Casting Director
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We plan on hiring a talented and experienced Casting Director to join our Media Industry.

As a Casting Director, you should oversee castings and select actors for theatrical production, films, and commercials. Your job role will help determine the ultimate success of the production as the best person should be assigned the right role. 

You should be well aware of the acting principles and the specific requirements of theater as well as the film. An instinct to recognize talent and then determine the most suitable fit for different roles, no matter how big or small it is, it is crucial for this role. Your prime objective will be to make sure the productions have the most suitable team of actors available for every role.

If you think you are proficient in this Casting Director work, then apply right away. We will be pleased to meet you.


  • Supervise the Casting Assistants.

  • Read the scripts to understand the speaking roles better

  • Collaborate with the Directors and Producers to determine the role’s basic requirements.

  • Prepare a casting budget.

  • Get involved in the Pre-production process. 

  • Get in touch with the agents directly to source the best actors.

  • Review resumes, organize auditions and readings.

  • Interview suitable actors and determine if they are a good fit or not.

  • Determine the actor’s fee.

  • Discuss the contracts to achieve mutual satisfaction.

  • Stay updated with the prevailing industry trends.


  • Degree in Arts, Film, or related field.

  • Proven work experience as a Casting Director or a similar role in the Media Industry.

  • Amazing instincts to identify talent.

  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills.

  • Willing to work at flexible hours and shifts.

  • Great interpersonal skills.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage and handle multiple tasks.

  • Good time management abilities.

  • Strong decision-making skills.

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