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Director, Business Strategy

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10090162 Emplacement Burbank, Californie, États-Unis Entreprise Disney Platform Distribution Date de publication 23/05/2024

Résumé du poste:

Platform Distribution Strategy is responsible for applying ingenuity and critical thinking skills to advance the Media Networks, Direct-To-Consumer, and home entertainment businesses. The Director, Business Strategy would lead efforts to identify, create, and evaluate sales strategies and tactics to advance the ABC business, across all our ABC Affiliates (e.g., Scripps, Hearst, Nexstar). In addition, the Director will play a principal role in projects that help shape Disney Platform Distribution’s long-term ABC strategy, including evaluating new opportunities, strategic approaches, and marketplace trends.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead economic evaluations in support of negotiations with key distribution partners by determining financial terms for proposals, term sheets, and financial models in support of a multi-billion dollar business.
  • Work with the ABC Affiliate Relations team to drive business goals across ABC broadcast/linear and digital distribution and in support of key company priorities.
  • Serve as a leader on the Business Strategy team, and manage team, contributing to their specific skill and long term professional development as well as fostering an inclusive team culture for learning and growth.
  • Partner closely with division finance teams to develop ABC’s revenue and subscriber guidance for Disney Platform Distribution’s long-range planning process and quarterly forecasts.
  • Manage platform or service-focused analyses for distribution opportunities and conduct ongoing evaluations around key business drivers, industry trends, new business models and strategies.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with diverse group of partners within Disney Platform Distribution as well as across the organization with Legal, Finance, Network Groups, Research, Programming and broader segment in order to collaborate on analyses and drive decision making.
  • Communicate effectively and persuasively to all audiences, including executive management.  Develop key insights and communicate complex analyses in an efficient and effective manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of content distribution and the market landscape for ABC/broadcast television, Disney, ESPN, and direct-to-consumer.

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years or related work experience within analytical, financial, strategic and/or business development
  • At least 3 years of experience in people management
  • Knowledge of broadcast distribution landscape, partners, competitors, and current trends in the media industry
  • In-depth understanding of broadcast affiliation and content distribution business models. Able to determine detailed contractual ramifications of deal points and oversee development of deal models and analyses in support of ABC affiliation negotiations
  • Excellent management, organizational, and communication skills
  • Proven financial/business analytical skills including experience managing in-depth analyses and projects from concept to completion
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or JD ideal, but not required

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 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, humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment.


The hiring range for this position in Burbank, CA is $180,100.00-$241,500.00 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.


Sur Disney Platform Distribution:

Disney Platform Distribution gère tous les efforts de vente de médias tiers pour la distribution, les opérations commerciales liées à l’affiliation pour tous les services directs au consommateur et les réseaux de médias linéaires de la société, ainsi que les accords de vente de contenu pour Disney Entertainment et ESPN.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Disney Content Sales LLC , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons Disney Platform Distribution.

Disney Content Sales LLC est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney défend un environnement commercial où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution constante.

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