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Casting or Talent Director/ Agent/ Specialist- Talent Agency

Job Title: Casting or Talent Director/ Agent/ Specialist- Talent Agency
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH74021
Contact Name: Joe Bovis
Contact Email: joe.bovis@handle.co.uk
Job Published: February 25, 2019 15:08

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity with our client- an innovative & incredibly successful talent management agency located in the heart of London!

We are seeking highly skilled, knowledgeable and experienced Casting Directors/Agents/Specialists to work within this renowned talent agency.

Suitable candidates must have an understanding of the Talent/ Entertainment industry and the experience of working within Casting. This could be in any capacity- ideally as a Casting Director or Senior Talent Agent.

You will have existing relationships with Talent/Clients/Brands and/or other Casting Directors that you can bring to the business to be able to hit the ground running within this hybrid and dynamic role.

This is a very rare and exciting opportunity which requires an ambitious individual who has a passion for providing the best talent to giants within the Film, Entertainment, TV & Theatre world! You have the ability to make the role your own and the sky really is the limit!

You must have a strong ability to effectively manage a roster of talent whilst providing exceptional service to a range of clients with their various projects.

The role comes with a generous salary, fantastic benefits and an excellent commission structure!

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Managing a roster of talent
  • Communicating and liaising daily between the Casting Directors, Talent and Clients/Brands
  • Attracting new talent
  • Negotiating rates and contracts
  • Taking and fulfilling job/casting briefs
  • Daily use of Spotlight to source talent/ accept briefs

Desired attributes:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Resilient and flexible, with a positive outlook
  • Great organisational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Confident in the use of MS Programs; Word and Excel
  • Understanding of Spotlight- Tagmin is also beneficial
  • A natural people-person- great at building relationships with internal and externals
  • Can effectively communicate, verbally and in writing with clients at various levels
  • An interest in the talent and entertainment industry is a must!

The process is moving very quickly. If you are interested in this opportunity and keen to find out more, please do not hesitate and apply today!

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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