Full Time Job

Assistant, Business Development


Los Angeles, CA 05-20-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Role: The Assistant will provide administrative support for the Head of CAA's Business Development department. Specifically, this role will support a senior level Executive that leads new business creation, technology business representation/support and capital investments. This role is ideal for someone who is passionate about new technology and early-stage innovation and can provide administrative support. CAA Business Development offers an unparalleled value proposition to its clients and its portfolio companies, allowing them to ''plug into'' the CAA ecosystem and accelerate their businesses through our access to pop culture, including motion pictures, television, music, sports, retail, marketing, live events, licensing, fashion, lifestyle experts, event venues, digital media, games, philanthropy, and more.

Responsibilities/Administrative duties include:
• Answering phones and creating call lists
• Coordinating meetings and schedules
• Preparing expense reports
• Booking travel
• Producing correspondence
• Creating PowerPoint or Keynote presentations
• Research as needed
• Additional special projects

• BA/BS from an accredited University or College required
• 1-2 years of professional working experience in an administrative or project management capacity
• Interest in investment banking, technology and entrepreneurship
• Ability to anticipate needs and execute time sensitive matters in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to multitask and prioritize efficiently
• Ability to work well under pressure; meet tight deadlines
• Ability to be flexible with work hours
• Strong organizational and communication skills; written and verbal
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong professional interpersonal skills, while understanding the importance of maintaining confidentiality is a must
• Must be solutions oriented
• Must be able to thrive in team-oriented and autonomous working environments
• Computer literate (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel)

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.