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Training Coordinator

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10084469 Location Sydney, Australia Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Mar. 21, 2024

Job Summary:

As we continue to develop ILM Sydney, we are seeking a Training Coordinator to join the team and be a part of this exciting opportunity.

The Training Coordinator's primary emphasis is working with the local Studio Talent Group and Artist Management to support the training and education needs of employees.  Services as a liaison and resources for trainees globally, local training team and coordination of all training needs.

What will you be doing?

  • Coordinates and performs general administrative and support duties for the Studio Talent Group, including working with the local STG team as well as the global STG teams to schedule courses and course attendees; scheduling conference rooms, classrooms, and theatres; researching and coordinating equipment moves/purchases and repairs/replacements; and maintaining records of e-mail and other training requests.
  • Coordinates Production training programming, including on-boarding and professional development classes.
  • Serves as a liaison between trainees and the training staff, observing and communicating training needs and feedback to STG Leadership.
  • Prepares and orients new hires to the tech environment.  Works with Talent Managers, trainers and mentors to establish training schedule for new hires.
  • Updates the Studio Talent Group website as needed.
  • Ensures instructional spaces are well-maintained and all equipment is functioning properly.   Offers troubleshooting and technical support when needed.
  • Maintains training class database and calendar making sure all courses and events are entered and accounted for.  Assists in the creation of reports and schedules for managers and department personnel.
  • Coordinates Enrichment training programming, scheduling sculpting and drawing classes as well as other artistic classes.
  • Assists with special projects as needed, including preparations for such events as the Speaker Series, Weeklies, and Disgraph. 
  • Supports the Jedi Academy junior talent programs including Internships and Apprenticeships, as needed.
  • Supports New Hire Orientation scheduling, content and facilitation.

 To be a contributing member of this team, you will have a mix of these skills:

  • Bachelor's degree is advantageous
  • At least 2 years of working experience in a fast paced, international environment
  • Experience within film production/post production and computer graphics preferred
  • Exceptional organisational skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact well with diverse personalities and take direction effectively.
  • Keen eye for detail, highly proactive and able to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong proficiency in G-Suite, Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experienced in coordinating events, projects, or large groups of people


At Lucasfilm/ILM we believe that diversity, inclusion and belonging are integral to our company. We are at our best when our people at all levels reflect the vast life experiences of our audiences, and we thrive when ideas and decisions from all are valued and represented. If you are passionate about the role, but don't fit every criteria of the posting, we encourage you to still apply. We want to hear your story.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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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