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Manager, Learning Strategy

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10008995 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 02, 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:

The Learning Strategy team is part of Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW), one of the world's largest publishing brands. Our mission is to partner with learning experts, publishers and education companies to create learning experiences whether print, digital or physical which combine imagination, creativity and innovation with materials that meet curriculum standards.

The Manager will report to the Director, Learning Creative Strategy and will support the Learning Strategy team at Disney Publishing Worldwide with a special focus on digital and blended learning strategies and projects across all territories.

You Will:

  • Work with the Learning Creative Strategy team to help identify new licensing partners globally for expansion into untapped segments such as Art Education, STEAM and Adult Education
  • Draft pitch decks for presentations to our licensees, partners and company partners
  • Research and track industry and consumer trends staying up to date on new educational products and trends globally, and provide regular updates and demos of product to the team
  • Collaborate with the DPW learning editorial team and licensees to review digital and blended content from concept review through different stages of the development process, providing feedback
  • Partner with colleagues in different countries to stay current on needs and trends
  • Support the team in daily communications with internal and external partners
  • Be the main contact with external consultants for research studies

You have:

  • College degree required
  • 5+ years of experience working for an edtech or educational games company or digital/blended division of a traditional educational company
  • Ability to discern quality of a strong educational product for children, both visually and editorially
  • Preference for a global mindset with experience working with colleagues internationally
  • Knowledge and experience with apps, mobile devices, current media and gaming trends and interactive storytelling
  • Based in or willing to relocate to Glendale, CA

Additional Information:

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at




About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Publishing Worldwide, which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Publishing Worldwide 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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