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Coordinator, Events & Culture

Mid-City, Los Angeles Animation - LA
Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
 
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.
 
If you’ve ever dreamt of what the early days of Hollywood must have been like, of what it takes to roll up your sleeves and break new ground, figure out a new process, and to one day say, “I was there when it all began,” then welcome aboard…
Skydance Animation is hiring a Coordinator who will be an integral team member in the planning, supporting and execution of events and activities that further culture and engagement throughout the studio.  This individual will provide thoughtful and appropriate input based upon the department objectives and be a strong partner with the ability to communicate and problem solve. 

Responsibilities

  • Brainstorm and implement event plans and concepts for increased employee engagement and recognition
  • Craft and manage a calendar of events
  • Lead in the planning and execution of studio cultural events such as Studio Screenings/Wrap Celebrations, Art Galleries, Coffee Breaks, Summer Sweets, Health & Wellness Initiatives, Birthday/Anniversary Celebrations, Holidays, Team Building, etc.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets for each event, and ensure that each event stays within that budget
  • Plan communications for the studio to provide an efficient channel for employees to receive information, participate in our culture and promote a sense of community and connection across the organization, including managing the studio’s online employee portal
  • Be a resource for and support internal teams with events and trainings
  • Develop and execute internal forum for employee feedback and internal event request process
  • Act as the liaison for company-wide events and initiatives
  • Prioritize multiple projects while maintaining priorities, focus, and attention to detail
  • Build relationships with external vendors, as well as negotiate pricing, be the point of contact when on-site and handling invoices
  • Research, identify and catalogue venues appropriate for studio events
  • Stay current with emerging event industry trends and technology
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Requirements

  • 2+ years’ experience in an event planning role, studio experience a plus
  • Strong ability to effectively organize and manage multiple events simultaneously and take a creative, inquisitive approach to problem solving
  • Experience coordinating large-scale events as well as smaller, more intimate events
  • Capable of working with internal and external teams and partners
  • Resourceful, flexible and able to work under strict deadlines
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel), Mac OS, Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with ability to interface with team, management, external contacts, talent
  • Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a collaborative team
  • Customer service oriented
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize workload in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Excited to build for the future
  • Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
     
    Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.