The Walt Disney Company Production Coordinator - Content & Consumer Engagement in Sydney CBD, Australia

We are seeking an Production Coordinator to join our Content Services team on a 6 month contract. Your primary responsibility will be to assist the Senior Production Manager and the production management team whilst supplying logistical and administrative support to the broader Content Services department. You will also support the department in all areas of logistics and administration such as setting up shoots, research, booking and administering crew and resources and supporting post production in the delivery of content for TWDC ANZ’s ecosystem.

Responsibilities : PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

  • Chasing invoices and timesheets and preparing Casual Payroll for approval on Fridays

  • Creating budgets for small internal, and integrated partnerships jobs

  • Liaise with the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian and assist with internal processes in the employment of children whilst maintaining regular communication with the Senior Production Manager on these requirements;

  • Attending Production Budget Meetings

  • Scheduling the team and shoots across the slate

  • Assist Snr PM & PM with all departmental administrative needs as required;

  • Ensure all the contacts and details have been collated and the Senior Production Manager is informed of all shoots and bookings; • In consultation with production management team, liaise with crew & talent to manage bookings

  • Assist production management in coordinating all logistical aspects of shoots, including preparation and issuing call sheets, find and organise locations, parking, check lighting and wet weather options etc.

  • Assist with schedules, department tracking documents and calendars;

  • Ensure legal paperwork and release forms are signed and filed accordingly for each shoot;

  • Assist Senior Production Manager with agendas, minutes and meeting planning;

  • Track content output for the department for internal & external reporting purposes;

  • SAP invoice processing and T&E and expense reconciliation as required;

  • Assist with props budget tracking;

  • Liaise with local councils to secure permits.

OTHER GENERAL SUPPORT

  • Assist Producers with music cue sheets and other postproduction administration;

  • General production support including couriers, props buying, ordering stock etc;

  • Assist Producers where required in the coordination of shoots;

  • Adhere to budgets, post production protocols, post production schedules and delivery dates;

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum/ demonstrated 3 years’ experience within a media or content organisation.

  • Display a strong interest in content and family entertainment

  • Good organisational skills;

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;

  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, pressured, dynamic environment

  • Great communicator and positive disposition;

  • Ability to work both autonomously and as a team player in a small team environment when required;

  • Ability to work within budgetary and deadline constraints;

  • Knowledge of broadcast camera & editing equipment, Adobe Premiere an advantage;

  • Firm grasp of the production process from inception to delivery;

  • Great communication skills from children to adults;

  • Versed in the various protocols of child employment an advantage. • Sense of humour and a positive team player a must.

Preferred Education :

  • Diploma in TV or related area desired

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

Additional Information :

  • 6 month Fixed term Contract

Job ID: 563681BR

Location: Sydney CBD,Australia

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney International