Next Generation First Party Services, Business Strategy

Culver City, California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200248083
Mac... iPod... iPhone... iPad... WATCH... what’s next? The people here at Apple don’t just craft products - they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspire the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. If you bring passion and dedication to your job, there is no telling what you could accomplish here. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. Apple Media Products is looking for an experienced strategy professional to help us build the next generation of first party services for Apple’s augmented reality platforms. The role requires superior problem-solving skills; comfort with research, modeling and analysis; a willingness to collaborate; and clear communication and presentation skills. The individual must possess the ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management, and collaborate with several functions and teams across Services, Hardware, Software, Legal and Corporate Development.

Key Qualifications

  • Superior strategic and problem-solving skills
  • An associative thinker, able to link seemingly unassociated ideas to generate breakthrough thoughts
  • Excitement and commitment to owning multiple simultaneous projects with limited support
  • Ability to develop detailed business models, including scenario analysis
  • Comfort with ambiguity, operating with incomplete information, and with modeling future technologies and businesses that do not yet exist
  • Comfort with synthesizing research into strategic recommendations and compelling slide presentations
  • Clear communicator, confident in presenting to demanding senior executives
  • Skilled at working across diverse teams and functions, and developing stakeholder buy-in
  • Highly collaborative and team-oriented working style
  • Ability to prioritize activities, manage timelines, and deal effectively with pressure
  • Comfort with navigating large and complex organizations
  • Total discretion


- Drive strategy for next generation media formats including launch support and long-term planning - Provide strategic assessments of relevant industry segments to power next generation services, including market size, competitive landscape, value generation, etc. - Conduct deep dives on various aspects of these business and adjacent businesses to help executives understand key trends - Build business models and scenarios for new business approaches - Compile insights into industry segment presentations for senior Apple executives - Conduct meetings with senior executives to present industry trends, business models, scenarios, and recommendations - Support external negotiations / M&A to help realize next generation services strategy

Education & Experience

- MBA preferred - 2-3 years of consulting/corporate strategy, investment banking/M&A, industry analyst experience in media or related industry preferred

Additional Requirements

  • This role will require periodic travel between Los Angeles and Santa Clara Valley.