Disney Getting Deeper into Crypto Business, Hiring Development Manager for NFT Market

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 job summary:

As a Manager of Business Development, you will be an essential player on the Digital Experiences team, responsible for developing and ensuring execution of Disney’s Digital Experiences distribution strategy, identifying and securing incremental revenue opportunities, and overseeing select relationships in the technology sector. You will help lead Disney’s efforts in the NFT space including monitoring the evolving marketplace, setting category strategy, and managing key partners.

Here are the responsibilities:

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  • Provide fiscal responsibility for assigned categories and business segments (setting annual operating plan targets, obtaining and reviewing quarterly forecasts)
  • Identify growth opportunities by category, franchise, and distribution and implement new deals to fill gaps
  • Strategize and develop new business opportunities by analyzing accounts, company performance and determine growth objectives that align with segment initiatives
  • Negotiate financial deal points and other material terms on new deals and renewals
  • Track/analyze category trends and market data to maximize Disney’s business in each segment
  • Provide direction and ongoing support to dedicated licensees and partners
  • Develop/contribute to internal and external presentations
  • Work with Product Development team to build line plans and ensure that rights are maximized
  • Build solid relationships with other Disney teams and departments; share and exchange best practices
  • Ensure licensee products reflect Disney quality and brand/property objectives
  • Report to the Sr Manager, Business Development

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

Interested applicants can visit the Disney Careers website to apply.

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

  1. Disney has got alot more digital problems they should be dealing with than creating their own NFT blockchain offerings. With as haphazard as their IT programming systems are today, I wouldn’t trust anything digital that is to be of value from Disney. Not by a long shot.

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