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Sr. Analyst - Strategy

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Disney Television Studios

Strategy

Job Description: Senior Analyst – Strategy

Location: Primarily Century City, with flexibility to travel to Burbank office as necessary

Company Overview

Walt Disney Television is composed of the Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties. This includes Disney Television Studios (DTS), the world’s largest television studio, as well as ABC Entertainment, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC News, Disney Channels Worldwide, Freeform, FX Networks & FX Productions, National Geographic Partners and the company’s equity interest in A+E Television Networks.

Disney Television Studios is an industry leading combination of 3 prolific suppliers of television content – 20th Century Fox Television, ABC Studios and Fox 21 Television Studios. DTS programs over 70 series across more than 15 broadcast, cable, and streaming platforms, including long-running and acclaimed series: The SimpsonsThis Is UsModern FamilyGrey’s AnatomyHomelandFamily Guy, and American Crime Story.

Job Description

The Senior Analyst of Strategy will play a critical role in supporting strategic planning, content and talent valuations, financial analyses and ad hoc operational and strategic initiatives. A successful candidate will possess strong hard and soft skills as this role collaborates closely with teams across the organization.

Responsibilities: 

  • Perform analyses around greenlighting, deal negotiations, talent valuations and co-production structures across various platforms (Broadcast, Cable and streaming) to support decision making
  • Analyze the financial and strategic impact of key decisions, new business models and new initiatives
  • Support development of the Annual Operating Plan and Long Range Plan, including drafting management presentations
  • Partner with stakeholders across the studio business (Business Affairs, Production / Production Finance, Creative) and across the broader Walt Disney Company to execute on key business initiatives  
  • Track and report on key performance metrics. Potential projects may include: production cost optimization, utilization of talent deals, etc.
  • Support Strategy and Finance teams in performing ad hoc strategic analysis and creating executive-level presentations

Qualifications:

  • Strong financial modeling and PowerPoint skills
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience. Media and entertainment, strategy, consulting and/or investment banking experience preferred
  • Self-starter with ability to balance multiple priorities and resolve issues quickly in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well with diverse stakeholders at all levels of the organization including senior-level executives
  • Agility and flexibility in strategic thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to maintain both a rigorous attention to detail and a big-picture, strategic mindset
  • Comfortable working both independently and as a member of a collaborative team

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Finance or analytical discipline

MBA preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About 20th Century Fox Television:

Twentieth Century Fox Television is one of the industry's most prolific suppliers of primetime television programming and entertainment content, including the No 1. Series on all of broadcast, NBC’s THIS IS US; Fox’s No. 1 drama, 9-1-1 and No. 1 comedy LAST MAN STANDING, ABC’s five-time Emmy Award-winner MODERN FAMILY, FX’s No. 1 series AMERICAN HORROR STORY; and the longest-running primetime scripted series in the history of television, THE SIMPSONS, in addition to dozens of others. The studio’s cable production division, Fox 21 Television Studios, is responsible for acclaimed and award-winning series including AMERICAN CRIME STORY, HOMELAND, THE AMERICANS, SONS OF ANARCHY, GENIUS and POSE. The studio’s content now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.

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 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, which is part of a business segment we call 20th Century Fox Television.

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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