Full Time Job

Sr. Project Manager, + Creative Marketing


Glendale, CA 09-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
The Walt Disney Company's Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) is a global business segment for The Walt Disney Company with the mission of providing highly personalized entertainment experiences to diverse consumers around the world access to the content they want most, on the latest platforms, at a time of rapidly evolving consumer habits deliver.

Disney Streaming encompasses the teams leading the Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+, and Star+ streaming services within Disney's Media & Entertainment Distribution group. We sit at the intersection between entertainment, sports, and technology and seek to connect viewers with the stories they love, while driving the streaming industry forward with consumer-first innovation.

Job Summary:

The Disney+ Creative Project Management team is responsible for operational and production support behind Disney+ Brand and Disney Bundle creative development. They ensure schedules, budgets and guidelines are adhered to, backout schedules are created and target delivery dates are met. The Sr Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing this Project Management team as well as project managing various creative projects.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

Project Management Team Oversight
• Oversee the team of Project Managers for the group.
• Manage Project Managers resourcing and project assignments.
• Troubleshoot workflow questions for the group.
• Conduct performance reviews and set goals for the team
Overarching Project Management Duties
• Ensure projects are tracked and backout schedules are created for the team; communicated creative kickoff dates to the larger group.
• Ensure budgets are adhered to and report on budget tracking.
• Assess, recommend, and implement strategies for increased clarity, communication, production, and workflow efficiencies.
• Facilitate communication of timelines, assets, status updates and potential risks internally to Creative team leadership.
• Maintain oversight of deliverables status and facilitate routing through creative, approvals, AV, and finishing work streams while ensuring all assets are targeted to deliver as planned.

Individual Projects
• Manage schedules ensure they are delivered are on time. Communicate with Creative Director and agencies on schedules.
• Create contract requests for creative agencies.
• Route all creative assets through legal, franchise and additional stakeholders for signoff prior to moving into production.
• Manage invoice submissions for vendor payment.

Required Education and Experience
• Bachelor's degree. Preferably a degree in Business, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, Cinema/Television or related field.
• 7+ years experience in marketing entertainment properties with project management.
• Worked at either a studio, network, or agency environment with knowledge of the layers and processes behind creative marketing.

Preferred Education and Experience
• Experience with Project Management and leading a team of Project Managers.
• Understanding of asset timelines, production and delivery for AV and Static assets.
• Understanding of workflow systems and tools.

• Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, make decisions, and change course of action quickly.
• Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage accountability well across multiple work streams.
• Keen eye for detail, and ability to direct agencies and internal teams in a proactive, productive, and positive manner.
• Excellent writing and communication skills.
• Demonstrate ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and within a matrixed reporting environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure successful interactions, strong working relationships and the ability to interface with varied levels of management, peers and partners across varying teams
• Highly collaborative creative sensibility, with ability to be open minded to feedback and always seeking out the best idea, not just their own idea.
• Understanding and open-mindedness to data and analytics helping guide creative choices. Ability to work collaboratively multiple creative and executive stakeholders and come from a place of ''yes''.

About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company's international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

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

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

Disney DTC LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g30ybq-35-172-224-102-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ and Disney+.