Job Title: Manager of Business Development
Date Posted: 05-04-2007
Job Location: California-Los Angeles
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Masters Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Walt Disney Internet Group
Company Website:
Contact Information: Walt Disney Internet   Walt Disney Internet (
Job Description:
Come play a leading role in the growth of the Walt Disney Internet Group, WDIG, the online
division of the Walt Disney Company. WDIG consists of many of the Web's most popular sites and
services, including,,,,, and
our own portal, Join WDIG and be a part of the team that makes ideas come to life!
WDIG provides a leading Internet web guide, e-commerce, Internet services, and the Best
Content On the Web!!

The Business Development group at the Walt Disney Internet Group is a key component of the
Company’s strategy and operations and looks for revenue driving opportunities, and the
establishment and growth of key partnerships. A significant portion of time will be dedicated
to The Disney Online premium services team, which is committed to leading the market in
creating, marketing and operating, industry defining, entertaining, interactive and high
quality, premium online experiences for kids and families. The group focuses on direct to
consumer relationships and large business to business relationships. 

The Manager – Business Development will be responsible for securing partnerships and deals
that drive revenue. Specific areas of responsibilities will include:
• Identification and execution of new business for Disney Premium Products:
o Prospecting of partners for Premium Products
o Crafting creative business relationships and bounty arrangements
o Creation of business models/plans based on deal parameters
o Drafting and negotiation of term sheets
• Identification and execution of new business for Disney Online, including:
o Prospecting for new revenue opportunities in new internet spaces including Messaging, video
conferencing, and other areas
o Prospecting for new sponsored content creation opportunities with the ad sales group

Another area of focus will be is one of the first RSS aggregation sites which
attracts a loyal audience to its search functionality and easy-to-use access to content. This
person will assist in analyzing and seeking out revenue producing relationships including an
aggressive expansion of our RSS capabilities by investigating third party providers and
working closely with the team to drive loyalty to and increase search traffic. 

The final area of focus will be related to corporate initiatives including new business
development opportunities in the new media distribution area including: video search
relationships; media download services; and other developing revenue-creating opportunities in
the online space.

We are looking for an experienced, creative, talented and motivated team player to take
initiative and work closely with the head of business development to drive our business in the

Excellent analytical skills and negotiation experience are required. Dynamic interpersonal
skills and presentation abilities are also required

• Media and account management experience
• Sales ability 
• Attitude -Desires to be the best
• Great Communication skills
• Able to build and grow relationships with internally and externally
• Capable of Multi-Tasking
• Highly Organized
• Hands-on
• Creative
• Tech Savvy – Media Enthusiast

• The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of business development deal experience 
• MBA or JD strongly preferred . 
• Must possess a strong creative and innovative acumen, and an appreciation for popular
culture and consumer product trends and consumption habits.
• Must possess a general understanding of mobile application and media technologies and
• The candidate should possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, strong
project management skills, creativity and the ability to work effectively under deadlines and
in complex business environments. 
• A proven track record in building highly effective interpersonal business relationships is
critical, as is the ability to ramp up quickly on new technologies. 
• The candidate must also be a highly motivated self-starter and must demonstrate the
initiative and the ability to work as part of a team environment that demands excellence. 
• Must be resourceful and be able to work independently.
• Knowledge of the entertainment and wireless industries, including business models and
operations, is a plus.
• Proficiency with Microsoft - Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Project, Adobe, Flash

To apply please send resume and cover letter to 

Please reference the following in the subject line of the email: MGRBUSDEV-PH
We regret that we will only be able to respond to those applicants whose qualifications meet
our interest. EOE

Additional Information 
Position Type: Full Time, Employee 

Contact Information
Walt Disney Internet Group
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