6 hours

Manager, Marketing Sourcing

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Marketing Sourcing

Jobid 23768-387580

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37222BR

**Job Title** Manager, Marketing Sourcing

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Sourcing

**Posting Category** Sourcing & Procurement

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


We are looking for a candidate with strong analytical skills, an outgoing, upbeat personality with excellent negotiation skills. A general understanding of marketing is a significant plus as is prior experience in marketing operations.

Here what you’ll do in this role

+ Work hand in hand with marketing stakeholders across the NBCUniversal enterprise to guide and influence the company’s domestic and international sourcing initiatives for marketing, media, advertising and promotions.

+ Lead category management process from inception to completion, including: performing data and opportunity analysis, developing and implementing sourcing strategies, developing and executing RFx as needed, negotiating business terms and contracts, developing metrics to track the success of sourcing initiatives, and implementing and supporting ongoing supplier governance


Basic Qualifications

If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you!

+ In-depth knowledge of principles, methods and practices related to strategic sourcing, category management, and/or project management.

+ Advanced expertise in MS Office including but not limited to Excel (Pivots, Vlookup, Conditional Functions, etc.), Outlook, PowerPoint, Word

+ BS/BA Business, Marketing, Advertising, Economics, Finance

+ 5+ years of professional experience in Marketing, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management or Management Consulting

**Desired Characteristics**

Bonus Points if this describes you

+ Marketing operations experience a plus

+ Prior experience working in a complex matrix organization

+ Ability to translate company goals into category sourcing strategies, and ability to work with senior marketing executives in developing and executing strategies.

+ Strong negotiation skills involving complex marketing matters; demonstrated conflict resolution and stakeholder management capabilities.

+ Ability to define opportunities and risks, and facilitate selection of appropriate alternatives backed by strong data gathering and analytical skills.

+ Ability to anticipate problems and solutions requiring evaluation of intangible variables.

+ Highly motivated self-starter and creative thinker that can identify sourcing initiatives, and timely manage the deliverables of those initiatives. Able to appropriately identify and escalate issues when needed.

+ Ability to build and maintain strong and productive, executive level, internal relationships and strategic supplier partnerships.

+ Strong oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, and organization and planning skills.

+ Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, while maintaining timelines, goals and objectives.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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