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Disney+ Brand & Media Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 762650BR Location Auckland, New Zealand Business Direct-to-Consumer and International Date posted Jun. 23, 2020

Job Summary:

  • Following the Year 1 success of Disney+ in NZ a permanent, full time role is required to continue the positive momentum and support the service within the NZ market
  • To be the lead NZ Marketing contact ensuring plans are aligned to the ANZ strategy but also localised to maximise ROI, deliver creative cut through and ultimately drive D+ subscription whilst minimising customer churn


Brand Management
  • In market brand custodian
  • Ensure all comms adhere to ANZ brand guidelines
  • Implement new brand initiatives to ensure D+ feels both local and loved in NZ
Media Planning and Analysis
  • Review and analyse Disney Plus ANZ Media strategy with a view to broadly align in NZ whilst also recognising any local considerations
  • Capture NZ nuances in media briefs and brief local media agency accordingly
  • Manage D+ relationship with NZ media agency
  • Review local Paid Media plans alongside local Owned Media plans to maximise reach, frequency and engagement
  • Map media priorities between Brand campaigns and ‘hero’ content campaigns
  • Manage media spend allocation and keep to budget.
  • Review media spend against ROI metrics
Digital & Performance Marketing
  • Deep analysis of local ‘Performance Marketing’ plans
  • Make recommendations ensuring future optimisation for NZ
  • Liaise with ANZ Performance Team in Melbourne to ensure NZ Digital comms deliver against objectives and goals
  • Provide Weekly & Monthly performance dashboards with supporting commentary
  • Make recommendations to continually fine tune Digital Marketing strategy and plans to drive acquisition and minimise churn
  • Collaborate closely with ANZ Creative Team in Melbourne so NZ requirements are delivered against
  • Review ANZ and Global creative materials to ensure localised on time, every time
  • Ensure materials best suited for the NZ market are selected and developed
  • Oversee local materials trafficking process to media owners avoiding late penalties
  • Manage local creative agency relationship
  • Manage local creative / production spend to budget
  • Support the planning and roll out of both Disney+ and Walt Disney Company showcase presentations in the NZ market
Line Management Responsibilities
  • Motivate, incentivise and manage - o D+ Marketing Executive NZ o D+ & Studio PR Exec NZ (Dotted Line)
Stakeholder Management
  • Internal: Foster strong relationships with – o Head of Studio & Commercialisation NZ o Disney+ Teams based in Melbourne
  • External o NZ Media Agency o NZ Creative Agency

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6+ years Marketing experience
  • Media planning background
  • Digital Marketing savvy
  • Ability to develop creative across all media channels
  • Keen interest in Entertainment, Streaming, TV & Movie industries
  • 2+ years line management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desire to work in fast moving, ever changing, high growth environment
  • Tenacity whilst adapting to new ways of working
  • Self-motivated & capable of working remotely / independently
  • Digital Marketing native with strong associated analytical skills
  • Ability to localise international marketing strategies
  • Agency management experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills - relationship building, collaborative
  • Ability to deliver localised creative excellence in market

Preferred Education

  • ​Bachelor Degree preferred

Additional Information:

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (New Zealand) Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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