Disney ABC Television Group Manager - Casting & Talent Relations (Disney TV Animation) in Glendale, California

Manage casting and recording on Disney animated pilots, series, and special projects. Must excel in a fast-paced team environment and have an eye towards innovation. Must have a passion for talent scouting and a comprehensive knowledge of performers working in the entertainment industry.

Responsibilities :

  • Creative point on multiple projects; generate creative casting lists, hire talent, negotiate deals with talent reps, supervise recording sessions, etc.

  • Creatively consult with producers and executives to tailor the casting process to match the creative vision for each pilot and series.

  • Scout talent with a focus on diversity; attend showcases, plays, musicals, stand-up shows, improv shows, etc. looking for potential performers.

  • Maintain an extensive awareness of content on TV, film, streaming, etc. to keep current with all working actors.

  • Lead and provide mentorship to junior team members.

  • Execute a variety of talent relations projects and events alongside other team members.

  • Maintain a working knowledge of SAG/AFTRA, legal, and contracting guidelines.

  • Cultivate relationships with talent agents and managers, producers, directors, production staff, and recording studio personnel.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 4 years casting experience, agency experience, or comparable fast-paced, high volume business in entertainment.

  • Professional, positive demeanor with strong verbal and written communication skills necessary to interface with celebrity talent and their representation, creative executives, production personnel, and staff members.

  • Experience supervising others.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Computer skills including; Word, Excel, Outlook etc.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; eager to contribute and thrives in a team-oriented environment.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Job ID: 612617BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks