2023 Summer – Comedy Agent Training Program

Employer UTA/MediaLink
Location Various locations
Type Internship
Apply by Not specified
Posted on January 17, 2023


UTA ‘s Comedy department is in search of recent and/or upcoming graduates to join our Comedy Touring Agent Training Program in SUMMER 2023.

Our distinctive and world-renowned roster of comic talent is unrivaled in the industry. From college tours to arenas, from stand-up to podcasts. There is no other way for an artist to feel as close to their fans as when they show their craft, and this team makes it happen! Our Comedy Touring department is comprised of ambitious and collaborative individuals who are passionate about building our clients’ careers from the ground up.

The Agent Training Program is the industry’s best known and most desirable early career development opportunity. We look for curious, innovative, and hard-working candidates with impeccable interpersonal and communication skills to join the legacy that is the UTA Training Program.

This position is full-time, with benefits, offering opportunities at our Los Angeles, and New York City locations. This role will pay $23.00 per hour.

What You Need:

  • Previous booking experience preferred, whether in a professional environment or on campus
  • Experience serving on a student activities board is desired
  • General business knowledge and passion for comedy
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong problem-solving, listening and skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Well-organized, able to work with deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university required

What You’ll Get:

Trainees begin with UTA University, our in-house education program. These curated classes will equip colleagues with the necessary skills needed to thrive in an agency and build a foundation that can lead to a successful career in the entertainment business. Then based on business needs, participants will apply to work for Agents and Executives of all levels, across the department, with the goal to obtain an apprentice style learning opportunity, as an Assistant.

About UTA:
UTA unites ideas, opportunities, and talent. The company represents some of the world’s most iconic, barrier-breaking artists, creators and changemakers—from actors, athletes and musicians to writers, gamers and digital influencers. One of the most influential companies in global entertainment, UTA’s business spans talent representation, content production, as well as strategic advisory and marketing work with some of the world’s biggest brands. Affiliated companies include Digital Brand Architects, KLUTCH Sports Group, Curtis Brown Group, and MediaLink. UTA is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, New York, and London.

For more information: https://www.unitedtalent.com/about/

Apply here.