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The Walt Disney Company

Senior Manager, Strategy

Job Summary:

Disney Television Studios (DTS)
Part of Walt Disney Television, Disney Television Studios comprises 20th Television and ABC Signature, and produces award-winning, culture-defining programming including “This Is Us,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Simpsons,” “Family Guy,” “black-ish,” “Pose,” “American Horror Story,” “American Crime Story” and “Godfather of Harlem.” Disney Television Studios currently more than 60 series across 16 broadcast, cable, streaming and international platforms. Its programming reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.
Disney Television Studios (DTS)



Part of Walt Disney Television, Disney Television Studios comprises 20th Television and ABC Signature, and produces award-winning, culture-defining programming including “This Is Us,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Simpsons,” “Family Guy,” “black-ish,” “Pose,” “American Horror Story,” “American Crime Story” and “Godfather of Harlem.” Disney Television Studios currently more than 60 series across 16 broadcast, cable, streaming and international platforms. Its programming reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages

Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Manager of Strategy will play a critical role in shaping the long-term strategic vision for our studio. He/(she) will drive studio slate planning, talent valuations, development strategy, and various financial, operational and growth initiatives.



    The individual will collaborate closely with executives throughout the organization and act as a key contact for Disney Television Studios Strategy & Finance efforts. A successful candidate will possess a strong combination of hard and soft skills.



    Responsibilities:
  • Partner closely with studio presidents and key leaders around slate and development planning to supply the majority of television on Disney’s streaming (Disney+, Hulu, Star) and linear platforms (ABC, FX, NatGeo, Freeform)
  • Analyze 3rd party deal-making and talent and co-production valuations
  • Build our Long Range Plan and support divisions in the Annual Operating Plan process
  • Build executive presentations, including the studio’s quarterly creative update to Disney leadership
  • Identify and highlight operating drivers / KPIs, with a focus on production and talent costs
  • Develop relationships with stakeholders within the studio (Business Affairs, Production Finance, Production, Creative, Marketing & Publicity) as well as, across the Disney organization
  • Independently manage ad-hoc projects and develop effective, compelling presentations for senior leaders

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of progressive work experience in a dynamic and fast-paced organization; minimum 4 years in media and entertainment, finance, strategy, strategic planning, consulting, and/or investment banking
  • Hands-on, team player with the ability to both work independently as well as in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to thrive under pressure, work with ambiguity and complexity, manage competing priorities - often with minimal direction
  • Superior financial modeling and PowerPoint skills
  • Ability to interface and build relationships with diverse stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable as the business need changes
  • Strong knowledge of the media landscape

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or analytical discipline
  • MBA preferred


Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or analytical discipline
  • MBA preferred

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