Business Affairs Manager
Glendale, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Job Posting Title
Business Affairs Manager

Job Description
Business Affairs serves as the bridge between Yellow Shoes(In-House Advertising Agency) and Legal/Brand/IP partners to assure that we are following the legal, brand and IP guidelines for all marketing materials for the Disney Parks Experiences and Products (DPEP) segment.

Req ID


Job Type
Full Time

Country / Region


Parks, Experiences and Products

Additional Information
Keyword: YellowShoes

Marketing and Promotions

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of marketing, advertising or related business experience
  • Demonstrated legal experience (e.g. compliance officer or paralegal) and familiarity with contract drafting and work product review for legal, nomenclature, compliance issues
  • Demonstrated understanding of variety of communication mediums including video, print, digital, email, collateral, OOH, and the production process supporting each.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship skills with a team-oriented approach to the work
  • Demonstrated strong operational, attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Strong judgment, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Familiar with applications/systems for project management (e.g. Excel, Workfront, SharePoint)
  • Self starter: holds him/herself accountable for deliverables, problem solving (or elevating issues when appropriate) when the inevitable snags occur to ensure deadlines are met

Parks, Experiences and Products

Required Education
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with SAG-AFTRA Talent Residual parameters
  • Spanish and/or Portuguese language fluency
  • Knowledge of music rights/usage

Postal Code

Preferred Education
  • Paralegal Certificate

  • Legal/Law (JD) Degree

  • Reviews all Yellow Shoes creative output for legal/compliance issues (third party rights, copyright notification, claim substantiation, etc.) and notes comments in WorkFront (Roz) project management system as applicable. Selects items for further review/consultation with Disney Lawyers, Safety and/or Brand Stewardship when warranted.
  • Helps draft contracts/agreements (in conjunction with Legal/Procurement as appropriate) for production, music, illustration services and other services the Yellow Shoes team needs to procure. Is involved in negotiation or consultation as appropriate.
  • Exhibits proficiency in the knowledge and skills essential to this role, keeping current on evolving legal/contractual, talent residual, brand nomenclature issues and regulations. Ensures Yellow Shoes is adhering to corporate and regulatory guidelines in these areas.
  • Acts as a strong advocate on behalf of creative work, versus simply getting approvals.
  • Helps maintain database of executed contract/agreements.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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