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Director, DMED Strategy

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7109801920211128 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jun. 28, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

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.

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) Strategy is a highly visible team of approximately ten professionals with backgrounds in consulting, investment banking, private equity, media & entertainment, and technology who serve as in-house advisers to the DMED segment’s executive leadership. The team’s activities and accomplishments have contributed to the growth and success of the DMED’s businesses.

Responsibilities :

Examples of work the group has led recently include:

  • Developing long-term financial plans and international expansion plans for TWDC’s suite of direct-to-consumer services (Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Disney+ Hotstar, Star+)

  • Defining content investment strategies across Disney’s various media distribution outlets including theatrical, linear networks, and direct-to-consumer

  • Evaluating windowing strategy for theatrically released films across domestic and international markets

  • Assessing potential partnerships for our direct-to-consumer services

  • Creating materials to lay out the segment’s strategy for the investor community

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum [6 years] of post-MBA work experience

  • Experience and proven track record with a premier management consultancy, global investment bank or private equity firm

  • Experience in doing business in foreign markets

  • Enthusiasm for media, technology and branded consumer products & experiences

  • Strong analytical capabilities and financial modeling skills

  • Familiarity with working in or with large organizations

  • Experience leading project teams

Required Education :

  • MBA from a top graduate business school (or equivalent experience)

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

Disney Streaming Operations 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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