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Manager, Partner Marketing


Minato-ku, Japan 03-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
About The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd.

The Walt Disney Company established a commercial presence in the Japanese market with the founding of a local subsidiary in1959. In April 2000, it took control of Disney's business interests in Japan (except Tokyo Disney Resort®) with the integration of all local subsidiaries and affiliates and in August 2002, it renamed itself The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd. Today WDCJ is involved in a diverse range of businesses in Japan, operating in the following core segments - Studios Motion Pictures, Direct-to-Consumer streaming services, Media Networks, Consumer Products, Disney Store, Games and Parks & Resorts.

Job Description

Position Title:

Manager, Partner Marketing


Disney Entertainment


Tokyo, Japan

Report Line:

Director, Partner Marketing, NY, US

Job Summary:

The Partner Marketing Manager will play a critical role in assisting and supporting the Global Partner Marketing team and Global CTV paid team as they plan and execute marketing campaigns across our device partner platforms (Apple, Google, Samsung, PlayStation, XBOX, and more) in the Asia-Pacific markets. The successful candidate will bring a highly analytical, creative, collaborative and flexible growth mindset to the role, which will be critical to delivering breakthrough thinking for this channel.
• Partner closely with global teams to handle day to day partner requests that align with overall promotional strategies for Disney+
• Build and maintain close relationships with local partners based in Japan to identify and secure collaboration opportunities
• Manage, organize and track workflows with cross functional teams until marketing assets requests are completed and delivered
• Collaborate with local legal teams to handle all approvals before delivering creative to Global teams or local partners
• Effectively communicate and present local programming priorities to teams and partners
• Responsible for creating recap decks for leadership presentations
• Assist in media planning and campaign trafficking needs for local partners, working closely with Global team to ensure all campaigns launch with flawless execution
• Perform ongoing campaign performance analysis, working with internal teams to report back on results driven from our investments and provide campaign summaries/learnings
• Think strategically about paid/editorial campaigns to maximize on-platform exposure and budgets
• Collaborate with central global team on instituting best practices + coordinating (and memorializing) test & learn efforts
• Responsible for staying up to date on emerging trends and technologies – particularly within the OTT/CTV paid media and measurement space
• Ability to analyze campaign performance with regular data analysis, measuring against KPIs & report on any trends & granular insights to internal stakeholders
• Role will report to global teams based in the United States collaborating closely with local teams in Japan

• 6+ years of partner/client management in Japan, digital media planning and performance media buying
• Native Japanese and business level English (read and write)
• Experience working with marketing assets and giving creative teams and/or agencies feedback/direction to execute partner marketing requests
• Mastery of media planning concepts and digital media terminology
• Self-starter, highly motivated, positive demeanor, excellent communicator, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Experience with OTT/CTV buying landscape highly preferred, but not required
• Performance marketing experience (i.e. optimizing towards lower- funnel objectives, like conversion, with KPI's like cost-per-acquisition or return on ad spend) is a must
• Experience with conversion tracking and mobile marketing attribution partners (such as Kochava) and also digital reporting tools (such as Google Analytics, Adobe) is required
• Experience with and understanding of multitouch attribution models preferred
• Understanding of paid digital streaming and subscription ecosystem is a plus
• Reasonable availability to respond to requests and monitor/optimize campaigns outside normal business hours
• Polished professional with excellent interpersonal communication skills
• Strong analytics and superior data manipulation (Excel) skills are a must
• University degree required

The hiring range for this position in Japan is 8,5000,000 JPY to 11,000,000 per year based on a 37.5 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. 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 The Walt Disney Studios:

For over 95 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today it brings quality movies, episodic storytelling, music, and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. The Walt Disney Studios encompasses a collection of respected film studios, including Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios, and Searchlight Pictures. It is also home to Disney Theatrical Productions, producer of world-class stage shows.

This position is with TWDC (Japan) Ltd., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Studios.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re0831-3-239-91-5-42 in your application.