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Senior Manager, Strategy and Operations - Media/Entertainment

Strategy | Hybrid in New York, NY | Full Time | From $110,000.00 to $124,000.00 per year

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is seeking a Senior. Manager, Strategy & Operations, to serve as a trusted advisor to senior management on key decisions around Sesame Workshop’s global commercial media business, including content distribution, consumer products licensing, themed entertainment, digital and interactive. This is a high-impact, high-visibility role. It offers the unique opportunity to influence decisions across all revenue streams of a commercial media business, work for a mission-driven non-profit, and help steward an iconic brand – Sesame Street.


  • Advising senior executives with recommendations on media distribution strategy, business development priorities, deal negotiations, and other commercial priorities
  • Conducting analyses (e.g., financial models, market landscapes, competitive benchmarking, etc.) to inform and support these recommendations
  • Summarizing these analyses in presentations for senior management and board members
  • Serving as subject matter expert on the commercial industries in which Sesame Workshop operates and Sesame Workshop’s partners and competitors in these industries
  • Providing input on budgeting and long-range planning


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of strategy and business planning experience; 2+ years of management consulting or investment banking experience preferred
  • Passion for media and entertainment; experience strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical skills, including experience with conducting financial analysis and modeling
  • Ability to write effectively and communicate ideas in PowerPoint decks
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Ability to collaborate with people from different backgrounds, levels of experience, and cultures
  • Integrity, positive attitude, and driven by Sesame Workshop’s mission

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity