Casting Assistant
 
Employer: DreamWorks Animation Job Posted: 2/6/2020
Location: Glendale, CA Job Status: Full Time
 
 

Job Description:

Seeking a proactive, organized and highly efficient individual, who is interested in working in all aspects of casting, to support the Head of Casting.

The Casting Assistant will perform both Executive Assistant duties as well as those of a Casting Assistant for all DreamWorks Animation Features in Development and Production

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Handle multiple phone lines and maintain daily communication with Agencies, Managers and Production Staff
• Manage Executive calendar, schedule meetings and track talent records
• Submit Executive Expense Reports and Travel Requests
• Provide office admin support including supply orders, arrange for maintenance, manage incoming and outgoing mail, copy and filing of printed materials
• Facilitate talent auditions, operate recording equipment, and organize all tapes for review
• Source and isolate actor voice samples from past and current work to present to Director, Producer and Studio Executives
• Catalog and organize Audio Library of pulled clips for ongoing reference
• Seek and identify new and emerging talent in person as well as via digital media to generate ongoing lists of talent for Casting consideration
• Contribute to and maintain Master Lists to track Casting Ideas and Discussions for all roles
• Coordinate Start Paperwork for talent hired on Day Player Agreements

Qualifications/Requirements

• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Keen attention to detail
• Knowledge of Mac programs such as iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand and Audacity
• Knowledge of Voicebank, Studio System and Breakdown a plus
• Proficiency with Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive, MS Suite, and FileMaker Pro
• Experience with Advanced MS Word Functions a plus
• One year of experience in entertainment preferred, Agency or Casting experience a plus
• Motivated to work independently while also comfortable collaborating
• Must have good organizational skills in order to prioritize and complete simultaneous tasks
• Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills for both outward and upward correspondence
• Candidate should be professional with an enthusiastic attitude and willingness to learn

Eligibility requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States


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