Intern - Corporate Development & Strategy

A+E Networks

Remote / Virtual 02-13-2023
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  • Paid
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  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Corporate Development & Strategy Intern (MBA)

Work Locations: With the exception of some select roles that have In-Office requirements, most temporary or third party payroll workers should expect to work remotely, unless otherwise discussed.

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Job Description

Description :

The A+E Corporate Development & Strategy Summer MBA Intern will be responsible for assisting in the development and execution of strategic initiatives to advance A+E Networks . This role will consider emerging industry trends, expansion opportunities, competitive threats, and areas for internal business performance improvement. The position offers unique exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the media and entertainment industry.

The Corporate Development & Strategy Intern will work with the CD&S team to :

Develop a strategic vision around a business focus for A+E Networks. This intern will identify business opportunities, develop a long-term strategy on one topic and provide actionable steps to capitalize on the opportunity . Work will include:

Identify business topics within A+E for which long term strategic planning could expedite decision making

Meet with key decision makers as well as CD&S team to prioritize topics and select summer focus

Deep dive with business unit and CD&S team on selected topic. Research, investigate, and model potential opportunities

Create a strategy deck laying out the business landscape and finishing with recommendations for A+E

Present strategy to A+E executives and CD&S team

Support the CD&S by identifying and developing growth opportunities (Organic, M&A, Investments, Joint Ventures) within media, technology, and entertainment with impacts to A+E's business strategy and operations. Work will include:

Connect with internal operators, industry analysts, investor community, and CD&S counterparts to uncover new opportunities and perspectives to help augment and grow A+E's business

Provide qualitative and quantitative research reports and participate in decision making to move forward

Review and analyze data rooms as part of due diligence process for A+E corporate transactions

Develop robust financial models and projections highlighting the risks and benefits

Build strategy presentations for internal management to update them on CD&S team success

Qualification Requirements :
• Currently enrolled graduate student, having completed at least one semester of post - graduate work
• Strong quantitative skills, advanced knowledge of Excel and Power P oint, comfortable working with large amounts of data
• Strong problem-solving skills including project prioritization, critical thinking and hypothesis development
• Ability to develop cogent arguments and present them concisely to a range of stakeholders, including executives
• Preferably a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Contract Hourly Pay Rate: $28.00

The pay rate displayed serves as a good faith estimate for this role.

Compensation for the role will be based on a number of different factors

such as a candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, location, and

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A+E Networks is proud to uphold an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status. This policy also applies to all employees, consultants, and third-party workers.
A+E Networks, LLC. is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3nnbn-18-206-92-240-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $28.00 to $0.00 Per Hour ($ USD)

Company Profile
A+E Networks

At A+E Networks, we believe that storytelling uncovers the human in humanity, the hero in heroism, and the ordinary in the extraordinary.