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Assist Mgr - Advertsng Sls, Kids Cluster

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 979987BR Location Mumbai, India Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted May 16, 2022

Job Summary:

Overall Purpose of the Role:
The Walt Disney Company entertains, informs and inspires people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling, reflecting the iconic brands, creative minds and innovative technologies families have come to love for over 90 years. Whether you’re looking to create magic in our Parks and Resorts, support business growth and development, work behind-the-scenes on your favorite TV shows or upcoming movies, or anything in-between, this is your opportunity to start the next chapter of your career story and help create the exhilarating experiences Disney is known for worldwide.

Disney India has defined the landscape in the kids entertainment business with its presence for the last two decades and is the leading kids entertainment business in India.

Disney Advertising Sales portfolio for Kids drives the advertising revenue across platforms for the entire media portfolio which comprises of Disney Channel, Hungama TV, Disney Junior, Marvel HQ & Disney International HD

This role is for Sr. Executive/Asst. Manager who will handle the Disney Kids Network. Along with TV, Disney has a strong presence on the digital platforms. The candidate will get an opportunity to sell Live Action impact tentpoles across TV as well as digital. With access to an envious roster of IPs and franchises, our partnership portfolio covers every brand within The Walt Disney Company: Disney, Disney Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm & Fox Star and entails the candidate to sell our franchises across these brands namely – Mickey & Friends, Toy story, Cars, Frozen, Ironman, Thor ,Captain America, Spiderman & many more. The candidate should have the requisite skill set for television media sales & preferably digital with good communication skills, responsible for achieving the set targets on a given client base & maximise revenues for West region on Disney Kids network.

The right person for this role is meticulous and thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced collaborative environment. The candidate needs to use this opportunity to make a significant impact and capitalise every occasion to tackle new challenges!


Areas of Responsibility:
  • Account Management of a client base ensuring that the client’s brand needs are catered for and that they are happy with the service & response which helps to build & maximize sales revenue.
  • To achieve the set targets by persuading clients/agencies to buy advertising time on our TV network. Detail oriented and comfortable working under tight deadlines.
  • Finding out who controls the advertising budget in target organization and engaging with them on regular basis.
  • Consultative selling - Understanding of the different objectives that a partner might have and the ability to design campaigns to meet those.
  • Explaining the benefits of the medium, using statistics on readership or viewing figures.
  • Good understanding of media landscape and the platforms encapsulated within this space
  • Strong multifaceted deal negotiation skills
  • Closing the deal and recording the details.
  • Monitoring inventory & revenue reports on regular basis.
  • Maximizing revenue through impact properties on Television & Digital.
  • Developing in-depth understanding of the market place, tracking competition including regular analysis of competitor analysis.
  • Regularly shares industry trends, insights, competitive developments and new launches with internal stakeholders to enhance organizational expertise
  • Keeping accurate records of sales, contacts & deals.
Timely delivery of all reports.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience and Qualifications required :
Experience : 8-11 years in Media Sales preferably from TV/Digital Media Sales.
Professional Qualifications- Graduate/Post-Graduate.

Additional Information:

Skills Required:
  • Persuasive ability
  • Confident and an outgoing personality
  • The ability to build relationships with clients & agencies
  • Diplomacy, patience.
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet targets
  • Good with number crunching & BARC data.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point or Keynote
  • Self-starter with curiosity, creativity and resourcefulness
  • Solution-oriented and can recommendation based on analysis and input from stakeholders
  • Adept at developing data-driven insights and strategies
  • Adept at simultaneously managing multiple work streams and prioritizing
A flexible team member who embraces change and is willing to jump in as needed

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

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 Broadcasting (India ) Limited, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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