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Standards and Practices Associate

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10026940 Location New York, New York, United States Business The Walt Disney Company (Corporate) Date posted Jan. 23, 2023

Job Summary:

Job Summary 

The Disney Standards & Practices team handles clearance of all advertising intended for distribution on ABC Network, Freeform, FX Networks and National Geographic Channel Networks. Standards & Practices Associates review high profile national advertising campaigns to ensure consistency with company policy, network and industry advertising guidelines, and Disney Ad Sales policies. This position works collaboratively and creatively with internal and external stakeholders, including Disney Ad Sales, media buyers, and advertising agency executives. 



Standards & Practices Associates /Ad Review Specialist are tasked with reviewing advertising at all phases of its development, from concept or script stage to final, to assess overall acceptability, including issues of tastefulness and appropriateness, truthfulness and accuracy of advertising claims, appropriate scheduling, and a myriad of other issues.

As part of the creative review process, Associates /Ad Review Specialist interpret and apply policy and handle technical issues and matters of taste and appropriateness. In order to determine whether advertising is truthful and accurate, Associates /Ad Review Specialist must be able to identify express and implied claims and assess the adequacy of a variety of forms of supporting documentation submitted by Advertisers to support such representations, including studies, market research and related complex industry-specific data. In order to address matters of taste and appropriateness, Associates/Ad Review Specialist must have an appreciation of community sensibilities and an awareness of current events.

Associates /Ad Review Specialist are also tasked with communicating to team members, internal partners, and advertising clients, comments on creative issues, requests for support, suggestions for creative revisions, and related conclusions on proposed content. Integral to this role is maintaining thorough records of all communications, claim support, and other documentation obtained and utilized in the clearance process.



Basic Qualifications/Requirements: 

· Working knowledge or familiarity with advertising or marketing laws; FTC, FCC, and FDA regulations; clinical analysis; product testing; market research and/or statistical analysis.

· Excellent analytical, critical thinking, organizational, and communication (written and verbal) skills required.

· Minimum of 1 year of experience in a role demonstrating excellent analytical skills, writing ability, attention to detail, and interaction with internal and external stakeholders.

· Detail oriented, self-starter able to work independently and collaboratively.

· Ability to prioritize and complete a steady influx of assignments in a fast-paced environment including inquiries from internal and external stakeholders.

· Ability to exercise a high level of analytical rigor and maintain thorough records at all times.

· Experience in broadcast or advertising standards and/or production a plus.


Required Education 

  • BS/BA 

Preferred Education 

  • JD; or  

  • Masters/Advanced degree (or background) in marketing, science, research, or communications. 


The hiring range for this position in New York is $66.420 to $89,100 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 The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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 TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. 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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