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Lead - Strategy / BD/ PMO - Tamil

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 61e426e8-73f9-4472-b704-3224b452d06b Location Chennai, India Business Disney+ Hotstar Date posted Mar. 08, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney+ Hotstar is the fastest growing entertainment brand in India with one of the largest subscription services in the country, and millions more accessing quality entertainment that’s available free. Over the past six years, Disney+ Hotstar has been instrumental in shaping how Indians consume their favourite content, migrating audiences at scale from television to a device of their choice. 

ABOUT THE TEAM

We serve high quality content to millions of customers across millions of devices, all of which are constantly evolving and changing. As we increase our scale, we plan to add to our existing user base through highly personalized and targeted marketing initiatives. 

YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be instrumental in charting out the business, content strategy and marketing strategy for building business in the regional market
  • Identify, create and build partnership opportunities by evaluating potential synergies for growth – organic and inorganic in the area of content, marketing etc.
  • Identify and nurture out of box ideas and white spaces in the market to accelerate the growth of the business
  • Stay plugged into culture, the content ecosystem, emerging trends and competition landscape
  • Bring method to the madness and design plans to achieve team goals. Help establish processes for sustainable growth and business build
  • Own every project from a delivery standpoint, align on key milestones internally within the team and with other verticals within the organization
  • Track all projects on a daily basis, keeping goals in sight
  • Help analyze the performance data for deeper insights with clear next steps
  • External and internal stakeholder management across all projects. Liaise with the Legal department & Commercial department on all contracts that need to be executed with partners and vendors, including media houses for content catalogues, talent onboarding for projects
  • Be the SPOC for the Content Team within the organization
  • Drive key strategic projects across all initiatives
  • Performance Measures:
  • Project management across all types of content & projects
  • Building up D+H business in the regional markets
  • Adherence to development & launch milestones

WHAT TO BRING

  • MBA with at least 7-9 years of post-qualification experience
  • Previous experience in new age digital media/creator economy ecosystem - strongly preferred
  • A deep understanding of the digital content and creator landscape with insights into production timelines and delivery processes
  • Avid content consumer across platforms- books, OTT, TV, Films
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple strategic initiatives
  • Sharp analytical skills and presentation capabilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Relationship building skills, collaborative approach to work
  • Good communication: can articulate, take others along in their vision
  • A roll-up-the-sleeves and get things done attitude
  • Conversational in the regional (Tamil) language preferred
  • Affinity for entertainment, either creating or viewing, is an advantage

OUR VALUES

  • We are customer obsessed
  • We are audacious in vision and action
  • We encourage honesty and open dialogue
  • We respect everyone and every point of view
  • We make objective and data-driven decisions
  • We believe trust and accountability go hand-in-hand
  • We invest in each other's growth
  • We bring our A-game and nothing else
  • We take charge and get it done

THE PERKS

  • The glory. Almost too much responsibility
  • No dress code. Unlimited leave. A fun-life balance
  • A ticket on our rocket ship to the moon
WHO WE ARE AS AN EMPLOYER

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

WHO WE ARE AS A COMPANY

Disney+ Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Disney+ Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 300 million active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Basically, those that seek everything. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform that takes over the world wide web and the whole wide world. 

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About Disney+ Hotstar:

Hotstar is one of the fastest growing video-on-demand services. Scratch that. We’re Hotstar. The go-to destination for over 100mn active users who seek anything from award-winning English shows and movies to regional content to live sports. Our mission is to revolutionize internet entertainment through smart personalization, and by building a global video platform - talk about taking over the world wide web and the whole wide world. We believe there are only two ways to realize our goals – by daring or daring more.

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 Novi Digital Entertainment Pvt Ltd, which is part of a business we call Disney+ Hotstar.

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