Assistant To Founder - Modeling Agency
City Models LLCNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Exclusive Child Modeling / Talent Agency in NYC in need of industry experienced, creative, available, hilariously lovable and innovative individual - a true ''self-starter'' - creative mind - who has interest in a long term career within the Entertainment industry.
Basic Responsibilities will include: handling day to day operations in very high volume - answering phones, formulating & responding to talent as well as client emails. scheduling in office appointments with the ability to handle these appointments alone, updating company databases, communicating with casting directors, photographers, clients and talent.
-Candidates must have at least 2-3 years work experience in field
**AT LEAST 2 years previous work within industry (ie., casting office, talent agency, talent management office etc.)
**Ideal candidate will provide existing list of company / industry contacts & relationships
-Candidate MAY NOT have any current personal interest or involvement within the entertainment industry!!! meaning NO ACTORS OR MODELS !!
-Individual must be motivated, well spoken, organized, detail-oriented, computer savvy, neat handwriting, not easily offended (this industry can be harsh even on the other side of the table) ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
-Individual has an artistic background involving previous use/knowledge of operations for in-studio photography
-Interest in the world of FASHION
-Knowledge/ experience with garment branding a big plus
Available immediately for full time position - 5 days a week - flexible hours - most likely a 10/11am start - based on an 8 hour day
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills - PEOPLE TEND TO LIKE YOU!!
Experience operating a professional digital camera
Background in photography - must know how to utilize in studio camera/ lighting
Proficient with in all MAC / apple programs
Must love working with kids ... and their (sometimes) lovely families! ;-)
Proficient in PhotoShop
Knowledge of LightRoom, InDesign, iMovie a HUGE plus
Experience with / knowledge of FileMaker a HUGE plus
Must reside in the NYC area
Negotiable based on experience. Starting salary around $28,000 w/ benefits Understanding that this number is a starting point that hopes to grow based on employee ability to increase company productivity. Commission based salary options can be provided as well.
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