The Walt Disney Company Senior Analyst, Corporate Strategy and Business Development in Burbank, California

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Corporate Strategy and Business Development is a team of approximately twenty professionals with backgrounds in media, consulting, investment banking, and private equity who serve as in-house advisers to The Walt Disney Company’s executive leadership. The department’s activities and accomplishments have contributed to the growth and success of many of the Company’s business units, including Studio Entertainment, Media Networks, Parks & Resorts, and Consumer Products and Interactive.

Examples of work we have done over the last several years include:

  • Acquisitions: BAMTech, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar

  • Divestitures: Miramax, ABC Radio

  • Joint Ventures: Equity Investment in Hulu, Combination of A&E and Lifetime

  • International: Acquisition of Indian conglomerate UTV, Launch of Russia Disney Channel

  • Strategy: Disney and ESPN direct-to-consumer strategy, Disney Interactive restructuring

Responsibilities : Corporate Strategy and Business Development is seeking highly qualified candidates with approximately two years of experience in investment banking, consulting, or related fields for the position of Senior Analyst.

Senior Analysts play a key role in new business development; joint ventures, acquisitions and divestitures; the development of the corporate strategic plan; and selected business unit strategies. The position entails extensive interaction with senior management within both the business units and the corporate organization and provides early project leadership responsibility. Senior Analysts develop excellent quantitative and qualitative problem solving skills while building a rich base of knowledge within the entertainment industry from a ‘principal’ perspective. Senior Analysts gain exposure to the executive decision-making process and have the opportunity to influence the strategic direction of one of America’s most successful corporations. Corporate Strategy alumnae have risen to senior executive positions within the company and also have an excellent track record of placement at leading investment management and media & entertainment firms.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Excellent record of academic and professional achievement

  • Demonstrated analytical, leadership, and interpersonal skills

  • A team-oriented attitude and a willingness to mentor junior team members

  • A passion for both business and media & entertainment

  • 2+ years’ experience at a top tier investment bank, consulting firm, or asset manager

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree

Company Overview :

At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 528724BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)