Sr Pricing Analyst

  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Celebration, FL, USA
  • Jan 12, 2019
Full-time Business Analytics Data Analysis Digital Media Excel Forecasting Price Analysis Revenue Management SQL Tableau Teradata

Job Description

The Revenue Management and Analytics (RM&A) team supports clients across Walt Disney Parks & Resorts including Ticketing, Resorts, Merchandise and Food & Beverage in the core competencies of yield management, revenue planning, forecasting, pricing, promotions and optimization. 

As the Sr. Analyst on the Pricing Strategy and Integration team, you will work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, helping transform the way we generate revenue by working on highly visible and collaborative programs and initiatives, including:

  • WDW Site Projects: develop and lead evolution of pricing strategies and tools to deliver on future vision, while ensuring success of current initiatives and proactively identifying areas of opportunity through analytical expertise
  • Global Segment Support: identify, share and champion revenue opportunities, insights, and best practices with the global parks and resorts sites
  • Annual Pass Program: lead holistic program pricing efforts and support ongoing portfolio development and optimization to ensure long-term financial success

This role provides strategic and analytical insight for ongoing business challenges and new business opportunities as well as supports day-to-day responsibility of key pricing, product, and revenue optimization decisions.

A successful candidate will have the ability to connect seemingly unrelated information and ideas, execute on ideas and create something tangible, and share knowledge in a coherent, compelling way.

Responsibilities

  • Perform detailed analyses using financial and statistical modeling techniques to evaluate the impact of initiatives, measure key business performance metrics and determine continuous improvement opportunities
  • Translate complex problems and large data sets into actionable insights and story-telling presentations for key stakeholders and executive leadership
  • Collaborate with key partners across the organization (e.g., Forecasting, Technology, Marketing and Sales, Digital, Revenue Management, CIMA, DRC, Legal) to understand and communicate business performance, new initiatives and drive strategic opportunities
  • Support global sites by sharing best practices and site insights to inform and develop new strategies to action against identified opportunities

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum three years of work experience in business analysis and/or strategy development
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products, especially Excel and PowerPoint, and associated database applications (e.g., Teradata, SQL and Tableau)
  • Exceptional business acumen with proven strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Collaborative and solutions-oriented mindset with a commitment to achieving team objectives
  • Exceptional sense of responsibility, ownership and pride in delivering accurate and high quality results
  • Proven analytical, strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to champion projects, meet deadlines, handle competing priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional leadership and partnering skills with written and verbal communication skills needed to effectively build partnerships and influence others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum five years of work experience in business analysis and/or strategy development
  • Proven knowledge of Disney resorts and theme parks
  • Knowledge of Revenue Management and Analytics

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Business, Industrial Engineering, Marketing or other quantitative field or equivalent

Preferred Education

  • Master’s degree or equivalent

About Walt Disney World Resort

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

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 Walt Disney World Resort.

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.

Job ID

620626BR