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Production Coordinator - Disney Theatrical

Aplicar ahora Aplique más tarde Job ID 10093655 Ubicación Londres, Reino Unido Business The Walt Disney Company (EMEA) Fecha de publicación 10/07/2024

Detalles del empleo:

About the Role & Team

Around the world, Disney Theatrical Group brings live entertainment to an audience of over 20 million people in 50 countries each year. Here in the UK & Ireland, our shows include the West End productions of The Lion King and Frozen, as well as a touring production of Aladdin the Musical. Our productions can employ around 150 people both on and backstage and are be seen by over 1.5 million people per year in the UK and Ireland.

Now, we have an opening for you to join our team and help us create magical moments! An opportunity has become available for a skilled Production Coordinator with experience within a live entertainment general management office to join us at our Lyceum offices.

In this role you would provide support for every aspect of getting a show on stage – people, logistics, budgets and will also be responsible for the efficient running of a show, including the welfare of performers, cost management and maintaining the production to a very high standard.

This role requires you to be based in the office a minimum of 4 days per week and to be flexible to work evenings and weekends, depending on production needs.

What You Will Do

  • Accountable for a smooth casting/contract process, from identification of candidates to hiring, including tasks such as casting negotiations, issuing deal memos/contracts (ensemble, swings, some principals) and serving as the day to day contact for performers’ agents and performers as the need arises.
  • Accountable for all sponsored workers on the productions collaborating closely with Disney Global mobility and external partner, Deloitte, including serving as a key contact for all international cast for the duration of their time in the production.
  • Accountable for all sponsored workers on the productions liaising with Disney Global mobility and external partner, Deloitte, ensuring all immigration paperwork is prepared and recorded as per the Right to Work standards, and annual renewals of each individual visa for the shows are up to date.
  • Support the Senior General Manager and General Manager in all aspects of the contracting process, including supervising Production Assistants in maintaining the deals tracker, attending regular meetings with the legal team on new/existing contracts, etc.
  • Support the SGM/GM in accountability of accurate financial reports and management of all areas of production budgets including preparation of production EFCs, Annual Operating Plan and P&L, Record-keeping on all US/UK recharges, contra review and reconciliation in line with contracts, as well as approve payroll on each production.
  • Support the SGM/GM in all Employee Relations/conflict issues, being the first level escalation point for Company Managers for ER/conflict issues, working in partnership with HR to bring resolution in less complex cases.
  • Be the primary contact for Marketing/Press to arrange any internal or external events involving the productions and reporting plans to SGM/GM.
  • Work closely with HR to develop new workshops as required on each production, as well as to focus on Diversity & Inclusion and Wellbeing strategies.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Proven experience in general management of commercial stage productions, preferably in the West End, from strategy to implementation.
  • An understanding of the requirements of maintaining a first class, large-scale west end/touring production.
  • Willingness to undertake weekend work and evenings on occasion
  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask across a diverse and changing workload.
  • Proven organisational and leadership abilities.
  • Experience of influencing at all levels internally and externally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Open-minded, flexible in thinking and adaptable to change.
  • Ability to prioritise, problem solve creatively, and to work to strict deadlines.
  • Experience with calendar and/or reporting systems is an asset (role requires regular use of DTG’s proprietary calendar system).
  • Microsoft Office suite

We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to support you with the application process.

The Perks

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Private medical insurance & dental care
  • Free Park Entry: You will have the opportunity to enter any of our parks with your family and friends for free
  • Disney Discounts: you are entitled to discounts on designated Disney products, resort F&B and ticketing
  • Excellent parental and guardian leave
  • Employee Resource Groups – WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, ENABLED, and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group, TRUST.

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. Disney is committed to forming a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.

Acerca de The Walt Disney Company (EMEA):

Disney EMEA tiene como objetivo impulsar el crecimiento, la innovación y la afinidad de marca en una colección extremadamente diversa de países con un equipo de más de 6000 empleados que operan en 59 mercados con oficinas en 29 países.

Acerca de The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, junto con sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una empresa internacional diversificada líder en entretenimiento familiar y medios de comunicación que incluye tres segmentos comerciales principales: Disney Entertainment, ESPN y Disney Experiences. Desde sus humildes comienzos como estudio de dibujos animados en la década de 1920 hasta su reconocido nombre en la industria del entretenimiento en la actualidad, Disney continúa con orgullo su legado de crear historias y experiencias de clase mundial para toda la familia. Las historias, los personajes y las experiencias de Disney llegan a consumidores e invitados de todos los rincones del mundo. Con operaciones en más de 40 países, nuestros empleados y miembros del elenco trabajan juntos para crear experiencias de entretenimiento que sean apreciadas a nivel local y global.

Este puesto es en The Walt Disney Company Limited , que forma parte de una empresa comercial que denominamos The Walt Disney Company (EMEA).

The Walt Disney Company Limited es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Los solicitantes recibirán la consideración de empleo sin distinción de edad, raza, color, religión o creencia, sexo, nacionalidad, origen étnico o nacional, orientación sexual, reasignación de género, estado civil o de pareja civil, discapacidad, embarazo o maternidad. Disney fomenta una cultura empresarial donde las ideas y decisiones de todas las personas nos ayudan a crecer, innovar, crear las mejores historias y ser relevantes en un mundo que cambia rápidamente.

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