The Walt Disney Company Business Affairs Coordinator in Burbank, California

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

Featuring exclusive original movies, series, short-form and live events and a vibrant catalogue that spans classic Disney Animation to the most recent movie releases available to stream on demand, the Disney Direct-To-Consumer (DTC) service will be a global, premium entertainment destination that connects viewers to the great stories of The Walt Disney Company. We’re looking for talented team-players with an entrepreneurial spirit, who thrive upon the incomparable legacy of our company yet embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer experience through strategic hard-work and determination.

Responsibilities : We are seeking a Business Affairs Coordinator to directly support the VP of Business Affairs and assist with the day-to-day functions of the larger Business Affairs Department for the DTC Service. The position requires an individual who is highly organized, detail-oriented and a self-starter. A positive, can-do attitude is a must. Solid time management, multi-tasking skills, good judgment and the ability to effectively interface with creative clients and high-level executives (internal and external) are all essential for this position. The ideal candidate will be passionate about helping the Business Affairs team grow and evolve; thrive in a high-pressure, start-up like environment; possess the ability to complete high volumes of complex projects quickly with little oversight; and react appropriately to urgent situations or tasks. This individual will handle heavy call volume, correspondence and document drafting. The highest possible level of confidentiality and discretion will be required for this position.

  • Draft basic form agreements, review/revise/redline/proofread of agreements.

  • Develop, implement and maintain office systems and procedures, including deal, option, and payment tracking databases and software.

  • Write correspondence, schedule meetings, process expense reports, file, arrange travel, and complete other administrative duties for the VP of Business Affairs as may arise.

  • Act as liaison with all internal and external offices – including creative, strategy, finance, legal, talent agencies, production studios, etc. Strategically prioritize, problem solve and find solutions, as required.

  • Determine importance of meeting requests and schedule accordingly.

  • Maintain and update status reports.

  • Manage special projects as designated.

  • May provide administrative support to other members of the Business Affairs team.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 1 -2 years of work experience in a relevant role

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills that will enable interaction with a range of personalities and styles in highly communicative/social environment

  • Outstanding analytical skills, creative problem-solving abilities and a practical, business oriented viewpoint

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

  • Experience in office environment

  • Highly motivated, highly organized self-starter

  • Upbeat, positive temperament, dynamic personality and a highly team-oriented approach to work

  • Exceptional work ethic

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in Business Affairs or Legal Affairs department at an entertainment studio or network

  • Familiarity with the brands and franchises of The Walt Disney Company

  • Proven ability to work across a matrix organization while also able to self-motivate

Required Education :

  • 4- year college degree

Preferred Education :

  • J.D. degree from top law school

Job ID: 519679BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)