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19 Jul 2019

Full-Time Director, Product Management – International

Disney Streaming Services – Posted by rebekahlmueller Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Job Description

We are seeking an enthusiastic team member for the position of Director, Product Management for International, reporting to the Senior Director of Product for International. This individual will manage a team of product managers, collaborating cross-functionally with the legal, business, program management, design, engineering, and product teams. You will partner with international teams to bring the product into new regions. You will guide teams on striking the balance between scalable and local. The successful candidate will be a tenacious, ambitious self-starter with a passion for building new programs from scratch. You will have proven analytical capabilities, strong persuasive writing skills, broad business experience, the tenacity to develop ideas independently, and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.

 

 

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company will launch a Disney-branded streaming service in 2019 featuring an incomparable collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world.

The direct-to-consumer (DTC) service will serve as the exclusive home for viewing original movies, series, short-form, and more, along with a vibrant catalogue that spans classic Disney Animation to the most recent movie releases.

We’re looking for talented team-players with an entrepreneurial spirit, who will thrive upon the legacy of our company yet embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer experience through strategic hard-work and determination.

Responsibilities:

We are seeking an enthusiastic team member for the position of Director, Product Management for International, reporting to the Senior Director of Product for International.

This individual will manage a team of product managers, collaborating cross-functionally with the legal, business, program management, design, engineering, and product teams.

You will partner with international teams to bring the product into new regions.

You will guide teams on striking the balance between scalable and local.

The successful candidate will be a tenacious, ambitious self-starter with a passion for building new programs from scratch.

You will have proven analytical capabilities, strong persuasive writing skills, broad business experience, the tenacity to develop ideas independently, and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • You have progressive experience in product management, and demonstrable experience in team management.
  • You have experience building and launching digital products in LatAm, EMEA, and/or APAC countries.
  • You think about the strategic international business goals of Disney and you work to ensure the teams invest toward those goals through a data-driven roadmap.
  • You are focused on regional and country market positioning and a competitive viewpoint for growth and retention.
  • You illustrate deep strength in the business of product management – process, how you think strategically as a team, how you execute as a team, how the product managers on your team interact with other teams.
  • You create plans that have clear, measurable success criteria.
  • You identify, gather, and drive consensus among all required groups across the company when trying to accomplish larger goals. You resolve blockers in other teams to move forward.
  • You model good product management behavior, demonstrating technique directly only when necessary, and otherwise guiding product managers to make their own product decisions that follow best practice.
  • You avoid knowledge silos and instead strive to have knowledge spread as widely as possible across your team and look for opportunities to take that knowledge to other groups.
  • You can speak crisply to the current and planned functionality at the regional and country levels. In addition, you are a domain expert in Media and Entertainment products around the world.
  • You create a structure under which innovation is possible, giving PMs the creative time needed to pursue new concepts and feedback to help concepts become prototypes, and prototypes become working code.
  • You collaborate with senior leadership to plan ahead in providing a roadmap indicating what objectives your team will be working on in the future. You are transparent with that roadmap for all interested parties.

About Disney Streaming Services:

Disney Streaming Services is responsible for developing and operating The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer video businesses globally, including the ESPN+ premium sports streaming service; the upcoming Disney subscription video service; and BAMTECH Media, a global leader in direct-to-consumer video streaming products and solutions. Our core mission is to deliver global audiences the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location. We serve consumers by bringing the world’s most beloved characters, timeless stories, legendary athletes, and epic sporting events to global audiences through best-in-class direct-to-consumer video services. We strive daily to imaginatively challenge convention with innovative technology that gives consumers the freedom to access content on their terms across any connected device, time or location.

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 Streaming Services LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming Services.

How to Apply

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/amsterdam/director-product-management-international/391/12611405

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