POSITION: Talent Assistant

LOCATION: New York, NY

JOB TYPE: Full Time

SALARY: $43,680 (Non-Exempt)

The Lede Company is a full-service strategy, communications and social impact consulting firm, specializing in corporate, entertainment, brand and nonprofit sectors. We are looking for an Assistant to support a Talent Publicist in our NYC office. We are seeking enthusiastic candidates who can work in a fast-paced environment, are driven, and have strong communication and writing skills.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administrative duties including managing a heavy volume of calls, emails, scheduling, expenses, travel etc. 

  • Coordinate details for client photo shoots, press junkets, premieres including travel and glam

  • Maintain digital press kits

  • Service clients with digital breaks 

  • Process client requests in a timely manner

  • Provide coverage for clients when needed 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in PR or Communications

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Highly organized

  • Exceptional interpersonal, networking, organizational, verbal, and written communications skills 

  • Proactive and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Self-starters with the ability to multi-task

  • Reliable: meets deadlines, prioritizes well, and has a high sense of urgency

  • Strong writing and proofreading skills

  • Professional, confident and mature demeanor

  • Able to anticipate needs

  • Strong interest in the entertainment industry

  • Ability to work extended hours, including evenings and weekends as needed

  • Ability to work in-office 4 days a week is required

The Lede Company is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.