MTV/VH1 is seeking a Vice President in Strategy and Operations to assist the Executive Vice President, Programming, Strategy & Operations in developing long term business decisions and resource allocations working across all departments and lines of business.
This position reports to the Executive Vice President, Strategy & Operations with a dotted line to the President of MTV/VH1 and the COO of Viacom International Media Networks. This role will work closely with the senior level team members all across the Global Entertainment Group and Viacom. This executive will oversee operations and revenue generating functions through matrixed leadership including Ad Sales, Finance, Business Affairs, Human Resources, Production Management, Original Programming and Business Development.
(1) Assume leadership for Strategy and Operations functions –develop and drive overall strategic direction for MTV/VH1
Work closely with channel leadership to develop best business planning for short and long term goals
Evolve early stage ideas into future growth-initiatives, with a focus on developing diversified revenue streams
Partner with other non-Cluster internal teams (e.g., Ad Sales, Multiplatform Product, Business Development, etc.) to develop comprehensive strategy and execution plans related to short and long term business initiatives
Track and update the senior team on content environment, changes and competitive opportunities
Monitor day-to-day planning and business operations, assisting leadership in resource allocations and strategy across all departments and lines of business
(2) Assume leadership for the Business Development role in driving inorganic opportunities
Identify, review and evaluate key partnerships to deliver on strategic goals; actively explore all options, select the best potentials and build the strategy around them
(3) Significant contributor to budget and other presentations
Develop overall narrative, strategic story and objectives for budget presentation
Partner with finance to review submissions and assess financial growth and performance
Contribute to drafting and production process of budget presentation materials
Contribute to other ad-hoc presentations as required by management
Bachelor’s Degree; MBA preferred
10+ years of experience with a preference for candidates with consulting and banking backgrounds
Exposure to media/entertainment or related fields required
A focused executive with experience in network operations
Strong project management skills
A demonstrated ability to work projects through an organization and achieve a positive outcome with shared commitment.
An ability to assess and prioritize among multiple business projects, and to execute on opportunities that will provide maximum leverage to the company’s business objectives.
A results-oriented, analytical problem solver with exceptional interpersonal skills.
Solid interpersonal, presentation and communication skills; the ability to form trusted relationships both internally and externally.
Viacom creates original entertainment content for every audience, on every screen around the world. The company's brands strive for creative excellence and cultural impact across programming, motion pictures and digital experiences that live online, on mobile and via apps.
Through television and digital media platforms, Viacom and its brands connect with kids, youth and adults. They develop ori...ginal, authentic content for distinct audiences including the Millennial Generation, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, LGBT viewers, the American heartland and more. Across the globe, Viacom reaches viewers in more than 160 countries with global and locally produced content.