Full Time Job

Agent Assistant, TV News


Los Angeles, CA 02-08-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Description

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA's diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organizations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations. Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world's top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally.

The Role

CAA is seeking an assistant to support a senior agent in our Television – News department in Los Angeles, representing journalists, producers, executives and storytellers both in front of and behind the camera. In addition to news talent, this agent represents clients across the industry from magicians to authors, affording the assistant an opportunity to gain broad industry knowledge and collaborate across departments. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the news and artist representation in the entertainment business. The assistant is organized and administratively capable of handling a high volume of tasks with the ability to clearly communicate with agents, clients, peers, etc.

• Administrative duties including handling heavy phones, emails, calendar management, scheduling travel, booking reports, preparing expense reports, and general office management tasks
• Serve as first point of contact with clients and executives
• Track clients and potential clients
• Track budgets, payments and other financial transactions as needed
• Stay current on the news and entertainment industry landscape
• Assist with special projects, research, and compiling information as needed

• 10+ months of professional experience
• Ability to work well under pressure; meet tight deadlines; manage multiple projects and expectations; and maintain a sharp focus while managing competing priorities
• Attention to detail and superlative organization skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, while understanding the importance of maintaining confidentiality
• Ability to effectively communicate and interact with employees at all levels
• Adept at quickly learning new processes, technology, and ability to assimilate oneself and become familiar with existing systems
• Strong command of the Microsoft Office suite

• BA/BS from an accredited University or College preferred


The base hourly rate for this position is in the range of $20.00-22.00 . This position also is eligible for benefits and discretionary bonus. Ultimately, wages may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, business sector, and geographic location, among other criteria. Please talk with a CAA Recruiter to learn more.

Please provide complete and legible information. An incomplete application may affect your consideration for employment.

The Company also complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws with regard to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmoqv6-44-200-168-16-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $20.00 to $22.00 Per Hour ($ USD)

Company Profile

Creative Artists Agency (CAA), is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency. We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.