Discovery Communications

Analyst, Corp Dev & Digital Strategy

1 month ago
Requisition ID
18374
UK-London
Career Category
Corporate Development
Type
Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary

This role is an integral member of the DNI Corporate Development & Digital Strategy team and supports the Senior Management Team in developing and articulating the development & digital strategy of the international business.

 

The team also works on specific projects supporting cross-functional initiatives and region or country specific projects supporting the Senior Management of DNI’s operating regions.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities

  • Supporting on varied corporate development and digital strategic initiatives:
    • Competitor and market reviews to support organic investment or M&A
    • Business planning of key linear & digital development initiatives (investments, JVs, acquisitions)
    • Strategic planning for Discovery’s international digital business
    • Creative development of strategic pitches to external partners
    • Channel, portfolio & digital product analysis

Specific responsibilities include:

  • To contribute creative and strategic thinking on projects and to challenge existing perceptions
  • 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 and conducting independent research
  • To develop robust analyses to drive strategic insights
    • Build scenario-driven models
    • Support M&A transactions
    • Use creativity to consider analytical problems from a range of angles
  • To create presentations and/or memos that deliver strategic insights, analyses and recommendations

o   Structure storyline flow

o   Build slides quickly

o   Present findings to the team and wider audiences

  • Support ad-hoc requests from Senior Management on emerging issues

 

Requirements

  • Proven capability in sourcing data and conducting research
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, with experience of working on a variety of projects and timelines simultaneously
  • Strong inter-personal skills –must be a team player and confident to liaise with much more senior colleagues
  • Ability to work in a diverse global matrix organization
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Passionate about working in the media industry

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