The Walt Disney Company Assistant Manager - Publishing in Mumbai, India

Overall Purpose of the Role :-

We are looking for a Key account manager who would work on day to day operations with the current partners and global stakeholders. The person also needs to be focused on expanding the licensee base both on print and digital businesses.

Responsibilities : Responsibilities :-

  • Business planning, Forecasting, Negotiating MGs, royalty reports

  • Strengthen Key Account Management across key partners and conduct bi-annual reviews

  • Create new pitches for existing and new partners to ensure that the product launches on time in sync with TV and studio releases

  • Expand the digital distribution in sync with internal stakeholders in DI, DCP, DM and DMD

  • NBD -Identify gaps and opportunities and find appropriate digital and print licensees to fill the gaps.

  • Content – Pub-planning, BPM, approve download of content assets in line with pub-plans, OPA approvals and track ordering files

  • Digital Content creation – work with vendors and internal teams on cost negotiation and content delivery and final receipt of assets created.

  • Learning – work with the partners to track the progress on content development

  • Work with Legal to close the contracts and Finance on timely receipt of royalty reports

  • Monitor all internal processes such as ILS, Product integrity etc.

Basic Qualifications :

Experience and Qualification:-

  • 4-6 years work experience.
  1. Experience in consumer products / merchandising / licensing / sales and marketing
  • Bachelors Degree & (Masters / related experience).

  • Team player

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Maintain good working partnerships

  • Ability to assess the opportunity and limitation of partners.

  • Detail oriented and manage projects independently.

  • Strong financial and analytical skills.

Additional Information :

Other Skills :-

  • Proven track record in sales and business development roles

  • Can keenly observe the gaps and reach out to prospective licensees/partners with strong pitches and proposals.

  • Willing to learn quickly and build the understanding of the industry- both print and digital

  • Ability to build rapport with people –Collaborate seamlessly with the cross functional teams across all LOBs and establish a strong relationship with licensees

  • Communication and negotiation skills

  • Presentation Skills

  • Time management and planning – Need to have a strong follow up

  • Creative sensibilities

Job ID: 458736BR

Location: Mumbai,India

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International