The Walt Disney Company Senior Manager, Global Development in Glendale, California

The Walt Disney Company is world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world – a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences – and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting offerings.

Global Development is a highly visible department charged with systematically assessing the long-term goals, growth strategy and expansion opportunities that maximize value for Walt Disney Park and Resorts. The team’s work spans across all businesses (e.g. theme parks, resort hotels, cruise, time share, guided tour) and geographies (e.g. US, Asia, Europe).

We are seeking a highly qualified candidate for the Senior Manager of Global Development position. This role requires excellent strategic thinking, proven analytical acumen, strong communication skills and ability to effectively collaborate. A team-oriented attitude and a sense of fun are essential.

Basic Qualifications :

  • MBA from a top tier school; top academic achievement

  • 6 years of progressive experience in business development and/or consulting

  • Excellent research and problem solving skills

  • Advanced quantitative analysis skills with ability to translate into actionable insights and recommendations

  • Demonstrated strategic and structured thinking

  • Self-starter with ability to handle ambiguity

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively across functions

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring direct reports

  • Ability to lead and inspire teams

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Passion for the Disney brand and in particular, the Park and Resorts product

  • Enthusiasm for the travel and hospitality industry

  • International work experience

  • Multilingual

Required Education :

  • MBA from a top tier school; top academic achievement

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

“It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Additional Information :

This position is a legal entity of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, an equal opportunity employer.

Job ID: 473377BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts