- Producer, Show Production

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Producer, Show Production


Producer, Show Production

• Expert Level


The Producer oversees and drives the production process, financial management, design implementation, client interface, and overall delivery of live entertainment production.

Category Live Event / On Location Services  Producers 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Oct 31, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

 In this role, the Producer leads the project team(s) in the development and execution of creative intent and will be accountable for, but not limited to: project goals and milestones, status reports, risk assessment, and overall financial targets and client satisfaction.  The Producer is the champion in delivering all project objectives while adhering to company/departmental standards and policies.

  • Responsible for leading the team through all aspects of the show life cycle – concept feasibility, development, design, production, opening, closeout, and sustainment of assignment projects
  • Has the ability to successfully work and lead the project teams to deliver in a high volume, fast-moving, quick turnaround environment
  • Understand the big picture, know the stakeholders, leverage partnerships, and effectively deliver and integrate new live entertainment experiences into our Walt Disney World® Parks and Resorts
  • Invest in the development of Cast Members and prepare them for future opportunities
  • Comfortable leading a team through the financial process and having a level of confidence in project financials
  • Partners closely with the show director, always looking for ways to support creative vision, innovation, and immersive storytelling with a focus on eliminating barriers for the entire team
  • Responsible for negotiating contracts and making creative/design compromises where necessary
  • Ability to provide concise and clear direction to the team and communicate project concepts and key information to all levels of leadership, always mindful of company-wide efficiency efforts and targets
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and Cast Member support to Production Managers, Production Assistants, Guest Experience Managers, and other production team members on assigned projects
  • As a Disney leader, the Producer is a champion for safety, environmental stewardship, inclusion, and other corporate initiatives, ultimately enhancing the Guest/Cast Experience and driving business results
  • Strong leadership, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in strong, diversified team leadership in entertainment show production, live event production, and/or technical disciplines
  • Proven ability to create and work in a team environment with a focus on collaboration and inclusiveness
  • Core knowledge and experience with theatrical technologies, i.e.  Lighting, Special Effects, Pyrotechnics, Audio, Projection, Set Design, and Construction
  • Comfortable communicating with multiple partners at various levels, including site, domestic, and global executives
  • Ability to negotiate, organize, and provide direction as well as complete multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to lead conflict resolution and proven experience in team building and cross-functional collaboration
  • Champion continuous process improvement
  • Strong business knowledge of budgets and schedules
  • Available and willing to work weekends, holidays, and third shift, as needed
  • Willing to take risks and adjust as needed to the desired outcome
  • Knowledge of Entertainment Production and Operations in a professional theatrical, theme park, or cruise line environment.
  • Willingness to travel on various domestic and international assignments as needed, including Disney Cruise Line
  • Working knowledge of Walt Disney World® collective bargaining agreements, including AEA, AFM, IATSE and Service Trades Union contracts
  • Fluency in any other language is a plus (Mandarin, French, Japanese, Spanish, etc.)
High school diploma or equivalent experience in entertainment production or related field

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in entertainment production or related field

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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