Manager, Strategic Analysis & Business Development

The New York City Ballet has an immediate opening for a Manager of Strategic Analysis and Business Development. This is an Exempt position reporting to the Executive Director. The Manager of Strategic Analysis and Business Development will assist the executive director, senior staff and others across the organization in identifying potential organizational changes and initiatives aimed at improving the financial and operational performance of the organization through comprehensive targeted research and analysis. He/she will work closely with senior staff to identify areas where such research would be useful, and will undertake preparing and presenting the analyses as appropriate to each situation, in addition to identifying potential revenue growth initiatives. In addition, he/she will serve as project manager on business initiatives as needed, both in their exploration and execution should they proceed.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Manager will lead analyses and research efforts related to a broad range of organizational priorities and strategies. Examples include:
  • Identification of potential new business opportunities and organizational practices leading to new or increased sources of earned revenue
  • Audience surveys and data collection/analyses
  • Analyses around relationship of programming, scheduling, and timing to ticket sales
  • Cost/benefit analysis of various operational activities and opportunities
  • Analyses around relationship of programming, scheduling, and timing to ticket sales
  • Cost/benefit analysis of various operational activities and opportunities
  • Research on industry best practices / competitive benchmarks – for example, on marketing strategies and billing/charging practices of other performing arts facilities pertaining to outside rentals or other areas affecting the overall performance of the organization
  • Coordinate across departments to enhance business operations
  • Provide analytical support for other projects on an as-needed basis
The Manager will serve as project manager for organizational new business initiatives, both in their exploration and execution should they proceed. In addition, working with the Executive Director and senior staff the Manager will lead the execution of an ongoing expense management plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2+ years of business experience in management consulting or comparable position
  • Fluency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills, including expertise in financial analysis and business model development
  • Experience analyzing large data sets to draw insights
  • Experience writing presentations for senior audiences
  • Experience with project management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized, detail-oriented and ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player with strong interpersonal capabilities
  • Statistics and experience with surveys, customer analytics a plus
  • Graduate degree or MBA a plus
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to ballethr@nycballet.com with “Manager of Strategic Analysis” in the subject line. No Phone Calls.

NYC Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer