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Casting Associate

Casting Associate

• Emerging Level
Skills: Casting


Work with creative to find the ideal candidate for each segment.

Category Casting 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jan 07, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Work with creative to find the ideal candidate for each segment. 
  • Research, vet and book all casted talent.  
  • Establish and maintain casting database.
  • Foster relationships with talent pools & agencies.
  • Coordinate with all departments to efficiently schedule talent hair, make-up, and wardrobe times.
  • Update talent call times on call sheet and google docs.
  • Prep contracts and paperwork accordingly.
  • Assist production team with scripted studio and remote segments.  
  • Wrangle talent and coordinate meal breaks.
  • Communicate with business managers, immigration attorneys, and production services team to ensure all paperwork is valid prior to the appearance of guests.
  • Coordinate transportation for guests as needed.
  • Assist with the needs of guests upon arrival.
  • Miscellaneous research, organization and clerical duties.

• Minimum 1 year of production-related experience. Previous set experience preferred but not required.
• Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and the Slack platform.
• Must have ability to work flexible hours including late nights, early mornings and occasional weekends due to production schedules and topical news cycles.
• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.
• Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice.
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY.
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
• Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
• Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or must undergo regular COVID-19 testing if Company determines your job position requires accessing an NBCUniversal worksite.
• Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.

Desired Characteristics

• Experience working in a fast-paced environment, be able to maintain composure and be agreeable to last-minute changes.
• Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Flexible, personable, self-starter, with the ability to interface with all levels of NBCU staff and show crew.
• Able to work independently as needed and learn tasks quickly.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day, Evening
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