Who are we hiring?

The Senior Analyst, Commercial Strategy will be an integral part of the newly formed Commercial Strategy team. The group will be focused on defining and building MSG’s global partnership strategy across its portfolio of properties to deliver profitable growth of partnership revenues through insight-driven strategy & decision-making. Working closely with the Business Solutions team, sales team and account management team, the commercial strategy team will serve as the strategic backbone for Global Partnerships across all MSGS & MSGE properties to drive revenue growth and enhance client ROI / satisfaction. The ideal candidate will have worked in dynamic, start-up type environments in which they have responsibility for helping to define processes and workflows and producing deliverables for a variety of stakeholders. They will have experience identifying commercial opportunities across various verticals in the sport, media and entertainment landscape and utilizing data and analytics to create effective prospecting, asset / offering packaging and efficient sales operations. This person will be able to run analysis, develop presentations and recommendations for senior leadership.

What will you do?

  • Conduct market research using analytics and insights tools to identify and evaluate new partnership opportunities at the global, regional and category level

  • Identify, evaluate and prioritize key categories and prospects

  • Support creation of scored, MSG-wide prospect pipeline

  • Run insight-led approach to identifying, scoring and prioritizing prospects

  • Develop key contact database and network mapping

  • Create brand / prospect briefing documents

  • Produce sector / industry overviews and snapshot analyses

  • Support reporting and stakeholder communication plan

What do you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred)

  • 2-3 years management consulting, investment banking, private equity, sports / entertainment partnership or other related sales / strategy organizations

  • Outstanding quantitative, financial, research, modeling skills with ability to convert data into actionable insights / strategy

  • Adaptable, flexible, and self-motivated

  • Experience multitasking and working in a dynamic and fast paced environment

  • Strong written, interpersonal and presentation skills

  • A team player willing to learn, grow and contribute to the team

Why is MSG for me?

Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (MSG Sports) is a leading professional sports company, with a collection of assets that includes: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams – the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, an NBA 2K League franchise. MSG Sports also operates two professional sports team performance centers – the MSG Training Center in Greenburgh, NY and the CLG Performance Center in Los Angeles, CA.

We invite you to create an exceptional career at MSG

At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.