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Job location: Goshen, NY, USA
Job sector: executive
Job description:
We are LEGOLAND New York and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

Something very exciting is underway in Goshen, New York. Due to open in 2020, LEGOLAND Park and Hotel in New York is Merlin’s biggest single investment to date and you could play a crucial part in this amazing project!

We’re now looking for a unique person who has a passion for procurement and logistics and will lead the way in Delivering the Magic as we bring the world’s ninth LEGOLAND Park to life brick by brick. You will oversee the application of process, people, and technology to ensure the right products and services, of the right quality and right price, are delivered at the right time.

About The Role
Manage the supply chain for LEGOLAND New York in order to optimize the Resort’s profitability safely and sustainably. Key supplier deliverables of cost, quality, service and compliance will be balanced appropriately as you manage risk in accordance with business needs, through supplier identification, selection, contracting and implementation.

* Interacts with suppliers, partners, and industries to adequately represent LLNY. Nurture relationships that invite participation, product development, specification challenge, and continuous improvement. Promote access to the Supply Chain within the company to add value and quality.

* Oversees inbound freight forwarding, importing, and documentation for cost control of risks in transport.

* Responsible for all parts of the contracting process from bid development and production of contracts to appropriate signature authorities as required by company guidelines.

About You
* At least 7years of progressive experience Requires at least 7 years of progressive management experience with purchasing and supply chain management, including procurement, contract development, logistics and inventory within theme park, construction and/or travel / tourism industry, with large complex projects.

* Very strong negotiating skills are required to critically evaluate, develop, and deliver results in a very busy environment. Requires experience supervising teams with less purchasing and logistics experience to achieve project and operational goals, operating in higher level negotiation venues, and providing added value through negotiated settlements.

* Strategic procurement knowledge including influencing, crafting and conducting negotiation strategies.

* Managing outsourced resources as service providers for some areas of spend, who deliver the supplier performance and cost management on our behalf – extending or reducing their use if and when appropriate

* Computer proficiency. Proficiency in ProLog, MS Project or related project cost systems will be considered and asset for this job.

Education:
Four year university/Bachelor’s degree in business, management, international trade, global supply chain management, procurement and logistics or closely related field (or equivalent education and experience) is required. PSCM qualified (Procurement and Supply Chain Management) is desirable.

About Us
Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.
Competitive
Job sector: executive
Job description:
As the newest player in the theme park capital of the world, LEGOLAND Florida® Resort is looking for people who enjoy going up against, and beating, the best.

If you are ready to take on that challenge and be empowered to make a direct impact, then join our team. We love what we do and we make it fun! We are looking for a motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter to develop and deliver the LEGOLAND Florida Resort Public Relations strategy.

Responsibilities include; maintaining positive relationships with media in key markets; writing and production of print and broadcast stories and management of projects as assigned. This person will also serve as spokesperson and liaison in community and assigned key markets. Facilitate on-going internal communications for LEGOLAND Florida Resort (LLFR) and the LEGO Group.

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is looking for a Head of Public Relations to join the LEGOLAND Florida Resort Team.

About the Role:
- Pitch the media on LLFR and important events happening within the resort. Research, create story ideas and write press releases, advisories, VNR copy and captions as assigned. Develop new and exciting angles on the resort while maximizing exposure in all departments. Maintain positive and productive relationships will all members of the working news media both in the core and outer markets.

- Represent LLFR at meetings, trade shows, FAM tours, media blitzes and assigned events to generate news coverage and awareness on LLFR. Maintain active memberships and participation in PR and media related organizations. Interface with all local CVBs to keep informed of LLFR news and generate co-op PR efforts. Act as spokesperson as assigned.

- Act as project management and marketing information resource. Schedule and conduct project meetings, facilitate assignments, establish activity budgets and report project status. Provide social media and blog content to represent LLFR externally.

- Serve as spokesperson for crisis situations as a key point of contact with the media, community and business entities in the event of incidents within the park, or incidents which involve LLFR or the LEGO group. Maintain crisis action plan and emergency toolkit for key scenarios, and liaise with key internal individuals (e.g., Health and Safety Director, Operations Director) for tabletop exercises and crisis strategy development.

- Serve as contact for broadcast efforts including radio interviews, TV coverage, VNRs, satellite uplinks, blogs, and AV resources in-park. Develop and maintain video and photo library and archive on on-going basis.

- Active member of the LLFR Marketing and Sales team. Monitor and benchmark the competition, develop relationships with counterparts at other Central Florida parks.

- Manage the PR team and their role within the department. Develop job descriptions, aid in hiring and fully train them in LLFR/Merlin capacity. Meet weekly to review job status, goals and updates. Develop their PDPs and ensure their success within the department.

- Serve as an important point person with the media relations and account managers of external partners (e.g., LEGO and other IP properties) to align the public relations goals of LLFR and those of our partners.

- Frequently monitor social media and respond to information related to LLFR, and also serve as the PR point-person for the Park Duty managers on an ongoing basis.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

About You:
- Requires seven to ten years of progressive experience in public and media relations, preferably in the tourism, entertainment or attractions industry.
- Requires a track record of success in planning and coordinating special events, media relations, and public and community relations.
- Requires proven experience and expertise of successful crisis management.
- Requires proven experience in building and maintaining strong public and media contacts, both at the regional and national levels.
- Experience as a spokesperson and as a point of contact is required.
- Experience serving in a proactive role in creating and implementing media event ideas and strategies is necessary.
- Strong project management skills are required.
- Ability to develop and execute detailed plans, programs and schedules required.
- Requires effective utilization and coordination of internal and external resources.
- Requires professional writing skills, demonstrated skill in making speeches and presentations, and outstanding organizational, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
- Ability to be a contributing, proactive, positive and supportive member of the LEGOLAND PR team.
- Computer proficiency with ability to use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), desktop publishing software, and familiarity with Internet research is required.
- Requires the ability to build positive relationships and linkages within LEGOLAND and with the community, charitable organizations, government groups, and the media to increase good will and achieve key department objectives for LEGOLAND Florida Resort.

Education:
A bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication arts, advertising, business, marketing, or closely related field (or equivalent education and experience) is required. A master’s degree is strongly preferred.

About Our Benefits:
In addition to a fun and friendly environment, you will also find a competitive salary and benefits package including but not limited to medical, vision, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, a range of voluntary benefits, 401(k) matching plan offering, paid time off, share program opportunities, bonus profit sharing program, tuition assistance, free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extends to family and friends, free unlimited usage of the local transit system, and much more. Furthermore you will enjoy continuous support and opportunities to branch out and develop your career within LEGOLAND and Merlin Entertainments plc.

About Us:
LEGOLAND Florida Resort is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions, and uniquely themed LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND Hotel, and LEGOLAND Beach Resort inspired by the LEGO and DUPLO brands, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun!

LEGOLAND Florida Resort is part of Merlin Entertainments plc. A business built on fun, Merlin is a global leader in location based, family entertainment. As Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates over 100 attractions, 15 hotels, and 6 holiday villages in 24 countries and across 4 continents. Our aim is to deliver unique, memorable, and rewarding experiences to millions of visitors across our growing estate of the best known names in global leisure.

We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…click on ‘apply now’.
Competitive
Job location: New York, NY, USA
Job sector: executive
Job description:
We are LEGOLAND NEW YORK and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

Something very exciting is underway in Goshen, New York. Due to open in 2020, LEGOLAND Park and Hotel in New York is Merlin’s biggest single investment to date and you could play a crucial part in this amazing project!

We’re now looking for a strategic business partner who has a passion for driving process improvements and financial planning and will lead the way in Making Every $ Count as we bring the world’s ninth LEGOLAND Park to life brick by brick.

About The Role
Has the overall responsibility for the finance, information technology, and logistics division. The Director must secure that all administrative services within the above areas are planned and executed, making sure that the right processes, systems and staff are in place to support LEGOLAND New York.

Finance Division: Manages the financial factory, including all finance and accounting processes/systems, tax functions and cash and treasury functions.

Legal Affairs: Coordinates activities around legal issues whether these are internally or externally related. This includes involvement in all contract negotiations whether these are related to sponsorship, vendors, customers or partners making sure that LEGOLAND reduces its potential risks in these legal matters.

Operational Leadership: Determines the organizational structure, budgeting and staffing requirements for the finance, IT and logistics divisions.

Information Technology Division: In conjunction with Global IT, plans and implements the optimal integrated system platform, making sure that all data processing happens with a minimum number of resources and leads to maximum information delivery for all key decision makers.

Executive Team Leadership: Serves as a member of the executive management team and develops and supports LEGOLAND’s strategic and operating plans.

About You
- Requires at least 8 years of progressive financial management experience. Requires at least five years of senior management experience with significant personal leadership and program management and operations responsibility.
- Requires strong analytical skills, working knowledge of pricing and costing, finance, budgeting, and projections. - Extensive expertise in financial and logistics processes, data processing and management information delivery is required.

Education
Four-year university/Bachelor’s degree in finance or account. MBA is required. CPA is desirable.

About Us
Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three-holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best-known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.
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