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Director, Partnerships and BD – Media Distribution

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 876305BR Location New York, New York, United States; Los Angeles, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Nov. 19, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney Streaming Services is looking to hire top talent to manage and coordinate existing mission critical business spend across multiple vendors. This candidate will be responsible for driving optimal economics in a mission critical business function by providing responsible business oversight, vendor negotiations with a goal of supporting the global growth of Disney Streaming technology. Duties include but are rarely limited to coordinating with company executives, finance and technology teams to improve business planning while maintaining positive relationships with a variety of distribution partner relationships across Layer 3 and Layer 7 providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Own the financial component of a complex distribution strategy
  • Facilitate success in Engineering while aligning to CTO goals
  • Enable sustainable growth on a global platform
  • Lead support efforts to drive planning and profitability
  • Maintain focus on business cases and cost saving targets
  • Manage short and long term usage plans and distribution of services across vendors
  • Converge best practices across Hulu/D+/ESPN
  • Work tightly with Finance, Engineering and Sourcing
  • Manage 20 complex business development relationships/projects
  • Explore new strategies in subscriber growth
  • Collaborate and drive results related to the following functions in technology:
1. Inputs - Aggregate and identify data for modeling
2. Analysis - Inform new and existing service analysis
3. Forecasting - Create views of future periods based on data
4. Optimization - Ensure capacity and optimal process




Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience


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 Streaming Services LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Services 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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