Assistant to Theatre Agent

Creative Artists Agency (CAA)
New York, NY 10174
US

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Who we are

Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the world’s leading full service entertainment, media, and sports agency.  We represent many of the most successful professionals working in television, film, music, theatre, video games, sports, and digital content.  We also provide a range of strategic and marketing consulting services to corporate clients.

 

The Role

CAA is seeking an assistant to support a Literary Theatre Agent. This Agent represents writers, directors, composers and designers in the Theatre space. 

Candidates should be cultured, curious, well-read, detail oriented and extremely organized.  A passion for theatre and a knowledge of the theatre community is required.  There is tremendous opportunity for career growth, and it is hoped that the successful candidate will ultimately grow within CAA.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support, including heavy phones, coordinating meetings, schedules and travel, preparing expense reports, and producing correspondence
  • Assist with special projects, research, data analysis, and compiling information on current events as needed
  • Handle reservations and ticket requests for agents, colleagues, and clients
  • Read scripts, attend shows and provide feedback and research within the industry
  • Manage client invoicing and accounting
  • Assist in new client discovery, pursuit, and signing
  • Prepare pitch materials for clients and assist in sending submissions
  • Aid in contract negotiations and track contract status
  • Keep and update detailed records of correspondence with clients and executives

Qualifications

  • BA/BS from an accredited University or College or equivalent work experience required
  • At least 1 year of experience at an agency, theatre company, or entertainment company
  • Knowledge and interest in the theatre community
  • Must be computer literate and possess strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must possess strong organizational and communication skills
  • Must possess the ability to pay close attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must have ability to meet deadlines, and be able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Team oriented and able to work in a fast paced, demanding, ever changing environment

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DURATION

October 14, 2019 –

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY ONLINE

https://caa.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Careers/job/New-York-NY/Assistant-to-Theatre-Agent_JR2667