The Walt Disney Company Casting Assistant in Burbank, California

The Casting Assistant supports the SVP, Casting - Freeform.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage high call volume.

  • Organize and coordinate casting sessions, meetings, and conference calls for various projects including movies, on-going series, developing series, and pilots.

  • Compose character descriptions through minor script coverage.

  • Organize auditions and interviews w/ Actors and Casting Directors for specific projects.

  • Aid in compiling lists of suitable actors for each role in both developing movies and TV shows.

  • Keep talent and files for current projects updated with current cast lists, sessions, and deal memos.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 2-3 years of related administrative experience (in a casting department in network/cable, or a production company or agency, or related environment)

  • Communicates effectively and tactfully in person, in written communication, and on the telephone

  • Organized and detail oriented when under time restraints

  • Prioritizes and multi-tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail

  • Takes initiative: a polished, proactive self-starter

  • Handles confidential information with discretion within a small, laid back, and (at times) fast paced business environment

  • Works well under time constraints, handles multiple projects and prioritizes assignments

  • Technical Skills: PC Proficient with firm grasp of Microsoft Outlook, PPT, Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in an entertainment related field, specific experience in TV Casting preferred

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 592630BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks