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Production Assistant; Disney Live Entertainment

Company: Walt Disney Imagineering
Location: Potomac
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Do you like to make a difference in the lives of families through entertainment? Do you have a passion for delivering experiences that resonate for all Guests, including underrepresented audiences? Do you enjoy making live entertainment experiences come to life for all ages? Then, this may be the role for you.

Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Disney Live Entertainment creates, produces, delivers and sustains the best live show entertainment in the world. Join the Disney Live Entertainment Team and play an important role to deliver the magic because together, "We Bring Disney Magic to Life - For Everyone"!

As a Production Assistant with the Production team, you will provide administrative and production field support for a variety of live show entertainment offerings, projects and special events both on and off-property at the Walt Disney World Resort.

This is a non-union hourly role and reports to the Production Manager.


  • Provide administrative support throughout the show life cycle of assigned projects, scheduling production team meetings, recording and distributing accurate, concise notes
  • Be the primary contact for requesting/scheduling all talent for rehearsals, fittings, and performances as directed by the Production Manager
  • Gather presentation materials, set-up and strike all meeting needs and technology
  • Help procure items necessary for the production, following all appropriate guidelines
  • Other tasks include production scheduling and communication, coordination of access
  • On any given day you may also be asked to prepare and provide event updates as they relate to technicians, vendors and talent and maintain timelines, schedules, meetings and status reports
  • You will complete all show or event production-related tasks as requested by those teams Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 2 years of production assistant and/or administrative support experience in live show, event, or theatrical setting
    • Experience creating and following agendas, facilitating meetings, addressing action items, taking direction, meeting deadlines and completing tasks
    • Ability in the use of collaboration tools and file sharing programs
    • Experience coordinating meeting technology, such as conference calls, video-teleconferencing, and other virtual meeting connectivity
    • Experience identifying areas for process improvement with implementation
    • Are a trusted and respected team member that guides with integrity
    • Experience providing excellent service to Cast, Guests, Clients, and Partners
    • Availability and willingness to work weekends, holidays, and overnights Preferred Qualifications:
      • The ability to organize and coordinate talent
      • Familiarity working with entertainment unions or associations
      • Flexibility to travel on domestic and international assignments
      • A passion to work as part of a dynamic team and an eagerness to be part of a vibrant, creative work culture, bringing and sharing unique perspective to the role
      • Fluency in any additional languages (Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Spanish) Required Education:
        • High School or equivalent Preferred Education:
          • Bachelor's degree or equivalent Additional Information:

            Benefits and Perks: 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 .

Keywords: Walt Disney Imagineering, Potomac , Production Assistant; Disney Live Entertainment, Professions , Potomac, Maryland

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