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Sr Analyst, Distribution Planning and Analysis(PH)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10002455 Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jul. 13, 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:

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Disney Platform Distribution is a business unit within Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) that manages all third-party media sales efforts for distribution, affiliate marketing and affiliate-related business operations for all of the Company's direct-to-consumer services and linear media networks; content sales agreements for General Entertainment, Studios and Sports; as well as global theatrical film distribution; management of Disney’s iconic El Capitan Theatre and the Disney Music Group.  


Provide the rights availabilities and support licensing of all content to DTC services in EMEA:

  • Be a part of a team that provides accurate and timely availability of all content (long-form feature films, DTC originals, episodic content, promos, bonus, interstitials, etc.) for our DTC services, respecting complex holdbacks and restrictions stemming from existing licenses, underlying rights and/or music issues, various MVPD/BDU restrictions, and availability of assets.  Territory responsibilities will shift depending on launch and programming deadlines.
  • Ensure holdbacks are properly applied per Senior Management and/or Territory specific guidelines.

Support deal analysis and post-sale deal management for Global on-demand clients (AVOD, SVOD, etc.): 

  • Support TWDC’s Sales team, Business Operations, Legal, Finance and Accounting in all licenses of TWDC content to Global AVOD and SVOD clients, both pre-sale and post-sale.  Account and Territory responsibilities will shift depending on deal and management priorities.
  • Provide accurate and timely availability of all content (films & series) for third-party licensing, respecting complex holdbacks and restrictions stemming from existing licenses, underlying rights and/or music issues, various MVPD/BDU restrictions, and availability of assets.
  • Provide robust deal analysis and content valuation (e.g., financial counters, comps) for all such deals, in collaboration with internal stakeholders in each territory.
  • Prepare deal and negotiation summaries for senior executive decision support.
  • Administer and manage all such deals in the rights management system; manage all post-entry workstreams, e.g., draft and send notices (start dates, new seasons, etc.), license fee calculations, preparing invoice backups, asset delivery, etc.
  • Access avails and sales history reports on an ad hoc basis for Burbank senior management, audits, finance.
  • Track options, deal expirations.
  • Liaise with servicing team and business operations on servicing issues

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience  in the media & entertainment industry
  • Minimum of 2 years of direct experience with media distribution
  • Experience with financial modeling, complex financial analysis, advanced Excel skills, and experience with analyzing large amounts of data
  • Strong facility with contractual interpretation and analysis
  • Proven track record in effectively managing and building strong relationships with a broad array of stakeholders
  • Some experience in international media distribution


  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

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

Disney Content Sales 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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