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Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
Location: Universal City, CA
The SVP Global Talent Development & Inclusion for Universal Pictures has an opening for a Manager Position reporting to the department’s Director. This is a pivotal role in which the candidate will have the opportunity to contribute in the building and development of this fast-paced, rapidly growing department which is the first of its kind in film. Candidate will work closely with the Director and team in developing, maintaining and strengthening upcoming and current creative and workforce programs and initiatives; engage in diversity and inclusion practitioner strategies, internal and external partnerships and sponsorships; contributing to the department’s resources and databases; and work and interface with the various divisions under the Film Group.
Launched in 2017, Global Talent Development & Inclusion (GTDI) leads the Studio’s inclusion and diversity efforts. GTDI works closely with Universal Filmed Entertainment Group’s Production and Human Resources teams to identify and develop a pool of creative and workforce talent that builds upon the Studio’s commitment to telling stories and creating art with multicultural, global perspectives. GTDI is a resource for all divisions within the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group including Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango.
Minimum 3 years industry experience – film, TV, agency, studio, production company, etc.Ability to adapt, problem solve and anticipate potential needs in a very fast-paced environment while managing a heavy workload
Understanding of creative filmmaking process including analysis of directing and writing for live-action and animation
Familiarity and relationships with creative and production talent, including but not limited to live-action and animation writers; directors; composers; and below-the-line crew
Ability to cultivate strong relationships and successfully interact with senior leadership and staff at all levels
Knowledge of the film studio system, Universal Studios’ senior leadership and key players in the film industry
Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and advanced PowerPoint
Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and PDFs
Must be available to work extended hour or travel if needed.
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Possesses a collaborative team-player mentality
Highly detail-oriented paying meticulous attention to multiple details and multiple tasks while minimizing errors
Adept at multi-tasking , effectively prioritizing work assignments, and demonstrating a sense of urgency when needed
Demonstrates flexibility and creativity to excel in a constantly evolving department
Proactive and resourceful problem-solver
Ability to work with and maintain confidential information
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of and/or relationships with feature film writers, directors and producers.
Strong relationships with agent and management representation.
Proactive in keeping abreast of industry developments/trends and company news as it relates to film production as well as inclusivity
Film Diversity & Inclusion
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