DisneySanta Monica 90401
Full Time

Advertising, media entertainment, or technology experience preferred, not required.

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Senior Analyst, Ad Sales Strategy

Disney
Full Time 395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States
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Overview

The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Ad Sales Business is responsible for all monetization of ad content including Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ and domestic broadcast and cable television networks. The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment brings together the Company’s outstanding product, technology, and commercialization teams together with the goal of expanding the footprint of Disney’s premier content and beloved brands and delivering entertainment experiences to diverse consumers.

At Disney, Media & Entertainment Ad Sales Finance is the place to connect technical and entertainment excellence! Here, you will work alongside the best, chart your own career course and help create the next generation of media and entertainment. It’s an exciting time as we work across multiple platforms with teams, all while changing the face of media. And, you could be a part of the evolution.

The Ad Sales Strategy team identifies, evaluates, and implements initiatives to drive advertising revenue for Disney’s portfolio of brands across all and formats. The team focuses on cross-functional projects that will best position Disney for success in today’s constantly evolving media and advertising landscape.

By collaborating with key collaborators, the team's primary objective is to identify new revenue channels and improve existing ones through commercial and data partnerships, sophisticated advertising products, and strategic alignment across sales, operations, product, and finance.

The Ad Sales Finance team is seeking a Senior Analyst to directly support a broad range of critical initiatives. Key projects will focus on unlocking digital advertising capabilities—such as programmatic and audience-based buying—to accelerate revenue growth. This role will be instrumental in informing the long-range roadmap for TWDC’s advertising strategy and will work cross-functionally across multiple internal teams, including finance, product, sales, operations, and business development.

Projects may include:

  • Evaluating the financial impact of new advertising products and capabilities

  • Crafting proforma financial models to evaluate commercial partnership deal terms

  • Support high-level projects across multiple operational groups to develop and refine key business processes and reporting aligned with our long-term strategic roadmap

  • Completing secondary market research to identify key trends and inform five-year strategic plan

Responsibilities:

  • Build ad hoc financial models and analyses to support decision making and central initiatives

  • Complete market research and track industry trends

  • Closely lead projects from beginning to end: handle day-to-day communication and provide updates to leadership team, identify key issues and run data gathering

  • Develop executive-level presentations to summarize pivotal initiatives for leadership team

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional experience with a background in management consulting, investment banking, planning, and/or business operations.

  • Advanced technical skills in Excel and PowerPoint, with experience in financial modeling

  • Strong analytic approach, aim to learn and understand complex business concepts, ability to structure projects and handle ambiguous data

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills. Ability to take complex problems and clearly see opportunities and explain to multiple partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advertising, media entertainment, or technology experience preferred, not required

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a credible university in business administration, finance, or related quantitative field of study.

Benefits

Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities, and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits


The hiring range for this position in California is $101,790 to $124,410 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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