- Costuming Manager

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Costuming Manager


Costuming Manager runs the daily Costuming Operations of Operational Costume Issues, Entertainment, and/or Character Costuming locations.

Category Costume designer/stylist  Live Event / On Location Services  Project Manager 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 23, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Costuming Manager runs the daily Costuming Operations of Operational Costume Issues, Entertainment, and/or Character Costuming locations. You will lead, mentor, and develop Cast with a constant eye toward inclusion, and build positive relationships with business partners in a fast-paced environment.

The Costuming Manager serves as the front-line leadership point of contact, representing the Costume Operations area to other operations, senior leaders, and operational integration teams.

You will report to the Area Manager Costuming

You will
  • Ensure an environment where Guest and Cast Member safety are the first priority and seek opportunities to improve Guest service
  • Monitor and Analyze inventory quantity and quality using software SAP (System, Applications, and Products) and GUS (Garment Utilization System)
  • Meet annual financial targets
  • Ensure safety plans are included as part of quality, scope, budget, and schedule requirements
  • Perform administrative responsibilities such as attending meetings, compiling operational metrics, completing required reports, and reading and responding to emails
  • Incorporate the lens of Leadership, Management, Technical skills, and Relationships (LMTR) in daily functions and when implementing decisions
  • Create an environment of inclusion where diverse thoughts and ideas are recognized
  • Recognize and develop Cast Members and hold them accountable for delivering excellence in safety, courtesy, inclusion, show, and efficiency
You will have
  • Minimum 3 years of theatrical, entertainment, costuming, and/or related management experience
  • Minimum 1-year leadership experience and/or experience in a role of higher responsibility such as Coordinator, Crew Chief, Lead, Trainer, or the like
  • Proficient in standard office software programs and mobile electronic devices
  • Passion for partnering, coaching, and mentoring
  • Problem-solving skills, influencing abilities, and ability to provide effective feedback
  • Self-Assured, articulate, and professional speaking & writing abilities (and experience)
  • Experience initiating, organizing, and completing multiple tasks promptly
  • Ability to share creative and new ideas
  • Experience with budgeting and scheduling
  • Passion for delivering phenomenal guest service
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including weekends and holidays
Preferred Qualifications
  • Shown experience with Walt Disney World® collective bargaining agreements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MyTime, EISS, and SAP
  • Previous experience within Entertainment Operations, Attractions, Merchandise, and/or Food and Beverage line of business
  • Fluent in Spanish or Haitian Creole
  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent is preferred.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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