Sr. Analyst, Strategy & Business Development


Role Summary:
Universal Brand Development ( UBD ) is a highly visible group responsible for creating new strategies and initiatives to build and grow the Universal Pictures ( UP ) and DreamWorks Animation ( DWA ) portfolio of intellectual property into robust franchises. With offices in over 10 countries, UBD manages the global consumer products, digital / gaming and live entertainment businesses, as well as franchise management for all UP and DWA IP. UBD is looking for a highly driven, analytical and experienced Senior Analyst of Strategy and Business Development who will be responsible for the management and execution of UBD s various strategic initiatives. .
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with UBD s senior leadership to formulate, plan and implement the group s near and long term strategies
  • Focus on growth initiatives (M&A, commercial deals and new business opportunities) that can help to strengthen and diversify profitability across UBD s various business units
  • Conduct analyses in support of strategic decision-making including, financial models, preparation of market overviews, competitive benchmarking and assessment of industry trends
  • Create compelling presentations that effectively communicate key findings and recommendations to senior leadership
  • Formulate initial perspective on how to approach business challenges


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2+ years of relevant experience (investment banking, management consulting, corporate strategy or business development)
  • Bachelor s degree required
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be willing submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
  • Desired Characteristics

    Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience communicating with all levels of an organization
  • Ability to deliver on multiple assignments under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced, results-oriented, and dynamic environment
  • Strong knowledge of Excel modeling and PowerPoint
  • Media or entertainment experience ideal but not required

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