Casting Agent

Casting Agent

An exciting opportunity to work in fresh and vibrant company based inside the world-famous Pinewood Studios.

Uni-versal Extras are a highly successful Extras casting agency.

We have supplied extras, walk-ons, background and supporting artists for TV, Film, and Commercials for over 15 years.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Office Hours: Mon to Fri 10:00 – 19:00

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

About the Role:

As Casting Agent, you will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with a portfolio of clients, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders.

You will be required to liaise between our Clients and cross-functionally with internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of Artistes to major production companies that we work with here at Uni-versal Extras.

As part of this role you will manage and develop client accounts (productions) to initiate and maintain a positive relationship with the clients, whilst ensuring that customer requirements are delivered.

You will also be responsible for leading a team of Casting Co-ordinators dedicated to meeting the operational needs of assigned Productions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of Artistes according to the client’s requirements and production objectives
  • Casting looks: Responsible for the visual interpretation of the brief and production details, a good eye for face and body is critical to create “look portfolio” for production in accordance with their requirements
  • Design, develop and deploy all elements of the casting process across artistes, clients and prospects in order to maximise speed to market, deliver revenue and control costs
  • Responsible for delivering against monthly targets
  • Be the primary point of contact and build long-term relationships with Clients
  • Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors
  • Communicate clearly the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal stakeholders
  • Forecast and track key account metrics
  • Enhance department and organization's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Responsible for keeping current clients satisfied and delivering exceptional client service on a day-to-day basis
  • Monitor and analyse client’s uptake of Uni-versal Extras services
  • Responsible for working with the CEO to onboard and integrate new clients and develop existing client relationships

Personal Requirements:

  • Proven casting, account management or other relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Self-motivated and able to thrive in a results-driven environment
  • Natural relationship builder with integrity, reliability and maturity
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills.

    Keen attention to detail and adherence to deadlines

How to Apply

If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more, please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
  • Location: Iver Heath
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Media
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: UNI01
  • Posted: 2021-08-26 14:45:27 -

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