Connor Riordan

  • published Assistant, Digital Media (CAA) - CA in Job Listings 2023-01-27 09:49:03 -0800

    Assistant, Digital Media (CAA) - CA

    Company: CAA
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: BA/BS preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: None specified

    Job Description: CAA is seeking an Assistant to support an Agent in our Digital Media department based in Los Angeles. Digital Media is a dedicated team of Agents and Executives that work across four main verticals:

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  • Comedy Touring / Podcast - Assistant (CAA) - CA

    Company: CAA
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: BA/BS preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: At least 1 year of administrative assistant experience, or comparable experience, including answering phones, heavy meeting and schedule coordination, preparing expense reports, producing correspondence, and travel coordination.

    Job Description: CAA is seeking an assistant to support an Agent in our Comedy Touring department. The Assistant will support an Agent who has clients split between the Comedy Touring and Podcast spaces. Clients range from club, theatre and arena acts. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who 1) actively listens to and is interested in the business side of Podcasts, and/or 2) has a passion for the booking/touring process. The candidate should be motivated, quick-thinking and open to working in an environment where he/she is capable of performing administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment. The individual should be flexible, highly organized and have the ability to prioritize. Administrative duties include heavy phones, coordinating meetings and schedules, preparing expense reports, producing correspondence and special projects. The ideal candidate has a passion for comedy talent and the booking / touring process. Growth opportunities exist for top performers.

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  • Assistant Associate Producer (NBCUniversal) - CA

    Company: NBCUniversal
    Location: Universal City, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
    Minimum Years of Experience: Minimum 1 year of professional TV Production experience required

    Job Description: NBCUniversal Entertainment First Run Syndication is seeking an Assistant Associate Producer to assist with all aspects of production for The Kelly Clarkson Show. This is a Run of Show position.

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  • Getting Unstuck - How to Navigate Change

    11 am–1 pm PT / 1–3 pm CT / 2–4 pm ET

    PREREQUISITE: Completion of The Career Center Orientation | Weekly on Mondays & Wednesdays and a 15-minute phone consultation with a career counselor 

    This workshop is highly interactive and includes activities and discussion. For the best learning experience, we strongly recommend signing into the workshop from a laptop or desktop computer. 

    Performing arts and entertainment professionals often experience a myriad of transitions in their careers. This can lead to stress, burn-out and/or feelings of being stuck.  

    This three-week career support group is specifically designed to help performing arts and entertainment professionals: 
    •    Identify THOUGHTS that can help you move forward in your career 
    •    Develop ACTIONABLE STEPS to get unstuck in your career  
    •    Process FEELINGS related to career change  
    All participants are required to introduce themselves to the group but can share as little or as much as preferred.  

    This group is limited in size. Thus, registration is limited.  

    Please note that this is not a psychotherapy group and does not provide mental health treatment. If you are seeking mental health services, please visit entertainmentcommunity.org/MentalHealth to learn more and be connected to a social worker.

     

    More info HERE.

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    February 06, 2023 at 11:00am

  • published Infinite Possibilities Part 2 in Upcoming Events 2023-01-26 18:12:14 -0800

    Infinite Possibilities Part 2

    Infinite Possibilities Part 2 is a continuation of a two-day free event series, presented by Harvard Dance Center, on the history, culture, and concepts behind freestyle dance. Both days feature Boston-based dancer, educator, curator, and community organizer Ashton Lites, aka Stiggity Stackz, founding creative director of Stiggity Stackz Worldwide, and curated into three parts: panel discussion, workshop, and mini battle. 

    Infinite Possibilities Part 2 will be held at Lowell Lecture Hall and begin with a conversation with Stiggity Stackz, Chad Shabazz, and popping OG Megatron– one of the founding members of the original Floor Lords Crew– around the history of freestyle dance in Boston. Stiggity Stackz will then lead a workshop providing an introduction to popping, one of the pillar traditions within freestyle dance. The event will culminate into a session/mini battle where the winner and runner-up will be invited to a popping battle organized by Megatron later in the month. The Harvard Breakers’s event, Breakeasy 9, will immediately follow.

    Free and open to the public! 

    About Stiggity Stackz

    Ashton Lites, also known as Stiggity Stackz, is regarded as one of Boston's most renowned veteran freestyle dance specialists. With 15+ years of intensive training in many different street styles and classical dance forms including Krump, Popping, Locking, House, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Afro- Haitian, and beyond. Lites is an experienced event organizer, instructor, and choreographer, and is well-traveled in the underground Hip Hop competition circuit. Beyond dancing and instructing, Ashton has established himself as a creative inspiration specialist and life coach through his journey of activism and public speaking in the city of Boston, focusing on improving artists' finances, health, spirituality, purpose, and creativity. He believes that if artists can succeed in these aspects in their own life, they can be of better service to their community.

     

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    February 11, 2023 at 8:00am
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  • published Infinite Possibilities Part 1 in Upcoming Events 2023-01-26 18:07:06 -0800

    Infinite Possibilities Part 1

    Infinite Possibilities Part 1 is the first of a two-day event series, presented by Harvard Dance Center, introducing and inviting the public into the history, culture, and concepts behind freestyle dance. Both days feature Boston-based dancer, educator, curator, and community organizer Ashton Lites, aka Stiggity Stackz, founding creative director of Stiggity Stackz Worldwide, and curated into three parts: panel discussion, workshop, and mini battle.  

    Infinite Possibilities Part 1 will begin with a panel discussion on the history and culture of “the battle” and its place within freestyle dance. Moderated by Aysha Upchuch, Lecturer on Education and Director of HipHopEX at Harvard Graduate School of Education, the panel will include Stiggity Stackz and two guest dancers, NaShaya “Shay” Wornum and Jennifer “Lady Beast” Vaud, who will share their own stories and perspectives on the battle and freestyle dance community in Boston. Stiggity Stackz will then lead a workshop on foundational freestyle dance concepts. Attendees will have the option to participate in the workshop or watch. The event will culminate into a high-energy mini battle jam session where attendees will also have the option to participate as a dancer or audience member.

    Music for the evening will be provided by DJ SC-ONE!  Food offered at the top of the event.

    Infinite Possibilities Part 1 is part of ArtsThursdays, a university-wide initiative supported by Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA).

    About Stiggity Stackz

    Ashton Lites, also known as Stiggity Stackz, is regarded as one of Boston's most renowned veteran freestyle dance specialists. With 15+ years of intensive training in many different street styles and classical dance forms including Krump, Popping, Locking, House, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Afro- Haitian, and beyond. Lites is an experienced event organizer, instructor, and choreographer, and is well-traveled in the underground Hip Hop competition circuit. Beyond dancing and instructing, Ashton has established himself as a creative inspiration specialist and life coach through his journey of activism and public speaking in the city of Boston, focusing on improving artists' finances, health, spirituality, purpose, and creativity. He believes that if artists can succeed in these aspects in their own life, they can be of better service to their community.

     

    More info HERE.

    Register HERE.

     

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    February 09, 2023 at 3:00pm
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  • published Nicolas Touron Artist Lecture in Upcoming Events 2023-01-26 18:02:45 -0800

    Nicolas Touron Artist Lecture

    Ceramics Program 2022-23 Visiting Artist In Residence Nicolas Touron is a storyteller. Born in France, he graduated from the Gerrit Rietvelt Academy in Amsterdam before coming to the USA with a Fulbright grant to complete an MFA at School of Visual Art (SVA) in New York City where he currently teaches. Nicolas Touron’s work has been featured in art galleries, museums, and public spaces in both the U.S and abroad. His work is in numerous private collections around the world. Residencies and awards include Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Space, Socrates Sculpture Park, Lower East Side Printshop and Sculpture Space NYC.

     

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    March 01, 2023 at 2:30pm
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  • WGF Library Script Breakdown with EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE's Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert

    What better way to understand the mechanics of film and TV writing than to sit down with a writer and break down a script with them?

    In this virtual event series, the WGF Library team gathers acclaimed writers for the ultimate script dissection. Hosted by WGF Librarians Javier Barrios and Lauren O'Connor, we'll take a painstaking look at scripts on screen to analyze and learn about description, dialogue, character voice, text on screen, plus much more.

    For this live session, we welcome Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, collectively known as Daniels, the writers and directors of Everything Everywhere All at Once. They’ll take us through the pages of their screenplay and share their approach for crafting the original story.

    The Zoom webinar starts at 4:00pm Pacific time.

    After signing up, you’ll receive information on how to access the Zoom panel.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]

    Click here to watch previous sessions of WGF Library Script Breakdown.

     

    More info HERE.

     

     

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    February 13, 2023 at 4:00pm
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  • Administrative Assistant - Office of the Chairman & CEO, Columbia Records (Sony Music Entertainment) - NY

    Company: Sony Music Entertainment
    Location: New York, NY
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: None specified
    Minimum Years of Experience: At least 1-2 years of prior administrative experience required.

    Job Description: This individual will provide administrative support to the office of the Chairman & CEO, Columbia Records. This individual will work closely with the Executive Assistant for the Chairman & CEO’s office and will help support the office through a variety of administrative tasks. Overall, the qualified candidate must be able to work in a high paced, fluid environment while maintaining a strong attention to detail with an eagerness to help the office run as smoothly as possible.

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  • Administrative Assistant, A&R (Sony Music Entertainment) - CA

    Company: Sony Music Entertainment
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
    Minimum Years of Experience: None specified

    Job Description: Columbia Records is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support senior members of the A&R team.  The ideal candidate has a passion for current music and pop culture, a keen attention to detail, and strong organizational skills.

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  • Assistant Stage Manager (Cirque du Soleil) - NV

    Company: Cirque du Soleil
    Location: Las Vegas, NV
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: College diploma or equivalent
    Minimum Years of Experience: At least two years of previous relevant experience in a related industry

    Job Description: We are looking for an Assistant Stage Manager who will bring support to the Artistic teams on the show!

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  • Customer Service Representative, Peacock (NBCUniversal) - FL

    Company: NBCUniversal
    Location: Orlando, FL
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: High School or GED preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: 6 months previous customer service/call center experience

    Job Description: We are seeking Customer Service Representatives for our Peacock customer support team. As a Customer Service Representative, you will be the first point of contact for Peacock viewers via social platforms, chat, email and more.

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  • published Associate, Cash Receipts (UTA) - CA in Job Listings 2023-01-19 08:29:00 -0800

    Associate, Cash Receipts (UTA) - CA

    Company: UTA
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: BA in accounting preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: At least 1 year of general Accounting experience preferred

    Job Description: United Talent Agency, UTA has an opportunity within our Accounting team as an Associate, Cash Receipts for the Music division. This position will join a fast paced and dynamic team and will provide you with direct experience with deals that go on within the entertainment industry. The ideal candidate will be a team player, problem solver, detail-oriented and effective communicator and will excel in fast-paced work environment.

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  • TV Business Affairs - Assistant (CAA) - CA

    Company: CAA
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time, Part-Time, Internship, Volunteer
    Minimum Education Level: BA and JD preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: 10 + months of Administrative Assistant experience in an agency, studio, and/or talent management setting preferred. Interest in pursuing a career in entertainment law preferred.

    Job Description: We are currently seeking an Assistant to support an Executive in the Television Business Affairs department. The position offers an opportunity to learn about business affairs, work with industry executives and lawyers, and gain exposure to entertainment law. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, who is curious about the business and legal aspects of the entertainment industry.

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  • Assistant, Business Affairs MP (CAA) - CA

    Company: CAA
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: BA/BS preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: 10 months + of professional working experience in an administrative or project management capacity.

    Job Description: We are looking for an Assistant to support two senior executives in our Strategic Client Advisory group in Los Angeles. The group focuses on deal analysis, content strategy, and industry trends in support of our motion picture and television clients.  

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  • Administrative Assistant, Risk & Treasury (CAA) - CA

    Company: CAA
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: College degree preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: Admin experience 2-3 years experience assisting multiple executives preferred

    Job Description: The Assistant, Risk & Treasury will report to the Company’s Treasurer and will support the executive with their daily administrative requirements including calendar and communication management, travel, expenses, team events, materials for meetings as well as ad hoc projects. The Assistant will also create reports, spreadsheets and presentations in Microsoft Office and assist with organizational elements of project management.

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  • published Beyond Words 2023 in Upcoming Events 2023-01-18 12:12:59 -0800

    Beyond Words 2023

    Beyond Words, our annual event highlighting this year’s Writers Guild Awards screenplay nominees, in partnership with The Black List, is back in person at the Writers Guild Theater!

    Expect two back-to-back panels featuring nominees for Adapted and Original Screenplay, which will be announced on January 25. Learn about their process crafting their nominated scripts plus their journeys as screenwriters navigating the industry. Stay tuned for the panelist lineup!

    A reception immediately follows the panels.

    One hundred percent of the proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Writers Guild Foundation’s Library, Archive and Community Outreach Programs.

    Per theater policy, proof of vaccination plus a booster is required for all attendees 12 years old and up. Digital or paper cards will be checked at the door.

    Got a question about this event? E-mail us at [email protected].

     

    More info HERE.

     

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    February 09, 2023 at 7:00pm
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  • Assistant, Music Brand Partnerships (UTA) - NY

    Company: UTA
    Location: New York, NY
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: Minimum 1-2 years’ experience, a plus if working in an assistant capacity

    Job Description: UTA is seeking an Assistant for the Music Brand Partnerships team. UTA Music is home to a diverse roster of some of the world’s premier musical talent, from emerging acts to superstars. UTA Music works globally, driving client careers through recording deals, touring, performances, licensing, and brand partnerships. We are a team of music branding and marketing experts that work with our roster of music clients to develop campaigns and establish partnerships with top global brands. The ideal candidate is passionate about the music business and has a curiosity for how artists can integrate with brands beyond concerts. This is a fulltime position with benefits and will pay $23.00 per hour.

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  • published Assistant, UTA Speakers (UTA) - NY in Job Listings 2023-01-13 10:47:50 -0800

    Assistant, UTA Speakers (UTA) - NY

    Company: UTA
    Location: New York, NY
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: Minimum 1+ years’ assistant experience, a plus within the entertainment industry

    Job Description: UTA ‘s Speakers department is seeking an Agent Assistant. UTA Speakers are among the most sought-after luminaries in the world. The agency represents some of the world’s sharpest minds and provocative figures from business and politics, technology and entertainment, literature, sports, and beyond. Qualified candidates must have precise, detailed-oriented organizational skills, as well as excellent communication and writing abilities. This is a fulltime position with benefits and will pay $23.00 per hour.

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  • published Assistant, Gaming & Esports (UTA) - CA in Job Listings 2023-01-13 10:46:57 -0800

    Assistant, Gaming & Esports (UTA) - CA

    Company: UTA
    Location: Los Angeles, CA
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
    Minimum Years of Experience: 1+ years’ assistant experience, a plus within the entertainment industry

    Job Description: UTA ‘s Gaming & Esports department is seeking an Agent Assistant. Some of the most acclaimed game developers and studios in the industry are UTA Gaming clients. This team helps clients navigate publishing, intellectual property rights, and financing. The ideal candidate is familiar with or has experience in esports and/or with the talent agency world. As a member of the esports department, this position requires an understanding of the esports and social media space & digital talent landscape, as well as general awareness of talent and key figures in the industry. This is a fulltime position with benefits and will pay $23.00 per hour.

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