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Partnerships Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10012716 Location Washington, DC, United States Business National Geographic Date posted Nov. 04, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

National Geographic

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Develop and evolve the partnership strategy and roadmap. Define key verticals, pricing strategy, tiers of partnership models, prospect pipeline for both internal partnerships within WDC and external partners.
  • Collaborate with other partnership teams within Disney to identify existing relationships that can be extended to National Geographic.
  • Execute multiple partnership deals each year that deliver against new acquisition targets and subscriber benefits, with a strong focus on scalable acquisition partnerships like affiliate
  • Support the partner execution plan across NG Media and Disney. Oversee and support cross functional stakeholders with the technical integration, data collection and legal sign off, content development, and launch/sustain marketing plans. Create comprehensive support plans per partner when a new benefit is being introduced (with input from Product Marketing team)
  • Secure and define new subscription benefits and collaborate with teams on technical support and implementation.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience of External Partner Interaction, partnerships, & business development
  • Experience with, and deep knowledge of, affiliate partnership models
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and relationship management skills
  • Able to lead through persuasion and use data/research
  • Success negotiating partnerships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize partnership opportunities and related tasks in line with strategic business objectives

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About National Geographic:

National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic’s media and consumer-oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children’s media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e-commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers … and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with National Geographic, which is part of a business segment we call National Geographic.

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