Manager Entertainment Technical

Join Disney Cruise Line as a Manager of Entertainment Technical! Lead our technical team, oversee technical operations, and ensure seamless performances at sea. Apply your expertise now!

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About this role

Job Title:
Manager Entertainment Technical

Disney Cruise Line (Ship Based)

Job Description:

We are currently recruiting for the position of Technical Production Manager for Disney Cruise Line.


Responsible for the administration of Technical Department, including Entertainment Maintenance Program. Providing leadership to technical staff regarding set-up, operation,
maintenance and troubleshooting of show equipment and procedures. Preparation and communication of technical schedules, rehearsals, events and department meetings. Create and process work orders, purchase requisitions, equipment inventories, show documentation, maintenance logs, technical documentation, cast member files, and all related paperwork.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years experience in a technical role within a theatrical operation
  • Broad knowledge of Theatrical Scenic, Audio, Lighting, Lasers, Video, Show Control, Rigging and Effects Technology
  • Strong computer programming and operation
  • Ability to delegate authority and responsibility
  • Exceptionally well-organized, team oriented, and able to function well under pressure
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication, planning capability, and exceptional leadership skills
  • Possess strong problem solving and coordinating abilities
  • Understand job role of Entertainment Creative Management including show directors, project managers, choreographers, designers, etc.

Additional Information:

This is a shipboard role

You must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel
  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency responsibilities and associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
  • Be willing to uphold the general safety management responsibilities as specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
  • If applicable, be willing to share a confined cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multicultural environment that has strict rules and regulations

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman’s visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)
  • Complete a pre-employment medical
  • Obtain a criminal background check
  • Bring approved work shoes

Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

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About Disney Cruise Line:

A leader in the cruise industry, Disney Cruise Line provides a setting where families can reconnect, adults can recharge and children can experience all the magic that Disney has to offer. Guests can sail out of ports around the world on exciting itineraries to the Caribbean, Bahamas, Alaska and Europe, among others. Aboard the fleet of four ships – the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy – and Disney’s private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay, crew members provide guests with unparalleled service, enchanting storytelling and immersive family entertainment that only Disney can deliver.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

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