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Analyst, Business Strategy & Development

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10027562 Location Florida, United States / Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 01, 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:

Department Overview:

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.

Job Summary:

Platform Distribution Strategy is responsible for applying ingenuity and critical thinking skills to advance the Media Networks, Direct-To-Consumer, Digital Transactional, and Theatrical businesses. Platform Distribution Strategy is looking for an Analyst, Business Strategy and Development to identify, create, and evaluate sales strategies and tactics to advance the content distribution business. Working hand-in-hand with the Platform Distribution Sales teams, this Analyst will play a critical role in identifying and exploring theatrical distribution opportunities. In addition, the Analyst will play a supporting role in projects that help shape Disney Platform Distribution’s long-term strategy, including evaluating strategic approaches and marketplace trends.

Responsibilities:

  • Support ongoing analyses with key distribution partners by aiding in the creation of financial modeling and storytelling materials.
  • Work with the Platform Distribution Sales teams in support of theatrical and adjacent business/platform deals.
  • Develop analyses for distribution opportunities and conduct ongoing analyses around key business drivers, industry trends, new business models and strategies.
  • Serve as a supportive member of the team while contributing to specific skill and long-term professional development as well as fostering an inclusive team culture for learning and growth.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of content distribution and the market landscape and develop points of view on potential business impacts to be shared throughout the company.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with diverse group of partners within Disney Platform Distribution as well as across the organization with Legal, Finance, Studios and Research in order to collaborate on key analyses / deals and drive decision-making.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years work experience in a strategy, finance, or industry role
  • Understanding of media industry landscape, including competitors and current trends
  • Proven written, verbal, quantitative / modeling skills (including Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Ability to develop strong collaborative relationships with internal and external partners
  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in investment banking, management consulting, strategy or similar role at a media or technology company
  • Industry experience in media, technology and/or with subscription business models
  • Experience in contract review and interpretation

Education:

  • BS / BA

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

Disney Media Services Co., 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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