Discovery Communications

BD & Partnerships Specialist

7 hours ago
Requisition ID
18307
UK-London
Career Category
Corporate Development
Type
Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary

Over 25 years, Eurosport has established itself as a household name for live sports. Now, Discovery has re-energised Eurosport to connect fans and athletes around the sports they love.

The new Eurosport shares great sport stories of human perseverance, achievement and inspiration told by the best experts. Eurosport digital is a high growth area of the business, encompassing all our direct to consumer platforms including the Eurosport Player, Eurosport.com and our social media activities.

 

The Strategy Analyst will be an integral member of the Eurosport Digital and Strategy Planning team, supporting the Senior Management Team in developing and articulating the strategy of the Eurosport Digital business.

 

This role will work closely with all departments of the Eurosport and Eurosport digital organisation, including commercial, product, content and sales & marketing, and rights acquisitions. This is a fantastic opportunity within a dynamic, growing and ambitious organisation that is looking to redefine how sport fans engage with their passions.

Responsibilities

Supporting varied digital strategic initiatives:

  • Business planning of key digital development initiatives (rights acquisitions. investments, JVs, acquisitions)
  • Strategic planning for Discovery’s Eurosport digital business
  • Creative development of strategic pitches to internal & external stakeholders
  • Market and competitor analysis

To contribute creative and strategic thinking on projects and to challenge existing perceptions

To develop robust analyses to drive strategic insights

  • Use creativity to consider analytical problems from a range of angles
  • Build scenario-driven models

To conduct research, gather input from all relevant teams and develop knowledge on relevant business areas

  • Liaise with regional and/or central teams to collate and verify data
  • Sourcing market data

To create compelling presentations and/or memos that deliver strategic insights, analyses and recommendations

  • Structure storyline flow
  • Build high quality presentations under tight deadlines
  • Present findings to the team and wider audiences

Support ad-hoc requests from Senior Management on emerging issues

Requirements

  • Strategic mindset with strong analytical skills and logical reasoning
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Team player and confident to liaise with much more senior colleagues
  • Previous experience working at a leading consulting firm, media or technology business; ideally digital media experience and a passion for sport

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