Sony Music is seeking a Digital Strategy & Investments Winter MBA Associate for the Global Digital Business (GDB) team in New York. As an MBA Associate, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects that cover the full spectrum of the digital media marketplace, including assessing and refining strategic initiatives, identifying market trends that may create opportunities for Sony Music, and evaluating investments in music business start-ups. Your role will have direct influence on industry developments and work on data-driven, strategic initiatives that benefit Sony Music’s business and artist roster.
While the team is based in New York, the role is global in scope. MBAs receive a crash course in digital business models at the start of the internship, and develop skills during the semester that are transferable to any entertainment business. This is a unique opening for an exceptional candidate.
Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Winter MBA Associate Program Details
The program runs for 12-14 weeks and applicants must be willing to commit a minimum 15 hours a week on-site at the Sony Music offices in the Flatiron District of NYC. Candidates may apply for either a paid or free position, depending on applicant interest and work status. All verbal offers are tentative until work status and/or ability to gain school credit is confirmed. The start date for the program will be in late January 2019.
Summarize music and broader media industry trends, and create deliverables to share learnings throughout Sony Music
Monitor the digital media investment landscape to identify potential impacts and opportunities for Sony Music
Analyze large data sets and model expected financial outcomes, to generate insights that instruct investment recommendations and equity deal negotiations
Prepare financial models, including market size assessment, benchmark analysis, company P&L projections, and rates of return
A successful candidate will be:
Passionate about the music industry and music in general
Savvy with data, demonstrating advanced Excel modeling and analytical skills
Excellent at communication, both verbal and written, and proficient with PowerPoint
Pro-active, organized, efficient and detail-oriented
Currently enrolled in a top-tier MBA program
Other positive elements include:
Background in consulting, banking, corporate development or other related capacity
Deep interest and understanding of the worldwide digital landscape
Experience working in media and entertainment
Level: Temporary Staff
External Company Name: Sony Music Entertainment
External Company URL: www.sonymusic.com
Street: 25 Madison Avenue