Senior Analyst, Film Strategy & Business Development


Role Summary:
TheFilm Strategy department is a highly visible group that works closely with senior executive management across Comcast (including the Chairman of the Filmed Entertainment Group, Chairman of Universal Pictures & President of Universal Pictures) and worldwide. The group works in conjunction with other business units within UP on a wide range of strategic initiatives including identifying key growth opportunities as well as operating efficiencies, examining film financing & acquisition deals, release dating and managing the film greenlight process
Universal Pictures seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Senior Analyst, Film Strategy & Operations. This position will manage strategic planning activities across Universal Pictures. Specific projects will include research, analysis, financial modeling, and recommendations related to greenlighting, internal business performance improvement, emerging industry trends and competitive threats as well as support for M&A or strategic investments. The position offers unique exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the media and entertainment industry.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with groups across Universal Pictures to formulate the vision and strategy at both a business-unit and corporate-level
  • Facilitate various deliverables including long range planning, release dating and strategic slate analysis
  • Formulate presentations for executive management on current Universal Pictures initiatives
  • Work closely with team members of all-levels to execute on tactical and strategic operations of the business
  • Preparing financial models related to film acquisition, film financing, production and distribution
  • Qualifications/Requirements

    Basic Qualifications:
    Universal Pictures is seeking exceptional candidates with 2-4 years of experience in strategic planning, management consulting, business development or investment banking, ideally in the entertainment industry. The role requires superior strategic, financial and relationship skills. The individual must possess the ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management, ranging from senior corporate executives to business unit managers and third parties. The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • BS/BA degree
  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, including significant financial modeling experience
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to author and deliver presentations
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Desired Characteristics

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • A solid understanding of the film and/or media markets/ business models
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Prior investment banking and/or management consulting experience preferred

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