The Walt Disney Television is composed of the Walt Disney Company’s (NYSE: DIS) global entertainment and news television properties, including the world’s largest television studio. This includes the ABC Entertainment, Disney Television Studios (including ABC Studios, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Fox21 Television Studio), 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.
A Senior Analyst, Strategy serves as a key member of the Strategy and Finance group for Freeform, Disney’s cable and digital network for Young Adults (original series include Good Trouble, grown-ish, The Bold Type, Cruel Summer). This role will work closely with Freeform’s Programming and Research teams in order to manage and evaluate strategic, financial and operational initiatives for the network. Through partnerships with key stakeholders your work will include: performing strategic and financial analyses, decision support, analyzing new business initiatives.
Help prepare the Annual Operating Plan and the Five Year Strategic Plan and other presentations for senior management
Partner with Programming teams to evaluate optimal content strategies for the network
Provide modeling and analysis to support programming greenlight decisions for original programming and content acquisitions (series and movies)
Partner with various stakeholders including but not limited to Business Affairs, Legal, Research teams to analyze the financial and strategic impact of key decisions, new business models and new initiatives
Curate a weekly report of business development updates from various internal teams to share with senior management
Support Strategy and Finance team in performing ad hoc strategic analysis and creating executive-level presentations
3+ years of prior experience in quantitative roles, preferably with a media and entertainment company, management consultancy, investment bank
Superior analytical, financial modeling, and research skills, with high proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
Excellent interpersonal skills; highly effective at working with a variety of business partners and diverse stakeholders
Excellent attention to detail with a big picture strategic mindset
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a collaborative team
Knowledge of the television business and media ecosystem is a plus
MBA from a top-tier business school is a plus but not required