August 10, 2022

Senior Manager, Acquisitions & Production at NBCUniversal, LLC

The Senior Director, Acquisitions and Production is responsible for identifying and delivering new content opportunities across several key genres (with a primary focus on feature films, faith, comedy, television and commentary) for global deals , North American and International. Additionally, the role will provide support to UPCG’s other content teams, including Development and Production and Big Idea, as well as opportunities in various genres (including feature film, family entertainment, comedy, music, sports, live events and special interests). This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of a key growth area for UPCG
Job duties

  • Proactively research and acquire programming across multiple genres for multiple platforms, as well as identify new content and distribution opportunities.
  • Attend markets, industry events and screenings as appropriate
  • Execute P&Ls and provide financial analysis and reports as required.
  • Negotiate and issue letters of offer for transactions as well as build internal business cases.
  • Maintain our current roster of artists and clients for the Acquisitions and Production team in the US and Canada
  • Achieve specific revenue goals for successful new programming
  • Define the strategy for all projects brought to the company and manage the deployment
  • Work internally across UPCG and NBCUniversal to produce and distribute new content according to agreed upon schedules and release deadlines
  • Coordinating the global distribution of content to UK and international markets
  • Manage internal processes such as drafting offer letters and board approval packages
  • Collect feedback and proactively resolve issues related to offers, releases and business activities

Basic qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience with cross-platform content distribution
  • Previous experience in a talent facing role and can demonstrate an ability to build strong relationships with artists, licensors, producers and distributors.
  • A keen instinct for potentially successful content and the foresight to acquire that content before competitors
  • Skilled negotiator with the ability to set up and close deals and experience delivering goals
  • Strong knowledge of transaction finance, including P&L, to help drive negotiation and objectives
  • Significant experience (approximately 7+ years) with entertainment media, content acquisitions and/or brand management

Additional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume via to be considered (note job number: )
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and weekends on short notice
  • Must submit a statement disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submit your vaccination record no later than 7 days after starting employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if the company determines that your position requires access to an NBCUniversal job site.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all company workplace safety policies and protocols related to COVID-19.

Desired diplomas

  • Innovative and passionate, with a real desire to work with and find new talent
  • Entrepreneurial approach to closing deals with a shrewd business focus

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Universal Pictures Content Group (UPCG) is a content directory division within the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) infrastructure and NBCUniversal distribution footprint. With offices around the world and a central headquarters in London, UPCG acquires and produces a diverse range of quality content across multiple genres (feature film, documentary, family entertainment, faith, comedy, music, sports, live events and special interest). Its multi-platform sales and distribution footprint includes theatrical, television (free and pay), digital (SVOD, AVOD and transactional), home video, as well as consumer products. The company is solely focused on managing licensors, talent, partnerships, brands and content distribution for all rights and across the lifecycle. It is a company rooted in the Artists and Repertoire (A&R) culture, driven by relationships, innovation and ambitious growth plans.

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