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Marketing Soundtracks Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 897441BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Music Group Date posted Dec. 06, 2021

Job Summary:

Part of the Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) segment, Disney Music Group (DMG) is the music hub for TWDC, encompassing all aspects of music commercialization and marketing: recorded music (Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records), Disney Music Publishing, and Disney Concerts. DMG distributes music both physically and digitally, and also licenses music throughout the world in various forms of media including television, print, gaming, and consumer products.

The Marketing Soundtracks Manager for the Disney Music Group will be an integral part of the General Entertainment division of the company and will be responsible for creating, implementing and managing marketing plans, product development strategies, and new business development opportunities for series & film soundtracks. This position reports to the Director of Marketing for soundtracks and will be responsible for a variety of titles across the non-Branded/ General Entertainment divisions of the company including ABC, Freeform, ESPN, F/X, National Geographic, Hulu, Disney+, ABC Signature, 20th TV, 20th Century Film, Searchlight, The Undefeated, and Onyx Collective.

The role requires someone that can balance a high-volume workload, excels at multitasking, has a sharp focus for details, and can clearly connect with internal and external partners. The candidate will serve as the primary marketing contact for select titles and must be highly organized, self-motivated, disciplined and be able to work effectively cross-departmentally to understand key players and communicate effectively among them.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and developing relationships with all music, strategy, marketing, synergy and promotions leads within various divisions of The Walt Disney Company.
  • Collaborating to manage soundtrack projects internally within Disney Music Group across Advertising, Sales, Digital, PR, Promotion, A&R, and Production
  • Working closely with Disney Music Group Business Affairs team to manage all legal contracts pertaining to cross marketing campaigns.
  • Managing product releases including marketing campaign strategy & execution as well as product planning, development & scheduling.
  • Working alongside International teams to support marketing all products ex US with key goal of maximizing awareness, sales and revenue globally.
  • Facilitating approvals of all art, marketing assets, and creative tied to assigned soundtrack projects and initiatives.
  • Partnering with Finance team to forecast for titles and create budgets quarterly.
  • Identifying and creating new and innovative cross-divisional marketing and project opportunities.
  • Acting as a thought leader to seek, identify and create new revenue model opportunities across TWDC.
  • Maintaining a profile within Entertainment Marketing community – positioning Disney Music Group as a creative and innovative leader within the music space, staying ahead of trends.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in marketing to specific audience groups, proven history of executing content marketing campaigns
  • Exceptional communication skills and a true cross-functional collaborator
  • Superb work ethic and positive, can-do attitude
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow through
  • Strong presentation skills, ability to craft presentation materials a plus
  • A love for television and film
  • Experience on integrated, multi-media marketing projects
  • Ability to partner with multiple constituencies in a team environment
  • Solid understanding of media/advertising and entertainment marketplace

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


About Disney Music Group:

The music is the soundtrack of our lives – from your favorite hits by popular artists to beloved tunes from films like Mary Poppins and Frozen. Find the music that rocks your world right here at the Disney Music Group (DMG), headquartered in Burbank and home to Hollywood Records, Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing and Disney Concerts. DMG releases film and television soundtracks from the world’s biggest entertainment brands, including Disney, Pixar, Marvel, the legendary Star Wars, ABC and Disney Channel, alongside pop, dance, family music and the catalog of classic rock band Queen. DMG is also an innovator in music distribution and live concerts. If music is your passion, come be a part of the team that brings it to ears all over 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 Hollywood Records, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Music Group.

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