Full Time Job

Casting Coordinator


Universal City, CA 02-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Purpose:
The Casting Coordinator will provide administrative support the VP and Director of Casting within Universal Content Productions a division of Universal Studio Group and serve as office liaison communicating with internal NBCU divisions as well as the external business and creative community.

Essential Responsibilities:
• General administrative duties including but not limited to: answering telephones, coordinating meetings and conference calls, prepare and maintain necessary materials for meetings and calls, filing and coordinating travel
• maintain internal talent database, tracking documents, production schedules, cast lists, master lists and all other casting related documents for all shows
• Interface with all levels of NBCU as well as assist in communication with talent agencies, management companies, casting directors and the creative community at large on a daily basis
• Edit and upload actor materials such as auditions, demos, etc via iMovie, Cast-It, Eco Cast, Final Cut Pro, Quicktime
• Perform talent research
• Cover for other assistants as needed
• Perform other related duties as required by management, special projects as assigned

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree preferred or 3 years of relevant work experience
• Minimum 1 year of administrative experience that includes handling heavy phones, typing, distribution and problem solving. Entertainment Industry (Casting or Agency/Management experience strongly preferred)
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (i.e. Teams, Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook)
• PC and Mac proficient

Eligibility Requirements:
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online
• Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
• Must have work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Passionate about casting
• Be flexible, personable and have excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to work well in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
• Extremely detail-oriented self-starter with excellent administrative and organizational skills
• Discretion and the ability to deal with confidential information
• Ability to work well with others and collaborate across multiple arenas to achieve goals
• Multi-task oriented and excellent time-management skills