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Disney+, Manager - Growth & Acquisition (Singapore & Malaysia)

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Job Summary:

This role can be based either in Kuala Lumpur or in Singapore, and responsible for both Malaysia and Singapore markets.

The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-To-Consumer and International (DTCI) is a global business segment with the mission of providing consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly evolving consumer habits. Combining the Company’s direct-to-consumer streaming services, Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ alongside Disney’s international media businesses, DTCI aligns cutting-edge technology with world-class content and beloved brands to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver highly-personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world.

Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. As part of Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment, Disney+ is available on most internet-connected devices and offers commercial-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series and short-form content. Alongside unprecedented access to Disney’s incredible library of film and television entertainment, the service is also the exclusive streaming home for the latest releases from The Walt Disney Studios.

The Growth and Acquisition Manager is responsible for media strategy, media planning and media buying for Disney streaming services in Singapore and Malaysia, delivering best in class media plans to support local brand and acquisition marketing campaigns. This performance marketing role has significant opportunities to deliver bottom-line impact and growth. He/she will also be the local expert in providing insights on media publishers and platforms.

This role will be instrumental in driving subscriber acquisition efforts for Disney’s streaming services in Singapore and Malaysia, ensuring subscriber targets are delivered. The role will be the local expert and lead in providing market intel and looking at best opportunities and execution of performance marketing campaigns as well as ensuring best possible messaging and delivery of localised creative assets.


  • Responsible for acquiring and growing subscribers organically; Manage digital campaigns, from ideation to media planning to optimization and performance analysis.
  • Identify source of growth, profitability and efficiencies in current or new areas through strategic thinking and creative analytics.
  • Drive marketing programs which are highly targeted basis content affinity of relevant segmented audience cohorts.
  • Daily check of campaigns and performance in Demand Side Platforms /Fulfilled by Merchant & Analytics & Data Management Platform & Integral Ad Science & Dashboards.
  • Stand by for adjusting campaigns in DSPs / FBM.
  • Provide local Benchmarks analysis on best performing ads and competitor activity.
  • Drive digital marketing efficiencies and reach through continuous localized communication testing (a/b), innovation using different platforms and new products ats.
  • Responsible for local adjustments and optimizations in creative (language at etc.)
  • Provide insight and input on local publishers, opportunities and tactics to target new audiences and optimize measurement metrics.
  • Deliver most effective Cost of Acquisition (CPA) and expected Subscriber Volume.
  • Manage agencies to executive a best in class subscriber acquisition activity.
  • Work with Global Team on Paid Media, Programmatic Display and Search.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, with 5-8 years of relevant experience in Digital or Performance Marketing role
  • Experience in handling large scale campaign planning, optimization for both performance and brand impact
  • Strong knowledge of subscription services and its competitive landscape
  • Strong understanding of media and content landscape
  • Experienced working with creative teams to develop concepts and bring messaging to life
  • Local language essential and awareness of local trends / preferences
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of MS Excel, Google analytics, tableau experience preferred
  • Exposure to working with key campaign management tools and platforms (Google Adwords, Bing Ads, Facebook Ads Manager, etc.)
  • Understanding of market nuances and dynamics to deliver a global strategy while also balancing local adaptions to drive local results

About Direct-to-Consumer and International:

Comprised of Disney’s international media businesses and the Company’s various streaming services, the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment aligns technology, content and distribution platforms to expand the Company’s global footprint and deliver world-class, personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world. This segment is responsible for The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer businesses globally, including the ESPN+ sports streaming service, programmed in partnership with ESPN; Disney+, the dedicated streaming home for entertainment from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic; and the Company’s ownership stake in Hulu. As part of the Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney Streaming Services, developer of the ESPN+ and Disney +, oversees all consumer-facing digital technology and products across the Company.

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 (Southeast Asia) Pte. Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Direct-to-Consumer and International.

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