Job Title:  Manager, Business Strategy & Operations

Department:  Business Development

Santa Monica, CA, US, 90404

Summary of Position

The Manager of Business Strategy & Operations will play a critical role in how Motion Picture Group defines their long term and short term strategies, impacting how LIONSGATE’s movies are made, marketed and distributed. This role will support the team as we work with leaders to set and implement the strategic direction of the Motion Picture Group. Monitoring our performance within the industry and ensuring operational efficiency to help drive the success of the division. This is an amazing opportunity to deliver tangible value inside the industry’s largest independent motion picture studio. The right person for this role has an insatiable curiosity to learn new domains, has a strong attention to detail, sets a high bar, loves to tackle problems, and is resourceful. If you are someone who thrives in a team environment and thinks strategically, then this is a phenomenal role for you.


  • Support strategic analysis and long-term planning for Motion Picture Group, monitoring performance and preparing insights that will inform project prioritization and strategic initiatives across the organization
  • Monitor and analyze competitive tracking that impacts strategic planning and growth
  • Collect and distill customer, industry and end-user research to enable leadership to make decisions consistent with MPG’s strategic goals and priorities
  • Project manage strategic lifecycle roadmaps and timelines
  • Track title performance, prepare campaign post-mortems and manage a suite of self-serve measurement tools and dashboards to keep leadership informed on performance metrics
  • Support the execution and analysis of pre-defined tests and metrics to evaluate new opportunities and inform the success of strategic initiatives
  • Partner with stakeholders across all verticals to deploy tools that help MPG achieve and track their strategic goals and title success metrics

Skills & Qualifications

  • 2+ years in Business Strategy, Consulting, Finance, Marketing, Project Management or related field
  • Experience or education in Business, Marketing, Technology, and/or Research domains
  • Thrive working collaboratively and cross-functionally across peers from all different areas of the business
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize complex information, working in situations where data may be absent or ambiguous
  • Resourceful, proficient at solving problems, attention to detail, highly organized and ability to prioritize workload; comfortable with a fast-paced rapidly evolving environment
  • Insatiable curiosity to learn new domains, keep up with industry innovation, and constantly ask ‘why’
  • Ability to articulate sophisticated ideas in a clear and concise manner with strong written presentation skills (e.g., PowerPoint, Word)
  • An interest in movies or entertainment a plus

About the Company

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space. A digital age company driven by its entrepreneurial culture and commitment to innovation, the Lionsgate brand is synonymous with bold, original, relatable entertainment for the audiences it serves worldwide.

Business Unit Overview

Motion Picture Group

Lionsgate’s motion picture business is a consistent box office market share leader with films that have grossed more than $10 billion worldwide over the past six years. This leadership is driven by world-class talent relationships, a deep and renewable portfolio of iconic brands and franchises, and a diverse and balanced slate that is built to enhance consumer enjoyment of the theatrical experience but also has the flexibility to utilize a broad range of alternative release strategies as the opportunities to monetize films continue to expand. The creator, owner and distributor of great film brands including The Hunger Games, Twilight Saga, John Wick, Now You See Me, Knives Out, La La Land, Saw, Dirty Dancing and Monster’s Ball, among many others, films released by Lionsgate and its predecessor companies have earned 129 Academy Award® nominations and 32 Oscar® wins.

In addition to its mainstream commercial releases, Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group includes specialty film distributor Roadside Attractions, an industry leader in award-winning prestige movies, Pantelion Films, the U.S. market leader in Spanish-language releases, a top film production and distribution brand in the UK, and multiplatform distributor Grindstone Entertainment.

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles