Job Details

Employer
Uni-versalEXTRAS
Job title
Agent
Location
South East 
Postcode of work
SL0 
Experience required
N/A 
Working days
undisclosed 
Additional days
 
Date posted
15 Jun 2022
uni-versal

Job description
Exciting opportunity to work at a fresh and vibrant company based inside the world famous
Pinewood Studios. Uni-versal Extras are a highly successful Extras casting agency. We have
supplied walk-ons, background and supporting artists for TV, Film, Commercials, Corporate
& Music Videos for over 15 years. Our extensive client base includes: the BBC, ITV,
DreamWorks, Warner Bros, Sony, Universal, Paramount and many others.
Key tasks:
You will be working with and assisting Senior Casting Agents to achieve their project briefs.
As well as being involved with the checking and booking of Supporting Artists/Extras, you
will be responsible for various administrative tasks and productions set by the Senior
Casting Coordinators and Casting Agents including:
• Discussing details of potential roles with the Supporting Artists on our database via
telephone and our in-house messaging systems.
• Creation and maintenance of all paperwork relating to a production using Microsoft
excel and our in-house database.
• Maintaining production details and Supporting Artist diaries using our in-house system.
• Provide a high level of Artist support at all times.
• Provide a professional service which meets our quality assurance standard whilst
achieving the key performance indicator targets which have been set.
• Positively handle challenging Dealing in coming calls / queries about the production
• Maintain & consistently update in a timely fashion all elements of Production Admin
• Assist with Role campaign management i.e. calling through
• Lead Deadline Management for the team & Team members – ensuring all deadlines are
met – or escalated.
• Support Casting Agents with casting support when required
• Ensure Casting Agents have the appropriate levels of available, qualified Extras to fulfil
all production roles in a timely and accurate fashion.
• To coordinate TV and film projects involving the checking and booking of Supporting
Artists/Extras.
• Be responsible for the visual interpretation of brief and production details, a good eye
for a face/body is critical.
• Ensure the company’s mission, products & services are presented consistently and
positively to relevant stakeholders – especially Extras and AD’s.
Qualifications and Skills:
• Recruitment, production or project management experience useful albeit not essential.
• Be confident when dealing with the general public, work colleagues and clients.
• Be able to work to short deadlines with good time-management skills.
• Have an excellent telephone manner and good communication skills.
• Take direction well and be a team player.
• Have good organisation and note taking skills, and be able to multi-task.
• Be computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
• Show a willingness to learn with a proactive attitude.
• Be punctual with good time keeping skills.
• Comfortable using CRM or web-based sales and people management systems.
Salary: £22,000-28,000 per year (dependant on experience) plus paid overtime
Office Based at Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath.
Please apply with CV and covering letter by email to careers@universalextras.co.uk