Full Time Job

Corporate Communications Manager


Seoul, Republic of Korea 05-18-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Wherever you are in the amazing world of Disney, you are contributing to the stories of our iconic brands, recognised by audiences everywhere for entertainment, information and inspiration. Innovation, imagination and inclusion are at the core of Disney, defining the experience that we deliver as well as providing the foundation of our success. The scope of our business, combined with global growth and collaboration result in an inclusive employee experience characterised by continuous learning, development and achievement.

This fantastic role will be part of the Corporate Communications team, working cross-functionally with our management and internal partners to support our growing business while enhancing the reputation of the Walt Disney Company (TWDC) in South Korea. This role includes external communications, strategic media/stakeholder relations, CSR and issues management.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop and execute strategic, integrated communication plans to support our business goals in South Korea and to enhance the corporate reputation
• Build corporate and consumer narratives as well as create stories around our brands (Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and more), Disney+, local and global content.
• Design a proactive and strategic media relations and engagement programs
• Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including Marketing, Public Policy and Legal to amplify key brand campaigns, partnerships and other initiatives
• Develop and execute CSR programs for South Korea
• Proactively identify and manage potential issues and opportunities
• Provide executive engagement support, including press outreach and speaking opportunities
• Partner closely with stakeholders within media and entertainment industry and engage third-party advocates

The ideal candidate will have:
• Around 10 years of experience in communications, media, journalism, and/or agency
• Strong knowledge of local media landscape (broadcast, print and online); media and entertainment industry knowledge a plus
• Deep editor and stakeholder relationships in South Korea
• Issues and crisis communications experience
• Team player with experience working with virtual teams across markets and regions
• Excellent oral/written communication and project management skills
• Demonstrated creative thinking and strong project management skills
• Flexibility, resourcefulness, and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment
• Proactive self-starter with high level of corporate professionalism
• Fluency in both written and spoken Korean and English

Additional Information:

The Walt Disney Company can provide individual accessibility support that may be needed during your interview process. Please let us know of accommodations that may assist in helping you feel welcome by emailing

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse and inclusive 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.

This position is with The Walt Disney Company (Korea), LLC, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (APAC).

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb0mmk-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

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.