In case your new yr’s decision is to vlog about castles, eccentric characters and Dole Whip, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. has you lined.
On Monday, the company announced it is hiring two social media content material coordinators to “develop DPEP (Disney Parks, Experiences and Merchandise) social media presence” – particularly on TikTok. The chosen candidates would work at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, respectively.
The job description requires social media savants who’ve expertise in digital advertising and marketing, video enhancing and “an affinity for the Disney Model together with a ardour for being within the Disney parks” – however the greatest requirement for the function is that the brand new coordinators are savvy on the platforms’ developments.
That have and instinct is crucial to help the extensively widespread Disney Parks accounts. Between TikTok, Instagram and Twitter, its viewers is made up of roughly 8 million customers. Disney Parks makes use of TikTok, the platform with probably the most followers at 4.1 million, to share hidden particulars, unique visitor experiences and crew members’ views from contained in the parks.
“The purpose is to seek out artistic methods to construct model belief and loyalty inside inner and exterior audiences, in addition to obtain the best attain and shareability by compelling visible storytelling and content material,” the job posting says.
It additionally mentions candidates ought to be proactive, solution-oriented and adept at time administration.
Working in Disney’s parks additionally has its perks – workers obtain unique reductions, reasonably priced childcare and 100% of school tuition at choose colleges, according to its website.
However over the pandemic, Disney has not felt like probably the most magical place to work for a lot of. Tens of 1000’s of staff have been laid off – 32,000 in the first half of the 2021 fiscal yr. A majority had been employed by the corporate’s parks, experiences and merchandise division.
“It has been completely onerous to pay payments and put meals on the desk,” Laura Cave Braunston, a former Walt Disney World server, told the Guardian amid the layoffs in August 2020. “We have needed to go to meals drives, and people began out with just a few hundred individuals, now the traces are over a thousand.”
Final June, nonetheless, Walt Disney World Co. started providing $1,000 signing bonuses to new housekeepers and choose kitchen employees, in keeping with Bloomberg. Round that point, the Orlando theme park additionally reinstated its paid summer season internship program.
Given Covid’s omicron surge, now won’t be one of the best time to work in high-traffic theme parks. All 4 of Disney’s cruise ships are currently being observed for current outbreaks by the CDC, and Hong Kong Disneyland shall be closed by January 20 to mitigate the unfold of the virus.
The U.S. parks, nonetheless, are nonetheless open and require company to put on masks whereas indoors.
Content material coordinators must comply with Disney’s security compliance necessities, too. Salaried and non-union workers at each parks are required to be vaccinated.
In case you have information of key carry out indicators and fervour for princesses, this function simply is likely to be your dream job. Apply by Disney’s profession website and full the appliance to be thought-about for the place.
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