Assistant to Creative Executive

Major studio has an opening for an assistant to a Creative Executive. Assistant must have a work history with progressively creative positions and a track record of executing original ideas and being able to serve more than just administrative functions. Duties are as follows: typing memos, faxing, filing, travel logistics, expense reports, conference room scheduling, phone sheet updating, supply ordering, mail merges, heavy multi-line phones, lunch orders, reconcile CE's credit card statements, retrieve voice messages, and other administrative functions. 12/5


Personal Assistant to Celebrity (via BH Staffing Agency)

Beverly Hills staffing co. seeks candidates with immediate availability for personal assistant to A-list actress. Must have 5+ years experience in an identical position, reliable transportation, and expert ability to multitask & prioritize for celebrity. With many different signature projects in the air - reality show, fragrance, lotion, bathroom aerobics DVD, a line of Japanese industrial mops - you must be able to juggle effectively. 12/4


Assistant to Head of Production

Mid-sized studio seeks full-time assistant to head of production. Duties include: heavy phones, coordinating meetings, script coverage, maintaining calendar, and some personal errands. Should be organized, ambitious, thick-skinned, computer savvy and use utmost discretion at all times. Must be able to immediately forget (or propagate) the lies told by the head of production, act oblivious to his multiple affairs and ignore the fact that he flagrantly abuses his expense account. Inability to judge right from wrong a plus. 12/3


Assistant - MP Lit

Top five talent agency seeks assistant to busy MP Lit Agent. Daily responsibilities include Zappos.com transactions (buying, exchanging or tracking open orders), Barney's New York returns, purchasing vintage motorcycle helmets and looking for estate sales with French art books. Other duties include rolling calls, managing busy schedule and coordinating travel. College degree and agency background preferred. 12/2


Perm-to-Temp Assistant

Management company looking for assistant to volatile CEO. Must work efficiently and accurately under intense pressure. Responsibilities include maintaining personal & professional calendars, rolling calls and other general administrative duties. At least two years experience at an agency/management firm mandatory. Benefits after 30 days day of employment, although chances of lasting a month unlikely. 12/1


Producer/Director's Assistant

Westside production company is seeking an assistant for a major Producer/Director to start immediately. Must be proactive, willing to take initiative and have excellent communication skills. Producer/Director is currently shooting a pilot, prepping a script for production in summer 2009, and going through a bitter divorce, so must be expert at juggling on-set requests with revision follow-ups and conference calls with ex-wife & attorneys. Knowledge of the film/TV industry essential, familiarity with family court system and father's rights movement a big plus. 11/28


Executive/Personal Assistant

CEO for leading entertainment company seeks personal assistant to prepare presentations, host industry events and provide administrative support. Assistant will be responsible for keeping CEO organized, maintaining busy schedule and organizing fundraisers. Must be willing to go to any lengths for the CEO, including obtaining reservations at the hottest restaurants, securing last minute travel bookings and providing viable ova. 11/27


Assistant to SVP - Original Programming

Women's cable network seeks assistant to Senior VP of Original Programming. Two plus years experience in development, film/television production and script reading mandatory. Should have interest in homicidal ex-wives, anorexic teens, inspirational cancer/disease survivors, affairs with babysitters/domestic staff members, abusive high school boyfriends, pregnant thirteen year-olds and barren women who kidnap babies. 11/26


Executive Assistant

Top talent manager seeks executive assistant. Duties include managing daily schedule, domestic errands and extensive travel scheduling. Must be adept at maintaining frequent flyer miles, securing seat assignments, emailing itineraries, coordinating town car pickups, rental car acquisition, map preparation, hotel and restaurant reservations, currency exchange, managing identification documents, staying abreast of TSA guidelines and making appropriate pet accommodations. No travel required. 11/25


Receptionist - Production Company

Receptionist needed for TV/Film production company in Studio City. Should be excellent communicator, organized and punctual. Professional appearance is of utmost importance. Ideal candidate will be impeccably groomed and dress in well-fitting, dark or subtly-printed, high-quality clothing (NO Forever 21, Gap, American Eagle), minimal accessories, expensive perfume, smudge-free loafers or dress shoes, matching upscale (NO knock-offs) handbag, and must stick to clean, classic hairstyles. BMI in the low teens a must. 11/26


Marketing Assistant

An entertainment software company in Sherman Oaks seeks a marketing assistant. Candidate should be detail-oriented, organized, professional and have excellent problem solving and communication skills. Should have 2-3 years experience in marketing or related fields. Bachelors degree in marketing preferred. Responsibilities include assisting marketing team with bulletins, monthly newsletters and ad placement; maintaining marketing calendar; copy writing, editing and proofing marketing materials; coordinating ad conference logistics; assisting in relevancy and accuracy of marketing content and messaging and assisting sales team with presentation needs, client communications and targeted marketing campaigns. Administrative duties include counting, packing and shipping marketing literature; tracking and reporting on marketing campaign results; ordering supplies used for marketing campaigns; setting up new vendors and processing invoices; and ensuring that marketing literature is current. Ideal candidate has strong graphic design and layout skills, as wells as copy editing skills. Excellent opportunity to support the marketing and sales departments through assistance with advertising activities, online marketing, client communications, trade shows and other general marketing and administrative sales tasks. Interest in marketing helpful. 11/21


Assistant - International Producer

Tokyo/Cairo-based producer seeks assistant to handle affairs in Los Angeles. The Tokyo office is 17 hours ahead of LA time, Cairo is 10 hours ahead and the assistant must be one step ahead of anything the producer needs, from script coverage to travel scheduling to personal errands. Hours are 4 PM - 2 AM PST, 9 AM - 7 PM JST, but must be flexible. Must have reliable transportation and strong understanding of Greenwich Mean Time, international time zones and Microsoft Office. 11/20


2nd Assistant - Temp

Top cable network CEO looking for temporary 2nd assistant for about six weeks starting immediately. Tasks will be mostly errand-based, some office work possible. Will be in charge of all gift determining, purchasing, distribution and follow-up for a thick rolodex of A-list connections. Must be excellent with wrapping paper, bows, tissue paper and curling ribbon. Retail experience helpful, knowledge of Beverly Center/The Grove a big plus. 11/19


Office Assistant - Commercial Production Co.

Very busy Santa Monica commercial production company seeks office assistant to provide support to all departments. Must be excellent multi-tasker and experienced call-roller/errand-runner. Please send resume and salary requirements. No resumes will be accepted without a specific salary requirement, so do not write "Open for discussion." Also, the lower number of a salary range will always be used. We will choose the best candidate based solely on the lowest initial bid, as this job is not all that integral to the success of the company. 11/18


Assistant Publicist

West Hollywood PR firm seeks fun-loving but hard-working assistant publicist. We are launching multiple campaigns in January and need someone who can be on the front lines providing a smiling, attractive face to potential vendors and journalists. 40 hours/week but more importantly some weeknights & all weekends at events/parties creating brand recognition. Will require significant alcohol consumption, flirting, trim body and an anything-to-please-the-customer, apprentice Geisha-type mindset. Promotion to full Geisha after one year. 11/17


Intern - News Talk Show

Conservative news talk show seeks intern. Excellent opportunity to observe all areas of production from the studio floor to the research and talent departments. Duties include: sorting mail, cataloguing hate mail/stalker letters, hiding hate mail/stalker letters from fearful employees/host, contacting the police about any viable threats made in hate mail/stalker letters and occasional coffee runs. Must receive college credit. 11/14


Creative Executive - Indie Comedy

Major studio seeks Creative Executive with excellent track record of comedy acquisition. Will be in charge of securing indie-flavored comedies to add to thriller/superhero-filled slate. Must have an eye/ear for unnecessarily-quirky, overly-stylized dialogue, non-traditional/impossible family situations and annoying pop culture references. Excellent benefits package. 11/13


Writers' Assistant - Sketch Comedy Show

New cable sketch comedy show seeks assistant for writers' room. Aspiring writers encouraged to apply, provided you have significant television experience. Idea submissions will be welcomed, and content on the show may eventually resemble such submitted ideas, but you will receive no credit. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the vague notion of intellectual property. 11/12


Assistant to SVP - Original Programming

Women's cable network seeks assistant to SVP of Original Programming. Experience in development, production and script reading necessary. Should have interest in homicidal ex-wives, anorexic teens, affairs with babysitters, abusive high school boyfriends, pregnant 13 year-olds and barren women who kidnap their friend's babies. 11/11


Production Assistant - Indie Production Co.

Indie production company seeks PA for micro budget film. Duties include heavy phones, lunch runs and general office work. Ideal candidate is the son or daughter of high-powered director, movie executive or billionaire with access to large car collection, several "shoot-friendly" houses in the L.A. area, multiple credit cards with at least $10K limit. Serious chip on shoulder due to latchkey childhood preferred. 11/10