Media Strategy Specialist

Burbank, CA
United States

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world-class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you.

Walt Disney Studios Marketing is a dynamic, results-driven marketing team responsible for positioning films released by Disney/20th Century (live action), Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, and studio branded titles on Disney+. This organization oversees the Studios’ global marketing strategy encompassing creative, media, digital, international, promotions, publicity, research, special events, and synergy, and handles some the most valuable film brands and franchises of all time.

The Specialist is an exciting opportunity within a newly formed team on Studios Marketing and will support the two Senior Managers, Media on several cross-functional projects. The Specialist will be responsible for data entry and analysis, working with internal and external teams, and adhering to project timelines. The Specialist must have outstanding interpersonal skills to develop strong working relationships with media agency leads, PR, Research & Analytics, and other marketing team members/executives.


Collaborate with Senior Managers and VP to oversee project timelines, status updates, and action items
Responsible for data management, which includes requesting, cleaning, and verifying reporting across multiple sources
Review and analyze large sets of data to compile into digestible insights for leadership team
Track planned and actualized media delivery across all titles to monitor pacing and benefits for Upfront deals
Stay on top of industry updates to understand and monitor the competitive landscape
Facilitate communications and ad hoc requests from internal Synergy, Publicity, Promotions and Research teams
Partner with Accounting, Finance and Media teams to process invoices for projects that are planned and paid internally
Prepare media expenditure reports on an as needed basis (weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually)
Provide design recommendations and create necessary materials for media team’s selected presentations (i.e. Keynote, PowerPoint)
Basic Qualifications

2+ years in a media or advertising position
2+ years of experience in Microsoft Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) and Apple Keynote
Experience interacting with multiple levels of leadership within an organization
Preferred Qualifications

Advanced abilities in creating presentations in PowerPoint/Keynote
Ability to handle large Microsoft Excel data sets
Exposure to direct-to-consumer or entertainment businesses
College Degree preferred but not required

The hiring range for this position in California is $63,300 to $81,800 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.