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Standards & Practices Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 975283BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted May 24, 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:

Disney General Entertainment is seeking an S&P Manager responsible for reviewing original and acquired programs and movies for standards and practices for Freeform, Disney’s Young Adult network.


  • Review scripts and cuts of scripted and unscripted programming to ensure content acceptability
  • Communicate S&P notes to programming executives and producers in writing and verbally
  • Negotiate with creative teams to ensure compliance with S&P guidelines
  • Work with consultants and advocacy groups to ensure social and cultural issues are treated accurately and responsibly
  • Cover live tapings to ensure network standards compliance (may include operating audio/visual delay button)
  • Assign parental guidelines/TV ratings
  • Develop viewer advisories, trigger warnings and resource cards for programming when necessary
  • Review promos and marketing materials for content acceptability

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in television standards and practices or programming
  • Experience working to ensure cultural and/or social responsibility in television or related field
  • Ability to think critically and communicate notes effectively
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once at a fast pace
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with contemporary primetime and family programming

Preferred Education

  • College degree preferred or equivalent experience

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 TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. 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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