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Job Type:
Full-time
Minimum USD Salary: 102,000
Maximum USD Salary: 136,700

Industry:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Job Posting Title:
Producer; International Projects (Project Hire/Temporary Assignment)

Req ID:
10091526

Job Description:
About the Role & Team

Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Disney Live Entertainment creates, produces, and delivers remarkable and engaging entertainment experiences. From the intimate to the spectacular, our work can be seen at Disney theme parks, resort hotels, cruise ships and other locations the world over! This diverse team – representing a wide variety of disciplines and talents from technical directors, writers and lighting designers to choreographers, cosmetologists, and music producers – brings magical worlds to life through technical expertise, performance excellence, incomparable resourcefulness, unparalleled spectacle… and a dash of pixie dust.

The Producer-International Projects, oversees and drives the production process, financial management, design implementation, client interface, and overall delivery of live entertainment production for Disney’s International Parks and Resorts. In this role, the Producer leads international and domestic project teams in development and execution of creative intent and will be accountable for, but not limited to: project goals and milestones, status reports, risk assessment, and overall financial targets and client satisfaction. The Producer is the champion in delivering all project objectives while adhering to company/departmental standards and policies.

You will report to the Executive Producer.

This is a Project Hire role with no guarantee of permanent placement.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for leading the team through all aspects of the show life cycle – concept feasibility, development, design, production, opening, closeout, and sustainment of assignment projects
  • Participate in and lead production teams to develop new Disney Live Entertainment projects, specifically for our International Parks and Resorts, and Glendale, CA teams
  • Work and lead the project teams to deliver in a high volume, fast paced, quick turnaround environment
  • Understand the big picture, know the collaborators, including multi-cultural stakeholders, leverage partnerships, and effectively deliver and integrate new live entertainment experiences into our International Parks and Resorts
  • Invest in the development of Cast Members and prepare them for future opportunities
  • Lead a team through the financial process and having a level of confidence in project financials
  • Partners closely with the show director, always looking for ways to support creative vision, innovation, and immersive storytelling with a focus on eliminating barriers for the entire team
  • Negotiate contracts and make creative/design compromises where vital
  • Provide concise and clear direction to the team and communicate project concepts and key information to all levels of leadership, always mindful of company-wide efficiency efforts and targets
  • Provide leadership, mentorship, and Cast Member support to Production Managers, Production Assistants, Guest Experience Managers, and other production team members on assigned projects
  • Champion for safety, environmental stewardship, inclusion, and other corporate initiatives, ultimately improving the Guest/Cast Experience and driving business results

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Strong leadership, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in strong, diversified team leadership in entertainment show production, live event production, and/or technical disciplines
  • Proven track record building and working in a team environment with a focus on partnership and inclusiveness
  • Core knowledge and experience with theatrical technologies, i.e. Lighting, Special Effects, Pyrotechnics, Audio, Projection, Set Design, and Construction
  • Comfortable communicating with multiple partners at various levels, including site, domestic, and global executives
  • Ability to negotiate, coordinate, and provide direction as well as complete multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to lead conflict resolution and confirmed experience in team building and cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong business knowledge of budgets and schedules
  • Available and willing to work weekends, holidays, and third shift, as needed
  • Willing to try new things and adjust as needed to the desired outcome
  • Willingness to travel on various domestic and international assignments as needed, for extended periods of time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Entertainment Production and Operations in a professional theatrical, theme park, or cruise line environment.
  • Fluency in any other language is a plus (Mandarin, French, Japanese, Spanish, etc.)

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience in entertainment production or related field required. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in entertainment production or related field preferred.

Additional Information

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 https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

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The hiring range for this position in Glendale, CA is $102,000 to $136,700 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

Job Posting Segment:
Disney Live Entertainment

Job Posting Primary Business:
Global Delivery (WDI)

Primary Job Posting Category:
Entertainment-Producers

Employment Type:
Full time

Primary City, State, Region, Postal Code:
Glendale, CA, USA

Alternate City, State, Region, Postal Code:

Date Posted:
2024-05-31

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