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Sr Manager, Slate Management

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7113967820220220 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Jul. 15, 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 new, global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company’s direct-to-consumer streaming services — ESPN+, Disney+ and Hulu — alongside Disney’s international media businesses, DMED aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

  • Manages the team tracking all Disney+ content opportunities from Disney Branded Television, National Geographic, and other TWDC brands and studios across the content lifecycle. 

  • Develops understanding of audience and business needs and identifies gaps in the content pipeline to fulfill those needs.

  • Develops relationships with key managers and executives at Disney Branded Television, National Geographic and other TWDC brands and studios.  Utilizes relationships, domain knowledge, and analysis to influence the shape of the content pipeline. 

  • Generates insights on content performance based on independent analysis.

  • Generates and delivers clear and thoughtful presentations to share context, insights, and analysis about the performance of original productions, series, movies and specials.

  • Designs and implements new processes, procedures, and methods that improve slate planning outcomes.

  • Directly supervises Manager, Slate Management (M2) and professionals under this position. 


  • Oversees all slate planning activities, partnering closely with internal content studio partners, DMED Programming, data, CP&A, and finance teams to secure a holistic view of the content pipeline.

  • Generate clear and thoughtful presentations to share context and insights about the performance of Original productions.

  • Acts as day-to-day contact for creative partners across TWDC to represent slate intent for Disney+ while balancing creative and operational requirements.

  • Managerial/Supervisorial Responsibilities

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in content planning, development, or programming strategy

  • 2-3 years of direct management experience

  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple demands at once

  • Strong ability to create and deliver presentations that effectively communicate solutions and open items for partners and leadership

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Needs to be an effective, collaborative, communicator, with an ability to lead through influence rather than by hierarchy.

  • Additional duties and projects as assigned.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field

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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