Thursday, March 25, 2010

Position at Universal Pictures LA: Senior Analyst, Business Development & Strategic Planning‏

Universal Pictures seeks a highly qualified candidate for the position of Senior Analyst, Business Development & Strategic Planning. The Senior Analyst's primary responsibilities will include: i) performing financial analysis related to film acquisition, production and distribution ii) carrying out market research to support business development opportunities and iii) creating presentations for the executive management team. Specific projects will include research, analysis, modeling, and generating recommendations related to film greenlighting, emerging industry trends, international expansion initiatives, competitive threats, M&A opportunities and internal business performance improvement. The Senior Analyst will have the opportunity to learn about the full workings of a major motion picture studio through working with senior executives across the company and around the world. The position offers unique exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the media and entertainment industry.


Universal Pictures is seeking exceptional candidates with 1-2 years of experience in investment banking, management consulting, business development or strategic planning who have a strong interest - and ideally some prior experience- in the entertainment industry.

– BS/BA degree
– Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, including significant financial modeling experience
– Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
– A solid understanding of the film and media industry business models
– Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
– Strong knowledge of Excel modeling (including macros) and PowerPoint

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