Sourcing Specialist II, Enterprise Sourcing- Media Services
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
The Marketing Sourcing Team collaborates with Media & Marketing professionals across the Walt Disney Company, to maximize the value of our marketing investments, by creatively crafting deals that deliver value across the enterprise, and improving the way we do business with our partners. The Marketing Category includes Media, Advertising, Digital, Social Media, CRM, Market Research, Marketing Technology, and other marketing services. ResponsibilitiesJoin a dynamic team that is responsible for the strategic sourcing of Marketing, Creative & Media Services andTechnologies for The Walt Disney Company, building relationships with key marketing executives, advising them on how to engage the market to identify the best supplier partners, leading the deal negotiations, and helping to optimize the supplier relationships. You will work on a wide variety of initiatives that will keep the role exciting, exposing you to many of the marketing disciplines such as traditional media, digital media, social media, etc. and enabling your growth in strategic thinking, relationship building, creative problem solving, process improvement, innovation sourcing, and other key skills that will develop you as a strong business leader. You will also be tasked with developing subject-matter expertise in a specific marketing discipline, through research, networking, leading key projects and building relationships with leaders in that discipline.
Our team curates programs and content to bring the Disney Marketing Community together to collaborate, network and share best practices, and we lead cross-enterprise initiatives that require us to coordinate across all divisions, orchestrating complex deals that must account for the needs of our very different businesses. Working with marketing leaders across a dynamic entertainment conglomerate like Disney creates many exciting opportunities, as we help them push the envelope on new and creative ways to build our marketing strategies and campaigns. Every day is different, and there are countless opportunities to contribute value to the business, while growing your own skills & capabilities. Basic Qualifications
- 5+ Years of strategic sourcing with at least 3yrs of media/category sourcing
- Builds strong working relationships
- Strategic thinker & creative problem solver
- Strong communication skilks
- Advanced negotiation skills
- Ability to lead teams & coach/develop talent
- Ability to deal with ambiguity
- Ability to analyze a situation, and develop coherent insights and strategies.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Experience with SAP or other ERP
- Strong PC skills ( Excel, Access, Power Point and Word)
- Experience working in Creative, PR, Marcoms, Professional Service or other marketing fields.
- Marketing background is a plus.
- Marketing Sourcing background is a plus.
- Bachelors Degree in Business, Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field.
- Masters Degree/MBA
Company Overview At Corporate, you’ll team with the best in the business to build one of the most innovative global businesses in any industry. Uniquely positioned at the center of an exciting, multi-faceted Company, the forward-thinkers at Disney Corporate constantly pursue new ideas and technologies to help the Company’s many businesses drive value, all the while gaining something valuable from the experience themselves. Come see the most interesting Company from the most interesting point of view. Additional InformationThis position is a legal entity of The Walt Disney Company, an equal opportunity employer.