Partnering with executive leadership and operating areas, the WarnerMedia Entertainment (WME) Strategy team facilitates and supports strategic / operational planning. As part of the larger Finance organization, the team executes on detailed qualitative and quantitative analysis to further WMEs strategic priorities including the launch of a direct to consumer streaming service.
We are looking for an Analyst, based in New York, who will provide strategic support for our wide-ranging portfolio of entertainment properties (e.g. tbs, TNT, truTV, HBO, HBO MAX). This role requires a high level of collaboration with internal partners in various business units across the enterprise.
This position reports to the Director of WarnerMedia Entertainment Strategy.
Support major initiatives to achieve the strategic goals of the WarnerMedia Entertainment business
Collaborate with internal partners such as Finance, Content, Product, Technology, Network Operations, Ad Sales, Distribution, and Research in support of initiatives
Build detailed financial models to evaluate strategic options
Create executive-ready presentations to summarize key findings and recommendations
Build operating plans for implementation across the business
Provide support for both WarnerMedia corporate and senior management, including strategy reviews, board presentations, and other management meetings
Collaborate with Content teams to identify and evaluate strategic opportunities (e.g. audience development, potential partnerships, and new businesses)
At least 2 years of work experience that includes one or a combination of the following:
Management Consulting within the Media, Technology, or Telecom practice
Investment Banking within the Media, Technology, or Telecom practice
Corporate development, strategy, business development, corporate finance, or FP&A at a media or technology company
Mastery of Excel and PowerPoint skills
Experience interfacing and presenting to senior executives and management teams
Superior quantitative modeling skills and a sound understanding of finance
Ability to distill complex concepts and analyses into clear, easy-to-understand presentations
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects with several deliverables under tight deadlines
Passionate about media and entertainment with a voracious appetite for industry news (e.g. on content, streaming services, linear ecosystem, advertising evolution)
High level of integrity, strong work ethic, deep intellectual curiosity, and willingness to think outside the box
Strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative DNA
Ability to thrive and take initiative in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment