The Theme Park & Resorts Revenue Planning team develops long term revenue plans, evaluates proposed strategic initiatives and capital investments, and measures executed revenue growth initiatives for Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. This role will have the opportunity to inform and shape the long term revenue plan and capital investments. She/he will partner with many areas across the company including Business Development, Finance, Revenue Forecasting, Pricing, Operations Integration, Marketing & Sales, Consumer Insights and Walt Disney Imagineering to add value for our Guests and Shareholders. We are seeking a detail-oriented individual who will develop unbiased, holistic business insights and clearly articulate recommendations to help drive revenue growth and improve the Guest experience.
The ideal candidate should be a solution oriented self-starter with superior analytical skills, who can leverage a highly complex data set and extract key learnings. She/he should also have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills. Responsibilities : Analytics insights and measurement : Support the long term plan and AOP process for theme park and resort lines of businesses Research, design, develop, and support models used to evaluate proposed business opportunities and to measure the impact of executed strategies and investments Develop recommendations for WDP&R senior executive review and approval that help prioritize and achieve business strategies and objectives Leverage historical data, primary research findings, and other relevant information Identify and apply best practices in the field of advanced analytics (statistics, research, etc.) Leadership and strategic decision making : Collaborate and partner with other areas across the company Manage and prioritize multiple tasks independently in a fast-paced environment Exercise strong conceptual thinking skills – must be able to understand broad concepts, articulate linkages/ gaps, and recommend tactics/ strategies that enable a vision Utilize strong communication and influencing skills – must be comfortable providing a point of view to a variety of audiences Present and effectively communicate analytical conclusions to all stakeholder Basic Qualifications : Strong mathematical modeling and strategic thinking skills Proven ability to perform job responsibilities with minimal supervision and attention to detail Exceptional partnering skills and teamwork abilities Demonstrated strong written, verbal communication, and presentation skills Demonstrated computer proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint Preferred Qualifications : Minimum two years of related work experience Knowledge of WDP&R hotels and theme parks Demonstrated knowledge of SAS and SPSS Experience in applications of advanced analytics (e.g. statistics, econometrics, industrial engineering, applied mathematics, etc.) Knowledge of statistical techniques in a revenue management context, including demand forecasting, pricing, and yield management Required Education : Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Engineering, or other quantitative field Preferred Education : Master’s degree Additional Information : We strongly encourage applicants to upload a copy of their resume and to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for an interview.