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Manager of Strategy & Operations

| Greater NYC Area

JW Player is seeking an accomplished Manager of Strategy & Operations to join our team. This position will report to the Chief Strategy Officer and engage in a wide range of activities including financial analysis, business operations, product strategy, and broader corporate development activities. This role will work closely with other members of C-level management, specifically the CEO and COO.

In this role, the candidate will:

  • Build and own the Company’s revenue and bookings forecasting model, including:
    • Monthly forecasting and sensitivity analysis
    • Pipeline development and conversion
    • Development of business / operational metrics to establish weekly tracking and reporting of Company performance against KPIs (e.g., efficacy of sales activity, conversion cycles, spend ROI)
    • Role will collaborate closely with Marketing, Growth, and FP&A teams on KPI monitoring and to inform Company’s operating and cash flow model
  • Leverage data to identify and assess areas of operational inefficiency within existing business operations
  • Develop insightful and compelling recommendations and changes to workflows
  • Partner with functional teams to drive implementation and monitor long-term ROI
  • Maintain broad corporate development responsibilities, including market sizing and competitive analysis, industry landscape and trend overviews, pricing research, involvement in due diligence processes, and other activities


  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of three (3) years experience in an investment banking, management consulting, and / or corporate strategy role
  • Demonstrable familiarity and knowledge of emerging technologies, with an emphasis on SaaS business models
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and financial modeling
  • Exceptional data manipulation, analysis, and presentation skills
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highest level of integrity and ability to manage confidential information

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate as the world’s largest network-independent platform for video delivery and intelligence. Media companies including Fox, VICE, Business Insider, and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types and sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices. JW Player’s massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights and generates billions of incremental video views. The company is headquartered in New York, with offices in London and Eindhoven, and was named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ in 2017. For more information, visit http://www.jwplayer.com.

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JW Player is located off the 33rd St. 6 stop in the heart of it all in midtown Manhattan.

What are JW Player Perks + Benefits

JW Player Benefits Overview

JW Player boasts a number of perks -- from our flexible work schedules and casual dress code to the Employee Professional Development program and generous Employee Referral Program, we strive to make sure all of our team members feel supported and appreciated.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
For many of our roles, hitting goals and surpassing expectations net rewards!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
JW Player makes every effort to create a diverse and inclusive environment for our team members, including company sponsored events like our annual Inspire: Women in Tech & monthly Fireside Chats!

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexibility is the name of the game for us. We have leadership that understands the myriad needs of a diverse workforce and what it takes to maintain a happy, healthy, inclusive culture.

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