Disney Digs Deeper Into Crypto, Hires NFT Marketplace Development Manager

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Disney is looking to hire a business development manager with knowledge of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) to lead the company in the NFT space.

Here is the summary of the work:

As Director of Business Development, you will be a critical player on the Digital Experiences team, responsible for developing and executing Disney’s digital experiences distribution strategy, identifying and securing additional revenue opportunities and overseeing certain relationships in the technology sector. You will help lead Disney’s efforts in the NFT space, including monitoring market developments, defining category strategy and managing key partners.

Here are the responsibilities:

  • Ensure fiscal accountability of assigned categories and lines of business (set annual operating plan goals, obtain and review quarterly forecasts)
  • Identify growth opportunities by category, franchise and distribution and implement new offerings to fill gaps
  • Strategize and develop new business opportunities by analyzing accounts, business performance and determining growth objectives that align with segment initiatives
  • Negotiate financial transaction points and other important terms on new offers and renewals
  • Track/analyze category trends and market data to maximize Disney business in each segment
  • Provide ongoing guidance and support to Licensees and Dedicated Partners
  • Develop/contribute to internal and external presentations
  • Work with the Product Development team to create line plans and ensure entitlements are maximized
  • Build strong relationships with other Disney teams and departments; share and exchange best practices
  • Ensure licensee products reflect Disney quality and brand/ownership goals
  • Reporting to the Senior Director, Business Development

Basic qualifications are a minimum of five years of licensing and/or business development experience, knowledge and passion for digital and NFT categories, and strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Interested candidates can visit the Disney Careers website to apply.

Disney previously partnered with VeVe to launch NFTs for Disney+ Day on November 12.

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