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Director, Business Operations

Disney. - New York City, NY

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.

We are seeking an experienced operations leader for the position of Director, Business Operations. Working on the Disney DTC service operations team and part of the Disney Streaming Services team in New York, this individual will collaborate cross-functionally with the entire Disney DTC service team, the broader Disney Streaming Services team, as well as groups and stakeholders from business units across The Walt Disney Company. The Director, Business Operations will play the lead role in building an effective program management function within the Disney DTC service organization and then effectively tracking the execution of, and communicating the status of, the multiple interconnected projects throughout the business and spanning different organizations. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in comparable positions leading program or product management for similar organizations in consumer tech, as well as an educational and/or professional training background that demonstrates commitment to excellence.

Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or HD Ready stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today BAMTECH Media has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

BAMTECH Media is a place for the creative and the bold. We're seeking talent across disciplines to join our team. Whether New York City, San Francisco, Manchester or Amsterdam we provide opportunities to elevate your career and transform an industry.

Responsibilities:

Establish a highly effective program management function and build a world-class team within the Disney DTC service organization Define control processes, communicate particularities of each program, determine project structures, and define project interfaces

Establish communication protocols and processes and establish early warning systems

Align schedules, coordinate resources, manage risk, and create efficient and practical change controls

Partner with Disney Streaming Services Enterprise Program Management to effectively complement their efforts, closing gaps with minimal overlap, with a focus on managing projects from a Disney DTC service organization perspective

Build effective working relationships with the Disney DTC Marketing and Product teams to create high levels of visibility and predictability across all Disney DTC projects

Partner with the various TWDC business units in order to effectively track projects across those organizations that impact the Disney DTC service

Create tools, reports, and processes to effectively communicate project status to all stakeholders.

Basic Qualifications:

Track record that shows you're ready to excel in meeting the extraordinary challenges of this role (this is likely 5 years in senior roles leading program management functions in technical, consumer facing environments)

Teamwork, especially as an expert at getting things done, with a smile, through other people across matrixed organizations

Leadership that builds teams, relationships, and credibility as a trusted partner and doer

Ability to communicate effectively on a regular cadence to executive management on overall program health

Strong business aptitude, clear thinking and communicating, and great decision making

Strong detail orientation, but talent for quickly zooming out with mastery of the big picture

Successful experience building and running program management functions in consumer tech organizations

Scrappiness and resourcefulness, no fear of getting your hands dirty, and an impulse to be the first to tackle a problem.

Preferred Qualifications:

Personal affinity for the brands and franchises of The Walt Disney Company.

About BAMTECH Media:

BAMTECH is a streaming technology joint venture between The Walt Disney Company, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, and the National Hockey League. BAMTECH handles streaming for numerous partners, some of which include, HBO, MLB, NHL, Eurosport, ESPN, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

Fans demand access to content on their own terms on any device, anytime, anywhere. We are those fans. As a result, the BAMTECH Media team helped pioneer live event streaming over the Internet in 2002 for Major League Baseball. The passion to improve that experience led to many impressive firsts: the first 720p or HD Ready stream, the consecutive record for concurrent streams and the first stream in 8K ultra HD. Today, BAMTECH has a proven, scalable platform that powers direct-to-consumer applications for leading entertainment brands; and is now a major player in sports and eSports rights acquisition.

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 BAMTECH, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call BAMTECH Media.

BAMTECH, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.