Corporate Strategy Analyst

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 31, 2022

The Corporate Strategy Analyst role is responsible for supporting the team on long-term strategic planning and key initiatives across ESPN. The role requires a baseline understanding of the sports / media ecosystem, quantitative and qualitative research skills, rudimentary financial analysis, and an ability to learn quickly.

Responsibilities :

  • Support team on key strategic initiatives for ESPN and work on actionable industry insights for the company
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across the company in the analytical process
  • Assist in preparation of communications both to and for senior executives, often based on complex strategic analysis and financial modeling
  • Perform research, financial modeling and analysis to inform business decisions
  • Crystalize key insights from data and communicate complex analyses in an efficient and effective manner to a variety of internal audiences across departments and functions
  • Understand trends in the industry and help develop points of view on potential business impacts to be shared throughout the company
  • Works with internal colleagues across a diverse range of stakeholders across ESPN and DMED including Product, Editorial, Ad Sales, Finance, Legal, Research, Affiliate, Ad Sales, and Business Affairs on key strategic initiatives and priorities

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel
  • Preference for solid written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present to and interface with colleagues across all levels and lines of business
  • Understands the competitive landscape and current competitive trends in the media industry. Ability to forecast future trends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of strategy, analytical business development and/or financial experience preferred
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in strategy at a television programming company / sports league, a consulting firm or investment bank

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree

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