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The Walt Disney Company Inventory Manager in New York, New York

Job Summary:

The Inventory Manager will help achieve Disney Publishing Worldwide' s North America vertical profitability through disciplined inventory management of Disney Press, LucasFilm Press, Marvel Press, Hyperion and National Geographic imprints.


  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, adjust forecasts, and evaluate forecast results

  • Suggest and monitor inventory allocations across accounts

  • Create and maintain business vertical sales forecasts on a monthly basis

  • Conduct quarterly reviews with the sales and other business leaders, highlighting risks and opportunities to the business. Identify emerging trends, risks and opportunities

  • Conduct quarterly reviews with each sales rep, helping to build business plans in order to hit annual sales targets by major account

  • Build annual sales budgets with the assistance of business leaders

  • Contribute to the weekly Sales & Marketing meeting by providing key drivers and demand assumptions

  • Develop analytical models to improve eBooks forecasts utilizing measures such as price elasticity, promotion performance, and external information

  • Research and identify process improvement opportunities, including by not limited to forecasting software enhancements and internal workflow changes

  • Measure and improve forecasting accuracy for the major business verticals

  • Attend Daily Sales Updates, incorporating insights into demand forecast

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in demand planning

  • Advanced Excel skills

  • Experience with Retail Merchandising, Planning, and Buying is preferred

  • Familiarity with Tableau is preferred

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, effective interpersonal skills with all levels of the company

  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong business acumen

  • Publishing experience or a an interest in publishing a plus

  • Interest in Disney brands a plus

Required Education

  • BA/BS

Additional Information:

Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at

Job ID: 773913BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts

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