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Sr. Manager, Programming Operations

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7114143120220220 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Aug. 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 Walt Disney Company’s Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly-evolving consumer habits deliver.  

Disney Streaming encompasses the team’s leading the Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+ streaming services within Disney’s Media & Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment, sports, and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love, while driving the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation.
As the Sr Manager, Programming Operations, you will be asked to plan, prioritize, and manage short, mid, and long-term initiatives spanning the Programming organization, owning the creation of presentation materials and ongoing reporting optimization. You will work directly with the SVP to maintain operations and workflows for the numerous groups within the Programming organization.


  • Assist in developing presentations, including doing the necessary research and program managing the efforts to collect the necessary data and producing the decks.

  • Project manage Programming team initiatives including project plans, issue management, milestone tracking and reporting, budgeting, stakeholder coordination and resource management. Manage and maintain regular cadence for both the Programing team’s reporting and internal communications.

  • Coordinates and facilitates leadership and other senior team meetings led by the SVP and peers including agenda setting, guest coordination, notes taking, follow-ups and next steps. Monitor and manage budgets as appropriate

  • Cultivate a strong network (formal and informal) of leaders both within the DMED segment and across TWDC.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience including ~2 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Incredibly strong written, presentation and oral communication skills

  • Proven ability to influence without formal authority

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in roles and processes that are not clearly defined, constantly evolving through self-reliance and resourcefulness

  • Proven ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities, time management for self and others

  • Demonstrated business savvy and confidence to interface at all levels

  • Strong existing network across multiple parts of TWDC and familiarity with tools/processes and culture

  • Project and program management experience with strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Demonstrated exceptional relationship and partnering skills while leveraging resources appropriately

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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