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Engagement Manager- Agency

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10013299 Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Jan. 14, 2022

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Disney+ Hotstar

Disney+ Hotstar, part of Disney Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED), is one of the largest premium streaming and mobile entertainment platforms with more than 150,000 hours of drama and movies in 9 languages, and coverage of every major global sporting event. Hotstar has launched its premium service DisneyPlus Hotstar in India, Indonesia, and Hotstar in UK, US, Canada, etc. It is still expanding its footprint to more international markets. We are going to unleash a vast catalog of new and classic movies and shows to stream, boasting nearly 500 movies and 7,500 TV episodes from Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, National Geographic and Disney's eponymous studios in SEA market and beyond. Disney+ Hotstar accounts for roughly 30% of Disney+’s subscriber base so far — which roughly translates to 26 million as of Q4, 2020. and 350 million followers on the back of a highly evolved video streaming technology and high attention to quality of experience across devices and platforms. Hotstar has appropriated top spots on the Google Play Store as well as the Apple App Store, and been named among the most popular apps of 2017 on both platforms. Live sports in particular has seen a huge surge with over 25 millions concurrent viewerships and generating 10 billion click stream messages daily for a single live event on Hotstar, especially as audiences turn to mobile as the primary screen for cricket updates and streaming. This is the largest on the Akamai platform for any live sporting event in the world and the largest for any single event online by a broadcaster. Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company’s content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company’s streaming services including Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ Hotstar; and domestic broadcast and cable television networks. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

JOB DESCRIPTION

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES ____________________________________

  • In this role, you will support the revenue targets for the Agency team for Entertainment and Sports Business of Disney+ Hotstar
  • You will be Disney+ Hotstar’s ambassador in the market for the agency relationship that you own and will be responsible for shaping up a long-term business plan for the agency to make Disney+ Hotstar as the preferred digital partner
  • You will be expected to understand the digital ecosystem, be abreast with industry analytics and be on top of industry trends
  • You will be expected to drive strategic and tactical initiatives to maintain a healthy sales pipeline on a regular basis; be proactive in highlighting any roadblocks and maintain high standards in following internal processes
  • This is an individual contributor role where the focus is on maximizing revenue potential with the Agency relationship that you own, evangelizing Disney+ Hotstar as a premium destination for digital spends
  • You will be expected to manage all stakeholder relationships end to end with minimum supervision
  • In this role, you will work closely with the internal sales strategy team, internal client team for conceptualization & execution of long term deals for your accounts

WHAT TO BRING ________________________________________________

  • 2-4 years of experience in digital media agency at Business Lead/ Client Lead/ Client Strategist/ Media Strategist role
  • Preferred Qualification: MBA, preferably from Tier I/Tier II institutes
  • Preferred Experience: Worked with any of the Top 5 Agency Networks in India 
  • Understanding of Media Agency’s way of working/ principles / consultative selling will be an added advantage
  • Should be both a brand builder with a strong ability to drive and achieve sales targets 
  • Comfort to use data and analytics while building on client conversations
  • Concise yet inspiring communicator
  • Ability to leverage relationships, build a strong network and have effective negotiations

OUR VALUES ___________________________________________________

  • We are customer obsessed
  • We are audacious in vision and action
  • We encourage honesty and open dialogue
  • We respect everyone and every point of view
  • We make objective and data-driven decisions
  • We believe trust and accountability go hand-in-hand
  • We invest in each other's growth
  • We bring our A-game and nothing else
  • We take charge and get it done

THE PERKS _____________________________________________________

  • The glory. Almost too much responsibility
  • No dress code. Unlimited leave. A fun-life balance
  • A ticket on our rocket ship to the moon

WHO WE ARE AS AN EMPLOYER _________________________________

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider employment for qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



About Disney+ Hotstar:

Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 100mn active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform - talk about taking over the world wide web and the whole wide world. We believe there are only two ways to realize our goals – by daring or daring more.

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 Disney+ Hotstar, which is part of a business segment we call Disney+ Hotstar.

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