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Strategic Planning Analyst

Warner Bros. Discovery

London, United Kingdom 6 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Overall role:

This is an instrumental role within CNN International Commercial Strategic Planning.

The Analyst will be responsible for generating sales reports to support the needs of the sales team and ensure they have the current sales information available.

The Analyst will also be responsible for maintaining underlying Sales data supporting the regular and ad-hoc reports.

Areas of responsibility:

Provide sales reporting to communicate sales performance to Senior Management. Responsible for working directly with efforts sales teams across multiple international markets to quantify weekly / monthly / quarterly / yearly performances relative to budgets and targets.

Produce ad-hoc management reports. The reports can range from pricing and inventory, management to category and client detail revenue, and entail working with revenue and traffic databases to sift through data, analyse and eventually extract and synthesise key relevant information.
Process and Reporting Improvement. Identify areas of reporting efficiency and propose structured recommendations to management.

Areas of accountability:

While the position has no direct revenue accountability, it does interface directly with sales offices worldwide. In addition, the position is integral to managing digital advertising revenue across a large portfolio of websites.

Selection criteria:

Accounting/Finance related degree; CIMA or ACA qualified
Advanced Excel skills
Access database skills and familiarity with reporting systems
Excellent data analysis, presentation, written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple projects, ability to prioritize, meet deadlines
Relevant, 2+ years' experience at media agency, media owner
Preferable experience with digital media agency, digital media owner
Fluent with Microsoft office (particularly PowerPoint and Excel)

Direct Sales experience
Business partner experience

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

The Legal Bits…

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj10o0-18-207-240-77-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Warner Bros. Discovery

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