Manager, International Disney+ Subscriber FinanceApply Now Apply Later Job ID 10076893 Location Santa Monica, California, United States Business Disney Entertainment Date posted Feb. 12, 2024
The Walt Disney Company's Disney Entertainment (DE) group includes the company’s full portfolio of entertainment media and content business globally, including streaming (Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Star+, and Disney+ Hotstar). Disney Entertainment (DE) Subscriber Finance is a highly visible team of professionals with backgrounds in consulting, investment banking, private equity, media & entertainment, and technology who serve as in-house advisers to the Direct-to-Consumer’s executive leadership and own the subscriber & engagement growth planning and reporting. The team’s activities and accomplishments have contributed to the rapid growth and success of the Direct-to-Consumer business.
Disney is seeking a Manager that will play a key role in supporting the direct-to-consumer business, focused on Disney+ International. They will lead the subscriber and revenue business planning and communication with the local regional team, identifying some of the key business issues, providing solutions, and evaluating critical initiatives. This is inclusive of but not limited to: modeling subscriber growth, developing and supervising KPI’s to drive execution and operational improvement, identifying new business and product opportunities, assessing partnerships and deal structures, and more. They are responsible for communicating trends to leadership and maintaining a positive relationship with the regional team.
The right person for this role has phenomenal problem solving and analytical skills paired with outstanding strategic and conceptual thinking. The person is an excellent communicator, sets a high bar for themselves, and has a track record of success when partnering with key business operators. A successful candidate will be able to confidently navigate a constantly evolving, dynamic environment and seek opportunities to drive efficient processes and challenge the status quo. The pace and cadence for change at DTC necessitates an ability to manage multiple projects, collaborate with multiple team members, and roll up sleeves to support this important segment of the Disney business.
Minimum four years of professional work experience in media, tech, strategy, business planning, management consulting, or investment banking/private equity
Significant analytical and modeling experience including ingesting and analyzing large amounts of data in order to drive decision-making
Strong verbal and written communication skills (including PowerPoint) and ability to simplify complex matters for an executive audience
Ability to work cross functionally in a team environment, managing many collaborators and building relationships throughout the company
Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize activities, manage timelines, and deal effectively with pressure
Self-motivated and comfortable working without mentorship, in a fast-growing environment with multiple partners
A passion for the media industry and content as well as a natural curiosity
A curiosity about international business
Japanese, Korean, or Chinese language skill are a plus
Familiarity with working in or with global, large organizations is a plus
Bachelor’s degree from a top-tier school with a major in Finance, Economics or subject area with an analytical bias
The hiring range for this position in California & New York is $123,000 to $165,000 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 Entertainment:
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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Entertainment.
Disney Streaming Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, 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.