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Director, Platform Acquisition & Revenue Dev

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10017240 Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Nov. 01, 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:

Disney Streaming Services is a business unit within The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment that oversees all consumer-facing digital video subscription services across the company. Disney Streaming is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service, programmed in conjunction with ESPN; the upcoming Disney SVOD service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Its core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

Job Summary

Director ESPN+ On Platform acquisition and Revenue Development will work across DSS and ESPN to develop strategies and tactics to drive efficient sign ups for ESPN+ across ESPN Digital Platforms.  

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team focused on driving acquisition and revenue for ESPN+

  • Work in close collaboration and partnership with ESPN Product, editorial, content, and marketing teams to develop strategies that drive sign ups for ESPN+ across ESPN digital platforms 

  • Work closely with ESPN+ Marketing, ESPN Programming and Finance teams to align on key events and sign up drivers

  • Implement plans and measure effectiveness of each component to ensure refinement and performance evaluation

  • Work closely with both DSS Data Analytics and ESPN Research teams as well as product and technology to ensure we maximize data, feedback and measurement of acquisition efforts.

  • Provide insights to all members of the team around ESPN+ on platform sign ups and effectiveness of efforts

  • Strategize and implement plans to drive incremental revenue opportunities for ESPN+

  • Oversee executive level reporting for ESPN+

Basic Requirements

  • 8-10 years of relevant experience

  • Keen understanding of ESPN Digital Products and fan behavior

  • Ability to understand key consumer data

  • Strong strategic thinker

  • Excellent communicator

  • DTC experience

  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get involved.

Preferred Requirements

  • Understanding of key sports on ESPN Platforms

  • Experience with ESPN Digital products in a business setting

  • Ability to both manage employees and influence colleagues

Basic Education

  • BA Required

Preferred Education

  • Advanced degree in business, data or another relevant field is preferred.

Additional Information

Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

Disney Streaming Services is an equal opportunity employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.  Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

The hiring range for this position in New York $183,744.00 to $229,680.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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 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.

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