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Production Assistant, Disney Cruise Line

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 711659BR Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Cruise Line Date posted Nov. 05, 2019

Job Summary:

The Production Assistant with the Show Production team provides strong administrative and production field support for a variety of live show and theatrical entertainment experiences, projects and special events on the Disney Cruise Line fleet.


  • Provide administrative support throughout the show life cycle of assigned projects, scheduling production team meetings, recording and distributing accurate, concise notes
  • Serve as the point of contact in requesting/scheduling travel for both internal and external production team members for assigned projects and as directed by the Production Manager
  • Gather presentation materials, and set-up and strike all meeting needs and technology
  • Assist in procuring items necessary for the production, following all appropriate policies and guidelines
  • Duties include production scheduling and communication, and coordination of access
  • Prepare and provide consistent, timely event updates as these relate to technicians, vendors and talent and maintain timelines, schedules, meetings and status reports
  • Complete any and all show or event production-related tasks as requested by those teams.
  • Assist Producer and entertainment department leaders with other projects, as needed
  • Travel extensively, domestically and internationally for assigned projects

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of production assistant and/or administrative support experience in live show, event, cruise or theatrical setting
  • Proven ability to create and follow agendas, facilitate meetings, address action items, take direction, meet deadlines and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and deliver quality, timely work, within tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment while being flexible to ever-changing priorities
  • Demonstrated strong verbal, written, and listening communication skills
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook and Keynote presentation software
  • Proven ability in the use of collaboration tools and file sharing programs with the willingness to learn new applications
  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating meeting technology, such as conference calls, video-teleconferencing, and other virtual meeting connectivity
  • Demonstrated problem solving and ability to identify areas for continuous process improvement
  • Trusted and respected team member that guides with integrity, with the ability to handle/manage confidential information with discretion
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to assess needs proactively and provide resourceful solutions
  • Proven ability to provide excellent service to Cast, Crew, Guests, Clients, and Partners
  • Consistent and high quality work ethic
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to organize and coordinate talent
  • Available and willing to work weekends, holidays, and third shift, as needed
  • Willingness to travel extensively on various domestic and international assignments as needed for Disney Cruise Line and/or Disney Signature Experiences

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Required Education

High school degree or equivalent

About Disney Cruise Line:

A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas - Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver.

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 Magical Cruise Company, Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Cruise Line.

Magical Cruise Company, Limited 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.

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