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.
We in Corporate Development are the matchmakers and die-hard romantics. Because for us, it's all about relationships. We scour the world over to find the right external partnerships to grow our current business and new business lines. As proud as we are of what A+E Networks already is, we're even more psyched about what it can be. You're a strategic thinker with your eye trained squarely on what's next. You like to work hard, brainstorm often and laugh a lot. And if you've read this far, swipe right. Actually, just click apply.
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
experience. Learn more at aenetworks.com/careers.
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.