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Disney Institute Content Development Specialist

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 527854BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Walt Disney World Resort Date posted 03/01/2018
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

“We create happiness.” That’s our motto at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. And it permeates everything we do. At Disney, you’ll help inspire that magic by enabling our teams to push the limits of entertainment and create the never-before-seen!

The Core Content Development Specialist is responsible for project managing the research, analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of core professional development products within assigned areas of expertise. The individual will provide expertise in researching and documenting best practices enterprise-wide, and developing appropriate tools, materials and delivery methodologies for delivery across multiple platforms. Collaborate and consult both internally and externally with other content specialists, writers, multimedia partners, and various vendors, suppliers, and contractors to create global learning and performance improvement products. ​



  • Research, analysis, design, development, delivery, and evaluation of assigned content topics, in all appropriate formats, including instructor-led training (ILT), Virtual ILT, Computer-based Training, and Mobile.
  • Modify content as required by participant feedback or client discovery.
  • Curriculum/program maintenance including content refresh work, guest speaker coordination, field experience development and other program enhancements.
  • Provide initial training of Disney Institute’s teaching methodology of insights-based content and delivery architecture to Disney Institute Cast Members.
  • Regularly monitor delivery of content for quality and effectiveness using a variety of evaluation methods.
  • Make routine decisions regarding program adjustments based on observations in the field.
  • Routine Management of program resources.
  • Manage the pipeline of Guest Speakers and provide up skill training as needed.
  • Periodic on-stage delivery of training, pilots, premieres, and strategic programs as assigned
  • Assist in developing new and tailored content for Marketing and Public Relations as needed within their respective areas of expertis

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum four years Disney Leadership Experience, or significant related professional experience
  • Excellent project/time management skills, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Deep understanding of adult learning and organization improvement principles
  • Ability to understand business strategy and translate it into learning solutions
  • Demonstrated very strong written verbal and presentation communication skills as well as strong skill set on Microsoft office suites and proficient in MAC operating systems
  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to interact credibly and represent the Disney brand with external business clients at all levels
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and fast-paced change driven by growth and client expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to localize content to multiple cultures and languages around the globe
  • Moderate travel required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior adult learning/training and development experience
  • Prior external business leadership experience
  • Certified Professional in Learning and Performance through ASTD
  • Strong skill set in Microsoft Office suite, Indesign and Advanced Word and Indesign for Production elements. Very familiar with MAC operating system
  • Facilitation experience

Required Education

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in ISD, business, education, or related field or equivalent experience

Preferred Education

  • Masters degree in ISD, business, education, or related field

Additional Information

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