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Fantasy Game Administrator (PH)

Bristol, Connecticut, United States

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Job ID 882089BR Location Bristol, Connecticut, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 11, 2021

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a new, global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company's direct-to-consumer streaming services – ESPN+, the Disney+ streaming service and its ownership stake in Hulu -- alongside Disney's international media businesses, DMED aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company's global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

As a member of the ESPN Fantasy Product team within DMED, you will play a critical role in growing and improving the world’s largest fantasy sports platform, currently serving 20 million players annually with products like the ESPN Fantasy App for iOS and Android, ESPN Fantasy Football, ESPN Tournament Challenge, Streak, a variety of Pick’em games and more.

As a Game Administrator on the ESPN Fantasy product team, you will program and operate a variety of sports prediction games playable on ESPN.com ESPN App and the ESPN Fantasy App, covering a variety of sports and major events to maximize engagement with sports fans on ESPN platforms. You will play a role in identifying, registering, and fulfilling prize structures associated with the games. You will partner with Marketing, Programming, and Content to maximize participation of contests, and with Customer Care to produce FAQs and support documentation for games. You will work with the Product, Programming, Content, and Marketing teams to deliver a strategic schedule of contests aligned to fan interests and ESPN/ABC/Disney programming.

This is a 2 Year Project position with the option to work Remotely

Responsibilities:

  • Prediction game operations
    • Researches, creates, and scores questions for all prediction-based games
    • Develops and maintains schedules of games aligned to sports calendar and strategic priorities
    • Coordinates directly with Content, Marketing, and Programming teams to promote contests across a variety of platforms
    • Engages fans via game push notifications and social media
    • Consistently monitors fan feedback help inform game and product enhancements
    • Reports on success of managed games and contests to management
    • Regularly monitors trends in casual and sports-related games and applications
    • Available to work on nights, weekends and holidays
  • Prizing
    • Conceives and develops prizing structures for games in coordination with management and manages to budget
    • Works with Legal to draft official game rules
    • Fulfills prizing to winners
  • Game content and FAQs
    • Writes fan-facing “how to play” content for games
    • Produces FAQ content in concert with Customer Care team

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience working in digital media, preferably around sports and content.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. Must have the ability to manage multiple inputs at once.
  • Exemplary communication skills
  • Deep knowledge of sports
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays

Additional Information:

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About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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