Full Time Job

Director, Business Development

DC Entertainment

Burbank, CA 11-24-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job

WarnerMedia seeks a Director, DC Business Development for the DC Publishing Finance department. Leads strategic development process & drives operating plans with DC Business Leads with sole focus on accelerating revenue and market share growth.
• Develop business growth strategies.
• Drive operational changes to align with DC strategies.
• Manage alignment of DC's strategic planning process with operational calendar.

The Daily
• Strategic Development
• Drive strategic development process with DCE Business Leads (Owners) to identify, develop and prioritize DC growth strategies, including: editorial slate, talent selection, content genres, technology & industry innovations, and distribution strategies.
• Establish analytical framework for strategy development with Business Leads and align with operational calendar.
• Proactively recommend business strategies and operational processes to GM of DC and SVP of Business Strategy, Finance and Admin to future-proof the business and to improve revenues & margin growth.
• Business Analytics
• Evaluate & track macro-industry trends including: state of industry, market outlook, competitive information, & innovations. Align with Studio & Networks research team on market and consumer insights as inputs to strategic planning process.
• Develop business case for strategic plans including investment analyses, ROI, risks and opportunities.
• Partner with Finance & GM to develop KPIs with Business Leads.
• Update DCE's overall business plans as required.
• Drive Develop Operating Model & Implementation of Strategies
• Drive development of operating model with Business Leads including:
• Alignment on annual business objectives, priorities, & KPIs.
• Identify impact and plan changes necessary to update processes, interactions and resource investments, including systems requirements.
• Identify impact and plan changes necessary to update processes, interactions and resource investments, including systems requirements.
• Develop project plan and timeline to implement strategy.
• Update stakeholders and DCE Executives on progress and any risks identified.
• Motivate and Enroll Sr. Leadership Team to implement strategies and processes to improve business performance.
• Other special projects as required.

The Essentials
• Minimum 8 years experience in consulting, strategic planning and business development.
• MBA or comparable consulting firm experience required.
• Experience with wide range of business case issues required.
• Entertainment, Digital Media, and/or Publishing industry experience preferred.
• BA/BS degree in Business or related field required.
• MBA required (or in process).
• Experience with strategic and business planning.
• Must possess strong leadership skills in order to motivate staff to embrace action plans and new strategies and to ensure that the core Leadership Team works together effectively.
• Experience with process and workflow studies.
• Strong analytical and modeling capabilities.
• Excellent at identifying and solving complex business problems.
• PC Skills: Strong PowerPoint and Visio, Excel & Word required.
• Strong presentation skills required.
• Must be able to develop and implement projects.
• Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons on all levels, in person and on the telephone.
• Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.
• Must have the ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
• Must have the ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints.
• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines.
• Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.