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Senior Manager, Business Analytics

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10014098 Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Nov. 09, 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:

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 Disney Streaming:

Disney Streaming encompasses the teams leading the Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+ streaming services within Disney’s Media & Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment, sports, and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love, while driving the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation

Summary

 

The Disney Streaming, Business Operations - Executive Reporting team is a highly dynamic group, focusing on analyzing and decomposing business performance drivers to derive deeper insights and drive growth opportunities across Disney+, Star+, ESPN+, and Hulu. We are a nimble and agile team that works cross-functionally across multiple Analytics verticals (Subscriber, Engagement, Content), Content Programming, Finance, Marketing, and regional teams to aggregate performance KPIs on high-priority initiatives, titles, and launches, as well as conduct and synthesize analyses to drive key decisions. The role of Sr. Manager, Business Intelligence is an exciting opportunity to "be in the room where it happens," by providing ad hoc analyses, data-driven executive decision support, and weekly digests / reports for senior Disney Streaming (DS) and Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) 

This role will get to work collaboratively and cross-functionally with senior finance, data, and other functional leads across Disney Streaming and the broader Walt Disney Company to develop comprehensive analyses-driven materials that drive key business decisions regarding the future of the business and products. The work will directly support Disney Streaming President, service Presidents, segment Chairman and Executive VPs in the management of the direct-to-consumer streaming businesses.

We are looking for a strong analytical leader interested in driving and translating non-routine, complex data requests and articulating insights to solve key business problems and articulate performance and impact of contributing drivers. In addition to technical and analytical acumen (working with KPIs, investigating data trends, etc), the Executive Reporting and Intelligence team requires strong forensic problem-solving capability, attention to capturing details across multiple teams and data sets, collaboration skills, and stakeholder management. While data analysis is the backbone of this position, the role also requires strength in written, verbal, and visual communication and a proactive, operational mindset. The ideal candidate is resourceful and endlessly curious and has strong editorial judgment and the ability to shift easily between the macro and the micro. 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Be on the ground floor of business / product decision-making by responding to direct and urgent executive analysis requests - providing concise syntheses of data and insights for Disney Streaming and DMED segment leadership
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders across finance, analytics, content, marketing, commerce, and product teams to stay on leading edge of the business- planned activities, forecasts, KPIs, and business performance 
  • Derive business intelligence from voluminous and disparate data sources
  • Draft executive memos and reports with authority, business purpose, and data-driven narrative, with deep understanding of our business models and outcomes
  • Grow and coach a team of business analysts to ask new questions about business performance, drive for insightful answers, and explain complex situations clearly and simply with exec-friendly prose and visualizations
  • Support business intelligence and reporting at scale by designing frameworks, processes, and analytics products requirements to enable speed, consistency, and depth of data reporting and iterative insights 
  • Be a trusted steward of business mission and performance narrative

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7-9 years analytical experience in a strategy or business operations role 
  • 3+ years direct management experience
  • 3-5 years of SQL
  • BA or BS in a quantitative field is desired
  • Building and managing a team and operation for scale
  • Producing written and presentation materials for a senior executive audience
  • High familiarity with data platforms and applications such as Databricks, Snowflake
  • High familiarity with data exploration and data visualization tools like Tableau, Looker
  • Excel at reading data, absorbing large volume and frequent changes to qualitative and quantitative information
  • Ability to translate data into a compelling narrative that concludes with set of results and recommendations - in executive memo, report, and presentation form
  • Superlative written, verbal and analytical skills; deck design skills are key
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, highly iterative environment Ability to manage multiple workstreams with demonstrated ability to organize and schedule work effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the streaming industry or other subscription-based service
  • NY based

The hiring range for this position in New York is $162,100 to $209,700 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disney Streaming:

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 Streaming Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Services 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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