As Verizon?s media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we?re transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.
Corporate Strategy Manager
New York City, NY
The Strategy Manger will work to provide strategic support, thought leadership, business analysis, and real-time execution to the Strategy team and to business unit leaders / GMs. S/he will focus on developing and driving long-term and mission-critical initiatives alongside senior management.
You will be an exceptional critical thinker and will also have a proven track record of bringing ideas to life. You will use creative yet concise presentation skills to educate and persuade senior leadership, including Verizon and Verizon Media management, on all strategic initiatives. You must be comfortable influencing and interfacing with various stakeholders at all levels and across functions.
Work closely with Executive, Finance, Product and Global Business Unit leadership in strategy formulation across a diverse range of Internet products, technologies and verticals
Help identify and assess strategic opportunities and build relationships with emerging and established companies in the Internet and media markets
Be able to understand, map and explain the value chain in various segments of technology, media and consumer offerings and project and model trends based on internal and external research
Be a relentless communicator, both one-on-one with functional colleagues and internal clients, and in group settings
Provide central leadership in contributing to and executing on the team?s goals and objectives
Lead and deliver successfully on multiple initiatives in a highly dynamic environment, while calm under pressure
Present clear and polished summary of analysis both written and verbally
5+ years? experience in Consulting, Corporate Strategy, Venture Capital, Private, Equity or Corporate Development
Bachelor's degree from a top-tier school, advanced degree preferred
Ability to connect with company executives, internal support functions and external partners
High intellectual curiosity, superior organizational, communication, presentation, preparation and analytical skills
A strong work ethic, and a proven ability to lead cross-functional teams
Ability to operate with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality
Comfortable delivering successfully on multiple initiatives in a highly dynamic environment
Ability to build trust and confidence at executive levels
Consensus builder, collaborative and persuasive temperament
Goal driven, welcoming accountability
Passion for new technologies, media and internet products
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