Assistant - Film Finance & Sales
The Gersh AgencyBeverly Hills, CA
Full Time Job
The Gersh Agency, a talent and literary agency with offices in Beverly Hills and New York, is seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented assistant for its Beverly Hills office to support an agent in their Film Finance and Sales Department.
The position provides excellent potential for growth/upward mobility within the department.
Administrative support such as phone management, rolling calls, calendar management, expense reports, and travel arrangements, including high pressure scheduling for film festivals and markets.
Project management including processing payments, tracking contracts, and liaising with Accounting.
Drafting email correspondences, sending submissions, and tracking incoming/outgoing material.
High volume of reading and critically evaluating material with an understanding of department needs; assistant will be expected to be the ''first line of defense'' for submissions and asked to pitch projects internally.
High level of initiative and capable of managing one's time and multiple projects simultaneously.
Interface with clients, managers, film producers, and studio executives in a professional manner.
Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Positive attitude, excellent work ethic, highly organized, and ability to work well under pressure.
This is a great position for a candidate who wants Agency experience and also wants to understand the full life cycle of a feature film, particularly an independent film, from packaging to production to sales to distribution. A demonstrated understanding of all these moving parts is a plus.
Bachelor's degree is required.
Full time job with benefits
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