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Content Planning Manager


Glendale, CA 03-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Content Planning Manager

About the Role & Team

Disney's Direct to Consumer team oversees the Hulu and Disney+ streaming businesses within Disney Entertainment, helping to bring The Walt Disney Company's best-in-class storytelling to fans and families everywhere. The Disney+ Subscriber Engagement and Content Programming team is responsible for leading content planning, scheduling, on-service merchandising, slate management, and programming insights that contribute to a cohesive strategic content approach for the service.

What You Will Do

The Content Planning Manager supports the Disney+ Global Content Planning division within the Disney+ Global Subscriber Engagement and Content Programming organization. They collaborate with International Planning teams and domestic stakeholders to facilitate effective communication and implementation of global plans and priorities.

Reporting to the Senior Manager of Content Planning, the Content Planning Manager will have experience in title management and a proven background in project management to assist in the day-to-day management of Airtable trackers and deliverables, as well as to provide support for ad-hoc data consolidation as needed. With a keen eye for detail and ability to interpret and track high volumes of data, we are looking for a collaborative, results-oriented team member who excels in meticulous, logistical planning work.

• Lead day-to-day planning and data management needs for the Disney+ title intake processes including tasks as: managing and preparing spreadsheets and documents, data entry, large-scale data audits, ongoing data cleanup and tracking title intake milestones.
• Providing insight as to content planning within software tool development, Airtable ecosystem enhancements, interface creation, and user acceptance testing (UTA).
• Various ad-hoc tasks such as inputting and tracking updates and generating reports as required.
• Approach any challenges with a solution-oriented attitude and serve as project manager for ad hoc requests as they come up.
• Represent Disney+ Content Planning in meetings with a professional and enthusiastic demeanor.

Required Qualifications & Skills
• 3+ years minimum experience within digital media and entertainment in fields related to title management, slate planning, content strategy, content curation, localization, lifecycle planning, or project management.
• Proficient in interpreting and tracking large amounts of data with an analytical mentality, effectively applying insights to strategy to get results.
• Proficiency in Airtable, Excel, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Salesforce
• Solid track record of effectively documenting detailed processes with a strong emphasis on meeting deadlines consistently.
• Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving abilities that facilitate seamless collaboration within teams.
• Adept at quickly learning and adapting to new tools and technologies to enhance productivity and efficiency.
• Skilled in maintaining a diplomatic and collaborative approach, fostering positive relationships and forward-thinking solutions.
• Demonstrating meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to ensuring accuracy in all tasks.
• Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and communicate effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environments.
• Taking a proactive and self-sufficient approach to problem-solving and continuously seeks opportunities for skill development and improvement.

Preferred Qualifications
• Ability to enhance title planning and suggest effective solutions.
• Extensive project management experience.
• Proficiency in crafting Airtable bases and interfaces.
• Familiarity with JIRA and software UAT testing
• Previous experience in SVOD or Linear TV industry is a strong advantage.
• Passion and insight into The Walt Disney Company segments, brands and franchises, the elements that define them, and expertise to build further audience engagement.

Required Education
• Bachelor's degree

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The hiring range for this position in Glendale, California is $84,500 to $113,300 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.

About Disney Direct to Consumer:

Disney's Direct to Consumer team oversees the Hulu and Disney+ streaming businesses within Disney Entertainment helping to bring The Walt Disney Company's best-in-class storytelling to fans and families everywhere.

This position is with Disney DTC LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Direct to Consumer.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1k14y-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $84,500 to $113,300 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

The Walt Disney Company Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.