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Manager, Advanced Analytics

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 949195BR Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Mar. 29, 2022

Job Summary:

We’re looking for an intellectually curious, business-savvy, analytical powerhouse to join the Audience Modeling and Data Science Team as a Manager, Advanced Analytics. In this role, you will be responsible for driving improvements across DMED’s portfolio of offerings by using data. Managing a team and working collaboratively across functions, you will develop, drive, and oversee new strategies to ensure the growth of the business and the overall bottom line.


  • Lead and a team that can deliver on short-term requests along with longer-term complex analyses and modeling
  • Help grow a multichannel advertising technology capability by leveraging internal and external datasets to expand our reach within and across platforms
  • Balance business timelines with scientific rigor to improve decision making while working in an MVP (minimum viable product) model environment
  • Contribute in technical discussions on data standards and tooling
  • Develop new tools, statistical models, and analysis processes to improve how data is used across the organization
  • Review results from and provide feedback on controlled experiments to test hypotheses and improve best practices across the organization
  • Build reporting tools to enable self-service for campaign management
  • Solicit product input directly from stakeholders and communicate with them about new products and releases, structuring educational support services to ensure adoption
  • Translate business roadmap into individual projects for the data team, capture milestones for projects, report on timelines, and review and provide feedback on progress
  • Identify and analyze key characteristics of groups of users to better define audience segments

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience driving measurable results (monetization, engagement) with digital products across various business models
  • 2+ years of experience mentoring analysts, on-boarding new team members, or leading a team
  • Experience with complex, large-scale relational databases, statistical programs, and other tools (SQL, SAS, R, etc.) with an aptitude to learn other technical applications quickly to compile and interpret quantitative data
  • Innovative thinker capable of operating both in a strategic capacity (big-picture perspective, asks "why") and a hands-on/execution capacity (detail-oriented, conscientious)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as lead a growing team
  • Excellent understanding of statistics and the ability to confidently translate statistical analyses into compelling and actionable recommendations
  • Experience building complex visualizations (Tableau, Looker a plus)
  • Experience with consumer behavior and insights analysis (transactional and usage)
  • Great communication and teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to collaborate, build consensus and navigate complex environments
  • Knowledge of Salesforce DMP, Adobe Audience Manager, Oracle BlueKai or other DMPs a plus

Required Education

Bachelors Degree, or equivalent experience

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 Advertising Sales, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Advertising Sales, 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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