CBS Corporation Casting Assistant in Studio City, California

Casting Assistant

REF#: 29272

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.

DESCRIPTION:

'- Field high volume of calls.

  • Schedule meetings with actors, casting directors, etc. for the VPs and maintain their calendars

-Organize travel for actors testing on pilots from out of town

  • Edit and download film on actors using iMovie, Handbrake, Quicktime and Cast It

  • Organize and submit the VPs expense report monthly.

  • Help keep the VPs organized - for both business and occasional personal needs.

  • Attend events/shows after-hours to scout talent

  • Maintain the series contacts spreadsheet.

  • Schedule casting sessions and running camera during sessions

When needed, coordinate business travel for the VPs

  • Clear daily drive-ons and walk-ons for all casting department guests on the CBS Radford lot

QUALIFICATIONS:

'- Previous assistant experience a must - you need to know your way around an office.

  • Studio experience a plus

  • Knowledge of actors a must.

  • Be efficient and professional, but also have a good rapport with co-workers and production staff over the phone and email.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize is essential

  • Must be an organizational whiz, self starter and excited about casting

  • Computer dynamo - PC proficient, good with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled