The Walt Disney Company Senior Manager, Executive Communications in Glendale, California

At Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, our mission is to bring the magic of Disney into the daily lives of families and fans around the world to create magical memories that last a lifetime. Within that larger organization, Consumer Products Commercialization delivers innovative products and experiences to Guests and consumers in new and innovative ways,

The Senior Manager, Executive Communications will spearhead executive positioning and lead executive communication needs for the division’s senior leadership. This is a highly visible role, and an excellent opportunity to showcase strategic thinking and expertise in this field with superior writing capabilities and versatility. In addition, this position works closely partners in Internal and External Communication to guide executive engagement in strategic and meaningful ways that strengthen their reputation as a leader in our organization and industry. This individual will also work with peers across the segment and company to ensure coordination and integration when multiple speakers from Disney are involved.

This role will focus on high profile speeches, presentations and other written materials, including keynote addresses, video scripts, written communications to employees and external stakeholders, and panel remarks. Influencing and guiding leadership engagement and outreach efforts will be important to help ensure strategic alignment with segment-wide communications plans.

Responsibilities :

  • Develop strategic executive engagement plans for senior leadership

  • Review speaking requests and recommend conferences, presentations, panels, interviews, etc. based on subject matter and overall positioning.

  • Prepare key messages for executives participating in high profile internal and external events, conferences or other forums where media may be present.

  • Develop internal and external communications -- presentations, video segments, scripts, talking points and executive perspectives.

  • Conduct presentation preparation and rehearsals, and be on site day of event to manage logistics and handle executive needs (may require domestic and internal travel).

  • Manage content development and presentation design for internal and external audiences.

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least 7 years of professional speechwriting or corporate communications experience

  • Ability to translate complicated concepts into clear, compelling language for audiences ranging from key stakeholders to media to consumers

  • Demonstrated ability to develop effective executive communication content requiring minimal editing and rework

  • Demonstrated leadership, strategic-thinking and problem-solving skills

  • A highly collaborative approach

  • Ability to manage constantly changing priorities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with people at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work under pressure

  • Experience creating Keynote and PowerPoint presentations

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Previous experience with The Walt Disney Company including in-depth knowledge of Disney business and organizational sensitivities

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Additional Information :


Job ID: 557860BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media