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Show Writer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10079400 Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted Feb. 09, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Team

If you are a dedicated, hardworking, and experienced Creative Writer who thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment, we invite you to join our team and help us continue to build magical experiences for our audiences. As a Writer, you will be responsible for providing innovative and captivating content and concepts for the development and implementation of events, scripts, projects, and shows, from their inception through production and delivery. This role requires close collaboration with a diverse array of partners, including Show Directors, Production teams, Designers, Artists, Music Directors, Clients, and Sales & Service.

The Show Director reports to the Entertainment - Creative Director.

This is a Part-Time position.

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate extensively with multiple partners before and during production to develop creative content

  • Work closely with the Creative Director, Show Directors, Producer, and production teams to develop show concepts, scripts, and creative deliverables

  • Provide creative input and ideas to meet client objectives for corporate events, affluent events, and internal Disney events

  • Develop and deliver high-quality creative content for a range of live entertainment corporate and private experiences, including theatre, video production, themed entertainment, event production, and immersive experiences

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • At least seven years of proven professional experience writing live entertainment experiences in theatre, television, themed entertainment, event production, or immersive experiences

  • Proven experience in crafting content for corporate events, including speeches, presentations, scripts, and promotional materials tailored to the corporate event industry

  • Ability to collaborate optimally with show directors, designers, and other production team members to ensure the alignment of content with the overall event vision

  • Demonstrated knowledge of creative writing and stagecraft

  • Demonstrated ability to be a standout colleague

  • Demonstrated talent in creativity and idea generation

  • Passion for innovation and a deep understanding of client needs

  • Demonstrated storytelling skills and the ability to build compelling narratives that align with the specific themes or messages of the events DEG produces for their clients

  • Proven presentation skills

  • Adaptability to a wide variety of projects and working environments

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced, environment, such as the events industry, where tight deadlines and quick turnarounds are common

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior Disney experience and knowledge of the various Disney brands & Intellectual Property

Education

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in theatrical/creative writing field

Additional Information

Our Benefits: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

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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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 Business Productions, LLC, which is part of a business we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Disney Business Productions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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