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Walt Disney World Resort
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Corporate Profile
Year Established1971  
Employees55,000  
Job Openings  
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Walt Disney World Resort

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Walt Disney World Resort

1515 Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Phone (407) 828-1000

 Company Description

OVERVIEW:
From world-famous Theme Parks and Resorts to award-winning feature films and Broadway productions, The Walt Disney Company has become the world’s leader in the entertainment and hospitality industries. Throughout the organization, each one of our distinct business units has seen unparalleled success, setting the standard in all that we accomplish.

One such business unit is The WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort. Located on 47 square miles near Orlando, Florida, The WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort is known as the most popular vacation spot in the world. This total vacation destination provides our Guests with an abundance of unequaled entertainment and hospitality experiences, featuring 83 attractions and a variety of live entertainment shows within our four Theme Parks: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Both Guests and Cast Members alike find that each Theme Park has its own identity, creating a totally unique experience for all who visit and work there.

To complement the vacation experience, The WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort offers over 18 world-class hotels with accommodations ranging from the islands of Polynesia to an all-star sports spectacular. We also feature Downtown Disney, Disney’s Wide World of Sports and other attractions. The WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort also continues to offer the most well-rounded recreational facilities in the country, including golf, tennis and water sports. We are also proud of our complete convention and banquet facilities tailored for business and leisure groups, including conferences and weddings.

BENEFITS :
Walt Disney World offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include but are not limited to – Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability, 401K, Pension Plan, Stock Purchase Program, Vacation Time, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, free admission to Theme Parks, discounts on merchandise as well as hotels and restaurants, tuition reimbursement, etc. Also, we have a comprehensive Referral Program often with cash and other incentives. Disney also has "Disney University" for on-site training classes and personal growth classes. Centers of Excellence are also located on property offering convenient resources and computer-based trainings.

OPPORTUNITIES:
Since our beginning more than 25 years ago, The WALT DISNEY WORLD Resort has become the country’s largest single-site employer with over 50,000 Cast Members. We have seen exponential growth across all areas, as well as increased opportunities for our Cast Members to grow and excel. We are proud of the empowerment we offer our Cast Members, the legacy we share and the magic we create. We also know just how much we owe our success to the vision shared by our Cast Member family. At the heart of The Walt Disney Company is the realization that diversity within our workforce, and in our community, is a core component in accomplishing even greater levels of achievement. Through the way we promote advancement within the company, manage human resources, develop our incredible creative products and provide our Guests with a magical experience, we will continue to promote diversity as a value that is at the heart and foundation of our leadership.

We are searching for individuals looking for challenging and exciting careers at Walt Disney World. We offer training & development programs that promote career growth and opportunity. Walt Disney World is a wonderful place to visit, as a Guest, and to work, as a Cast Member. Come experience the magic first hand!

 Company Statistics

Year founded  1971
Number of employees  55,000

 Property Portfolio

Types of properties we operate   Resort, Time-Share, Spa, Entertainment Venue, Golf/Country Club, Racquet/Tennis Club, Health Club, Convention Center
Types of locations   Major Cities
Properties are located in   Florida

 Company Characteristics

Accounting  Centralized.
Reporting Requirements  We provide properties a reasonable degree of autonomy while providing overall leadership and direction. (Less than 10 hours of reporting requirements per month.)

  • The company is very sound financially.
  • We are adding additional properties to the portfolio every year.
  • We have a strong track record of promoting people based on performance, results, and willingness to relocate.

 Internet Links

General Disney Web Site
http://www.disney.com
Disney Careers Web Site
http://disney.go.com/disneycareers/wdwcareers/index.html

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