Casting Director

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Findaway

Solon, OH
Full Time
8mo ago

Company Description

Findaway is an audio technology company, innovating every day to bring more audiobooks to more listeners around the globe. As the World's Audiobook Partner, we revolutionize the audiobook industry through products, technology, creation, and publishing. We are focused on making it possible for people all over the world to share their stories and we are using the power of audio to do it. Findaway has been awarded recognition as one of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio and in America. We have been honored as one of the "Best Places to Work" in Northeast Ohio and have been on the Plain Dealer's Top Workplaces list. If you are looking to join a team of fearless Findawayers who aggressively pursue goals, share ideas, and bring every thought to the table in a high growth, entrepreneurial culture - check us out!

Job Description

Findaway’s Audioworks collaborates with global audiobook publishers, industry-leading narrators, and professional audiobook editors and engineers to create high-quality audiobooks. 

We are looking for a temporary Casting Director. As Casting Director, you will work closely with the Producers to ensure the timeliness and quality of all productions.  You are invested in each production's success by overseeing it from the audition phase through the delivery of a professional-quality audiobook, working with a range of internal teams and external contractors along the way.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Match potential audiobook narrators with requested narrator preference 
  • Write performance guides for performers of each audiobook based on understanding of manuscript and publisher expectations
  • Avoid (or resolve) situations that put production timing at risk with clear communication and proactive production management
  • Finalize production details with all parties and generate contracts for each audiobook using provided template.

Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of performance elements, as it relates to audiobook narration
  • Experience in audiobook production space specifically with casting (0-2 years)
  • Aware of and conscious of diversity and inclusion, gender identity as it relates to casting
  • Excellent email communication demeanor, business writing skills and English grammar
  • Project management skills, specifically scheduling and attention to detail
  • College Degree

Preferences

  • Familiar with audiobook recording
  • Self-managed / self-sufficient
  • Experience in similar project management or customer service role

Additional Information

Primarily standard office hours (8:30am - 5:30pm), with occasional after hour email responsibilities in order to meet deadlines.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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