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Sr Analyst, CP&A

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10021446 Location Burbank, California, United States / Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Sep. 28, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Job Summary

The Senior Analyst, Content Planning & Analysis will be responsible for analytically evaluating the investment and performance of the content on the various Disney Streaming platforms (Disney+, Hulu, Star+, and Hotstar). This role will work on projects involving different content categories/genres and portfolio level analyses, international content engagement, third party licensing deal valuations, distribution and windowing decisions, and executive-level reporting for leaders in the Walt Disney Studios, Disney General Entertainment, and Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segments. The role will also contribute to the development and application of analytical methodologies and KPI tracking for evaluating the performance of content.

The Content Planning & Analysis team collaborates closely with stakeholders from Walt Disney Studios, Disney General Entertainment, and with Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution’s finance, strategy, data analytics, research, programming & slate management, and operational marketing and scheduling teams. The Content Planning & Analysis function reports into the DMED Finance organization.


  • Conducting and interpreting analyses of content performance trends (generally using Excel to clean, manipulate and interpret large sets of data) and developing insights to influence future content decisions

  • Building and creating models for scenario planning and deal valuations to inform strategic content decision making

  • Creating analyses that inform windowing strategy for content deployment across distribution platforms (for both films and series)

  • Leveraging market and consumer research to inform audience-driven analyses, which are in turn used to drive content slate strategy decisions for Disney’s various streaming platforms

  • Compiling thoughtful analyses to determine areas for optimization and improvement on past content investment decisions

  • Helping manage the preparation of content performance presentations and underlying analyses for executive decision-makers at The Walt Disney Company, with the aim of optimizing Disney’s content portfolio to achieve the business’s growth objectives

  • Creating insightful and clear presentations that summarize analyses about title expectations and performance, and insights on portfolio/brand/genre performance

  • Presenting and communicating analyses and insights to executives to help inform critical decisions about content and distribution

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of work experience preferably in consulting, investing banking, finance/strategy roles at media /technology companies, or other quantitative fields

  • Demonstrated interest in the entertainment and/or tech industries

  • Candidate must be highly analytical with superior communication skills and someone who can thrive in a fast-paced and matrixed organization

  • Possess intellectual curiosity, focus on generating results and exhibit the highest personal and professional standards of integrity

  • Must be motivated, disciplined, flexible, and be able to work effectively in collaborative and autonomous environments

  • High aptitude and enthusiasm for complex problem solving utilizing financial modeling and analysis, including highly advanced Excel modeling skills

  • Familiarity with statistical concepts and analysis

  • Fluency in building visualizations of complex data sets

  • Effective at writing, facilitating, and presenting analyses, and proficient with PowerPoint slide building

  • High EQ and professional maturity, with demonstrated ability to engage at an executive level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in Media/Entertainment is a plus, but not a prerequisite.

Required Education

  • 4-year degree in relevant fields with strong academic performance.

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Disney DTC LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney DTC LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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