Virtual Reality Host (FT)

at Warner Media LLC
Published August 4, 2022
Location New York, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Company Overview

Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the worlds most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. Were home to the worlds best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

Company Overview

Warner Bros. Discovery is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the worlds best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

Join us. Shape your story here.

The Job

Warner Bros. is continuing to expand and evolve the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts with the opening of Flagship Wizarding World stores, in key cities globally. These stores will bring to life the magic of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts for all Fans and Super Fans of the franchise. Flagship Retail will deliver incredible product, service and environments in spaces that truly celebrate the Wizarding World.

This position will support the leadership hierarchy of the New York Flagship Wizarding World store by maximizing customer and fan engagement in an awe inspiring, best in class retail environment. One of the main responsibilities for this role will be to guide guests through our in store immersive experiences, facilitating a flawless journey throughout.

The Daily

Customer Service:

  • Consistently demonstrates a positive and seamless guest experience.

  • Able to perform all roles within experience, depending on assignment for the day.

  • Welcomes guests, assists with ticket purchase and check in.

  • Informs guests about the upcoming show and experience, building excitement through scripted talking points.

  • Transports each group to the assigned gear up room and introduces them to their show guide.

  • Prepares customer for experience, assists them in to gear up, and leads experience within the space using the host tablet.

  • Partners with the Show Guide to assist gear up/down and cleaning of equipment.

  • Is comfortable commanding an audience using scripted talking points.

  • Recommends additional experiences for guests in store.

  • Builds excitement for guests by sharing personal experience and knowledge.

Store Operations:

  • Register, cash handling and ticketing duties include ensuring that all transactions are complete and accurate through POS systems and host app.

  • Checks in customers accurately using host app, regularly following up on lateness and no shows to maintain accurate records.

  • Completion of daily and weekly safety and cleanliness audits using host tablet.

Financial Analytics:

  • Delivers the steps of service for each experience in agreed timeframes to ensure shows run on schedule.

  • Responsible in attaining delegated daily, monthly, or quarterly sales goals.

  • Completion of requested reports and customer feedback to enhance the experience further.

Brand Representation:

  • Maintain experience appearance to ensure that it is neat, clean & sanitized, and well maintained to meet the Companys customer experience standards.

  • Maintain additional uniform pieces to create in world experience for customers.

The Essentials

  • Minimum 1 years experience in premium retail, experience or hospitality industry.

  • Ability to problem solve and respond to department priorities and direction

  • Established time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a positive attitude

  • Ability to use scripted talking points to create an immersive customer experience.

  • Strong conversationalist and ability to naturally engage with a wide range of guests.

  • Everyday technical knowledge, comfortable with tablet and application use (Microsoft, Apple, HP).

  • Must have open availability for a flexible work schedule that meets the needs of the business, including overnights, evenings, holidays, and weekend shifts

The Perks

  • Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees

  • Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies

  • Access to in-house learning and development resources

  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If youre a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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