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Strategy & Biz Dev Manager

Amazon Studios

Culver City, CA 05-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Are you interested in shaping the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching? Prime Video is one of the leading digital video services on the Internet today, and we're just getting started changing the way millions of people enjoy content. Now available in more than 240 countries and territories, Prime Video offers customers the broadest selection of any on-demand video service.

Amazon MGM Studios is the movies and television development and production arm of Amazon. It is our role to produce and acquire content in service of Amazon's Prime Video customers globally, including popular Amazon MGM Original titles such as Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Boys, Fallout, and Idea of You, as well as recent theatrical releases Creed III, Beekeeper, and Challengers. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to continue to scale this program and take us to new heights.

The Global Strategy and Business Development team is seeking a highly analytical, detail-oriented, and strategic thinker to join as a Strategy Manager in Culver City. This role will play a crucial part in shaping the future of Amazon MGM Studios by helping evaluate and execute strategic initiatives and drive key business decisions. This professional should have a strong background in strategic analysis, business development, and a deep understanding of the media and entertainment landscape. The ideal candidate enjoys solving complex problems, works effectively with cross-functional teams, and thrives in a fast-paced setting that is constantly evolving.

Key job responsibilities
• Identify and evaluate business development, growth initiatives, and strategic partnerships for Amazon MGM Studios.
• Support long-term strategic planning for Amazon MGM, including new business models and cross-functional opportunities.
• Author business-driving documents that surface key learnings and provide recommendations for our go-forward content offering.
• Conduct analysis to support strategy documents on theatrical film content investments, slate strategy, business planning, and distribution analysis; monitor slate performance and understand sources of variance.
• Conduct industry research and identify box office trends and opportunities to inform movie investment decisions and slate strategy.
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, marketing, content, operations, and other Amazon entertainment portfolio teams to drive strategic projects from concept to execution.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Culver City, CA, USA

• 4-year degree in a relevant field.
• 3+ years of experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, corporate development, or a similar role within the media and entertainment industry.
• Proven analytical skills with the ability to synthesize complex data and provide actionable recommendations.
• Demonstrated experience in financial modeling, forecasting, analysis, and financial reporting.
• Experience using complex modeling and analysis to inform key business decisions. Candidates must be highly proficient in Excel.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information clearly and concisely.

• Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic role with a focus on media and entertainment.
• Ability to work effectively with a high degree of autonomy.
• Passion for the evolving media landscape and the business of entertainment.
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role.
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity requirements for this role.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $72,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $154,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0kw61-44-220-44-148-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $72,200 to $154,500 Per Year ($ USD)