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Trading Manager, Disney+ Performance

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 978370BR Location Stockholm, Sweden Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Jun. 27, 2022

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, its employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

Disney+ is The Walt Disney Company’s Direct to Consumer video entertainment service. The service consist of long form and short form video built around six key content brands (Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star) with an appealing and easy to use interface accessed across multiple platforms (e.g. televisions, mobile devices, PCs).

The Nordic Disney+ team is responsible for the day to day operation of Disney+ across Nordics and Baltics, specifically focused on customer acquisition and retention, marketing, partnerships and synergy, content programming, research and analytics.

In the role as Trading manager you are responsible for providing a consolidated view of ongoing trading performance of Disney+, driving insights and decision-making to optimize sign-ups and subscriber growth, and overseeing the Disney+ annual and quarterly planning process. It works closely with the brand and performance marketing teams, the Nordic DTC managing team, as well as Finance and Analytics teams across the region and EMEA.

We are looking for a forward-thinking, analytically minded Trading lead who likes to be in the center of attention. The purpose of the role is to ensure we have well-defined and socialized targets for sign-ups, marketing budgets, retention and other key DTC metrics, both for the long term and to guide the business on a quarterly, weekly and daily basis.

This role will leverage strategic thinking, ability to pull insights from Disney+ data, bottom-up plans from markets, market intelligence, research and analytics, to synthesize them and define the most appropriate plans for the DTC business.


The Opportunity & Responsibilities:
  • Leading development of D+ annual strategy and planning, leveraging market and competitor insights, learnings from D+ research and past performance
  • Driving quarterly planning for the market, working closely with marketing and finance teams
  • Managing sign-up and subscription targets
  • Analyze weekly data and identify levers of performance working closely with performance, brand marketing and customer management teams
  • Conducting deep-dive analyses on drivers of performance for the past quarter as well as on a daily basis

Preferred Qualifications:

The Experience We Require From You:
  • Excellent stakeholder management with experience of dealing with senior level stakeholders
  • Ability to tailor communication to different audiences (e.g. country teams, Disney Streaming Services)
  • Experience in consulting or marketing planning preferred
  • High numeracy and analytical ability & rigour
  • Strategic mindset
  • Skilled at prioritizing and managing multiple project schedules and deadlines that run simultaneously
  • Demonstrated success in influencing cross-functional teams, stakeholders and leadership
  • High degree of integrity
  • Confident and assertive
  • Diplomatic and tactful
  • Positive, people-oriented, and energetic attitude
  • Ability to work autonomously
The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

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 Nordic AB, which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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