Partnerships Director

Locations UK-LONDON
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/19/2021 11:08 AM)
ViacomCBS Networks International

Who We Are!

ViacomCBS Networks International,(VCNI) a unit of ViacomCBS Inc., is comprised of many of the world's most iconic consumer brands. Its portfolio includes Network 10, Channel 5, Telefe, Viacom 18, ViacomCBS International Studios, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Network and Pluto TV among others. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, we provide powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents and across more than 180 countries.

Who You Are!

There are lots of people here doing all sorts of jobs and we believe that having all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds, makes this a great place to work! We work hard but in a fun environment and seek to nurture the best possible, inclusive environment. If you're passionate about working with diverse teams, leading by example and simply being you at work, this is the place for you!


What is the role

Do you fancy getting involved in a start up environment within one of the world most successful brands? Or, play a keep part in the release and development of 3 major product launches? If so, this role is for you!


We are building a new team providing a specific focus on growing and improving our UK streaming service, My5 and Pluto TV. ViacomCBS are one of the biggest spenders on content in the world, and with an ever more growing digital world improving and bolstering our streaming service is pivotal to our mission statement and continued success.


This role will develop the marketing relationship with UK streaming's key distribution partners, working to deliver exceptional co-marketing TTL, editorial and merchandising strategies that drive mutual growth at scale. The Partnerships Director will simultaneously build and deliver the brand partnerships strategy, prioritising based on an  assessment of scale, relevance, and projected ROI. The succsessful candidate for this role brings experience in marketing strategy, relationship management, commercial development, and project management with a proven track record of growth delivery at fast paced media or consumer tech brands.


Brand Partnerships

  • Build the brand partnerships strategy to drive significant user acquisition and retention growth across UK streaming platforms, including My5, Pluto TV, MTV Play and Noggin.
  • Prioritise brand partnership opportunities based on an assessment of scale, relevance, and projected ROI and manage the partnership lifecycle end-to-end from prospecting through to onboarding and optimisation.
  • Deliver high impact partner marketing campaigns TTL, working cross functionally to execute to a high standard across all channels and platforms.
  • Analyse performance of brand partnerships across the funnel to find opportunities for optimisation and inform wider brand partnerships strategy.
  • Define roadmap of product requirements to support new brand partnerships and unlock growth opportunities for existing brand partnerships supported by compelling business cases.
  • Prepare compelling pitch decks and commercially attractive proposals. Develop and maintain all brand partnership marketing materials, ensuring they are up to date with the latest propositional developments.

Distribution Partnerships

  • Marketing lead for all distribution partnership deals, informing marketing terms including media spend commitments, editorial placements and merchandising initiatives.
  • Develop and drive ongoing calendar of partnership marketing, editorial and merchandising activity aligned to seasonal, content, and promotional priorities.
  • Project manage internal cross functional teams to build and execute exceptional co-marketing campaigns through the line, nurturing creative excellence at every touch point.
  • Closely monitor short- and long-term performance of distribution partnerships versus forecast and work with partners to identify optimisation opportunities on and ongoing basis.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with distribution partners’ sales and marketing teams including Amazon, LG, Samsung, Xbox and Roku, understanding their strategic objectives and working cross functionally to ensure alignment.

What skills do you need

  • Experience building and executing successful brand partnerships strategies for disruptive consumer brands, ideally within media/tech/streaming/subscription categories.
  • Proven track record of securing brand partnerships that drive significant mutual and balanced business growth.
  • Extensive partnership marketing experience including media planning, creative development and measurement
  • Marketing, editorial & merchandising experience with strategic distribution partnerships helpful.
  • First rate cross functional project management skills with an ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills, for both internal and external audiences!



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