Assistant

Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Application Deadline: Dec 06, 2021
Start Date: Jan 05, 2022

Salary From: 40K To 45K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health, Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

Ambition Talent
Ambition is a talent agency & management company based out of Toronto, Canada. It was started in July, 2006, by David Ritchie.  The company represents actors, directors & writers in the Film, Television, Commercial, Voice and Theatre market in North America. Ambition acts as an agency in Canada while doubling as a management company in the United States. The company has clients based in Toronto, Vancouver, New York and Los Angeles. Ambition is known for its pro-active and persistent approach to clientele management. The agents take an honest, straightforward approach in the representation of their clients and the negotiation on behalf of those clients. Ambition is a member of the Talent Agent and Manager’s Association of Canada (TAMAC) and is a recognized agency with the Writers Guild of Canada, The Directors Guild of Canada, ACTRA and UBCP. Ambition clients have appeared in thousands of recognized productions shot throughout North America

Job Description

The Assistant will be responsible for supporting the Agents and their volume of work; taking phone calls, messages, and help in the streamlining all aspects of the business. The ideal candidate should have professional phone mannerisms and a friendly disposition, as this role will be concentrated on client interaction and require working with a variety of important members within the industry. We encourage those with a strong interest in the entertainment industry and a desire to work alongside actors, writers and directors to apply!
 
Below are some expected tasks delegated to the Assistant:
 
  • Emailing clients, assisting with their general inquires and supplying any required material
  • Managing the schedules of Talent: informing them of auditions, callbacks, self-tapes, and noting any shoot dates, book out dates, fittings, ADR, and more.
  • Helping set up meetings for director and writer clients.
  • Helping secure footage to create demo reels, sending out resumes and reels.
  • Managing the filing system: ensuring all contracts, paperwork and important information is secured and stored appropriately
  • Scheduling meetings for Agents and completing any additional tasks set out by the Agents
  • Organizing project material (such as sides, scripts, and more)
  • Drafting client deal memos for bookings
Overall, we are seeking an organized and detail-oriented individual, who can take initiative
and works well in a fast-paced environment and can manage multiple deadlines. Additionally, the ideal candidate would be self-disciplined, have strong communication skills and be a positive team member with a sense of humour

Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills, with competency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) & Google docs.
  • Past experience with Breakdown Express, Casting Workbook, Casting Networks, basic editing software (iMovie) & inEntertainment preferred, but not required
  • Attention to detail and organization
  • Strong client service attitude
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to be a team player, willing to help out when required
  • Flexibility, ability to adapt to change and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work independently and effectively with minimal supervision


Additional Info:

Additional Employee Benefits: Discetionary Bonuses

***We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible, but as late as Jan 5, 2022.***

How to Apply:

If interested in applying (or know of someone who would be), please email your resume(s) and cover letter(s) to info@ambitiontalent.com by December 6th at the latest. Please title the subject line "Assistant Application."
 

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