Vacancies

Jina Jay Casting is looking for casting assistant from October 2018

Ideal candidate has minimum 1-2 years’ experience as a casting assistant, with experience in running casting sessions, editing audition footage and video material, using Spotlight and checking actor availabilities. Experience using Castit is a bonus!

Must be seriously detailed and organised. Good admin skills are a definite must.

We are based Twickenham Studios.

Please send CVs as soon as possible to Olivia by email (olivia@jinajay.com) with the subject header: YOUR NAME / CASTING ASSISTANT.

Jessica Ronane Casting – Junior Assistant

Jessica Ronane Casting are looking for a junior assistant to join our team, working primarily on children’s casting for a number of musicals as well as joining in on Old Vic projects as able. This is a potential full time position, working from our office at the Old Vic theatre.
A really brilliant opportunity for an enthusiastic, well-organised individual who enjoys multi-tasking. Excellent phone manner essential.
Duties will include: shortlisting candidates, booking in actors, organising and filing lists and CVs, assisting on the day running of large-scale auditions, providing detailed feedback and communicating with parents and agents. Filming and uploading a real benefit but we can teach that.
Must have excellent attention to detail with strong administrative skills and the ability to work calmly under pressure as part of a team.

We are looking for a candidate to start as soon as possible, ideally by early October.
Please note that some weekend audition work will be required as part of this role.

Please submit CV and a cover note to Abby/Jessica on abby@jessicaronane.com/jessica@jessicaronane.com, with your name and ‘assistant’ in the title.

Charlotte Sutton – part-time temp assistant

Charlotte Sutton is looking for part-time temp assistance throughout September, mainly to work on musical theatre projects. The commitment is 2 days per week for 4 weeks ideally starting in w/c 3 Sep but this is flexible and could be worked around other part-time commitments. Duties will include availability checking, calling in actors, and sending out fairly complex material. Would suit a very well-organised self-starter, looking for a junior role. This will involve working from home and you will need your own computer and phone.

Fee: £85 per day.

Please submit CVs to charlottesuttoncasting@gmail.com

CASTING ASSOCIATE NEEDED FOR MATERNITY COVER OCTOBER 2018 – END FEB 2019.

Casting associate needed. Looking for someone with ideally 1-2 years experience, to jump straight in- team player covering maternity leave on a number of studio projects. Handover ideally week of 8th October, then cover mid October 2018- end Feb 2019 inclusive.

This is to work across a number of projects. Skills such as booking negotiating/ actors, contracting, knowledge of Equity & non guild agreements, general paperwork, reading actors, ideas etc. Also experience of working on studio projects and with American agents a plus. The role will be working as part of the team in a busy office.

Must have own mac laptop. Working from our Bloomsbury St office. Nearest tube Tottenham Court Road.

Please email Natasha@sysoncasting.com with your name & associate in the title ASAP

Interviews next week onwards.

LARA MANWARING CASTING – Casting Scout

Lara Manwaring Casting is looking for people with experience in street casting to work for approx 2 weeks on a BBC Films feature film directed by an award winning director.  This role will involve street casting/ scouting in the Essex area for lead roles in a feature film.

We are also open to applications from people who are only available for sporadic days rather than the full 2 weeks but are looking for people who can start straight away as the film begins filming on September 17th.

We’re open to people with a range of casting experience but some street casting /scouting experience and a good eye is preferable.

If you’d like to apply, please email lara@laramanwaring.com with some information about your experience.

Holiday Cover Casting Assistant

Casting assistant needed for holiday cover- Wednesday 21st March- Wednesday 28th March inclusive.
Looking for someone with experience, to jump straight in- team player- ready to lend a hand answering phones and checking availabilities, compiling lists- must have own Mac laptop. Working from our Bloomsbury St office. Nearest tube Tottenham Court Road.
Please email Natasha@sysoncasting.com with your name & assistant in the title ASAP.