We are looking for a Strategy Manager to help shape Dow Jones’ global strategy. This role will be responsible for collaborating with the CEO’s Office on overarching business priorities, and identifying specific growth opportunities within our news franchises: The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Marketwatch and Investor’s Business Daily.
The ideal candidate is a quantitative thinker who can identify new growth opportunities while being pragmatic and results-oriented. They should bring a strategy consulting toolkit to think through complex problems in a commercial, structured way, and to work with multiple business teams to identify solutions and implement recommendations.
Candidates will need to be adaptable to a wide range of business activities. They will need to be able to lead large cross-functional initiatives, and also be proactive in identifying challenges and developing roadmaps for solutions. They should be able to operate effectively with both senior executives and junior members of the organization.
Specific accountabilities may include:
Conducting strategic assessments of new growth opportunities to assess market opportunities and develop our own growth strategy
Identifying possible acquisition targets and providing a strategic assessment of inbound opportunities
Assisting with acquisitions, including due diligence and business analysis
Working across the business to pursue and execute growth opportunities
Supporting the overarching strategic narrative for the company communicated both internally and to the external market
Partnering with Finance and Senior Executives to embed our strategic goals across budgets and business lines
Reviewing the operational performance of key business lines
3-5 years experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, private equity or corporate strategy
Understanding of the media industry
Exceptional problem solving skills (both conceptual and quantitative)
Effective in operating in a cross-functional, matrixed environment
Succinct communicator that is professional in advising senior executives
Masters/MBA is preferred but not required
Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Business Area: STRATEGY - CORPORATE
Job Category: Strategy Group
Req ID: 32378