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Casting Associate - Talent Management

Job Title: Casting Associate - Talent Management
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH56698_1489426808
Contact Name: Catriona Lundie-Loggie
Contact Email: catriona@handle.co.uk
Job Published: March 13, 2017 17:40

Job Description

Casting Associate - Talent Management

Salary Negotiable DOE

Handle Recruitment is working with a Talent Management Agency to source a Casting Associate

Based at their office in London, key responsibilities will include:

  • Being the first point of call for all incoming casting/advert/voiceover enquiries
  • Suggesting clients in response to Spotlight casting breakdowns and follow up by phone with casting directors to sell in clients
  • Negotiating the deal and contract either with the Casting Director or Production company
  • Liaising with Management assistants to pass across logistics, invoicing and contract admin
  • Regular script reading
  • Filming self-tapes with clients in the office, editing them and sending them over to the Casting Director
  • Setting up headshot sessions for clients and selecting the best shots
  • To liaise with managers about showreels, voicereels and acting biogs for all clients
  • Attending screenings of new shows/films/plays with clients
  • Attending client's shows with Casting Directors

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable experience of casting work
  • Some contacts/awareness of who the key people are within the acting/casting world
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good sales ability with the confidence to proactively pursue new opportunities and the ability to negotiate effectively
  • Great attention to detail and organisation skills
  • The capacity to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Experience of working with talent

Immediate interview for successful candidates, please email a CV and covering letter to catriona@handle.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.