good contacts in the sports industry including federations, broadcasters, rights holders, digital platforms and sponsors

• A demonstrated track record of success; strong leadership and financial skills

• Knowledge of sports media market in international territories

• Working knowledge of sports production for live events

• Familiarity with the critical elements of deal structuring, including pricing and media rights

• Excellent understanding of the digital landscape and the associated evolution of the market

• Ability to value sports rights as part of future business planning

• Working knowledge of the means of distribution of live and taped sports television programming

• Strategy and business development experience a plus

• Willingness to travel extensively

• Excellent negotiation skills

• Strong numerical and analytical skills

• Strong creative mind

• Must work effectively under own initiative

• Minimum BA or equivalent degree

• Minimum of 8 years’ experience working in sports and media industry


• Strong sales & marketing background

• Experience in Golf industry and/or familiarity, passion and knowledge of the sport

• Experience in key international growth markets such as APAC territories

• Sports media agency experience

• Digital media sales experience

• Experience in Business Development and Strategy, a plus

• Fluency in foreign language(s), a plus

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the company


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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.


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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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