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Lead Scheduler

Apply NowApply Later NOTE: We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 7109310920211121 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Jul. 22, 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 Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Company’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. 

DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company's content engines. DMED also manages operations of the Company's streaming services including Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. Alongside unprecedented access to Disney’s incredible library of film and television entertainment, the service is also the exclusive streaming home for the latest releases from The Walt Disney Studios.

The Lead Scheduler will serve as daily support to the Disney+ Scheduling team, executing against the Disney+ global scheduling strategy and is responsible for creating schedules. The Lead Scheduler will play an instrumental role in the day-to-day auditing of schedules and data reconciliation processes. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Scheduling.
 

Responsibilities

  • Provide support for international scheduling teams, ensuring the scheduling strategy is executed with accuracy and aligns with business rules. Provide critical spot-checks for other schedulers as needed.
  • Pulls and audits scheduling reports on a regular basis
  • Support Senior Manager, Scheduling with international launch initiatives
  • Act as back-up scheduler, creating schedules for US, Canada and Global Originals in the Disney+ scheduling tool.
  • Support the Scheduling team on ad-hoc projects

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in scheduling, or related field is required.
  • PC and Mac knowledge required.
  • Word, Excel, Outlook and Web Applications a must.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extremely detail-oriented, with ability to multitask, effectively coordinate changing priorities, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Diplomatic mindset and proven ability to work well in a team environment and across a matrixed organization.
  • Strong emotional intelligence and collaborative spirit.
  • Proactive mindset that allows for self-sufficiency when it comes to finding solutions or learning new skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and proactively to new technology and constantly evolving organizations, and to thrive in an extremely fast-paced and high-pressure working environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SVOD experience a plus
  • Relevant experience in international territories a plus

About Disney Streaming:

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 DTC LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Streaming.

Disney DTC 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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