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Manager, International + Subscriber Finance


Santa Monica, CA 01-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Walt Disney Company's Disney Entertainment (DE) group includes the company's full portfolio of entertainment media and content business globally, including streaming (Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, Star+, and Disney+ Hotstar). Disney Entertainment (DE) Subscriber Finance is a highly visible team of professionals with backgrounds in consulting, investment banking, private equity, media & entertainment, and technology who serve as in-house advisers to the Direct-to-Consumer's executive leadership and own the subscriber & engagement growth planning and reporting. The team's activities and accomplishments have contributed to the rapid growth and success of the Direct-to-Consumer business.

Job Summary:

Disney is seeking a Manager that will play a key role in supporting the direct-to-consumer business, focused on Disney+ International. They will lead the subscriber and revenue business planning and communication with the local regional team, identifying some of the key business issues, providing solutions, and evaluating critical initiatives. This is inclusive of but not limited to: modeling subscriber growth, developing and supervising KPI's to drive execution and operational improvement, identifying new business and product opportunities, assessing partnerships and deal structures, and more. They are responsible for communicating trends to leadership and maintaining a positive relationship with the regional team.

The right person for this role has phenomenal problem solving and analytical skills paired with outstanding strategic and conceptual thinking. The person is an excellent communicator, sets a high bar for themselves, and has a track record of success when partnering with key business operators. A successful candidate will be able to confidently navigate a constantly evolving, dynamic environment and seek opportunities to drive efficient processes and challenge the status quo. The pace and cadence for change at DTC necessitates an ability to manage multiple projects, collaborate with multiple team members, and roll up sleeves to support this important segment of the Disney business.

Required Experience/Skills/Training:
• Minimum four years of professional work experience in media, tech, strategy, business planning, management consulting, or investment banking/private equity
• Significant analytical and modeling experience including ingesting and analyzing large amounts of data in order to drive decision-making
• Strong verbal and written communication skills (including PowerPoint) and ability to simplify complex matters for an executive audience
• Ability to work cross functionally in a team environment, managing many collaborators and building relationships throughout the company
• Extremely organized with the ability to prioritize activities, manage timelines, and deal effectively with pressure
• Self-motivated and comfortable working without mentorship, in a fast-growing environment with multiple partners
• A passion for the media industry and content as well as a natural curiosity
• A curiosity about international business

Preferred: Experience/Skills/Training:
• Japanese, Korean, or Chinese language skill are a plus
• Familiarity with working in or with global, large organizations is a plus

Required Education:
• Bachelor's degree from a top-tier school with a major in Finance, Economics or subject area with an analytical bias

The hiring range for this position in California & New York is $123,000 to $165,000 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 Entertainment:

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company's powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you'll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

This position is with Disney Streaming Services LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj4710-34-239-154-201-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $123,000 to $165,000 Per Year ($ 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.