Director, Business Development & Growth Initiatives

Job Number: R50019189

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Ad Sales, Strategy & Business Development

Location Type: Remote

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York ;   •   USA Remote **

Job Posting Date: August 1, 2022

**Remote: Fox Corporation has remote/virtual (or "work-from-home") positions available within the United States to qualified individuals who live in some areas of the United States. Remote opportunities are not available in all areas

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Growth Team is a critical group that is focused on scaling FOX's Digital and Advanced TV business and supporting new initiatives that contribute to growth. The growing importance of digital, partnerships, and advanced TV in FOX's business model makes this a critical role for the ad sales organization and one that is focused on driving change and identifying significant growth opportunities.

The Director, Business Development and Strategy, Growth Initiatives will be responsible for contributing to FOX Corp Ad Sales’ short and long-term growth plan by executing commercial agreements, managing day-to-day partnerships, and identifying opportunities across the media ecosystem. The Director, Business Development and Strategy, Growth Initiatives will have projects that include: supplementary programmatic advertising products (“header-bidding”), identity adoption for cookie/IFA deprecation, and distribution expansion for Fox News Media products/services.

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify, initiate, and lead deals/partnerships for Digital and Advanced TV growth initiatives

  • Rapidly assess opportunities and build metrics-driven business cases for (or against) new business lines, products, and partnerships

  • Deep understanding of the advertising technology landscape and ensure agreements/partnerships are built to support business goals and objectives

  • Support the development and execution of M&A activities related to advertising sales

  • Create presentations for clear and simple executive communications

  • Contribute to the development of the overall annual strategic and financial plans for Digital and Advanced TV sales

  • Drive monetization of new offerings by assisting with the commercialization strategy, operationalizing wing-to-wing processes for new initiatives, and measuring outcomes 

  • Act as an internal consultant by aligning various teams on unified goals

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 5+ years previous relevant work experience; this could include professional services (e.g., consulting, investment banking) or media experience at a large network/publisher

  • Familiar with AWS, Snowflake service offerings is highly preferred

  • Proven quantitative analytical abilities, including Excel modeling skills

  • Strong PowerPoint skills and proven proficiency in summarizing information/analyses into coherent and concise slides

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; the ability to present results of complex analyses clearly

  • Excellent organizational, time, and people management skills and the ability to work in groups and independently

  • Strong technical abilities to hold your own in debates with technical architects and engineers

  • Good understanding of the media marketplace and technology trends

  • Proven ability to deliver on commitments

  • Ability to lead and work autonomously

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

ABOUT YOU

  • Creative thinker who thrives on solving challenging problems with analytical thinking skills

  • Excited to work with data, comfortable working with large datasets, creating entity relationships, and using data to relay stories

  • Must possess a passion for media and strong intellectual curiosity

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • Experience with programmatic exchange systems (SSPs, Open Bidding, oRTB, etc.)

  • Experience with various digital platforms such as Adobe Analytics, Operative One, Google DoubleClick, Freewheel, Prebid, APS, etc.

  • MBA

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

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