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Intern Strategy & Business Development

Date: Apr 10, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

As The Weather Channel television network, we have heightened focus on innovation, first-class storm coverage and hyper-localized weather information available through our various TV platforms including: The Weather Channel, WeatherScan and Local Now. For more than 30 years, The Weather Channel television network has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms.

We are one of the most widely distributed television networks and the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive real-time programming of any media outlet, with trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather.

Weather is inherently fascinating, and we share our passion through the stories we tell to our audiences through our programming. The more our viewers engage with us, the more our stories illuminate how weather impacts almost everything.

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

The Business Strategy Intern will be responsible for managing projects and analysis that are important for the company. The ideal candidate in this role must work effectively across functions, levels and business units toward achieving shared objectives rapidly while operating in a collaborative manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the Strategy & Biz Ops to develop/prioritize key projects and areas of analysis
  • Craft clear work plans for all significant projects
  • Monitor and report on the progress to the VP, Strategy & Business Operations and other senior leaders, as appropriate
  • Drive preparation of agendas, presentation and initiatives for key meetings
  • Ensure that appropriate follow-up actions are taken
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with key decision makers associated with primary projects
  • Represent and be the voice of the assigned projects and analysis

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in an MBA program
  • Experience in reporting, analysis and strategy development
  • Experience in project management with strategic planning experience
  • Experience crafting executive communication as it relates to the preparation of materials to present to company executives
  • Must be well versed in financial modeling
  • Proven ability to effectively analyze and interpret large amounts of raw data to accurately convey business needs
  • Demonstrated ability to identify issues of a complex nature and effectively resolve
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required to effectively and concisely present key findings to senior management is a must
  • Strong working knowledge in presenting quantitative data via PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Ability to adjust to fluctuating work load with the pressure of aggressive deadlines

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to effectively interact at the most senior levels of the organization
  • Ability to research a diverse array of topics and present the key messages
  • Ability to understand and articulate the associated risks of recommendations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; negotiation and problem resolution skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Experience in driving change
  • Experience in presenting to challenging audiences
  • Extensive experience collecting and analyzing data required to make informed decisions
  • Proven ability to think strategically in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter requiring minimum supervision

Disclaimers

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Hours
The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
 
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weathergroup.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. You may also fax the completed form to 770-744-2021, which is a confidential fax number.
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Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.


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