Manager, Account Planning & Strategic Analysis

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    Los Angeles, CA 90038
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description


    About The Brand

    Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.

    Overview and Responsibilities

    We are looking for a Manager, of Account Planning & Strategic Analysis, who will be supporting the growth and day to day management of one of the largest physical home entertainment business partners! We will rely on your quantitative & analytical skills to develop retailer quarterly gross revenue/consumer spend forecasts, inform product assortment decisions and help develop pricing strategies to manage product life cycle management while contributing to top line revenue and share growth at multiple physical retail accounts. You will be working cross functionally with Sales, Marketing, Finance and Operations!

    Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To:

    • Partner with Planning Lead, Sales, Brand Marketing & Operations to help develop annual revenue plans for physical retail accounts

    • Regularly evaluate promotional performance and Return On Investment - taking into consideration factors including promotion size, duration, price/discount level, assortment, competitive forces, and merchandising

    • Develop weekly/monthly account specific sales reporting to track performance against retailer KPI's and profitability metrics

    • Demonstrate retailer specific knowledge to develop future looking 'what if' scenarios and help assess impact of those scenarios to the overall business

    • Analyze monthly performance drivers to identify areas of risk or opportunity, and recommend plans to mitigate or accelerate those

    • Use internal & external industry data to support decision making for key partners

    • Craft and develop new reporting and dashboards to support forecasting, planning, and performance measurement with an eye towards improved data visualization and automation

    • Other tasks as needed on an ad hoc basis

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree required, a focus in Finance, Economics, Statistics, or related quantitative field preferred

    • 4+ years of sales planning, strategic analysis, and/or financial planning experience

    • Experience in Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau, RetailLink, Data Warehouse, & working with large data sets

    Additional Qualifications

    • Experience with retailer systems data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau, Looker, DOMO, etc)

    • Prior experience long range business planning (LRP) along analyzing customer profitability and promotional efficiency desired

    • Passion for working with business partners to find opportunities, innovate, and deliver results

    • Excellent communications skills with all levels of an organization and across geographies

    • Comfortable with ambiguity, a fast pace and changing priorities

    • Enthusiasm and aptitude for working in a fast-paced, collaborative corporate environment but with a start up mentality: highly self-directed, results-oriented and able to work at both strategic and tactical levels

    ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

    At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

    Job Locations US-CA-Hollywood

    Brand Paramount Pictures

    Function Product Management

    Job Type Full-Time Staff

    iCIMS ID 2021-15996

    Posting ID: 620934659Posted: 2021-05-07Job Title: Manager Account