Senior Manager, Strategic Development

| Greater NYC Area
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Major League Baseball (MLB) is seeking a Senior Manager, Strategic Development based in New York, NY. This role is primarily responsible for collaborating with club and league stakeholders to implement strategies to grow the baseball industry.  

Qualified candidates will be familiar with baseball presented in every format: On MLB’s digital products -- MLB.com, At Bat, MLB.TV, and Ballpark -- as well as linear TV broadcasts and in-stadium experiences. They will have a demonstrated ability to work and collaborate with a wide range of departments, from digital product development, to marketing, to club initiatives. Additionally, they will be comfortable with both quantitative and qualitative analyses, and have the ability to explain complicated concepts to audiences of varied understanding. Experience with tools such as Adobe or Google Analytics and Qualtrics, analytical software like RStudio and Alteryx, and programming languages like SQL, R, and Python is not mandatory, but is greatly preferred. Essentially, they will have proven success in leading or being a key contributor on a multidisciplinary team. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Combine first-party data and research, third-party led projects, and broader market research to create strategic recommendations to achieve wider industry goals
  • Ensure execution of MLB’s overall strategic goals by setting specific, incremental KPIs and targets for products and projects.
  • Collaborate and interact with club personnel to inform league-level strategic decision-making.
  • Coordinate with league stakeholders and department heads to support club initiatives cross-functionally.
  • Serve as a key contributor and senior member of a new strategically-focused team
  • Present and communicate findings and proposals to stakeholder and executive audiences frequently.

Desired Skills: 

  • An undergraduate degree in an analytical field. Advanced degrees (such as MBAs) preferred, but not mandatory
  • Significant professional experience in analytical field, such as management or strategy consulting, finance, or business development with demonstrable examples of success
  • Experience managing simultaneous demanding projects with varying timelines
  • Comfort presenting findings to executive and/or stakeholder audiences
  • Experience managing a team of co-workers, or as the key contributor in group projects
  • Familiarity with SQL, R and Python preferred, but not mandatory
  • Broad knowledge of the sports industry domestically, and ideally internationally
  • Knowledge of qualitative data collection and user feedback (voice of the fan) programs

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Technology we use

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Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall provides easy commuter access. Great restaurants in heart of NYC, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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