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Manager Theatrical Licensing (Temp)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 848563BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Theatrical Group Date posted Aug. 31, 2021

Job Summary:

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, inclusion, collaboration and creativity. Stories shape how we see ourselves and everyone around us. As storytellers, we have the power to not only uplift and inspire, but also to champion the spectrum of voices in our world. If you want to help tell compelling, diverse and enduring stories through movies, music or live theater, then we want to hear from you.

Disney Theatrical Group is looking for a Project Manager to temporarily join the Licensing department. As the Project Manager you will provide coordination and management of general administration and day-to-day operations to support Disney’s musical theatre and play catalogue of licensed titles for elementary and middle school aged students, amateur theatre productions, and professional theatre productions in the U.S. and Canada. The ideal candidate must have advanced skills in project management & communication with proven experience producing high quality content.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage accounts payable, P-card transactions, and other routine payments for Licensing Department.
  • Create project briefs for graphic & layout designers; manage routing and approval for internal projects, marketing collateral and printed materials.
  • Manage marketing initiatives with vendors and key partners to ensure on-time deployment.
  • Assist with printing process and supply chain of licensing materials between printing houses and licensors.
  • Provide customer service support for Disney licensing which includes answering guest emails, licensing questions, and communicating with pilot productions for projects in development.
  • Assist with management of monthly licensing reports.
  • Provide production assistance support and planning for licensing projects including keynote presentations, promotional events, receptions and panels.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to track and manage multiple projects and timelines on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work in multiple work-styles and different teams, effective communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Office, Keynote, PowerPoint
  • Commitment to actively being part of and supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Demonstrate inclusive behavior and maintaining a safe and professional working environment that fulfills Disney Theatrical Group’s diversity and inclusion efforts (e.g., participates in equity, diversity & inclusion, anti-harassment, and any other anti-bias training and workshops as required etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Theatre / theatrical production background or general management experience within theatrical industry is preferred
  • Understanding of the process of developing and releasing theatrical productions
  • Deep passion for theatre and/or knowledge of stock & amateur licensing landscape is a plus.
  • Preferred proficiency in +InDesign +Photoshop.
  • Preferred skills in proofreading and copy editing.

Additional Information:

DTG is committed to providing the highest quality opportunities for the widest, most diverse group of talented professionals throughout their career trajectory. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented in the field of theater, inclusive of race, ethnicity, class, gender identity or expression, disability status, and sexual orientation.


About Disney Theatrical Group:

The Disney Theatrical Group, a division of The Walt Disney Studios, is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, producing and licensing live entertainment productions and events around the globe. Its nine Broadway titles, including the current Broadway productions of The Lion King, Aladdin and this year’s Frozen, have been seen by over 160 million theatergoers worldwide. The division also delivers live shows through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Marvel Universe Live. Additionally, the division licenses full-length and junior and kids adapted titles for regional, school and community theatre productions.

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 Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Theatrical Group.

Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd. 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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