Bloomberg Media Distribution – Business Development Manager

Bloomberg Media Distribution - Business Development Manager

Bloomberg Media Distribution – Business Development Manager

Posted: Yesterday
Place: Dubai
Bloomberg LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. Bloomberg Media is looking for a digitally savvy Business Development Manager to help drive the growth of Bloomberg Media Distribution, a leading provider of news, photos, videos, and data to publishers, broadcasters and other companies in more than 130 countries. As we envision the future of Bloomberg Media Distribution, we are seeking a person who can leverage our broad portfolio of multi- platform media assets and create new opportunities and revenue streams through licensing, syndication, business development and strategic partnerships.The candidate will work with Bloomberg Media leadership and key members of other groups including Editorial, Digital, Finance, Consumer Marketing and other functional leaders across Bloomberg. Reporting to the Head of EMEA for Media Distribution, the ideal candidate is someone with a track record of success around monetizing media content and IP, a deep understanding of the evolving media ecosystem, and a strong network of contacts across media.

We’ll trust you to:

Identify new clients and industry verticals and develop and execute strategies to create new revenue streams

Manage business development initiatives from end- to- end: strategic presentations, negotiation, contract drafting, roll- out and GTM activities

Maintain and grow existing account base though thoughtful management of renewal activity and up- sells

Work collaboratively with cross- functional teams in Media to ensure successful launch of new products and wide distribution of Media IP

Provide constructive feedback to product, management, and operations for business process and product improvements

Internally and externally communicate the BMD and Bloomberg Media story

Drive expansion of the BMD brand through marketing, PR/Comms and partner strategies

Forecast pipeline and revenue in a consistent manner

You’ll need to have:

10+ years of experience* in media with a proven track record of building, monetizing and growing media products and businesses across various formats and channels

Fluency in both Arabic and English

Keen understanding of and deep relationships within the media industry

Exceptional written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills

Detail orientated; superior problem solving and organizational skills; and an ability to conceptualize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects

Entrepreneurial instincts and the ability to work both independently and cross- functionally

Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills

Demonstrable passion and intellectual curiosity, passion for learning prospect’s business

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

*Please note we use years of experience as a guide but we certainly will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for the role

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you’re a good match, we’ll get in touch with you to let you know next steps.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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