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Media Sourcing Specialist/Media Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 883027BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Nov. 15, 2021

Job Summary:

At Disney, we‘re storytellers, we make the impossible, possible. We do this through unmatched creativity and use of cutting-edge technology to bring stories to life through our movies, licensed products, interactive games, theme parks and resorts, and television networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

The Media Sourcing Team collaborates with Media & Marketing professionals across the Walt Disney Company, to maximize the value of our media investments, by assessing opportunities, staying abreast of industry trends, creatively crafting deals that deliver value across the enterprise, and improving the way we do business with our partners. The Media Category collaborates with Media Leads across all lines of business and focuses sourcing efforts on Digital and Traditional Media buys and publishers, Media Agencies (including strategy, planning, and buying), and media buying technologies in coordination with the Marketing Category and Segment Sourcing teams.

Responsibilities:

The focus of this role is to work with internal operations teams and media stakeholders across the enterprise to identify value creation opportunities, ensure maximum utility of negotiated benefits from publishers, agencies, and associated technology agreements, identify and provide industry updates extracting insights that may impact our media strategies, manage spend pacing, etc., to maximize the value of our enterprise media investments. Activities include data analysis, running RFP’s, participating in enterprise & segment level deal negotiations, managing supplier relationships, recommending best-in-class suppliers & innovations, facilitating process improvements, all while exhibiting operational excellence. We serve as the connective tissue across the segments, creating broader opportunities than what is possible at the segment level.
Our team curates programs and content to bring the Disney Media Lead global community together to collaborate, network and share best practices. We lead cross-enterprise initiatives that require us to coordinate across all divisions, orchestrating complex deals that must account for the needs of our very different businesses. Working with marketing leaders across a dynamic entertainment conglomerate like Disney creates many exciting opportunities, as we help them push the envelope on new and creative ways to deliver effective marketing strategies and campaigns. Every day is different, and there are countless opportunities to contribute value to the business, while growing your own skills & capabilities

Basic Qualifications:

The focus of this role is to work with internal operations teams and media stakeholders across the enterprise to identify value creation opportunities, ensure maximum utility of negotiated benefits from publishers, agencies, and associated technology agreements, identify and provide industry updates extracting insights that may impact our media strategies, manage spend pacing, etc., to maximize the value of our enterprise media investments. Activities include data analysis, running RFP’s, participating in enterprise & segment level deal negotiations, managing supplier relationships, recommending best-in-class suppliers & innovations, facilitating process improvements, all while exhibiting operational excellence. We serve as the connective tissue across the segments, creating broader opportunities than what is possible at the segment level.
Our team curates programs and content to bring the Disney Media Lead global community together to collaborate, network and share best practices. We lead cross-enterprise initiatives that require us to coordinate across all divisions, orchestrating complex deals that must account for the needs of our very different businesses. Working with marketing leaders across a dynamic entertainment conglomerate like Disney creates many exciting opportunities, as we help them push the envelope on new and creative ways to deliver effective marketing strategies and campaigns. Every day is different, and there are countless opportunities to contribute value to the business, while growing your own skills & capabilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within the traditional TV/Outdoor Media, social media, digital marketing categories and/or other marketing field.
  • Marketing background is a plus.
  • Marketing Sourcing background is a plus.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field.

Preferred Education

  • Master’s Degree/MBA


About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. 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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