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Assistant Manager, Commercial Planning

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 985361BR Location Taipei City, Taiwan Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted May 23, 2022

Job Summary:

Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) brings together the Disney’s best-in-class product, technology, and commercialization teams together into one global organization. DMED is responsible for the P&L management and all distribution, network and engineering operations, sales, advertising, data, and certain key technology functions worldwide for the Company’s content engines. DMED also manages operations of domestic broadcast and cable television networks, Disney Network Group.

Disney Networks Group Taiwan(“DNG Taiwan”) is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company (“The Company”) that is dedicated to developing, producing and distributing a diverse range of entertainment programming in Taiwan. The Company offers entertainment programming through a portfolio of STAR and National Geographic, which comprises of Star Chinese Channel, Star Chinese Movies, Star Chinese Movies HD, Star Movies Gold, Star Movies Gold HD, Star Entertainment, and National Geographic Channel. These networks, available through cable TV and IPTV service provider CHT MOD, reach over 6.8 million households in Taiwan, giving them access to some of the world’s most popular entertainment contents.

We are seeking an experienced talent who will be responsible for working between frontline Sales, Production, Programming, Legal and Finance team to deliver promotion and ad sales solutions and will be tasked with supporting the revenue generation of Sales team with a comprehensive view from start-to-finish. Reporting into the Senior Manager of Commercial Planning & Solutions, this role will be focused on explore new advertising opportunities on our TV network and product placement sponsors. To develop and maintain business relationships with clients for the generation of new business. This role must be very detail-oriented, a strong communicator, a problem-solver, and is adept at building & maintaining relationships.


• Good understanding of media landscape and the platforms encapsulated within this business.
• Utilize marketplace knowledge and experience, regularly shares industry trends, insights, competitive developments and new launches with team and together put forward appropriate directions/proposals.
• Planning integrated commercial and customized packaging for clients/agencies, and support frontline sales with proposals.
• Working closely with Sales, Production, Programming, Legal and Finance counterparts to provide a seamless workflow across pre and post sales functions and ensure accuracy in commitment reporting. Detail oriented and comfortable working under tight deadlines.
• Masterful at matching new channel properties/contents with well-developed, integrated solutions and product placement ideas to pitch to clients.

Basic Qualifications:

• A Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field.
• 8 + years of sales and marketing experience within the related entertainment industry.
• Demonstrated passion for TV & streaming platforms.
• Work effectively under pressure and on multiple projects.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, unstructured, and dynamic environment.
• The ability to build relationships with clients & agencies
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong storytelling and multifaceted deal negotiation skills.
• Strong logical thinking ability and high data sensitivity.
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point or Keynote.
• Self-starter with curiosity, creativity and resourcefulness.
• Adept at simultaneously managing multiple work streams and prioritizing.
• A flexible team member who embraces change and is willing to jump in as needed.


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 (Taiwan) Ltd., which is part of a business we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

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