Director, Strategy & Analysis - Showtime Networks Inc.

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Job Locations
US-NY-New York
Brand
ViacomCBS
Job Type
Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID
2020-14200

About The Brand

SHOWTIME continues to make its mark across the cultural landscape with one of the most successful programming lineups in television. The SHOWTIME programming slate features original series including Emmy® nominated limited series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, BILLIONS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, THE CHI, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, KIDDING, BLACK MONDAY, THE LOUDEST VOICE, CITY ON A HILL, THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, BACK TO LIFE, WORK IN PROGRESS and ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. The network’s eclectic, brand-defining programming is further distinguished by the captivating offerings of SHOWTIME Documentary Films, including docuseries THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Emmy-nominated WU-TANG CLAN: OF MICS AND MEN and THE FOURTH ESTATE and documentary films THE KINGMAKER and READY FOR WAR. SHOWTIME Sports continues to dominate with its flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and the Emmy Award-winning series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV and YouTube TV. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at www.showtime.com and www.showtimeanytime.com.

Overview and Responsibilities

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) is seeking a Director of Strategy & Analysis to serve as a consultative resource to the SNI leadership team and managers across the organization. The Director will conduct ongoing exploration of SNI’s operating environment and examine issues from a strategic, competitive and financial perspective. The Director position is part of a Finance FP&A team but will collaborate closely on a day-to-day basis with Research, Sales, Marketing, Business Product Development & Management, Corporate Communications, among other departments. Do you see yourself as a solution provider to a dynamic “client base,” able to adapt to industry developments and help facilitate shifts in the organization? Then this is the career for you!


Responsibilities:

  • Support the SNI senior management team in anticipating and addressing critical business questions
  • Design, execute and interpret analyses to generate business insights to inform decision making
  • For example, multichannel video subscriber overviews, competitive benchmarking (domestic and international), assessment and subscriber growth strategies of new distribution platforms, emerging technologies and macroeconomic and other marketplace trends impacting SNI’s growth
  • Develop and present timely, periodic reports using internal and third-party data (e.g., SNL Kagan, equity research, trade publications and other sources) to highlight trends and implications for SNI and its distributors, competitors and media peers
  • Curate and provide executive summaries of relevant equity and industry research for senior management as decided by industry news
  • Contribute to and help coordinate strategic presentations for both ViacomCBS and SNI senior management, including annual midyear reviews, budget and business overviews, and custom presentations as needed for SNI’s CEO and CFO
  • Participate in key account team meetings, conference calls and affiliate meetings when possible to cultivate relationships and affirm frontline priorities

 

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree required; MBA desired
  • Minimum 6 years of consulting, strategic planning, research, investment banking or financial analysis, or similar experience at a media company

Additional Qualifications

  • Understanding of media & entertainment industry economics and performance drivers of multichannel and OTT programmers and distributors
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities; high proficiency in Excel and financial modeling
  • Effective interpersonal skills to present information in compelling manner and format
  • Excellent presentation skills; beyond presumed PowerPoint proficiency, a talent for thoughtfully conceived and well-designed graphical representations of data, trends and ideas
  • Organizational skills and ability to lead multiple simultaneous projects and meet deadlines
  • Knowledgeable in traditional media and emerging, technology-driven goods and services
  • Previous success working independently and cross-functionally with a strong service orientation toward internal clients and partners

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