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Shoe Money is Thomas Schlamme’s (producer/director of The West Wing, Sports Night, Studio 60) production company and we are housed at Sony Pictures Studio in Culver City. We develop/produce both television and features, although at the present time most of our active projects are in television. We’re currently in prep for season 2 of the television series Manhattan, a WGN show. We will start production on that in the spring, while still exploring other projects – we are always developing and looking for new projects. Individuals interested in development or writing have been the best fit, since there are always plenty of scripts to be read and coverage to be done. There would also be office duties such as answering phones, organizing, filing, etc. We are a small company and try to be as available as possible to answer any questions, as well as inclusive in the process. We are currently looking for an internship for school credit. Please email if interested, shoemoneyproductions@gmail.com, we look forward to hearing from you! 1/28

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Please Read All Instructions Carefully Before Applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Internationally-known photographer/videographer seeks personal & photographer’s assistant in Los Angeles. Former assistant is moving out-of-state.

This is a part-time position, anywhere from 7 to 21 hrs/wk for the first 6 months. Possibility to become full-time, salaried position at 40k/yr.

Applicants must have their own:
>Car
>Smartphone
>Mac laptop w/ Photoshop & Lightroom
>Reliable high speed internet

Applicants must know:
>Lightroom, Photoshop basics & iMovie editing
>Social Media (facebook, instagram)
>Dropbox, Gmail & WordPress
>Excel
>Data storage management systems (2-4 Terabytes)

Desired Qualities:
>Great with highly creative types and anticipates needs
>A people person!
>Creative yet highly detailed and organized, always on-top of things
>Dedicated, self-motivated and fast worker
>Enthusiastic to teach self new skills, highly adaptable
>Tech-savvy and quick learner ie. wizard with google and general resourcefulness
>Delightful and clear communicator ie. fiercely reliable, loyal, drama-free
>An excellent creative writer of emails and blog posts w/ good basic knowledge of sales and marketing psychology
>Comfortable managing communications via email and text.
>Comfortable checking email several times a day, every day.
>Great at keeping accurate detailed and updated record of hours worked
>Happy doing a wide variety of changing tasks from personal errands to customer service phone calls, fast photo retouching, batch photo editing, to name a few.

Work is frequently from home with some flexibility. Compensation: $22/hr. Hours do not include commute to Silverlake area several times per week. First 21 days are a trial period at $16/hr.
Please note: Assistant will not be present at any photoshoots for the first 4 months. Successful applicant must be willing to sign an NDA.

Please submit:
>Resume & cover letter
>4 personal/professional references
>All social media links
Email to allison.cook@u.northwestern.edu with “CWP Assistant Application” in the subject line. Incorrect subject lines will lose your submission. Deadline is 2/15/15.

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Anonymous Content seeks TALENT MANAGEMENT PAID INTERNS. Duties include answering phones, covering desks, reading scripts and providing coverage, organizing office workflows and supplies, and providing backup for assistants in fast-paced office environment. This is a great opportunity for those looking to enter the management world and gain exposure to high-level work for actor clients. Strong communication and computer skills required; intern must be reliable and a quick learner. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and previous experience with script coverage preferred. Internship is part-time and paid. Please send resumes to acinternships@gmail.com 1/22

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Personal Assistant to work out of the home/office of a high profile actor in Beverly Hills. You must be smart, trustworthy, loyal and not mind getting your hands dirty when necessary. Crystal clear communication skills and a penchant for organization are a necessity. Interacting with the household staff and vendors is also required. Please send resume and cover letters to professionalassistants2015@gmail.com 1/22

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Lit. Management/Production Company is currently seeking development interns. Candidates should be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and well-read with strong communication skills. Duties will include reading and evaluating scripts along with covering available book/article properties. Additional tasks include: creative research projects, shadowing producer/manager assistants, answering phones, administrative tasks, and runs/errands. This is a great opportunity to receive a firsthand experience in the realm of film development. If interested please send resumes to reception@madhouseent.net. 1/15

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Boutique artist management company is seeking an assistant to join our team. Person will report primarily to one manager based in New York, but will also support the entire team in our Santa Monica office. Responsibilities include rolling calls, travel arrangements, managing calendars, and other tasks that come up. Looking for someone who has a true interest and passion for the music industry. Must have thick skin and have at least 6 months-1 year of experience as an assistant (personal or executive). send email to nycjobs15@gmail.com. 1/15

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Post Production Company in Hollywood is seeking a Sales and Client Service Assistant. Candidates need at least 2 years desk experience at a major studio, production company, talent management firm or talent agency. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Responsibilities will include standard assistant duties such as scheduling, travel and expense management, facility management, database maintenance, call rolling and taking notes at client meetings or on calls. Advanced Office Suite skills required. The candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have excellent organization and communications skills. The role requires a positive, proactive demeanor with flexibility. Please email resume to jobs@legend3d.com. 1/12

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Boutique management company in Studio City seeks an ambitious, self-sufficient, and highly organized individual for a part/full time assistant position. Candidate must be energetic, strong at multi-tasking and interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. Duties include (but are not limited to): correspondence for and maintenance of Talent Manager’s personal schedule, administrative support, filing paperwork, assisting Bookkeeper, email and phone correspondence, updating demo reels, formatting and editing electronic photographs, research of projects and client information, and organizing and composing press kits. Knowledge of QuickBooks and Final Cut Pro is a plus. Prior experience required. Please send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to lmg@lanemanagement.com. 1/12

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Looking to fill the position of receptionist at a feature film production
company. Duties include answering phones, helping set up for meetings,
maintaining the common areas and coordinating guest arrival. This is an entry
level job that is a great exposure to production work. Position available
immediately. Please send resumes for consideration to jobs@lightstormla.com. 1/12

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13 Responses to Job Postings

  1. unemployed often in atlanta says:

    How often should I check this page for new jobs? Got any tips for Atlanta PA’s?

  2. Drew says:

    Hey unemployed in Atlanta… better bet would be the Georgia Film Office help wanted site, craigslist. Also, attend some Atlanta Film Festival 365 classes/meetings.

  3. Josie says:

    Do you mostly focus on LA or do yu post jobs for all over the country? I have experience but have had no luck getting personal or production assistant work in Portland OR.

    • Jake says:

      I live in Eugene part-time and I only get about 1 legit paying gig every 2-3 months. And their always prod. companies from out-of-state. Portland has more opportunity but if you wanna get busy, gotta go down to LA. That’s what I do! Cheers!

  4. Taylor says:

    Hi there,
    This is a very cool site. I live in New York City and am about to finish up my time as a Page at a popular talk show. I am eagerly aiming for my next job to be as an Executive Assistant at some sort of network. Any tips on where and how to apply to such jobs? Thanks much.

    • Sidra says:

      Hey Tyler. I just applied for the page program in NYC. I haven’t heard anything back. I’m located in LA right now, but I have family out there so transitioning wouldn’t be a problem. Is the page program worth the hassle and if so is there a number you could give me so I could call them?

  5. Pitso says:

    hi, i am from Lesotho(Africa) and i have an associate degree in Film & TV Production. i want to move to New York City to get an entry level job in the industry. do you think i can earn enough as a PA to sustain myself?

    • Stefanie says:

      Unfortunately no. I work as A PA for NBC Universal and I do not make enough to pay 1335.00 rent a month and I dont even live in NY in NY the prices are ridiculous for a 1 bedroom apartment. maybe if you got a part time job bar tending as well then you could make ends meet.

  6. Brittany says:

    I have a strong feeling that PA gig in Croatia is Game of Thrones.

  7. DM says:

    where is the Croatia one ?im so blind :/

  8. Bree says:

    Looking for work in hair, makeup and make-up Sp/Fx how often should I be looking ?

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