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VelvetJobs relies on external sources for the accuracy of the job postings. Sometime jobs expire without us knowing about it. If the job posting happens to be expired, please alert us. Thank you! Immediate Job Opportunity Senior Director, Operations and Strategic Planning, Cond Nast Entertainment Cond Nast Entertainment (CN) is an award-winning next generation studio and distribution network with entertainment content across film, television, premium digital video, social, and virtual reality. In just six years since inception, CN achieved profitability for its digital business ahead of schedule, reached TV-like scale for many of its digital videos, and has won Emmy and Critics Choice Awards, as well as garnered Academy Award and Peabody nominations. Culling from IP across Cond Nasts iconic publishing brands, including Vogue, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, GQ and Wired, CN has produced series for Netflix, Investigation Discovery, Amazon, and more; and currently has feature films with Sony and Fox Searchlight. In addition, the Next Gen Studio produces and distributes over 5,000 pieces of original digital video content a year delivering more than 6.7 billion video views year to date. CN has an extensive digital distribution network of nearly 50 partners across 4,000 websites and ranks #21 in unique viewers in comScores Top 100 Properties, ahead of Buzzfeed, ESPN, Vice, Vox, Scripps, Refinery29, The New York Times, Hearst and Awesomeness. The Senior Manager, Strategy and Planning role will serve as a key resource to the senior executive team for Cond Nast Entertainment, providing strategic and analytical support to help operate and grow the business. This role is a unique opportunity to become immersed in the Digital Video, TV and Film industries while working closely with senior executives. The position will be based in New York and will have a dual report into the EVP/COO CN and the EVP/GM Digital CN. Primary Responsibilities: Assist in developing business strategy and business plan for Cond Nast Entertainment across all business lines Lead analysis and develop actionable recommendations to improve operational efficiency across CNEs digital video business Analyze business processes to aid in decision making and ensuring we are positioned to scale effectively and understand the implications of our growth Develop storyline, gather data and inputs and create presentations for Cond Nast Board meetings and other executive level updates Support management of key projects related to driving strategic plan forward (e.g., OTT app launches and optimization), ensuring KPIs are set and analyzing variance from KPIs as needed Build data-driven, scenario-based models to evaluate business impact of strategic initiatives (e.g., partnerships, investments, acquisitions) Identify, monitor and report on key market and competitive trends and new business opportunities Work closely with research and finance teams to monitor performance metrics Desired Skills & Qualifications: MBA from top tier school strongly preferred 3+ years experience at a management consulting firm or investment bank Desire to work with senior leadership team to drive strategic business decisions for the company Demonstrated expertise and experience in research and analysis (e.g. building strategic plans and financial models, preparing industry reports) Pragmatic and analytical problem-solver Strong storytelling and slide-writing, ability to develop presentations for varied audiences Strong initiative ownership and ability to collaborate across teams, proactively manage timelines and ensure projects are being driven forward Excellent communication skills, both written and oral Interest and expertise around media and entertainment industry, specifically digital video Detail-oriented Strong PC skills (Google Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote) a must What happens next? If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below and we will review your application as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of applications we receive, it is not always possible for us to respond to each applicant in person. Should your profile fit this open position we will contact you within approximately 4 weeks. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile. Cond Nast is an equal opportunity workplace. Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience. Salary is also commensurate with experience. We guarantee that you will get more job interviews in 30 days after using our resume writing services or we will rewrite your resume for free.
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