DisneyAnaheim 92802
Full Time

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in Education and/or Performing Arts Background in stage management or event planning.

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Guest Talent Assistant

Disney
Full Time 24 per week Disneyland Park, Anaheim, CA 92802, United States
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Overview

Walt Disney said, “If I can help provide a place to develop the talent of the future, I think I will have accomplished something.”

If you also have a passion for Education, the Performing Arts, and Disney, then apply today to be a Guest Talent Assistant where you will lead, coordinate, and facilitate all daily details for performances, workshops, educational programs, and special events. Guest Talent Assistants assist in the operation of Disneyland® Resort Guest Talent Programs events for Disney Imagination Campus, Disneyland® Resort Community Arts Showcase programs, and Company & Client based Special Events.

Responsibilities:

Join the team whose mission is to create once in a lifetime performance and educational opportunities at the Disneyland® Resort!


  • Host assigned Guest performances and performing arts workshops and facilitate in-park educational workshops covering a variety of curricular areas
  • Manage daily logistics, transportation, and technical arrangements to be made for each assigned event
  • Coordinate all logistical details of participation in Disney Imagination Campus Performances, Performing Arts Workshops, or Educational Workshops, Disneyland® Resort Community Arts Showcase Performances, or in a Special Event both onstage and backstage
  • Stay informed of multiple details regarding the arrangements for each Guest group and of Resort and Guest Talent Programs policy
  • Provide Guest groups with complete, accurate information, and instruction to guide them through their day
  • Creatively accommodate the group's needs while working within our practical limits: time constraints, Disney policies, show standards, etc.
  • Identify potential event problems or special support requirements, and make arrangements for solutions
  • Report the details of each event including ticketing, merchandise distribution, performance and logistical information
  • Use a computer, iPhone, radio, and landline phone for daily operational communication
  • Learn and work with proprietary software to process applications to assist pre-production specialists
  • Ascertain all elements in a show through comprehensive discussion of the presentation with the group's director
  • Protect the Disney standard of excellence in family entertainment by screening Guest performance content
  • Call technical cues for performances and workshops
  • Lead Marching Band performances down the parade route
  • Facilitate pre-designed and pre-approved Park Educational Workshop content and experiences
  • Facilitate a 2 ½ - 3-hour experience in both onstage and backstage areas as is prescribed by the specific workshop leader guide with upwards of twenty workshop participants
  • Execute logistics related to the set-up and strike of in-park workshop lab spaces
  • Memorize and retain program/workshop information and incorporate Disney storytelling into all events
  • Control vehicle traffic while wearing a safety vest and carrying a stop sign to facilitate the needs of internal partner operations
  • Be the production assistant for on and off property special and festival events
  • Promote the Disney Imagination Campus brand
  • Role may require going up and down stairs, extensive walking or standing, and working in all weather conditions

Basic Qualifications:

To be successful in this role, we are looking for someone who meets the following:

  • At least 18 years of age or older
  • Creative problem solver for appropriate solutions
  • Excellent communicator, both strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Able to maintain a calm, professional, and positive demeanor in a frenetic work environment, regardless of the current task
  • Close familiarity with educational or community-based performing arts or educational groups
  • Experience working with large groups
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as a team, including partnering with Cast Members from several departments and guests from around the world
  • Follow instructions and take direction, open to constructive feedback, and proactive
  • Committed and reliable (will show up for scheduled shifts)
  • Provide a minimum of two days of full availability plus a third day that you are free until at least 3pm (½ day) each week year-round, and work any holiday throughout the year

Preferred Qualifications:

Here are the top-tier preferred skills that we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience in Education and/or Performing Arts
  • Background in stage management or event planning
  • Practical experience with personal computers
  • Hold a valid driver’s license
  • Participation, understanding, and passion for students, education, and the arts
  • Bilingual
  • Working knowledge of Disney Entertainment Productions and the Disneyland® Resort
  • Full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays
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