Casting Calls'Empire's Casting Director is Now Hiring

‘Empire’s Casting Director is Now Hiring


Simon Casting is now hiring casting assistants in Chicago, Illinois.

Simon Casting, the casting director behind Empire, Chicago Fire, Chicago Justice, and a ton of other shows and movies, is now searching for a casting assistant to join their company. To apply for the film job, check out the hiring breakdown below.

Job Notice: Casting Assistant

Simon Casting is currently seeking a High-Level Casting Assistant:

The ideal candidate is an eager, self-starting, organized, detail-oriented professional with a strong interest in theater/television/film.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Theater, Film)
  • General knowledge of the entertainment industry
  • Excellent people skills, must have the ability to work with a wide range of personalities
  • Team-player
  • Strong phone etiquette
  • Detail-oriented
  • This is not a standard 9-5 job, there are late nights and early mornings, candidates must be willing to be flexible.
  • Strong interest and background in theater
  • A sense of humor! We work hard, but we are a FUN office!
  • And above all, ENTHUSIASM!

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

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If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply

Megan Diane
Megan Diane
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.

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