Agency First Assistant
The Price GroupNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Experienced talent agency assistant needed for a prestigious New York boutique talent agency. This position will put the right candidate on the fast track to becoming a Junior Agent or be a fantastic opportunity to simply learn the trade.
Previous agency experience and bachelor's degree preferred.
We are looking for a reliable, self-motivated, dedicated and eager individual.
This is a fast-paced environment, so candidate should be able to maintain a calm, professional manner while juggling multiple tasks at once. Candidate should be comfortable working on theatre, film and television projects. The ideal individual will possess exemplary written and oral communication skills, excellent phone manner, and an upbeat ''go getter'' personality.
Candidates must be motivated, extremely detail oriented, have excellent communication and organizational skills, and should have a strong working knowledge of New York Theater and its denizens. This is not a 9 to 5 gig! This position, like any talent agency job includes attendance at events, both performances and for the purpose of networking plus staying on top of your projects in the evenings and weekends if need be. This is a fun and challenging environment with excellent opportunities for growth. This is a career and in turn, it is exciting every minute of every day:
- Answering phone calls (including putting out auditions accurately and corresponding with casting and clients)
- Track client auditions
- Interaction with managers, casting directors and actors via phone, email and in person.
- Excellent problem solver
- Ability to make sound decisions quickly; use practical approaches
-Submitting actors on Breakdown Express and Casting Networks
-Sending audition notifications to actors
-Collaborating with both actors and casting offices on scheduling
-Recording and organizing contacts, schedules, appointments, and bookings
-Providing input on clients
-Preparing pitches for casting/production offices
-General office organization
-Proficiency with Google.
- Prior talent agency experience enormously helpful and preferred but not mandatory
Based on experience
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