Carrie Goddard

talent rep assistant | receptionist | mailroom clerk | agent trainee

Qualifications

  • Strong interest in and passion for the entertainment business, particularly actor representation, casting, and booking
  • Advanced computer user familiar with Breakdown Services/Breakdown Express, Casting Networks, Casting Frontier, and MS Office
  • Proven capability to prioritize and process multiple, simultaneous support requests in a fast-paced environment
  • Track record of success in building and maintaining productive professional relationships
  • Self-motivated; applies individual initiative to complete tasks and meet deadlines
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Related Work Experience

Amsel, Eisenstadt, Frazier & Hinojosa (AEFH) Talent, Inc. | Los Angeles, CA
Midsize youth and adult theatrical and commercial agency
Intern, Jun 2014 – present

Currently supporting partner/agent with a busy desk in maintaining publicity calendar for name actor client. Research and evaluate media outlets and personal appearance offers. Schedule events upon booking. Draft counteroffers, deal memos, and travel itineraries. Create booking slips. Write script coverage. Light phones, heavy e-mail.

  • Independently created time-saving tracking system for publicity projects using color coded Word documents and Excel spreadsheets
  • Successfully tracked and reported on upwards of 30 personal appearance offers and media interview requests on a daily basis

Hervey/Grimes Talent Agency | Los Angeles, CA
Boutique SAG-franchised agency representing actors across the board
Intern, Mar 2014 – May 2014

Provided a wide range of support services to 3 agents and an assistant, including notifying and confirming actors for auditions via e-mail and phone; tracking audition details via Google Spreadsheets; covering phones; researching casting director contact information; and filing breakdowns, audition records, actor correspondence, and financial records.

  • Praised regularly for work ethic, attention to detail, and initiative
  • Jump-started productivity in first days on the job by creating procedure checklists to ensure all tasks were completed and reduce client requests for clarification and additional information

Creation Entertainment | Glendale, CA
Producers of the world’s leading conventions for fans of genre television and film
Production Assistant, Mar 2008 – Mar 2014
Talent Escort (2011 – 2014) / Volunteer Supervisor (2009 – 2011) / Photographer’s Assistant (2008 – 2009)

Promoted to talent escort from volunteer supervisor after simultaneously performing both roles for 2 years. Greeted and escorted actors throughout convention venue while ensuring they remained on schedule and saw to their personal safety and comfort in a fast-paced, high pressure environment.

  • Directly assisted headlining talent including Joel Grey (Cabaret), John Carpenter (writer/director, Halloween), Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, and Misha Collins (Supernatural), and Tyler Posey (MTV’s Teen Wolf)
  • Often requested by talent and/or their representatives to work with them again at subsequent events