Director, Business Strategy

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ESPN

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Job description

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.
The Director, Business Strategy role applies ingenuity, creativity, and analytical skills in identifying, creating, and evaluating negotiation strategies and tactics to advance the affiliate business of Disney and ESPN Media Networks. In addition, the Director plays a critical role in providing long-term strategic planning and decision support for new business opportunities and other key initiatives across the media networks. The role is under the Affiliate Sales and Marketing department which is responsible for domestic distribution and licensing for Disney and ESPN television networks, digital, and on-demand content. Responsibilities
  • Lead a team including a Manager and Sr. Analyst to support business and account priorities
  • Work with Affiliate Strategy and Sales teams in support of cable and digital content distribution strategies
  • Participate in content distribution deals by creating sales proposals, term sheets and financial analyses for new and on-going negotiations
  • Conduct analyses of key business drivers, trends and new technologies for new products or strategies
  • Develop network-focused analyses for distribution opportunities and areas of competitive advantage
  • Have an in-depth understanding of cable industry and competitive landscape for Disney and ESPN assets and assigned accounts
Basic Qualifications
  • A minimum of six years of work experience in content distribution or related experience
  • In-depth understanding of affiliate agreements, industry landscape and current competitive trends
  • Experience managing in-depth analyses and projects from concept to completion
  • People Management experience
Required Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred Education
  • Master's Degree in related field
Company Overview At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
Additional InformationESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Requirements

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Job type
Full-time
Location
Brownsville, NY, United States
Department
Sales & Marketing
Starting in
As soon as possible

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