Strategy & Business Development Lead

  • Walmart eCommerce
  • San Bruno, CA, USA
  • Jun 21, 2018
Full time Consultant

Job Description

Position Description

The Strategy & Business Development Lead is a project-based, consultant-like position, that will work with the senior team leaders of the Partner Marketing team including sales, product, marketing, operations, and engineering.

The role helps to drive our strategy, planning, and execution by supporting several focus areas:
  • Development of strategic frameworks, customer and competitor insights, technology trend assessments, business cases to ensure the leadership team has the right strategic conversation
  • Competitive analyses of industry trends to identify strategic and operational risks and enterprise strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
  • Development of materials to support strategy discussions and decisions
  • Evaluate business development and partnership opportunities (including startup partnerships, broader strategic partnerships, and M&A;)
About Walmart Media Group...

Want to change the face of digital advertising? Want to re-imagine how the world's largest omni-channel consumer database can be used to power targeted campaigns for the largest brands in the world? We are rethinking digital advertising here at Walmart, and are looking for some great people to help make this happen.

At Walmart, we enable the connection between brands and shoppers at unprecedented scale. As primary stewards of our brand promise, Save Money. Live Better, we work alongside some of the most talented people in the world to engage with the more than 150M households who shop with us. Did you know that 8 out of 10 people shop at Walmart every year? This is a unique opportunity to join a small, high-visibility team that's poised to have big impact. Anchored by the world's largest retail audience database, we help brands perfect point-of-purchase advertising, delivering media performance coupled with best-in-class targeting and reporting. We believe all digital advertising can be targeted and accountable and we have Walmart's sales data to prove it.

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Minimum Qualifications

• 3 years experience leading cross-functional projects.
  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field and 4 years experience in finance or related field OR 8 years experience in finance or related field.

    Additional Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience, preferably within investment banking / mergers & acquisitions, management consulting, or corporate development/strategy within a consumer internet/technology company
  • Experience in Media, e-commerce, Retail, or Large multi-national corporations and/or International a huge plus!

    Company Summary

    Walmart Global eCommerce is comprised of Walmart.com, VUDU, SamsClub.com, and our technical Here, innovators incubate next gen e-commerce solutions in real-time. We integrate online, physical, and mobile shopping experiences for billions of customers around the globe. How do we do it? We continuously build and invest in new technology including open source tools and big data innovations. Data scientists, front and back-end engineers, product managers, and web and UX/UI teams collaborate alongside e-commerce experts to envision, prototype, and bring revolutionary ideas to life in a dynamic, flexible and fun work culture.

    Position Summary

    About Walmart Media Group
Want to change the face of digital advertising? Want to reimagine how the worlds largest omni-channel consumer database can be used to power targeted campaigns for the largest brands in the world? We are rethinking digital advertising here at Walmart, and are looking for some great people to help make this happen.

At Walmart, we enable the connection between brands and shoppers at unprecedented scale. As primary stewards of our brand promise, Save Money. Live Better, we work alongside some of the most talented people in the world to engage with the more than 150M households who shop with us. Did you know that 8 out of 10 people shop at Walmart every year? This is a unique opportunity to join a small, high-visibility team thats poised to have big impact. Anchored by the worlds largest retail audience database, we help brands perfect point-of-purchase advertising, delivering media performance coupled with best-in-class targeting and reporting. We believe all digital advertising can be targeted and accountable and we have Walmarts sales data to prove it.

About the role:
The Strategy & Business Development Lead is a project-based, consultant-like position, that will work with the senior team leaders of the Partner Marketing team including sales, product, marketing, operations, and engineering.

The role helps to drive our strategy, planning, and execution by supporting several focus areas:
  • ) Development of strategic frameworks, customer and competitor insights, technology trend assessments, business cases to ensure the leadership team has the right strategic conversation
  • ) Competitive analyses of industry trends to identify strategic and operational risks and enterprise strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
  • ) Development of materials to support strategy discussions and decisions
  • ) Evaluate business development and partnership opportunities (including startup partnerships, broader strategic partnerships, and M&A)
Exact position projects and job responsibilities will vary depending on timing and experience. Example responsibilities as follows:
  • Develop strategic fact base to highlight macro and consumer trends, key competitors and new entrants, compelling business models, disruptive/emerging technologiesand translate these into insights and implications for Walmart
  • Manage complex research, analyses, & financial models to drive business case development for key strategic focus areas
Work closely with the analytics team to build revenue sizing and business models; work closely with finance to develop and refine business forecasts and long range goals
  • Work collaboratively with business unit partners and corporate support teams to drive enterprise strategy execution and partner on segment or functional strategy projects
  • Shape and support crafting the messaging of executive leadership content for high profile meetings