Strategy & Growth Analyst - Ziff Media Group

Business Development Remote - United States


Position at Ziff Media Group

Position Overview:

This role sits with Ziff Media Group, a subsidiary of J2 Global, Inc. ZMG is a leading digital media company that owns and operates premium digital brands in the tech, entertainment, and lifestyle verticals, such as: Mashable, PCMag, RetailMeNot,, and Askmen. Collectively, our brands reach 110M users each month.

We are seeking a highly motivated person to join our team to help us develop, analyze, and execute organic / inorganic growth strategies for our portfolio. This analyst will be working on things outside of their comfort zone, necessarily, with support from the team. Comfort operating slightly over your skis is a must!

The Strategy & Growth Analyst will support ongoing priorities in our team’s responsibilities, which can be broken out into three major drivers of growth:
  1. Business Unit Strategy (e.g., organic growth planning, content monetization, etc.)
  2. Business Development (e.g., new product development, partnerships, etc.)
  3. Corporate Development (e.g., M&A sourcing, target due diligence, etc.)

Ideal candidates are persnickety self-starters capable of owning projects from start-to-finish and have a good understanding of the key social-media platforms, common digital-media revenue streams, and major players in our industry - from experience, or just personal curiosity! This role will report into the Director of Strategy & Growth.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • B.S. or B.B.A (preferred in Economics, Business / Management, Finance, Media / Entertainment management)
  • Grit - we expect this person to enthusiastically contribute to the team’s responsibilities in multiple capacities as workstreams ebb and flow across areas of expertise, and areas where less familiar
Preferred Characteristics:
  • Curious, and adept at drawing connections between ideas, streams of work etc.
  • Able to distill complex information into digestible insights that lead to direct business action; comfortable taking action with incomplete information
  • Adaptable, and excited by the opportunity to tackle shifting priorities
  • Relationship-builder, across multiple partners (including executives)
  • Autonomous problem solver, with a willingness to ask for help when needed
  • Concise written / verbal communicator

**ZMG is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

We have phenomenal benefits!
  • Health (including mental health and LGBTQA+) benefits.
  • Pet insurance
  • Open PTO policy
  • WFH office supply stipend
  • Reasonable accommodations for employees for applicants and qualified employees with disabilities
  • Parental leave\