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The Walt Disney Company

Director, Marketing Partnerships & Promotions (Marvel Studios)

Job Summary:

Marvel Global Partnerships is looking for a Director to join our team in support of high-level partnership/sales efforts. This position will be responsible for crafting, leading individual brand partnerships sales efforts, and collaborating on brand partnerships across the Marvel Studios theatrical and D+ content release schedule. Please note that this is not a traditional Advertising Sales role.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with VPs to develop promotional strategies and pitching criteria for theatrical and D+ content by targeting suitable brands and making thematic connections.
  • Oversee initial outreach and potential partner pitches for Marvel Studio partnership opportunities and manage deal conversations.
  • Drive deal negotiation for brand partners. Duties include working closely with Legal, Marketing, Corporate Brand Management, Franchise and Execution, and in all serving as a critical point of contact.
  • Develop presentation materials in collaboration with creative team to facilitate partner pitch meetings.
  • Support VP with the development of trackers and presentations for internal reporting.
  • Manage revenue and partnership deal driving product placement deals, including working closely with Production for Marvel Studios content.
  • Liaise with functional teams across TWDC and other key partners to develop cross-promotional programs.
  • Manage team’s relationships with key external partners such as agencies and promotional partners.
  • Manage business related elements of partnership deals during execution process.
  • Collaborate with Marvel New Media and TWDC Media teams for incremental revenue driving partnership extensions, where applicable.
  • Please note that there may be some travel affiliated with this role, approximately 20%.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years’ work experience in marketing, entertainment, brand partnerships, promotions, brand production resources, and/or major entertainment branding
  • Knowledge of partnership marketing + multi-platform media campaigns
  • Understanding of product placement
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience managing blue chip level companies/brands and beyond
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, corporate entertainment environment
  • Results oriented, self motivated
  • Ability to multi-task on a variety of projects at any given time and to operate within an organization that conducts business across multiple time zones
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to anticipate needs, take initiative, meet deadlines, and be resourceful/flexible, all while maintaining absolute professionalism and confidentiality
  • Must possess enthusiasm and a desire to take on increased responsibilities
  • Ability to quickly learn internal processes and the basics of who to reach out to with questions
  • Team player is a must
  • MAC computer proficiency
  • Basic knowledge of Keynote
  • Salesforce experience preferred, but not mandatory
  • Photoshop experience a plus
  • Willingness to do some work travel as needed

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

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