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Labor Relations Coordinator (Project Hire)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10036797 Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney Theatrical Group Date posted Jan. 06, 2023

Job Summary:

Labor Relations Coordinator

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show.  It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios.  Ours is a culture of innovation, inclusion, collaboration and creativity.  Stories shape how we see ourselves and everyone around us. As storytellers, we have the power to not only uplift and inspire, but also to champion the spectrum of voices in our world.  If you want to help tell compelling, diverse and enduring stories through movies, music or live theater, then we want to hear from you.

Disney Theatrical Group is seeking a highly organized individual to work as a Coordinator for the Director of Labor Relations and the LR team. This individual must be able to handle multiple administrative tasks and prioritize assignments. The Labor Relations Coordinator will assist with labor relations matters, gathering, collecting, and maintaining documents and records required for contract and policy development, investigations, and negotiations. The ability to execute sound judgment, handle situations with discretion, confidentiality, and integrity, while promoting excellence is essential for this role. The ideal candidate should have a positive attitude with an ability to be proactive, resourceful and flexible.


  • Provide administrative support, including scheduling and coordinating meetings/travel, drafting of correspondences, and preparing expense reports for Labor Relations director.
  • Handle routine labor relations inquiries related to policies, procedures, and bargaining agreements; refers complex matters to appropriate management staff.
  • Serve as the initial contact and liaison for intake of union grievances.
  • Collect information and data to assess cost and policy implications of negotiations and disputes. This may include management and union proposals, pay scales and wages, benefits, working conditions, and other mitigating circumstances.
  • Conduct surveys, interviews, and other research related to labor negotiations; collects information and reports results to Labor Relations Director.
  • Assist with preparation of plans, policies, documents, and reports including labor agreements and employee handbooks.
  • Assist with preparation of documents and records required for contract negotiations, meetings, and negotiations with employee and labor organizations.
  • Take notes at labor negotiations, caucuses, and other meetings.
  • Maintain up-to date-records of all labor contracts and MOAs
  • Scan and file electronic and physical files, both personnel and departmental; input data and maintain electronic databases and archiving of physical files.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior note taking skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Ability to execute sound judgment, handle confidential materials, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Education and Experience:

  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-3 years of Labor, Legal, Human Resources, or relevant experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Additional Information: DTG is committed to providing the highest quality opportunities for the widest, most diverse group of talented professionals throughout their career trajectory. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds are currently underrepresented in the field of theater, inclusive of race, ethnicity, class, gender identity or expression, disability status, and sexual orientation.

The hiring range for this position in New York, New York is $ 54,940 to $73,700 per year based on a 40 hour work week. The amount of hours scheduled per week may vary based on business needs. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.  A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.  

About Disney Theatrical Group:

The Disney Theatrical Group, a division of The Walt Disney Studios, is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, producing and licensing live entertainment productions and events around the globe. Its nine Broadway titles, including the current Broadway productions of The Lion King, Aladdin and this year’s Frozen, have been seen by over 160 million theatergoers worldwide. The division also delivers live shows through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Marvel Universe Live. Additionally, the division licenses full-length and junior and kids adapted titles for regional, school and community theatre productions.

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 Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd., which is part of a business we call Disney Theatrical Group.

Buena Vista Theatrical Group Ltd. 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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