Jobs at Disney – Marketing Executive

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Description:

Our very first European Disney+ Original is debuting this October, signalling the start of a new and exciting chapter for The Walt Disney Company and the teams working to support this incredible new portfolio of content. We are recruiting new members for our team which is responsible for creating the marketing strategy and positioning of these diverse new series and the best creative suite of assets, optimising the appeal to our global audiences.
Our goal is to deliver marketing and PR creative assets as well as the production and management of the artwork used on the Disney+ platform itself. This involves close liaison with the production and Disney+ marketing/comms teams, locally, regionally and internationally, via the US, to ensure all requirements for creative assets are met. We also work with Marketing Operations in London and the US around asset management, ensuring the correct specifications are created for title treatments, trailers, key art, etc and to have visibility over localisation plans.
Our broad remit involves us being brand ambassadors for these stories internally and within the industry where we work closely with festival organisers to ensure representation for our content and manage the awards strategy.
A key area is stakeholder management and we regularly engage with production companies, creative agencies, unit publicists, photographers and talent. As a result, we would like to invite applications from people who are: natural communicators, passionate about content, sticklers for detail and can multi-task with the relentless energy to consistently hit deadlines. If you are fluent in another language other than English, that’s another plus.
Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the role will be key in developing and maintaining communication tools necessary for cross functional teams to stay informed on all titles. It will also have a focus on supporting all in-service creative marketing deliverables.
This role is permanent and based in our London head office in Hammersmith (subject to Covid regulations) however will likely start remotely.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ad hoc marketing projects to support the wider team objectives.
  • Develop and maintain positioning documents for each Original series and ensure cross functional teams have visibility and input.
  • Track industry trends and making recommendations.
  • Act as a central cross-functional liaison amongst internal teams to ensure effective exchange of campaign information for all UK and EMEA Originals.
  • Close liaison with D+ marketing operations to ensure efficient asset management and localisation.
  • Support creative approval reviews for Original series asset development.
  • Tracking costs, Raising POs, invoices and contracts.
  • Support team in liaison with production companies to deliver all key marketing and PR deliverables.
  • Overseeing the creation of inservice deliverables; static and AV.
  • Act as the main point of contact with agencies.
  • Working closely with the European marketing teams to provide guidance on all in-service requirements and timings.
  • Developing overall campaign timelines and deliverables.
  • Support coordinating access to talent/production for all required marketing/publicity assets eg. set for photo and video shoots as well as PR opportunities.

Job Requirements:

  • A high level of accuracy, creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Understanding of the creative and production process for video and digital materials.
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrating the ability to provide and share information clearly and concisely.
  • Fluency of another European language would be ideal.
  • Ability to hit the ground running and demonstrate initiative.
  • Experience of managing external creative/design/marketing agencies.
  • Experience with marketing and communication projects.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of digital asset management and processes.
  • Good knowledge of marketing campaign and localisation workflows.
  • Ability to analyse problems effectively and action solutions to resolve issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a good flexible approach.
  • Proven experience in a similar role in television / related media ideally with a focus on original productions.
  • Good understanding of the pre-production, production, and post-production process.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Passion for entertainment.
  • Excellent time management skills with an ability to prioritise and work under pressure.

Job Details:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: York, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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