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Event Coordinator - CPGP (Temporary Assignment)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10007823 Location Florida, United States / Remote, United States / Celebration, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Aug. 05, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Job Overview:

This position supports Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing (CPGP) Special Events with miscellaneous event-related projects and/or tasks during the planning and execution for internal, press, consumer and business-to-business events.

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Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Event Team members as required; and could include the following activities:

    • Assist with event logistical planning, invite lists and budgeting across the full CPGP Events slate, as needed – including projects for partners in Disney Princess & Animation, Pixar, Marvel, National Geographic, 20th Century Fox, ESPN, Lucasfilm, Disney Media, Classics and Entertainment, Third Party Retail, Global Product Creation, Walt Disney Games, Interactive Experiences, Disney Publishing Worldwide, and Internal Communications. Independently plan and execute small-scale meetings & events that include room set-up, catering, audio visual support requests, signage, etc.

    • Prepare agendas for and attend event-related project team meetings, create and disseminate meeting recaps

    • Organize and prepare event materials, product samples, signage, décor, etc. as directed by the event management

    • General event support to include: set-up and load-in, help staffing during events, (e.g., check-in, as a brand ambassador, logistical support, etc.) and assist with post-event strike, box up, shipping, etc.

    • Manage event attendee lists, invitation process, rooming lists and other event details.

    • Curate and design events-related deck collateral.

    • Coordinate logistics around event influencer/press seeding boxes and mailers.

    • Coordinate shipping logistics for at-home camera kits and remote filming needs.

    • Maintain and update Event Slate Outlook Calendar.

    • Independently plan and execute small-scale meetings & events.

    • Support team administrative tasks like invoice processing, card management, onboarding/offboarding and distribution list upkeep.

Scope of Work:

  • While job duties are performed in a remote and in-office flexible working environment, the workload may require this position to support activities throughout the office complex, offsite locations, and/or in inclement weather. Walking or standing for long periods of time is not unusual.

  • The candidate should be a team player and eager to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Although this position has moderate decision-making responsibilities, the individual should be comfortable interfacing with other DPEP employees, management & vendors.

  • Willingness and availability to travel domestically and internationally as needed, and work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary

Training/Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software and Google Doc applications

  • Excellent grammar and communication skills

  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments on deadline, in a fast paced environment.

  • Organized, detail-oriented and proactive

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year of event coordination, production or equivalent experience

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Event Management, Meeting Planning, Marketing, Business, or Communications or equivalent experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior Disney experience and/or knowledge of the Disney brand

  • Driven by guiding principles of being service oriented, creative, nimble, fresh, ROI focused, disruptive and optimistic

Additional Information:

This is a temporary 12-month assignment with no guarantee of placement.

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Disney Consumer Prod & Interactive Media, which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Consumer Prod & Interactive Media 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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