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Business Affairs Manager

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 919102BR Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted May 31, 2022

Job Summary:

Business Affairs plays a pivotal role in the review and approval of merchandise developed by Disney Parks, Experiences and Products (as part of Global Product Creation (GPC)). This role will have day-to-day responsibilities to review and clear artwork and other merchandise development content for the Owned & Operated (O&O) and Licensing platforms including, but not limited to, editorial and taglines, patents, copyrights, music licensing, and Merchandise On Demand content by working in a collaborative fashion with key partners in IP Legal, CP Legal, Corporate Brand Management, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Safety, Environmental as well as other Business Affairs team members.


  • Support the day-to-day Business Affairs function related to product development to review property and third party rights obligations and approvals for the merchandising of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products’ film franchises and Theme Park properties with appropriate partners.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships with regular, effective and timely communications regarding status of clearance submissions
  • Manage a high volume of art and editorial reviews in the fast-paced environment of Business Affairs including maintaining instances of priority timelines
  • Exercise independent critical thinking, judgement and decision making
  • Maintain records of clearance facilitations including rights information and restrictions of content, as applicable, in SharePoint.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Exceptional organization, prioritization and time management skills with the ability to execute against multiple, high-priority projects in a fast-paced environment with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal, partnership, verbal and writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to learn new software programs quickly
  • Ability to set processes and to execute workload against those processes

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Additional Information:


About Disney 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 Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Inc. 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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