Assistant to Founder

· Los Angeles, California
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Assistant to Founder

Constant Artists Overview

Founded in 2004, Constant Artists ("CA") is a creative artist management company based in Los Angeles specializing in the intersection of art, music, and culture. We currently represent Future Islands, Sudan Archives, Explosions in the Sky, Parra, Washed Out, Vagabon and Wolf Parade.

We provide exclusive worldwide management and consulting services to an established roster of musicians, visual artists, producers and composers, and we pride ourselves on working with the most talented artists in their respective fields.

Position Overview

The Assistant to Founder role is a key position in the company, connecting our Founder, Ben Dickey, with the rest of the staff, clients, and the outside world. They are an all purpose, all hands on deck jack of all trades assistant that will jump between art, music, video and personal projects. This is an entry level position based in Los Angeles.

    The ideal candidate is a tech-savvy creative problem solver who possesses a keen attention to detail, understands the evolving landscapes of popular and niche cultures, and has a natural inclination towards using new technologies. As this is a role that requires direct experience in our field, your personal network is important.

    This position is typically based in Los Angeles, but due to our current remote work set up, applicants based in North America, or applicants able to work during North American business hours may apply.

    To Be Considered, At the Very Minimum, You Must

    • Be fully committed to being an enthusiastic, active member of a small and busy team
    • Be willing to drive forward the vision for Constant and the success of it's clients
    • Do whatever it takes to get the job done
    • Have a genuine interest in, and a strong understanding of, our roster and the potential for our clients
    • Really want this. There aren't many of these roles available, and we're looking for someone who wants to be a high contributing, long term member of our team

    Position Requirements, Preferences and Details

    • Detail oriented
    • Organized
    • A good communicator
    • Resourceful
    • Tenacious
    • A critical thinker
    • Efficient errand runner
    • Down for anything
    • Likes deep dives / rabbit holes
    • Scheduling
    • Errands
    • Good judge of people
    • Not afraid of running down leads to get to the best result
    • Has good taste
    • Have done research summary reports

    Preferred, but not required

    • Strong network of creative friends and contacts
    • Skilled researcher with experience synthesizing multiple sources of information into succinct summaries
    • Interesting travel and/or life experience
    • Tech / software fluent / fluid
    • Design, photography, video, audio and/or application programming experience
    • An ability to report to and inform senior management efficiently, presenting all necessary information needed to spur decision making
    • Bachelor's Degree or better preferred, but not required
    • Salary commensurate with experience

    The ideal candidate is a genuine fan of the artists we work with, and is equal parts tireless, patient, efficient, and excited about the future of the arts. If that's you, do tell.

    [Author's Note: If you know your resume or your experience lacks one or more of the requirements or preferences above, get out in front of it, and explain in your cover letter (we know - very 90's - but you'd be surprised how helpful (for us) writing samples can be). We do read all of them, and it's usually clear who wants a job (period), and who wants this job. We're looking for the latter.]

    Applicants Who Do Not Provide The Following Materials Will Not Be Considered

    • One page cover letter explaining your interest in this specific position
    • One page resume (if it's longer than one page, please edit)
    • One page of references with contact information (no “references upon request” please - consider your references requested)
    • Your salary requirements

    All applications must be made via this application page. Feel free to ping a staffer if you know one (initiative!) and ask them to push you to the top of the pile, but make sure that's happening in addition to your application being submitted here, or the HR robot we're leasing to conduct this search won't let you pass.

    Unfortunately due to the volume of applicants we receive with every job posting, we aren't able to respond to every application. We don't have a set hiring cut off for this position, as we're looking for the best available applicant(s), so the position is open until it's not.

    Thanks very much for your interest in this position, and we look forward to hearing from all qualified applicants.

    Thank You

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    • Location
      Los Angeles, California
    • Employment Type
    • Minimum Experience