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Discovery

Analyst, Strategy & Operations

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Position Summary

About Us:

Discovery's Digital group is a well-funded start-up within Discovery, Inc. We are fast, nimble, and have fun developing new, innovative, and immersive digital products and content for iconic brands. We are working at the crossroads of technology, entertainment, and every day utility. As content creators across the digital ecosystem, we continuously leverage our technology to create immersive viewing and interactive experiences. We tell engaging stories to millions of viewers across the Internet every day and bring new interactive experiences to life to not only entertain but improve the lives of our customers. Most recently, our group is behind the launch of discovery+, Discovery's global streaming service, serving as the definitive destination for real life entertainment with the largest ever content offering at launch, debuting in the U.S. on January 4, 2021.

Job Summary:

We are hiring an Analyst, Strategy & Operations to join the Next Gen Strategy & Operations team. This team will drive and develop our digital businesses, focused on the biggest opportunities and risks through a wide range of strategic evaluation and analysis, and the generation of data-rooted, analytically driven insights.

The Strategy & Operations team will serve as project managers, leading all aspects from inception to closing and carrying out a strategic role for day-to-day execution. They will also partner with Analytics for required analysis, provide insights and actionable next steps, and will build and design deep dive presentations for key stakeholders.

Analysts are analytics partners for the Direct-To-Consumer business team, providing insights to content, marketing, product, and engineering teams. They focus on improving business results through the combination of statistical rigor, data analysis, and fast paced execution with an emphasis on driving actionable business recommendations.

Responsibilities

  • Build, enhance and update financial and non-financial models and analysis based on the data provided by the Analytics team
  • Forecasting, and opportunity sizing: Both to set goals and help evaluate potential opportunities, this analyst will be tasked with forecasting and opportunity sizing. This will help business stakeholders evaluate trade-offs in different approaches, and create targets for driving business performance.
  • Work with key stakeholders and Strategy and Ops team members to improve the effectiveness of the financial planning process, assumptions and results
  • Partner with manager to build presentations, reports and any necessary materials for the project
  • Assist with gathering all materials for the project, coordinating across different stakeholders
  • Conduct industry and company analysis, including market research, track and compile industry trends, financial statement analysis and building and maintaining financial and operational models


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 2+ years experience in consulting, investment banking or corporate strategy
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to build complex financial models and business plans
  • Ability to build and design deep dive presentations on several topics and domains, able to develop presentations tailored for different stakeholders and display in interactive and visualizations of complex subjects
  • Experience in project management, coordination of teams, planning and day-to-day execution
  • Ability to effectively communicate, be an influencer in business decision making process
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States


Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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