Stewart/WhitleyNew York, NY
Full Time Job
STEWART/WHITLEY (New York City-based Casting Office) is seeking an experienced NY-based Casting Assistant to start on/about September 5, 2017 for a full-time paid position. A strong knowledge of the NYC theatre scene and actors is essential. Applicant should have 1-2 years of experience as an assistant in an Agency or Casting office.
Looking for a real multi-tasker, proficiency with Mac computers is a plus (Breakdown Express, IMDBPro, Word, Excel, EcoCast, Spotlight, Google Apps, all social media). Responsibilities include phones, online talent researching, taping auditions, setting up appointments with agents/managers/actors, checking actor availabilities, assisting during casting sessions, and interacting with producers and creative teams, generating casting idea lists, keeping lists and databases up-to-date, etc. Familiarity with agents and managers required. Must have excellent phone manner. We are looking for someone that is passionate, proactive, smart, well-organized, articulate, collaborative and creative - someone who can get the job done while also possessing a great sense of humor (especially in stressful situations). Applicant must also be discreet, and trustworthy.
In addition to working with the Casting Directors and Associates in the STEWART/WHITLEY office, another primary focus will be in specifically assisting the two owners of the company in day-to-day office needs, calendars, email, phones, etc. Must be New York based. Office hours are 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Monday - Friday, though during busy times of the year, these hours must be flexible. Please email your resume & cover letter to the provided e-mail with ASSISTANT POSITION in the subject line. RESUMES WITHOUT COVER LETTERS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. For more information, please visit our website.
Commensurate with experience.
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