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Senior Analyst, Strategic Growth


Santa Monica, CA 06-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a new, global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, the Disney+ streaming service and its ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DMED aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.
Hulu's Finance team is seeking a Senior Analyst, Strategic Growth who will be an exceptional addition to high-performing group. In this role, you will bolster Hulu's business growth through driving an integrated understanding of our subscriber profitability and customer lifecycle, as well as become an authority on running a subscription-based business and drive leading-edge insight into its financial management and commercial growth. The right person for this role has demonstrated experience supporting and driving decisions based on meticulous economic analysis, exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, is an outstanding communicator, and a creative strategic problem solver with a strong bias towards action. If you are someone seeking a critical role where you will help shape top-level decision-making across a highly successful, fast growing technology company, then this is a great role for you!

• Capture and synthesize large datasets to build and structure sophisticated and dynamic financial models
• Serve as an authority on subscriber economics, customer lifetime value, product profitability, and revenue drivers
• Develop a deep understanding for the correlation of subscriber behavior patterns (sign-ups, churn, engagement, etc.) to financial metrics and performance
• Drive cross-functional projects with leadership across Business Development, Marketing, Analytics, and Product to develop insights that uncover subscriber growth levers and deliver customer value at scale
• Support Hulu's go-to-market strategies and pricing & promotion decisions through robust economic analysis
• Develop executive-ready presentations that surface impactful recommendations to senior management in thoughtful and succinct manners
• Tackle ad hoc analyses with quantitative and analytical approach while ensuring accuracy and integrity
• Independently identify and pursue areas of opportunities that will offer insights and result in actionable recommendations

Basic Qualifications:
• 3-5 years of professional experience with demonstrated success in driving and influencing economic decision making
• Prior experience in a consulting firm, investment bank or other high-intensity work environment is a plus
• Bachelor's degree with a major in Finance, Economics, Commerce, Engineering, Mathematics or another quantitative field
• Experience in driving growth and expansion in the digital / media space
• Exceptional quantitative & analytical abilities and proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint
• Exceptional attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate, high-quality work
• High level of curiosity and self-motivation in digging deeper into data / trends and driving impactful insights
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the capability to interact across all levels and support decision-making
• Proactive by nature and comfortability with problem-solving and navigating through ambiguity
• Ability to multi-task in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
• Highly collaborative with a team-first attitude

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in media, tech or with subscription business models
• Proficiency in SQL and Python

Required Education
• Bachelor's degree with a major in Finance, Economics, Commerce, Engineering, Mathematics or another quantitative field

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About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney DTC LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney DTC LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1b47v-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.