Manager Strategy

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

Paramount CP&E (Consumer Products and Experience) Strategy is a highly visible team responsible for the identification, analysis, and development of strategic initiatives to drive the long-term profitability and growth of CP&E’s businesses worldwide. This role can be located in New York City or Los Angeles.

We are seeking a Manager, Strategy to join our team! The Manager will support the development and execution of the growth strategy for Paramount CP&E. The role requires superior modeling skills as well as strategic and analytical thinking, business development, collaboration, communication, and multi-tasking skills. The successful candidate will possess the ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management across CP&E and Paramount.

  • Construct financial/analytical models in support of various strategic opportunities, potential acquisitions, and other financial deals. Summarize and communicate key findings to senior management
  • Collaborate and coordinate with members of the Paramount CP&E strategy and executive team in the development and execution of key global growth initiatives – particularly as they relate to new media platforms, new business opportunities, and geographic expansion
  • Identify, define, and analyze trends/strategies across major markets in relation to the consumer products (e.g., toys, apparel, home, CPG), publishing, video games and digital media (e.g., NFTs, web3), and experiences (e.g., theme parks) industries
  • Identify areas of research and perform appropriate qualitative and quantitative analyses; perform primary and secondary research as needed
  • Build compelling, persuasive presentation materials to communicate key findings, outcomes, and recommendations to senior level executives
  • Manage elements of Paramount CP&E’s annual long-range planning (LRP) process
  • Proactively identify new growth opportunities (e.g., new product categories/channels, alternate business models, emerging trends)
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects at any one time across Paramount CP&E
  • Manage timelines and implementation schedules
  • Participate in a variety of senior meetings with professionalism and credibility

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of equivalent experience in strategic planning, management consulting, or investment banking role
  • MBA (preferred)

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and financial modeling skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills such as prioritization, critical thinking, and hypothesis development
  • Ability to think pragmatically, not just theoretically, and drive execution of concepts
  • Excellent multi-tasking and teamwork capabilities
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, particularly the ability to develop arguments and present them concisely to a range of partners, including executives
  • Deliverable-focused, strong work ethic

At all levels of Strategy and Finance, every employee is expected to embody these core proficiencies:

  • Complete goals and deadlines
  • Influence and effectively communicate with others to drive work forward
  • Design, apply, and interpret robust analytical solutions to support decisions
  • Positively contribute to a culture of people development and learning
  • Uphold ways of working that promote DE&I advocacy
  • Translate the “big picture” vision into a clear action plan
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