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DreamWorks Feature - Strategic Alliance Coordinator

NBCUniversal, LLC, Glendale, California

Create the extraordinary.


DreamWorks Animation is looking for more adventurous dreamers who shoot for the moon. We tell stories about the journeys our unconventional heroes take to make dreams come true. As a growth-minded studio, we pride ourselves on being one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, award-winning, animated films and series, reaching consumers around the globe. We push to feel more, laugh more, and build immersive new worlds.
DreamWorks creates a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats, delivering compelling stories with unique characters. We place tremendous value on the experiences our talent brings to the table from their own non-traditional paths to success. We believe in frequent communication and that transparency and trust yield the best work. We are a community of artists, technologists, innovators, and creators, who are passionate about animation and also happen to love eating lunch together.
DreamWorks Animation partners with world-class technology and entertainment leaders to identify and develop groundbreaking technological advancements, business and co-branded marketing alliances.
The role and primary responsibility of the Strategic Alliances Coordinator is to support the Strategic Alliance department in the organization, tracking, scheduling, and timely delivery of select alliance engagements and requests originating from DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks’ technology partners. In addition, the Strategic Alliances Coordinator will provide logistical and administrative support in service of department operations, as well as assist in communicating the history, culture, franchise properties, industry innovations, and corporate strategy of DreamWorks Animation to local and global audiences, and partners.
If you are part of the fandom and believe teamwork makes the dream work, join us in #livingthedream and #doingyourdreamwork!

Responsibilities: “What would you say you do here?”
  • Conduct clear and consistent communication with Strategic Alliances Managers and Supervisors to identify status updates and vital action steps for projects across all DreamWorks strategic partnerships
  • Effectively collaborate with Strategic Alliance team, technology and studio executives, NBCUniversal and partner representatives across all business units
  • Maintain department project tracking database
  • Run weekly department sync and other select meetings
  • Maintain and distribute all department engagement calendars
  • Generate quarterly & annual alliance project reports
  • Coordinate logistics for select onsite, offsite and virtual executive events
  • Assist with the organization of onsite, offsite and virtual partner screenings
  • Assist in the asset gathering, edit and review process for select partnership communications materials
  • Organize technology showcase preparation and day-of logistics, including scheduling, reservation of studio resources, confirming attendee lists, securing attendee NDAs and creation of executive agenda
  • Lead select studio tours that communicate the history, culture, franchise properties and innovations of DreamWorks and its affiliates when vital
  • Schedule, confirm logistics and secure talent for partnership photo shoots and video productions
  • Provide logistical support for corporate meetings, promotional partner activities, and on-campus receptions
  • Gather weekly press breaks on active and prospective partners
  • Research and distribute relevant industry articles pertaining to Strategic Alliances, DreamWorks, active and prospective technology partners
  • Administer access, security, and condition of Strategic Alliances-managed facilities
  • Provide general department administrative support, including securing drive-ons, managing Briefing Center among other specific duties


“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”

• Bachelor’s degree in related field
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal/DreamWorks Animation worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

“What can I offer?”

• 1+ year of relevant industry experience preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Business Administration preferred
• Mastery of organizational skills and ability to multitask
• Mastery of the English language with executive-level verbal communication skills in-person and across phone and video platforms
• Heightened attention to detail in verbal, non-verbal, written, and in-person communication and collaboration
• Demonstrate keen ability to collaborate with team members
• Possesses positive demeanor, ambition, willingness to learn processes and develop skills within department
• Demonstrated ability to engage in formal, executive business meetings
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate successfully across diverse organizations and personnel
• Demonstrated accountability and ownership over duties
• Appreciation for/and ability to master technical skills
• Possesses public speaking experience, particularly as it pertains to general technology and enterprise messaging
• Proficiency of software applications including: FileMaker Pro, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Google & Microsoft suites

From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal. At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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