Paid Intern - Development & Casting , Theatre
RWS Entertainment GroupLong Island City, NY
Full Time Paid Internship
Who we're looking for…
RWS Entertainment Group is currently seeking a Development & Casting Intern.
About the role…
Reporting to the Theatrical & Development Coordinator, the Development & Casting Intern will provide general support by assisting in the daily operations of the Theatrical & Development Department and Binder Casting.
The Development & Casting Intern will assist in the daily operation of the department. Daily tasks may include the following:
. Personal assistant work in scheduling and coordinating appointments and meetings with high-level writers, creatives, agents, and producing partners.
. Provide personal assistance in extensive email correspondence with industry professionals, as well as detailed note taking in all on-site creative meetings.
. Assist with research for new and existing projects.
. Provide general support for readings, workshops, and developmental labs.
. Organize script and project submissions.
. Assist with pre-screening new script and project submissions.
. Assist in the timely and accurate flow of information in/out of the department to all internal and external players.
. Assist with casting sessions and 'offer-only' negotiations.
. Provide administrative support as requested.
Please Note: While this is intended to be an accurate description of the job, this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the position, and may require that other or different tasks be performed as necessary and assigned.
What you bring…
. Strong interest/experience in live theatre, preferably in theatrical development, casting and/or producing
. Advanced written and verbal English communication skills
. Must be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and other MS Office applications
. Outgoing and unflappable personality, outstanding demeanor and ability to remain calm while juggling multiple projects in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment
. Self-starter, positive attitude, loyalty, passion, integrity, discretion
. Work five (5) full business days per week
. Office hours are 10am-6pm
. Stipend and MetroCard or college credit
. Starting immediately and running through December 2018
At RWS, we believe our bold makers and mold breakers can come from any background. Our stage is open to all applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. RWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
RWS Entertainment Group is a full service, worldwide production company that provides the very best in custom-designed as well as pre-packaged events and live shows for corporations, theme parks, cruise ships, resorts, and the fashion industry. Established in 2003, RWS Entertainment Group was built from the ground up through the dedication and devotion of a hard-working team. We have experienced continued growth embracing our mission, Raise Your Experience.
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