The Walt Disney Company Italy Cultural Representative Program in Orlando, Florida
The Cultural Representative Program is a twelve-month work experience located at Walt Disney World ® Resort, near Orlando, Florida. Participants have the opportunity to share the unique culture and customs of their country with Guests, while working different front line, guest facing roles. Participants must authentically represent one of the countries or regions we have recreated in look and feel at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Countries and regions represented are: Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Southeast Asia (India, Indonesia, Thailand), Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe), and United Kingdom.
Within the World Showcase at Epcot, there are eight independent participant companies that have contracts with Disney. These companies (Operating Participants) were selected for the unique contributions in cuisine or merchandise they offer from their home countries. Cultural Representatives working in these areas are employees of the Operating Participant company, but still part of Disney International Programs.
Only accepting applications for Merchandise for positions that will start from October 2018 and March 2019.
Responsibilities : Epcot World Showcase - Merchandise:
Proactively greeting and interacting with every Guest that enters or leaves the shops
Demonstrating and selling merchandise (including alcohol and tobacco) in indoor and outdoor areas
Filling orders, preparing and assembling food items
Cash handling - manual and using computerized registers
Stocking and cleaning shelves and carts
Receiving/putting away stock and deliveries
Stroller/wheelchair rental – including repetitive lifting, stacking and pushing strollers and wheelchairs
Preparation of food/candy
Preparing packages for shipping/delivery
Possible prolonged exposure to weather conditions
Basic Qualifications :
To be eligible to apply for the Italy Cultural Representative Program, you MUST:
Speak English fluently.
Be at least 18 years of age to apply.
Be able to authentically represent Italy.
Be receptive to Disney Look at http://disneycasting.net/downloads/wdpr/DisneyLookBook.pdf guidelines.
Be fully available to work Sunday through Saturday, including days and nights, holidays and overtime.
Candidates are required to attend a presentation and in-person interview in Italy.
You are required to upload your Resume/CV and Cover Letter in PDF or Word format for this job application.
Former Cultural Representative Program participants MUST WAIT 12 months from your program end date to apply for a new Cultural Representative Program.
Additional Information :
Pay rate: Cast Members will earn an hourly rate of pay starting at $10.00 per hour depending on the role they are selected to perform.
We strongly encourage candidates to explore disneyinternationalprograms.com at http://disneyinternationalprograms.com/ prior to submitting an application.
Job ID: 543877BR
Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts