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Sr. Director, BET + Partnership Strategy & Business Operations

West Hollywood, CA

NOTE: This role is based in West Hollywood, CA, Hybrid (2 days in-office)

BET+ is a subscription video on demand (SVOD) and ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) service from BET Networks, targeting African Americans and lovers of Black content. Launching fall 2019, BET+ will offer an array of premium content, including fan-favorite film, tv series, and specials and exclusive originals from Tyler Perry, Will Packer and more.


As Sr. Director of Partnership Strategy and Business Operations for BET+, you will be a key leader of our growing the platforms footprint in the US and abroad. You be will responsible for the strategy, planning and execution of highly efficient partnership and distribution strategies for BET+. We are looking for a highly experienced, data driven partnership experts that have helped grow entertainment businesses.

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  • Oversee strategic business initiatives and partnership development opportunities, from development through successful execution, under the guidance of senior leadership and department heads.
  • Set strategic goals for operational efficiency and increased productivity.
  • Define new operational efficiency, partnership strategies and special projects:
  • Market Analysis: Conduct thorough market research to identify emerging trends and opportunities in content distribution and entertainment.
  • Partnership Development: Identify, evaluate, and negotiate joint-partnership deals with potential content distribution partners.
  • Revenue Growth: Drive revenue growth by developing and leveraging new and existing partnerships.
  • Ad Revenue: Identify opportunities to increase ad revenue across ecoysystem
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and prospective partners, stakeholders, and industry leaders.
  • Serve as a subject-matter expert, handling inquiries, developing action plans, and assisting with preparation and dissemination of communications
  • Provide regular reports on partnership performance, market trends, and competitive analysis to the executive team.
Required skills and qualifications
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in business development, strategic partnerships, and Business Operations/Project Management with at least 5 years in a leadership role within the entertainment or digital content distribution industry.
  • Strategic Partnerships:
  • Demonstrated success in forming, negotiating, and managing high-value strategic partnerships in entertainment or the digital content distribution industry.
  • Strong understanding of the digital media landscape, including streaming services, VOD, and social media platforms.
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in organizing and directing multiple teams and departments
  • Experience in planning and leading strategic initiatives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Extreme dedication to efficient productivity
  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in business administration or related field; Master's degree preferred
The BET Media Group, a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARAA; PARA; PARAP), is the world's largest media company dedicated to entertaining, engaging, and empowering the Black community and championing Black culture. Connecting Black audiences through a portfolio of brands including BET, BET+, BET Gospel, BET HER, BET International, BET Jams, BET Soul, BET Studios, and VH1, the BET Media Group is a thriving media ecosystem of leading interconnected platforms across cable TV, streaming, digital, studios, live events and international.


Hiring Salary Range: $160,000.00 - 185,000.00.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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Client-provided location(s): West Hollywood, CA, USA
Job ID: CBS-39933
Employment Type: Full Time

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