The Walt Disney Company Marketing Manager, Disney Consumer Products in Makati City, Philippines

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS AND POSITION

Our businesses are genuinely diverse and dynamic. The range of work is impressive and challenging. Add to that the tremendous geographical coverage of this Region and you have a role which is truly varied. In view of Southeast Asia’s growth, we are now seeking a Marketing Manager to drive integrated marketing efforts for the Philippines market with a focus on key retail partnerships and expanding the presence of Disney branded retail environments towards maximizing economic potential of Merchandise Licensing and Retail business.

We are looking for energetic and proactive, self-starters with consumer-focused, trade, retail, or customer marketing experience at multi-national companies, retailers and/or agencies. You must possess the ability to work in a collaborative environment and be a strong fan of our brands and have excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities : FOCUS

  • Develop marketing plans for Disney Consumer Products (DCP) for The Philippines, defining core targets, key categories and retailers through in-depth analysis of both consumers and partners.

  • Enhance retail presence of DCP merchandise across various retail formats through strong partnerships with key retailers and licensees, driving sales/revenue across a diverse range of product categories.

  • Develop and implement marketing promotions and events, in collaboration with Category, Creative, and e-Commerce teams on various marketing activities and events to drive retail sales and licensee product development in alignment with overall franchise strategy.

  • Manage relationships with existing retailers and licensees (global, regional and local) and identify new partners and channels to continually strengthen retail footprint.

  • Lead event agencies, vendors, and third parties and ensure highest quality and excellence in execution across all retail, branding, and marketing activities.

  • Responsible for building and managing E-commerce partnerships to optimize opportunities.

  • Provide franchise guidance and work with Creative team in the generation of ideas and solutions to ensure delivery of compelling product offers to our partners.

  • Support development of effective creative materials and sales tools, such as pitch kits, and work closely with the Category Managers to achieve desired property sell-in.

  • Create reports, track and analyze performance and ROI of marketing campaigns incl. social media.

  • Lead and provide marketing insights by integrating research and data into marketing proposals.

  • Manage budgets, track performance and analyze ROI of marketing campaigns incl. social media.

  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends, competitors, business opportunities, threats and dynamics and partner with Category, Retail and e-Commerce and Business Development teams in the collection of respective business needs in relevance to franchise direction.

  • Work closely with other Lines of Businesses (LOB) such as Studio, Partnership, Digital, and Media Networks, coordinating amongst stakeholders to achieve corporate franchise strategy. Leverage on activities of cross-divisions, maximizing synergy and implementation of consumer marketing initiatives.

Basic Qualifications :

COMPETENCIES

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in Business, Marketing or a related field.

  • At least 5 years of experience in a marketing role within the consumer products or retail industry.

  • Knowledge of the retail landscape in The Philippines; an established network among retailers, malls, vendors, and/or creative/event agencies is an advantage.

  • Must be fluent in English and Tagalog.

  • Experienced in developing and implementing mall and in-store events and working across different departments to maximize business opportunities, within a certain budget.

  • Experience in marketing or account management and in developing solid partnerships with multi-divisional partners.

  • Experience in Digital Marketing and/or Visual Merchandising is a plus.

  • Successful track record in creating and delivering measurable, high-impact marketing activations.

  • Creative mind with excellent communication skills, with a proven ability in engaging effectively with business partners and diverse stakeholders.

  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills, able to influence and persuade at all levels.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple internal and external stakeholders.

  • Strong team player; possessing team synergy skills with a high level of enthusiasm in collaborating in cross functional teams.

  • Highly self-motivated with a strong passion for Retail & Marketing.

At Disney, having a diverse workforce is critical to our business. We welcome a variety of opinions, ideas and perspectives to ensure we continue to top our own performance and represent our global marketplace. When our people reflect the communities we serve, it enhances the way we connect to our guests, audiences and consumers. Together, we work toward an inclusive environment that fosters creativity, innovation and camaraderie across all of our companies.

Company Overview :

For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Company has been the preeminent name in the field of family entertainment; the Disney name has symbolized creativity, innovation, trust, decency, optimism and quality. It is also the world's biggest family entertainment company powered by the biggest brands in storytelling: Disney, Pixar, Marvel, ABC, ESPN and Lucasfilm.

Walt Disney Southeast Asia was integrated in 2012 and have undergone rapid growth across multiple territories. With our regional headquarters located in Singapore, we also have offices in the region including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam. We accelerate growth in our markets through local partnerships, increased localisation and focus on high growth markets.

As of now, we have more than 300 permanent Disney employees are focused on creating happiness for you and your families through magical moments and lifelong memories .

Job ID: 471108BR

Location: Makati City,Philippines

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International