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Talent Production Assistant

Production | Hybrid in New York, NY | Temporary | From $22.00 to $25.00 per hour

Job Description

Sesame Workshop’s Production Department is looking to fill the role of Talent Production Assistant for Sesame Street. We are seeking a proactive, organized, and motivated individual with previous production and high-profile Talent experience. This freelance role is contracted for 20 weeks and is a hybrid of both in-person and remote work (mostly in-person).

General responsibilities:

  • Perform administrative work (calendaring, document creation, research, charts, etc.)
  • Act as Talent escort for shoots (greet Talent, book cars, prep green rooms, ext.)
  • Prepare Talent Breakdowns – working with the Producers and Muppet Captain to cast
  • Book Talent for Sesame Street, Digital projects, Press Events, Voice Over and ADR sessions
  • Submit Performer Request Forms
  • Book audio facilities/engineers for Talent records
  • Distribute scripts to Talent
  • Book travel for Talent and Directors
  • Research Celebrity Talent / Create Celebrity Vetting documents
  • Coordinate Talent lunches during shoots, records, or meetings
  • Gather social media info about Talents outside projects for Sesame’s The People in Our Neighborhood FB page
  • Help identify Talent milestones, i.e. birthdays, anniversaries, personal achievements and work for recognition - sending gifts as needed
  • Assist with gathering materials (video files, episode descriptions, etc.) for award submissions
  • Assist with metadata entry in RiseTime management system for the Talent
  • Assist Production Stage Manager – Exhibit G’s, wrangling Talent, ext.

About Sesame Workshop:

Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit media and educational organization behind Sesame Street, the pioneering television show that has been reaching and teaching children since 1969. Today, Sesame Workshop is an innovative force for change, with a mission to help kids everywhere grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. We’re active in more than 150 countries, serving vulnerable children through a wide range of media, formal education, and philanthropically funded social impact programs, each grounded in rigorous research and tailored to the needs and cultures of the communities we serve. For more information, please visit

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