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Casting Assistant - Burbank, CA, US

Job Description

It is an entry level position whose primary job is to support Casting Directors with all aspects of their casting responsibilities. The Casting Assistant will be trained & is required to learn all aspects of casting & prepare to enter the role of a Casting Director.

-Telephones – respond quickly to client’s needs: take messages, information for new business calls, transfer calls, etc.
-Acquire knowledge of all office systems: including but not limited to phones, computers, office machines, etc.
-Communicate accurate show information to talent and check talent availability as required.
-Support Team members by: pulling photos by accurate description for clients, checking background availability, setting up fittings or interviews, calling out details or making call time changes, etc.
-Effectively serve as a member of the on-call team & fulfill all responsibilities associated with opening the office.
-Contact Station 12 for SAG & AFTRA members as needed & produce Taft Hartley paperwork.
-Distribute faxes, file show information daily and research show files as needed.
-Accurately report attendance and/or behavioral or client service issues
-Participate in Team Meetings and produce weekly status reports.
-Observe and learn all aspects of casting in preparation of becoming a Casting Director.
-Cast projects as assigned under supervision of a Casting Director.
-Attend Production Meetings, set visits, and make deliveries and pick-ups as needed.

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