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.
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