Analyst / Sr. Analyst, Global Strategy job

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Company Description

WWE is a publicly traded (NYSE: WWE), integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment with more than 700 employees whose mission is to put smiles on people’s faces. WWE’s PG, family-friendly programming is broadcast in more than 170 countries and 35 languages and reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide.

WWE’s operations are organized around four lines of business – Media Division, comprised of WWE Network, Television, Home Entertainment and Digital Media; Live Events; Consumer Products Division, comprised of Licensing, Venue Merchandise and WWEShop; and WWE Studios.

Job Description

Analyst / Sr. Analyst, Global Strategy

WWE is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. WWE’s PG, family-friendly programming is broadcast in more than 180 countries and 25 languages and reaches more than 800+ million homes worldwide. The award-winning WWE Network, is the first-ever direct-to-consumer premium network with more than 1.7 million subscribers. WWE has more than 1 billion social media followers. WWE is the #1 sports channel on YouTube, and the #2 most viewed channel in the world overall.

WWE’s Global Strategy group partners closely with the executive team to lead critical strategic and operational initiatives across all our business lines. To support our growing pipeline of key initiatives, WWE is hiring a Global Strategy Analyst / Senior Analyst to tackle some of the biggest questions facing the company.

This role will be actively involved across the four key pillars for WWE’s Global Strategy team, including but not limited to:

  • Long Term Corporate Strategy (evaluating the changing M&E landscape, identifying opportunity spaces, and ensuring WWE is positioned to win in the future)
  • Internal Consulting (partnering with WWE’s lines of business to strategize for growth)
  • Innovation (exploring opportunities to re-imagine existing businesses, and enter whitespaces and adjacencies)
  • Corporate Development (VC investments, M&A, JV, and other inorganic growth opportunities)

This is a dynamic role that requires someone who can bring strong analytical capabilities to a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will help further the business by providing in-depth analyses of key business drivers and recommendations for maximizing performance across WWE’s business globally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within the Global Strategy team to explore, develop and recommend strategies and tactics to support WWE’s corporate priorities
  • Perform rigorous quantitative (e.g. market analysis, consumer trends, economic conditions, etc.) and qualitative (e.g. case studies, competitive strategies, winning applications etc.) analyses to pinpoint appropriate, practical, strategic and operational recommendations
  • Define methodologies to support senior management level strategic and operational decisions
  • Contribute to the definition of analytic approaches and transform information into thoughtful insights regarding recommended direction
  • Take ownership of presentation development for WWE senior executives
  • Work closely with several functions including Analytics, Finance, Research, and businesses including Digital, Content Distribution, Consumer Products, Live Events, Global Sales
  • Effectively build relationships and collaborate with team members across multiple lines of business to both source and distribute key data elements
  • Share ownership of WWE Global Strategy’s operational tools and repositories
  • Conduct ad-hoc projects for senior management

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience working in strategic consulting at a top firm – alternately, experience in investment banking, private equity, or similar analytically-intensive industry
  • Experience in the Media & Entertainment industry – a background in Digital Media, OTT / DTC distribution a plus
  • Relevant International experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or equivalent ‘hard-skills’ field (mathematics, economics, statistics, etc.)
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical ability
  • Strong strategic problem-solving skills with ability to prioritize issues and analysis
  • Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
  • Ability to work independently, usually within a complex and often ambiguous environment, to build rigorous, fact-bases that support recommendations to company management
  • Strong planning, communication, and organizational skills – ability to effectively deal with competing priorities, work in a high-paced environment, and communicate to Senior Executives on a regular basis
  • Openness to an environment of active developmental feedback and coaching from peers and managers, with desire to learn and grow rapidly
  • Expert-level capabilities in both Excel and PowerPoint
  • Flexible work schedule based on business needs
  • Minimal travel based on business needs

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WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy. For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use.

WWE is a publicly traded (NYSE: WWE), integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment with more than 800 employees. Our mission is to put smiles on people’s faces. WWE’s PG, family-friendly programming is broadcast in more than 180 countries and 20 languages and reaches more than 800 million homes worldwide.

WWE’s operations are organized around four lines of business – Media Division, comprised of WWE Network, Television, Home Entertainment and Digital Media; Live Events; Consumer Products Division, comprised of Licensing, Venue Merchandise and WWEShop; and WWE Studios.

The award winning WWE Network, is the first-ever direct-to-consumer premium network that includes 24/7 scheduled programming, all live pay-per-views and nearly 10,000 hours of video-on-demand content. The WWE Network has more than 1.5 million subscribers and a 90% satisfaction rate. Monday Night Raw on USA Network is the longest-running, weekly episodic program in U.S. primetime TV history and is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. In addition to our flagship programming Monday Night Raw and SmackDown Live, that air live every Monday and Tuesday nights on USA Network, WWE’s popular reality series’ Total Divas & Total Bellas air on E!.

WWE is a global leader in social and digital media with more than 825 million social media followers. WWE is the #2 most viewed channel in the world and the #1 sports channel on YouTube. WWE trends on Twitter every week, 52 weeks per year and John Cena, one of our most popular Superstars, is the #1 active American athlete on Facebook.

The WWE App has been downloaded more than 37 million times and WWE.com has nearly 12 million unique visitors each month. Our content strategy keeps our fans, the WWE Universe, engaged in our characters and storylines across multiple platforms and enables them to connect with us anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Partnerships with Nickelodeon, Warner Bros., Facebook, Twitter, Google, ESPN and Hulu have also further enhanced WWE’s reach and engagement with our passionate fan base.

WWE is committed to leveraging the power of its brand and platforms to help address important social issues worldwide including diversity and inclusion, education and military support as well as providing hope to those in need. Through partnerships with Special Olympics, Make-A-Wish, Susan G. Komen, The V Foundation, Ad Council, GLAAD, First Book, Hire Heroes USA and USO Metro, WWE supports programs and initiatives that positively impact children and families around the world. 

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Estimated annual salary
$109,312
average
Minimum
$80,474
Maximum
$149,923

TASKS

  • Document findings of study and prepare recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, or organizational changes.
  • Interview personnel and conduct on-site observation to ascertain unit functions, work performed, and methods, equipment, and personnel used.
  • Analyze data gathered and develop solutions or alternative methods of proceeding.
  • Plan study of work problems and procedures, such as organizational change, communications, information flow, integrated production methods, inventory control, or cost analysis.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

World Wrestling Entertainment

Type

Company - Public

Size

501-1000

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Arts/Entertainment/Publishing
Computer/Internet
Hospitality/Travel

Founded

1952

CEO

Vince McMahon

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