Disney ABC Television Group Casting Assistant in Burbank, California

The Casting Assistant supports the SVP, Casting - Freeform.

Responsibilities :

  • Manage high call volume.

  • Organize and coordinate casting sessions, meetings, and conference calls for various projects including movies, on-going series, developing series, and pilots.

  • Compose character descriptions through minor script coverage.

  • Organize auditions and interviews w/ Actors and Casting Directors for specific projects.

  • Aid in compiling lists of suitable actors for each role in both developing movies and TV shows.

  • Keep talent and files for current projects updated with current cast lists, sessions, and deal memos.

Basic Qualifications :

  • 2-3 years of related administrative experience (in a casting department in network/cable, or a production company or agency, or related environment)

  • Communicates effectively and tactfully in person, in written communication, and on the telephone

  • Organized and detail oriented when under time restraints

  • Prioritizes and multi-tasks while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail

  • Takes initiative: a polished, proactive self-starter

  • Handles confidential information with discretion within a small, laid back, and (at times) fast paced business environment

  • Works well under time constraints, handles multiple projects and prioritizes assignments

  • Technical Skills: PC Proficient with firm grasp of Microsoft Outlook, PPT, Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in an entertainment related field, specific experience in TV Casting preferred

Required Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 592630BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.