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Studio Runner

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10022494 Location Sydney, Australia Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Sep. 20, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

- This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

As we grow ILM Sydney, we are seeking a Runner to join the team and be a part of this exciting opportunity. 

As a runner for ILM you will be helping ensure the smooth running of ILMs Sydney building/s, reporting into the Facilities Manager as well as assisting the Tech team as necessary. Our runners are key members of our support team, constantly performing to a high standard as they get to know all areas of our facility and gaining unique insight into how the entire facility works, getting to know a wide cross section of our staff and the different disciplines that make up our studio.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Providing excellent hospitality services for all employees. Assisting with ensuring communal areas are clean, tidy and restocked.  Organising in house meals provided.  Maintaining tidiness and cleanliness of theatres, meetings and review rooms in the studio

  • Assisting facilities and tech with incoming mail and deliveries, desk setups and moves, fetching items for staff and carrying tech to and from onsite storage.

  • Managing stock across all merchandise and branded products.

  • Covering reception as required, answering the telephone and booking transport. Covering Facilities team as required. Some general administration work.

  • Assisting with new starter inductions, including preparing the training room for onsite orientations, assisting tech to collate new starter equipment for pick-up or send out.

  • Taking an active role in helping to organise social activities such as screenings, company events, socials and ergos

  • Arranging dinner for late night staff and assisting wider team initiatives as required.

  • Be active in responding as appropriate for emergencies and urgent issues as they arise.

  • Onsite support for external clients or visitors.  Set-up client meeting rooms with water and snacks as required

  • General Production Assistant support with maintaining show calendars, set up of reviews rooms for show dailies and assistance when required in managing show meetings

  • Assisting production teams with ad-hoc duties

  • Support overflow of recruitment scheduling

  • Coverage of early and late shifts when required

Here are the skills and experience you need to be successful in this role:

  • Experience of working as a PA or EA, or hospitality within a fast-paced, creative industry delivering high levels of service

  • Adept at building relationships of trust and with a strong rapport with employees at all levels

  • Demonstrate high levels of self organization, particularly during times of high workload and ambiguity

  • Able to effectively manage a demanding and fluctuating workload

  • Works effectively without direct supervision

  • Demonstrates a positive and ‘can do’ attitude to work

  • Ability to deal effectively and professionally with key clients of the studio

  • Proven ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities

  • Maintains high levels of accuracy and attention to detail when under pressure


About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

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 ILM (Australia) Pty. Ltd., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

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