The Walt Disney Company Senior Analyst, Business Operations in New York, New York

The Senior Analyst, Business Operations will play a key role in helping to develop and drive the strategy around ABC News’ growth plans. The individual will partner with ABC News leadership in the analysis, presentation, and execution of existing and potential initiatives. This person will work closely with key stakeholders across all functions of ABC News and DATG to help ABC News seize emerging opportunities, stay ahead of risks, improve cross-functional efficiency and transparency, and align overall thinking.

Responsibilities :

  • Partner with ABC News executives, as well as key stakeholders across DATG and TWDC, to advance the strategy around growth and new business initiatives.

  • Play a key role in the exploration, analysis and presentation of new opportunities, including market research, data analysis, and creation of business plans and presentations

  • Write business plans and develop business models that support long-range growth objectives

  • Develop key documents and presentations for ABC News and DATG leadership

  • Inform key stakeholders of emerging distribution, technology, audience and competitive trends through weekly, monthly, and quarterly updates

  • Provide executives with insights regarding ABC News’ operational, distribution, and monetization workflows and performance, leveraging input from analytics, finance, research, sales, business development, product, and editorial

  • Proactively evaluate the business, continually refining its operational, product and distribution strategies in order to future proof growth, maximize resources and increase profitability.

  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to drive forward the execution of business priorities, providing a structured framework and ensuring transparency and alignment division-wide

  • Collaborate with business development teams on the research, evaluation, and negotiation of ways to expand the monetization of our content and diversify revenue

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 2 years in a management consulting, internal strategy or analytics-oriented role with proven experience with financial modelling, and data analysis

  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative management skills, excellent presentation skills, and a strong leadership presence.

  • Strategic thinker, able to synthesize and story-tell complex issues, write business plans, craft presentations, and get stakeholder buy-in for driving change

  • Entrepreneurial problem solving abilities, with a track record of self-guided analyses and project management

  • Digital media industry expertise at both the macro and micro level, with deep understanding of all aspects ranging from content creation to distribution to monetization

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding live/24-hour news environment and track record of execution on large scale strategic, analytical, and financial projects.

  • Flexible to occasionally work outside normal business hours in the event of deadlines or projects

Required Education :

BA or BS from four year accredited college or university (preferably with a major in finance, statistics, engineering – or similar analytical focus)

Job ID: 563069BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks