Analyst / Sr. Analyst, Global Strategy - Stamford , Connecticut, United States, 06901

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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