The Walt Disney Company Recreation and Events Development Manager in Lantau Island, Hong Kong

By leading the Recreation and Events Development Team, the job holder will be accountable for running (10K weekend), sports, recreational and leisure events in the range from development, operations to management in order to bring new business opportunities as well as generate positive publicity to the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort. He/she will represent the company to liaise with government bodies and business partners and interact with 3 rd party event organizers/clients to identify and discuss the implementation of potential sport events and related business opportunities.

Responsibilities :

  • Support the development on events in the resort area. Manage running events and lead the third parties sport events in event logistics, resources, budget, crisis management, manpower, internal and external partners’ liaison. Achieve the ROI set for each event and manage the P/L.

  • Oversee the overall recreation operations and development of recreational activities at Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel, Disney’s Hollywood Hotel, Disney Explorers Lodge and Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre. Monitor and ensure the successful implementation of safety, quality and efficiency of operation while continually working to achieve and exceed Guest Excellency.

  • Lead the development of recreational activities across and liaise with different Line of Businesses in planning, marketing and sales.

  • Develop and motivate Cast Members in multiple disciplines and ensure they achieve high level of contribution to the company and expand on their skills and company knowledge.

  • Keep track the market trend of recreation and sport activities and understand our Guests’ needs to strive for continuous enhancement in Recreation activities.

  • Expand network and build relationship with partners in runDisney, in the field of sports, recreation and leisure management to learn and exchange the latest trend, technology and culture of the business.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor degree holder

  • At least 10 years of experience in operational environment, preferably in recreation or sports sector. At least 5 years in managerial role

  • Knowledgeable of a full range of sports event types and formats

  • Familiar with the technology and trends of recreation operations in both the local and overseas markets

  • Ability to think strategically when formulating, planning and implementing event ideas

  • Creative mindset to lead the on-going development of new event opportunities and recreation activities

  • Outstanding communication and networking skills to relate all parties within and outside the company; able to organize and present ideas and concepts in an effective manner

  • Strong will to resolve challenges with innovative solutions

  • Leadership capability to manage a sizable team with operation and office staff

  • Fluent in English and Chinese

Job ID: 526461BR

Location: Lantau Island,Hong Kong

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts