Full Time Job

Director, Strategy and Operations

CNN

New York, NY 09-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

WarnerMedia seeks a Director, Strategy and Operations, CNN+ for the CNN department.

CNN is looking for a Director to join its Direct-to-Consumer Strategy and Operations team. This team drives the growth of CNN's Direct-to-Consumer business through the development and implementation of transformative strategies, with a focus on CNN+. The Director, Strategy and Development will play a critical role in shaping and executing strategy for critical initiatives. This role will partner closely with leadership to scale and run a high-performing organization that delivers on its objectives.

The Daily
• Scope, organize and lead projects to help CNN+ reach its near- and long-term business goals
• Drive cross-functional stakeholder alignment on priorities and deliverables, turning strategic decision making into executable plans
• Communicate updates, findings, recommendations, and insights to diverse audiences in partnership with teams; work with leaders across partner teams to implement relevant recommendations
• Monitor progress against key success metrics, escalate concerns, and ensure actions are taken in response
• Facilitate and support decision-making
• Build a successful process to evaluate Strategy & Operations team operating model, find knowledge and skills gaps and identify plans to address them, and align internal team processes
• Proactively identify opportunities and improvements to existing processes, systems, and communications, and anticipate broader strategic and operational implications

The Essentials
• You have 8+ years of experience in consulting and/or a strategic/operations role
• You have experience building something from the ground up
• You are a strong leader with a proven track record building and scaling teams
• You enjoy and excel working in highly collaborative and matrixed environments
• Top-notch stakeholder management, leadership skills, and ability to drive results
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• High level of emotional intelligence, with the ability to create the right solutions and approaches for each situation
• Passion for bringing out the best in those around you and facilitating the success of others.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxnmk4-3-238-232-88-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CNN

We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.