Comedy Development Assistant

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LyNeaBell.com
16430 Ventura Blvd, Suite 200
Encino, CA
Posted: January 06 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Job Description: Talent agency currently seeking qualified interns to assist busy talent agent part-time. Agent is the head of the comedy division and works with booking comedians, actors (theatricals), writers, producers, and directors. This internship will require candidates who are organized, have good phone/email etiquette, and possess an agent's ''can-do'' attitude. At least initially, this will be 2-5 days a week M-F from 10am-6pm.

We are looking to fill these positions ASAP.

Responsibilities

There are two key positions available:

COMEDY/THEATRICALS ASSISTANT
In charge of maintaining agent's busy calendar, scheduling meetings, taking messages, creating/distributing brochures and newsletters with up-to-date comedian headshots/bios/avails, using Breakdown Services, submitting theatrical clients on Breakdown, inputting client info into database, updating websites, pitching/booking clients, reviewing inquiries, and other duties as assigned. Seeking someone who LOVES and has a strong passion for comedy.

LITERARY ASSISTANT
Helping with reading, feedback, and research on literary projects for development. Duties include (but not limited to) reading screenplays, pilots, and reality pitches; coverage; researching and pitching literary projects. This position is great for strong writers who can provide solid feedback.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
-Prior experience as an executive assistant
-Strong Microsoft Word, Publishers, Excel experience
-Social media proficient
-Working laptop (PC or MAC)
-Own reliable transportation

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE
-Knowledge of using Photoshop
-Previous experience using Breakdown Express
-Adobe experience

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