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Content Development Strategy Manager, Hotstar Specials, Disney+ Hotstar

Job ID 10089921 Location Mumbai, India Business The Walt Disney Company (India) Date posted Jul. 15, 2024
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Job Summary:

Job Title – Content Development Strategy Manager, Hotstar Specials, Disney+ Hotstar

Location – Mumbai

Job Summary-

A planning & strategy role in the Disney+ Hostar Hindi Specials team that holds portfolio view of Content–   How deep is the pipeline and when are shows slated to be ready for launch. What kind of shows in the slate – genres, investments, monetization plan. Running the project plan across Editors and S&P/ Commercial/Legal/ Technical other stakeholders.

It is a role is constantly monitoring + collecting information + data collaboratively across teams and guiding the Content Development & Strategy Head in planning the slate.

About the team-

Content Development & Strategy is a team that helps centrally input into the portfolio of original content for Disney+ Hotstar - SVOD & AVOD, fiction & non fiction; Hindi & English languages. The charter involves development of the show pipeline on time, and with consumer learnings & storytelling method built into script.

Reporting To Executive Director - Content Development

Key Responsibilities-

  • Continuously monitors slate performance vs. plan and flags off levers to push in content to drive up performance + where we can enable Ad Sales + and so on 

  • Timely delivery of content masters for the platform, flagging off risks and inputting into slate changes – weekly updates, continuous discussions with Editors, S&P, Legal, Commercial, Category to capture/plan for issues –

  • Helps build pipeline/ slate: (a) Running for the next many quarters – constant prioritization of pitches seeing potential (w Editors) – and then aligning investments (w Commercial) and targets (w Category team) (b) Pipeline presentations for the team to communicate/ share forward with other stakeholders – Sales, Commercial, Marketing, Sr Leadership

  • Creating documents (data + consumer insights) for discussions with creative partners, and so on

Skills & Attributes for success-

  • Quality of analysis and insights generated

  • Comfort to use data and analytics while building on client conversations

  • Concise yet inspiring communicator

  • Ability to leverage relationships & build network

  • Affinity towards content

  • Effective presentation skills

Preferred Education & Experience-

  • Preferred Qualification: MBA

  • 6-8 years of experience in planning, strategy, analytics, or a direct-to-consumer business

  • Strong interpersonal & analytical skills

  • Comfortable in dealing with ambiguity and extract clarity.

About Us-

Disney+ Hotstar is India’s leading streaming platform that has changed the way Indians watch their entertainment - from their favourite TV shows and movies to sporting extravaganzas. With the widest range of content in India, Disney+ Hotstar offers more than 100,000 hours of TV Shows and Movies in 18 languages and coverage of major global sporting events. As a mission-driven organisation with a relentless focus on our users, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining world-class talent to drive our success.

Disney Star prides itself in being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire, train, promote and compensate employees on the basis of individual competence and potential without regard for race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status or non-job-related disability, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

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About The Walt Disney Company (India):

Star India has defined the Indian media landscape for more than 30 years, and is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching more than 700 million viewers a month on TV across India and over 100 other countries.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 Star India Pvt Ltd (SIPL), which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (India).

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