Location:

CA, United States

Production Type:

Entertainment jobs & Crew

Job Type:

Staff / Crew

Required Skill:

Videography


Company Background


Everyset is the first full production management platform for the entertainment industry, paving the way for productions to manage their HR & Employee Management for Background Performers— from background casting, digital onboarding, payroll, and on-set production tools— all in one, modern system.


Position Description


The Casting Director will work directly with Assistant Directors, understand their individual needs, and help source Background Performers for their production. This person will be an adaptable, knowledgeable multi-tasker with strong computer and communication skills.

This position reports directly to the Director of Casting.


Here are some responsibilities:


  • Prep work with productions including meetings, phone calls, spreadsheets to help ensure a successful service
  • Casting a project from prep to wrap, including: recruiting background onto the platform, sourcing the right looks, picture picks with ADs, booking talent, communicating with talent, ensuring we hit the number of background requested even if overbooking is necessary
  • Being available to the production team via phone and email as needed by the client
  • Manage a casting team helping to resolve issues with production
  • Advise on Union Guidelines and ensure compliance with best practices
  • Act as a liaison between Everyset & SAG-AFTRA, including resolving grievances and filing Taft Hartleys
  • Work with other departments to help synergize with the casting department
  • Help casting team implement international resources to offer 24/7 casting support
  • Recruit and build the casting department
  • Be familiar with our digital voucher system in order to speak on it, manage minor issues, and direct to correct department for more help


Required Qualifications & Compensation:


  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a casting position - ideally in background casting
  • Ability to communicate clearly to senior production professionals
  • Digital technologies and automation first mind-set. You must be able to pick up new tools quickly
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
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