Manager, Marketing Strategy - Universal Studios Hollywood

Posted: 6/12/2019

Location: Universal City, California
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Branding, Digital Marketing, Social Media
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

The Manager, Marketing Strategy is responsible for helping to drive consumer focused business development. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Marketing Strategy this individual is a critical member of a team that identifies and solves for the strategic short and long term issues to maximize the economic upside of the Universal Studios Hollywood site.
Ideal candidates have a strong acumen for storytelling and analysis, and experience working with strategic frameworks, consumer research and metrics. Additionally, individuals with excellent relationship and problem solving skills in fast-paced environments are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities Include:

Business Development

• Work with the Senior Manager to proactively identify opportunities and business challenges as well as deliver ad hoc analysis and recommendations on a variety of revenue driving subjects (e.g., content, product, value/price)
• Monitor industry and consumer trends; partner with sister teams (analytics, insights, integrated marketing, sales)

Long Range Planning

• Actively support the creation of annual operating and long term plans in conjunction with Universal Parks & Resorts, including framing overall approach (must be able to articulate the problem, develop a hypothesis, structure the analysis, gather supporting data, and communicate findings succinctly and clearly)
• Drive tourist market growth, including analysis and strategy and plan development

• Bachelor’s degree required; MBA highly preferred
• Minimum 4 years of relevant work experience (e.g., consulting, marketing strategy)
• Experience in delivering strategically founded recommendations
• Strong interpersonal and relationship skills; proactive, adaptable, and collaborative
• Effective time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); thinks well on their feet, as well as presents information succinctly and effectively
• Creative acumen, maturity, and enthusiasm
• Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

• Experience developing and/or using marketing research
• Experience or exposure in a marketing function and quantitative capacities
• Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality
• Self-directed and able to work independently but also able to work collaboratively in a team-oriented department
• Strong sense of project ownership and dedication to delivering outstanding results
• Ability to speak, read, and write in Mandarin and/or Spanish a plus

Experience Universal Studios Hollywood ™ - where every day is an opportunity to take action, a chance to have fun. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood entertainment experience with the world’s largest movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions. Here, your individuality helps movie-making magic meet real life thrills to inspire memories that last a lifetime. Therefore, we strive to attract the best talent across a range of positions from hourly guest service to professionals. You are encouraged to bring the passion, energy and creativity that will make a difference to the thousands of families and friends who explore our universe every day. Get ready for an epic adventure at a place where you can be Universally You - Universal Studios Hollywood ™, the Entertainment Capital of L.A℠.

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