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Executive Director, Strategy & Business Development, Korea

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10008912 Location Seoul, South Korea Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Sep. 28, 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:

Corporate Strategy & Business Development (CSBD) is responsible for developing strategies to drive long-term growth for the company. The CSBD team works closely with the Managing Director of the Walt Disney Company (TWDC) Korea and leaders of all businesses to drive and support strategy development and execution.

We seek a candidate with experience in management consulting, investment banking, corporate development or private equity. The role requires strong problem solving and analytical skills, excellent team work, effective communication in both English and Korean, as well as ability to collaborate across a diverse range of stakeholders, including multiple levels of business and functional teams within TWDC.


  • Lead TWDC’s Five-Year plan strategic planning process for Korea

    • Research and analyze on new and/or evolving market and consumer trends and draw insights and implications on business strategies

    • Collaborate and coordinate with members of each LOBs/Functions in the development of key growth initiatives

    • Develop business plans to capture new business opportunities

    • Contribute Korea input into APAC and global initiatives / strategies

  • Evaluate M&A and partnership opportunities in light of Korea strategy

  • Support strategy execution and organizational transformation

  • Create compelling, persuasive presentation materials to communicate key learnings and recommendations to senior level executives


  • Experience in management consulting, investment banking, corporate development or private equity 

  • Strong strategic thinker with excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to influence, persuade and engage in communication at all levels of the organization

  • Outstanding project management skills and ability to multi-task

  • Excellent teamwork capabilities

  • Ability to think pragmatically and ability to drive executions

  • Superior verbal and written communications skills (both English and Korean), particularly the ability to develop cogent arguments and present them concisely to a range of stakeholders, including senior executives

  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing business needs and priorities

  • Good cultural sensitivity

  • MBA from a top business school with 6+ years of post-MBA 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 The Walt Disney Company (Korea), LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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