Director, Business Operations

Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International - New York, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
The Business Operations team partners across the Disney Advertising Sales & Direct-To-Consumer & International (DTCI) leadership teams to lead priority initiatives, support sales teams in reaching and exceeding financial targets, and drive overall efficiency of operations. The Director will play a key role in developing and executing go-forward strategies defined by the President of Disney Ad Sales.

Responsibilities :
Support the VP of Business Operations on all strategic initiatives & transformational efforts
Perform analyses & develop proposals & presentations for senior Disney Ad Sales & DTCI leadership
Manage and track the ongoing work being done by project teams, providing actionable recommendations to address roadblocks and ensuring that execution achieves guiding principles
Identify, develop, and evaluate new processes needed to drive growth, efficiencies or operational effectiveness (i.e. vertical & account planning, target setting, etc.)
Partner with Disney Ad Sales leadership team & human resources on capability assessments and key initiatives
Partner with Revenue & Yield Management, Finance, and Operations teams to identify opportunities for digital revenue growth and operational efficiency

Basic Qualifications :
Minimum of 10 years of experience
Excellent analytical skills, with experience rapidly building and analyzing business plans & financial models
Expert project management skills with a track record of managing multiple projects and driving results
Proven ability to build relationships, influence decisions and drive results through internal partnerships
Ability to demonstrate poise, organizational savvy and executive presence
Comfortable working with large data sets and distilling key takeaways to various stakeholders
Strong positive / can-do attitude and comfort interacting with all levels of an organization
Ability to function effectively in a highly charged executive environment, and the ability to discern when to act independently
Excellent written and verbal communications
Proactive problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience at a Management Consulting firm or Internal Strategy team of a large corporation
Understanding of digital ad sales, particularly related to data, automation, and attribution models
Exposure to Technology & Engineering team project management.

Required Education :
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Math, Engineering, or other quantitative degree

Preferred Education :
MBA, preferred