Manager, Strategic Planning

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by National Football League

Culver City, CA 90230
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to work with business owners to define key business questions and to build data sets that answer those questions
  • Strong self-starter who can prioritize well and communicate clearly, both verbal and written, across all levels of the organization with a proven ability to influence others
  • Comfort working with ambiguous data inputs where answers are not always well defined and requires ability to craft that answer based on imperfect information
  • Demonstrated bias for action with strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in a deadline driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss business and technical concepts, schedule tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas
  • A passion for the NFL, sports, content, brands, and cross-platform media consumption


Roles & Responsibilities

Strategy Development & Support (50% of time throughout the year)
  • Monitor internal performance and identify areas for improvement
  • Conduct regular scans of competitive activity to identify potential opportunities / threats
  • Evaluate new growth opportunities to inform annual and five-year planning
  • Gather and analyze large amounts of information effectively in a highly structured manner
  • Develop hypotheses and analytical frameworks to test new ideas / concepts
  • Work with key stakeholders in relevant functions, inform recommendations and gain buy-in
  • Create compelling presentations to effectively communicate to the executive team


Long Term & Annual Business Planning (25%)
  • Evaluate financial and operational performance of major business units across KPIs
  • Assist in identifying the story lines and drafting the narratives that explain performance
  • Develop presentations to communicate performance and initiatives planned for the next year

Ad-hoc Initiatives (25%)

  • Provide analytical and deliverable support for all senior leader requests
  • Assist in cross-functional initiatives that have a more long-term impact on the business


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, marketing or quantitative field
  • Minimum of 4 years' total experience
  • Two or more years of previous experience at a top-tier management consulting firm
  • Previous experience in media industry projects or in corporate strategy / development at a large, multiplatform media company

Reference: 561330113

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