Have an English Degree? You Could Be Hong Kong Disneyland’s Next Cast Member

Mar 27, 2018

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Want to be the newest employee at Hong Kong Disneyland? Then you’ll need to be less concerned about hanging with princesses and more familiar with dangling participles.

The East Asian, kid-centered amusement park, which saw 6.2 million guests in 2017 and made news for incorporating feng shui into its design before its 2005 opening, is looking for an English-language editor to become its newest “cast member,” as all Disney employees are called regardless of what they actually do.

A staff sells balloons. (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)
A staff member sells balloons. (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

The position, described merely as “editor” and posted on LinkedIn, would involve writing and checking over copy for both internal, marketing and media materials, helping out with staff, media and government events, writing and proofreading speeches and correspondence for executives, writing weekly “leadership stories” for an internal newsletter and being the resort’s all-around expert on the English language. Applicants are required to have a college degree in a related field, five years of experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office products and fluency in English.

HONG KONG - APRIL 19: Visitors walk inside Disneyland on April 19, 2016 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Local media reported Hong Kong Disneyland fired under 100 of its staff last week after a nine percent decrease in attendance from last year. Business at the theme park has declined amid a weaker China economy and political unrest in Hong Kong. (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)
Visitors walk inside Disneyland in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images)

In return, Hong Kong Disneyland promises “the opportunity to participate in comprehensive training and experience excellent career-development opportunities” while delivering “world-class service and lifetimes memories for our Guests.”

Hong Kong Disneyland’s press office did not immediately respond to emails, so it’s not clear yet whether the job includes having to wear the Goofy costume once in a while.

Featured photo by TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images

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