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Coordinator - Artist Recruitment (Disney Television Animation)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 702073BR Location Burbank, California, United States Business Disney Television Animation Date posted Sep. 05, 2019

Job Summary:

The Artist Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for the administration of employment processes in accordance with hiring guidelines and policies for the Disney Television Animation. He/she will provide administrative support to the Recruitment team in various aspects of responsibilities from posting positions to coordinating and scheduling all phases of interviews through the offer process. The Artist Recruitment Coordinator will contribute to the overall success of the recruiting team by providing an exceptional level of customer service and quality throughout the recruiting process, ensuring a professional and impressive candidate experience.


  • Support the Manager, Artist Recruitment directly, including creating requisition file folders, posting positions to the internal and external job board websites, scheduling interviews, organizing travel arrangements for candidates and preparing offer letters
  • Track employment-related correspondence (applications, forms, offer letters, and on-boarding materials)
  • Maintain responsibility for entry, maintenance, and integrity of data in applicant tracking system (Kenexa) and the talent resource management system (Ascendify) as well as producing ad hoc recruiting reports
  • Evaluate and screen resumes, portfolios, and work samples
  • Manage the testing process with Hiring Manager and Candidates
  • Coordinate with Artist Management (when necessary) to schedule Artist Review Meetings and prepare Candidate materials for Hiring Manager review
  • Communicate professionally, tactfully and with the utmost diplomacy at all times, treating all candidates with dignity and respect
  • Organize off-site Recruiting events and attend job fairs as needed
  • Represent Disney Television Animation at major conferences, schools and industry events
  • Help to grow our outreach effort with various schools, Animation Recruiters and other Disney units
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Perform various administrative duties that support the recruiting function

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Administrative or Coordinator experience in the entertainment industry, experience in Feature/TV Animation or at a Talent Agency preferred
  • Familiarity with the animation, visual effects, comics, related disciplines and industries
  • Experience using HR databases and Applicant Tracking Systems, Kenexa and SAP preferred
  • Familiarity with utilizing social media for professional needs, especially LinkedIn
  • Ability to work with all types of highly creative, artistic and technical disciplines with proven ability to deal with a variety of individuals, levels and situations in a professional environment
  • Ability to travel
  • Adobe suite and other design/web applications preferred
  • Passion for animation
  • A desire to grow in Recruiting and Disney Television Animation
  • Strong organization and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Must pay attention to details and be able to identify problems
  • Must be able to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Efficient multi-tasking and project management skills

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology or relevant field preferred

Additional Information:

  • Primarily located in Burbank but will require some travel to Glendale office

About Disney Television Animation:

Disney Television Animation loves characters. Characters reveal our deepest emotions and what it means to be human… even if you're an animated duck, mouse, muppet, lion, boy or girl. Are you the type of character that loves animation and wants to be part of the team that makes the magic happen? Disney Television Animation, an integral part of The Walt Disney Company, creates many of the company's most beloved animated shows. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals, we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

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.

This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Television Animation.

Walt Disney Pictures is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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