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Executive Assistant, Walt Disney Imagineering

Postuler maintenant Postuler ultérieurement Job ID 10094569 Emplacement Glendale, Californie, États-Unis Entreprise Walt Disney Imagineering Date de publication 10/07/2024

Résumé du poste:

About the Role & Team

Do you have deep experience supporting a very high-level executive? Are you known for keeping your cool under pressure? Then a Senior Executive Support Professional position in Walt Disney Imagineering at The Walt Disney Company might be right for you.

Our Senior Executive Support Professionals are highly-respected and use their skills to keep the wheels turning so that our Guests and customers can enjoy the legendary Disney Magic. You’d be a key member of a dynamic, fast-paced team that does their part to bring smiles to millions, and would learn about your industry from some of the most creative, resourceful people in the field. Join us – apply today!

What You Will Do

The Executive Assistant is responsible for supporting the SVP for Creative Development-Inclusive Strategies for Disney Experiences. They must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with the ability to anticipate needs, take initiative, prioritize, meet deadlines, and be resourceful and flexible, while maintaining complete professionalism and confidentiality. There will be expense reports, travel planning, hundreds of phone messages and endless calendar jockeying, but this job is very much about people. The relationship you form with the executive you support is critical, because that’s what enables you to become a true partner. In addition to understanding your executive’s business needs, you will also need to understand the leadership and workings of Disney Experiences and of related departments across the Disney enterprise. As the “face” of your executive within The Walt Disney Company, your professionalism, loyalty and attitude are a reflection of the office, and as such, are a key component to its success.

  • Perform administrative duties including, but not limited to, screening and routing phone calls, managing calendars, processing invoices, scheduling meetings requiring significant coordination and follow up, and ensuring timely and effective communications

  • Prepare expense reports in SAP and ensure they are submitted in a timely manner

  • Prepare for meetings including setup for large presentations/video conferences with multiple sites

  • Manage the planning, coordination, and execution of business travel, including trip logistics and itinerary, meeting coordination, and remote support of when executive is out of the office, taking into account time zones, weather delays, traffic and fatigue levels

  • Interface directly with other senior executives, their support teams and external organizations – your ability to work well with people on all levels is a very important part of your job

  • Review your leader’s schedule to build-in time for things like thinking and traveling to their next meeting

  • Understand the day’s priorities so you can be strategic about how you direct phone calls

  • Be ready to throw the entire schedule out the door when an emergency comes up, then pick it up again when the dust settles

  • Handle extremely confidential, sensitive information, remembering that Disney is a publicly traded company

  • Draft letters and emails on behalf of your leader

  • Provide additional office support such as ordering supplies, and processing purchase orders and approval processes

  • Coordinate department off-sites and events as needed

  • Assist with any special projects and other related duties as needed

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • At least 5 years supporting an executive or equivalent experience

  • Sharp written and verbal communication skills, including flawless grammar and a rich vocabulary

  • Ability to showcase professionalism and business acumen while working on a high demand desk

  • Desire to immerse yourself fully and learn all aspects of your executive’s business

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Strong proficiency with all types of computers, phones and office equipment, as well as mastery of Mac, Microsoft Office programs, SAP, Confluence, Concur, and ability to work in a Windows and Apple environment

  • Complete reliability handling confidential, often highly sensitive information

  • Desire to truly be helpful to your leaders and co-workers, to go above and beyond without being asked

  • Some flexibility in your schedule – we value work/life balance, but in a pinch, a bit more time is needed

  • Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • A calm head and steady hand to deal with the unexpected

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience at The Walt Disney Company or experience working in a large public corporation

  • Experience working with Imagineering

  • Experience with video Teleconferencing (VTC) equipment, Slack, Zoom

  • Some presentation skills (Power Point, Keynote, Adobe suite)

  • Good knowledge of current technology trends

  • Experience in the architecture, design and construction industry

Education

  • Required: High school diploma

  • Preferred: BA/BS or equivalent preferred


The hiring range for this position in Glendale, California is $77,100.00 to $95,000.00 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. 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.


Sur Walt Disney Imagineering:

Fondée en 1952 sous le nom de WED Entreprises pour concevoir et construire le premier parc à thème au monde — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) est le lieu où l’imagination et la créativité s’associent à une technologie de pointe pour créer des expériences inoubliables. WDI est la force créative qui imagine, conçoit et construit tous les parcs à thème, complexes hôteliers, attractions et navires de croisière Disney dans le monde entier. La force unique d’Imagineering provient de son équipe mondiale diverse de professionnels créatifs et techniques, qui s’appuient sur l’héritage de la narration de Disney pour créer de nouvelles formes de divertissement. Les Imagineers qui pratiquent ce mélange unique d’œuvres d’art et de science travaillent dans plus de 100 disciplines pour guider une idée du début à la fin, de la phase de conception créative sans contraintes jusqu’au jour de l’ouverture.

Sur The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, ainsi que ses filiales et sociétés affiliées, forme l’une des principales entreprises internationales diversifiées de divertissement familial et de médias. Elle comprend trois secteurs d'activités essentiels : Disney Entertainment, ESPN et Disney Experiences. Depuis ses modestes débuts en tant que studio de dessins animés dans les années 1920 jusqu’à son statut de référence actuel dans le secteur du divertissement, Disney poursuit fièrement sa tradition de création d’histoires et d’expériences exceptionnelles pour tous les membres de la famille. Les histoires, les personnages et les expériences de Disney touchent les consommateurs et les visiteurs du monde entier. À travers nos activités présentes dans plus de 40 pays, nos employés et cast members collaborent pour créer des expériences de divertissement appréciées à la fois au niveau universel et local.

Le poste est rattaché à Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. , qui fait partie d’une entreprise que nous appelons Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. est un employeur qui souscrit au principe d’égalité des chances à l’emploi. Les candidat(e)s seront pris(es) en considération pour l’emploi sans considération de race, de couleur, de religion, de sexe, d’origine nationale, d’orientation sexuelle, d’identité sexuelle, de handicap ou de statut d’ancien combattant protégé. Disney défend un environnement commercial où les idées et décisions de tous et toutes nous aident à grandir, innover, créer les meilleures histoires et être pertinents dans un monde en évolution constante.

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