Full Time Job

Assistant, Comedy


New York, NY 09-12-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
WME is a leading entertainment agency representing the world's greatest artists, content creators and talent across books, digital media, film, food, music, sports, television and theater. Named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, WME is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company.

This position provides general administrative and editorial support to the agent by managing the agent's calendar, email, phones, sending submissions, evaluative queries and manuscripts, and handling a variety of client oriented business.

Related Work Experience:
• Ideal candidates will have one year of comedy-related work experience or internship in a comedy or entertainment related field.
• Must be detail oriented and able to handle complex instructions with care, follow-through, and follow up.
• Must be an excellent multi-tasker and have proven problem-solving abilities.
• Must be passionate about the business of comedy.
• Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in execution of assigned tasks.
• Friendly and open demeanor with ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
• Ability to adapt to changes and work in a fast paced, demanding environment.
• Dependable and proactive.
• Relentlessly curious
• Able to prioritize the workload, and use time efficiently.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Assist agent in all professional administrative matters.
• Ensure clients are handled appropriately.
• Answer the telephone and make calls in a professional manner.
• Analyze content and related material.
• Schedule meetings and maintain calendar.

Core Competencies:
• All applicants should possess excellent verbal and written skills. Must be self-confident and diligent. Must be highly organized.

Technical Skills:
• Basic computer skills are mandatory.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d805y6-100-24-118-144-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.