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Strategic Planning Analyst

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7104820220210905 Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jun. 28, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

Company Profile:
The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in entertainment with world class brands such as Disney, ESPN, ABC, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, 20th Century Studios, FX, National Geographic, and Hulu that span industries and international markets. Join the talented team that develops and delivers premier content and unparalleled experiences to people around the world.
 

Department Overview:
Corporate Strategy and Business Development is a highly visible corporate department of approximately fifteen professionals with backgrounds in media, consulting, investment banking, and private equity who serve as in-house advisors to The Walt Disney Company’s executive leadership. The department’s activities and accomplishments have contributed to the growth and success of the company’s segments, including Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution and Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.
 

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

  • Strategy: Disney and ESPN direct-to-consumer strategy

  • Acquisitions: 21st Century Fox, BAMTech, Lucasfilm, Marvel, Pixar

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

  • Divestitures: 21st Century Fox’s Regional Sports Networks, Endemol Shine, FoxNext Games, Super RTL

Responsibilities :

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 building complex financial models in Excel, analyzing and synthesizing data from a variety of sources, and communicating information through coherent oral and written presentations. Analysts develop excellent quantitative and qualitative problem solving skills while building a rich base of knowledge within the entertainment industry. 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 across the company, are consistently placed at top business schools, and 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

  • A passion for business, media & entertainment, and technology

  • Completion of undergraduate studies (as of summer 2022)

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. 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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