Agent Training Program
Agency For The Performing ArtsBeverly Hills, CA
Full Time Job
Agent Training Program (Multiple Openings)
The Program offers the unique opportunity for Trainees to experience one-on-one mentorship with Agents, as well as exposure to APA's various divisions: Talent, Television and Feature Literary, Physical Production, Alternative and Factual Programming, etc.
If selected for the Program, Trainees will undergo intensive training and will be imparted with a strong foundation of the essential skills required for a successful career as a Talent Agent at APA and the Entertainment Industry as a whole.
Trainees will support Assistants and Agents in all departments in a variety of administrative including (but not limited to):
-Manage multiple calendars; Schedule and confirm appointments; resolve any scheduling conflicts
-Phone management: Handle a high volume of incoming calls on several lines - answer, screen, direct, and prioritize phone calls
-Prepare expense reports
-Special projects as needed
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
-Can do attitude with a strong work ethic; reliable and dependable
-Strong attention to detail; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-High comfort level with technology (Word, Excel, Outlook)
-Impeccable follow-through: the ability to initiate projects, develop timelines, and meet deadlines
-Strong organizational skills
-High energy and enthusiastic
-Ability to comfortably interact with high profile clients
-Must be able to maintain a high level of discretion
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
-Bachelors degree from an accredited University
-Prior internship or work experience; Entertainment-related internships a plus
-At least 6 months of relevant administrative experience
APA is one of the largest diversified talent agencies in Los Angeles with headquarters in Beverly Hills, and offices in New York, Nashville, London, and Toronto. Founded in 1962 in New York by a group of former MCA agents, the company represents actors, writers, producers, showrunners, directors, performers, physical production services, film studios, and luxury and lifestyle brands across all media platforms worldwide. The agency also packages feature films, as well as television series such as 24, 24: Legacy, Ash vs Evil Dead, Hell on Wheels, Grimm, The Librarians, Scream, Houdini and Doyle, Home Improvement and Roseanne.
APA provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis protected by the law governing nondiscrimination in employment.
The Agency for the Performing Arts (''APA''), one of the largest diversified talent agencies, is seeking entry-level candidates to join our Agent Training Program at our Beverly Hills office (the ''Program''). The Program is intended for passionate, hardworking individuals who aspire to become Agents in the Entertainment Industry.
Job Code: Agent Training Program
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