Full Time Job

Digital Media - Assistant

CAA

Los Angeles, CA 09-06-2022
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Who We Are

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 & Responsibilities

The Assistant, Digital Media will support one of two co-founders of recently acquired creative and sales agency, Tandem Entertainment, within CAA's Digital Media group. With a focus on connecting media and entertainment companies as well as influencers with brands to create original content and strategic, multi-platform partnerships. The ideal candidate should be a master of all things administratively related, a polished communicator, and able to interface
directly with clients while remaining poised during all encounters (in-person, phone, email, etc.).

The individual should be flexible, highly organized and have the ability to multi-task under pressure. Administrative duties include heavy phones and scheduling, coordinating meetings, preparing expense reports, managing bookings & invoicing, producing correspondence, travel booking/coordinating, special projects and personal assistance as needed. A successful assistant would be someone who can be given limited amounts of information, can respond accordingly and is resourceful and a self starter. The ability to work unexpected frequent overtime is required.

Qualifications
• 10+ months of administrative assistant experience include answering phones, heavy meeting and schedule coordination, preparing expense reports, producing correspondence, and travel coordination.
• Ability to think strategically through brand identities and creative conceptualization.
• Tenacious. Ability to work well under pressure; meet tight deadlines; manage multiple projects and expectations; and maintain a sharp focus while managing competing priorities.
• Curious. Must have an aptitude of curiosity when it comes to the digital landscape; eager to understand emerging technology as it relates to storytelling and content.
• Anticipatory. Able to think strategically and creatively. Positive, forward-thinking, can-do attitude. Strong attention to detail and organization skills are a must.
• Strong interpersonal skills, while understanding the importance of maintaining confidentiality. Polished written and verbal communication is a must to be successful in this role.
• Ability to work with limited supervision and adjust easily to changing priorities
• Strong command of the Microsoft Office suite and in particular Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
• Bachelor's degree preferred, not required.

CAA maintains a fully-vaccinated environment, for the safety and health of employees and guests, to the extent allowed by local law. Where permitted, all CAA employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any waiting periods) and provide approved documentation when: 1) working in or visiting any CAA office; 2) attending any CAA company events, whether in the office or not; or 3) meeting with clients at any location. CAA also expects that all employees will take responsibility for maintaining optimal vaccine levels; for instance, this may include receiving boosters for which they are eligible. If you are unable to get a vaccine due to a medical condition, disability, or a religious belief, CAA will consider your accommodation request. The Company's policies in this regard may be updated from time to time, as pandemic/endemic conditions and local laws evolve.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-reqz90-3-229-117-149-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CAA

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.