The Walt Disney Company

The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world's leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world.

The Walt Disney Company Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA
Jul 13, 2018
Full-time
The Planning & Forecasting team is responsible for evaluating internal and external data to support the strategic direction and revenue growth of Walt Disney World (WDW). This role will lead the team consolidating reporting, forecasting, and planning processes for Walt Disney World key revenue drivers. The team partners with key players across Finance/Revenue Management & Analytics (RM&A), Commercial, Consumer Insight-Measure & Analytics (CIMA), and Operations to proactively evaluate business performance metrics. The successful candidate will have strong communication, partnering, and analytical skills. Other key capabilities include influencing, determining critical performance factors, a natural curiosity to understand "why" performance is favorable or unfavorable, and a proactive approach to problem-solving. This position will report to the Director-Domestic Planning and will have five direct reports. Responsibilities Reporting and Communication Lead the team responsible for consolidating reporting, forecasting, and planning, leveraging a keen attention to detail and an ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. Communicate timely and accurate information to partners in support of Commercial business updates, quarterly earnings reports, and other senior leadership presentations. Improve reporting processes and develop new reports/dashboards to support executive decision-making using Excel, SAS, Tableau, and other data analysis/visualization tools. Insights and Strategic Decision Making Translate business performance data into insightful analysis, recommendations, and presentations for senior leadership. Partner with multiple stakeholders within RM&A, Finance, Consumer Insights, etc., to provide actionable insights and influence business decisions. Basic Qualifications Minimum seven years of experience in financial/quantitative analysis Demonstrated strong communication skills and ability to develop convincing analyses/presentations that articulate a compelling story Exceptional partnering skills and the ability to work in a team environment with a positive demeanor Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle multiple priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision Demonstrated exceptional sense of responsibility, ownership, and pride in delivering quality results and understanding the business impact Experience managing direct reports Preferred Qualifications Experience with WDW forecasting/reporting processes Knowledge of WDW financial processes/systems Experience with multiple reporting and data visualization tools Required Education Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Industrial Engineering or other quantitative field Preferred Education Master’s degree or equivalent Additional Information We strongly encourage applicants to upload a copy of their resume and to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for an interview. About Disney Parks & Resorts Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are where dreams come true. More than sixty years ago, Walt Disney created a new kind of entertainment families could experience together, immersed in detailed atmospheres and vibrant storytelling. His vision now includes a collection of six of the world’s leading family vacation destinations – Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, Calif.; Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; Tokyo Disney Resort, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan; Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, located on Lantau Island; and Shanghai Disney Resort, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China. In addition, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts includes the world-class Disney Cruise Line; Disney Vacation Club; Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa; Adventures by Disney, a guided group vacation experience to some of the world’s most popular destinations; and Walt Disney Imagineering, which creates and designs all Disney parks, resorts and attractions. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Parks & Resorts. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Jul 11, 2018
Intern
At The Walt Disney Studios, you’ll help bring compelling stories to life through film, music and live entertainment. We are… The Walt Disney Studios has an exciting opportunity within our Workforce Insights and Engagement team to contribute to a series of projects related to research, analytics, and employee engagement. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, project management, and organization and communication skills, as well as a passion for both learning new things and the function of Workforce Insights. Responsibilities A day in the life… Workforce reporting: Being a point of contact for Studio workforce reporting, including demographics, survey result reporting, etc. Serving as a point of contact for HR partners to train the use of and troubleshoot data dashboards Managing and manipulating Excel spreadsheets with large amounts of data Responding to requests for customized data reports Filling out forms for access to data tools for partners Data cleaning: Partnering with key HR departments to ensure people data classifications are accurate and up-to-date throughout systems Reviewing organizational hierarchies with HR partners to ensure accuracy Organizing and consolidating existing/archived data files Research processes: Supporting Studio and Line-of-Business-specific needs for data collection, reporting and analysis assigned by the Manager Programing survey questions into tools, track number of responses, and pull data from responses Building and filling in reports, tables, and summaries with data numbers Coordinating projects, timelines, and collaborations: Creating, coordinating and maintaining project plans and timelines Organizing and scheduling focus groups and other research committee teams/meetings Basic Qualifications You are… Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy Committed to maintaining confidentiality A proactive thinker with the ability to manage multiple tasks with anticipated / recurring timelines A team player with strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, and ability to multi-task Able to approach problems with curiosity and offer creative solutions Able to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills Professional and with excellent client service skills Highly organized Preferred Qualifications Also a plus... Intermediate to advanced expertise with Microsoft Office; specifically Excel and PowerPoint Knowledge of Excel formulas including IF statements, VLOOKUP, and Pivot tables Demonstrated skills in research, basic data analysis, and reporting Knowledge of HR tools, including SAP, Tableau, and Cognos Applied experience in Workforce Insights/HR/Organization Development Required Education Working towards or recently completed an advanced degree in Human Resources, I/O Psychology, Organization Development, Analytics, or related. Program Eligibility At least 18 years of age Unrestricted work authorization Available full time from July through September Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in Burbank, CA. Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application About The Walt Disney Studios For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. Ours is a culture of innovation, inspiration and collaboration that brings together visionary artists, gifted technologists and savvy business minds to conjure up magical entertainment experiences for a global audience. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Studios. Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
The Walt Disney Company Burbank, CA, USA
Jun 24, 2018
Intern
Within Revenue Management and Analytics (R&MA), the Data Analytics consulting team leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the "why" behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment. Responsibilities Make an impact by... Supporting the development of advanced analytic engines for Disney Studios and Media Networks. The interns help in this process by: Collecting, manipulating, validating, and visualizing data in Python, SQL, or Spark Performing diagnostics and root-cause analysis for anomalies found in analytics processes Executing software tests, tracking bugs, and creating reports that summarize results Developing analytical solutions for cross-segment clients Maintaining technical system documentation Performing industry research and benchmark analysis Basic Qualifications What You Bring to the Role... Problem solving, development, and analytical skills Experience with Python, R, or Matlab Basic understanding of SQL Experience collecting & analyzing data and reporting on the results Excellent oral/written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences Intense attention to detail Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple competing priorities Preferred Qualifications Experience implementing analytical processes with Python, R, or Matlab Experience performing data manipulations with SQL Previous work experience in software or analytics team Required Education Current student working towards (or recently graduated within the last 6 months) a Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related quantitative field Additional Information Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within the past six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship Must be at least 18 years of age Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program. Must possess unrestricted work authorization Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months) Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application. Program Dates: Interns must be fully available (full-time hours) from August 2018 through January 2019. Housing: Interns must provide their own housing for the duration of their internship program. Transportation: Interns must have reliable transportation to get to and from work for the duration of their internship program. About Disney Parks & Resorts Walt Disney Parks and Resorts are where dreams come true. More than sixty years ago, Walt Disney created a new kind of entertainment families could experience together, immersed in detailed atmospheres and vibrant storytelling. His vision now includes a collection of six of the world’s leading family vacation destinations – Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, Calif.; Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.; Tokyo Disney Resort, Urayasu, Chiba, Japan; Disneyland Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, France; Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, located on Lantau Island; and Shanghai Disney Resort, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China. In addition, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts includes the world-class Disney Cruise Line; Disney Vacation Club; Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa; Adventures by Disney, a guided group vacation experience to some of the world’s most popular destinations; and Walt Disney Imagineering, which creates and designs all Disney parks, resorts and attractions. About The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Parks & Resorts. Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.