Sr. Sales Planner
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Segment - Celebration, FL

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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.

The Worldwide Sales Planning & Development team is responsible for providing strategic guidance for the Disney Destinations Sales & Travel Operations (SATO) team. As a strategic manager, this role supports Disney Destinations channel distribution strategy through the management of strategic projects, large scale program integration, developing point of views to drive results that lead to an overall recommendation. Ability to leverage both qualitative and quantitative analysis to understand the key drivers of industry/product performance, competitors, industry/product viability, profitability, market, and channel /consumer trends. The role is responsible for project management and execution of strategic projects through coordination of a cross-functional team including Global Business Technology Solutions, Revenue Management, Client Managed Relationships, Finance, Marketing, Ticketing, Operations and SATO Channels (i.e. Resort & Park Sales and Services, Youth, Niche, Wholesale, Retail Travel, and Travel Ops).

Basic Qualifications

Proven strong background in business and strategic planning
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
Proven team player with strong influencing and negotiating skills
Proven travel/hospitality industry experience (3-5 years)

Preferred Qualifications

Proven experience with creative problem-solving skills & the ability to think strategically and act tactically
Proven experience working in a fast-paced business and display professionalism and confidence in complex situations.
Demonstrated ability to take initiative
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to partner with others and deal with multiple priorities and differing points of view in a challenging environment.
Demonstrated strong negotiation and organizational skills
Demonstrated strong business planning skills

Preferred Education

Master's degree in Business Administration, Engineering Management, or equivalent

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Industrial Engineering, Economics or equivalent

Additional Information
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