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Senior Associate, Corporate & Business Unit Strategy

United Talent Agency

New York, NY 06-06-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

MediaLink is seeking Senior Associates to help it grow the premier management consultancy serving the entertainment, media and marketing and technology sectors. Corporate & Business Unit Strategy and Private Equity advisory are two of MediaLink's fastest-growing service offerings. We support c-suite leaders and the top global TMT investors at every phase of strategy development, deal diligence and implementation.

As a Senior Associate at MediaLink, you will apply analytical thinking and experience-based judgment to complex challenges by focusing on the critical issues, opportunities and constraints that impact business performance. The role is an ideal career accelerator with significant growth potential for an early-career executive passionate about the future of media, marketing, and entertainment. A successful person in this role will have a bias for action, a sensitivity to client challenges, and a comfort with hypothesis-driven problem solving.

What You Will Do:
• Lead market and company analyses, strategic diligence, and competitive benchmarking on key business issues in marketing, media, advertising, and technology sectors
• Evaluate corporate & business unit strategies, reflecting market, competitive and key external drivers
• Assess the attractiveness of organic and inorganic growth opportunities and lead the development and execution of market sizing, business and investment cases, capability assessments and change management plans
• Drive day to day project management (both internal and external) across several client engagements or workstreams
• Support the creation and development of client deliverables based on guidance of engagement lead such as marketplace analysis, client benchmarking and stakeholder discovery & analysis
• Communicate effectively across the project team to ensure internal and external messaging is aligned
• Ensure proper and timely escalation of project risk or potential for missed delivery deadlines
• Work with internal teams to integrate learnings and best practices from related projects
• Play an active role in proposals, thought leadership efforts, and other market and business development activities
• What You Will Need:
• 3+ years of work experience in consulting, investment banking, or private equity
• Core consulting skills are critically important in this role: Strong analytic skills and a high capacity for conceptual thinking
• Proven track record of selling through recommendations to internal teams and/or clients; demonstrated success in turning ideas into actions
• Strong project management skills – ability to plan, manage and structure work in an efficient and timely manner
• Fluency in media/advertising/technology industry terms and trends
• Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

What You Will Get:
• The unique and exciting opportunity to work at one of the leading global entertainment companies
• Access to the tools, leadership, and resources you will need to create and drive a center of excellence
• The opportunity to do the best work of your career
• Work in an inclusive and diverse company culture
• Competitive benefits and programs to support your well-being
• Collaborative colleagues who are focused on making an impact

At MediaLink, we create competitive advantage and growth strategies for large- scale organizations. We drive growth and foster innovation by identifying key challenges, providing practical tactics and helping to implement the solutions.

Unlike other companies, we can offer you access to direct client relationships with large global companies at a senior level. We provide you with the opportunities, strategies and execution of these to help you develop and grow, all while giving you access to senior leadership and their expertise.

MediaLink is a UTA company. UTA is one of the world's leading talent and entertainment companies. At UTA, the belief in the client relationship is paramount and marked by respect, a sense of stewardship, and a commitment to an artist's entire creative life. Our commitment to every employee is the same.

For more information: https://www.medialink.com

UTA and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities.


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1bnpv-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
United Talent Agency

Leading global talent and entertainment company United Talent Agency represents many of the most acclaimed figures across film, television, news, music, sports, theater, fine art, literature, video games, podcasts and other social and digital content.