EntertainmentCareers.net

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EntertainmentCareers.Net
EntertainmentCareers.Net Logo.png
Web address www.entertainmentcareers.net
Commercial? yes
Type of site Entertainment IndustryEmployment Website
Registration Optional
Written in Classic ASP
Launched 21 February 2000; 14 years ago (2000-02-21)[1]

EntertainmentCareers.net is an online job database focusing on entertainment jobs and internships, founded by Brad Hall in 2000.[2]

Resources[edit]

The website provides job listings for entertainment positions, both paid positions and internships. The site is free of charge for job seekers.[3] The site also has an education center to help new job seekers as well as resources to help job seekers expand their knowledge of the industry.[4] The references and opportunities are targeted to professionals as well as students.[5][6] In an 2009 interview about jobs in the entertainment industry, studio producer Dave Hampton stated that the website is the largest entertainment job website on the Internet and said it, "lists entertainment jobs, internships and just general career information. If you want to focus on being engaged in the entertainment world, you can go by location: Chicago listings, New York listings, Northern/Southern California. You can browse by company. If you want to work for a major label, they've got management, graphics, broadcasting, broadcast sound, music, engineering, film festivals — any kind of application ... It's a very good, consistent database that has helped a lot of people kind of home in on what they need."[7] The site is ranked in the top ten thousand most visited websites in the United States according to Alexa.[8]

Media[edit]

Job postings on the website have been seen by the media as clues to new productions in film or television before they are announced, for example in 2009 a job posting for local production assistants was seen as a precursor to The Real World: D.C. before it had been announced that the show was coming to Washington D.C.[9][10][11] Other postings have revealed major administrative shake-ups in entertainment companies that otherwise keep their internal business private, such as the hiring of a new vice president of Talent Relations by the WWE in late 2011.[12] The website's job postings have served as windows into the business practices of notable artists or entertainment companies, and reported on in publications like TMZ,[13] The New York Times,[14] and Newsday.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whois". Whois Records. DomainTools. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Checking in From the Chairlift". BlackBerry Connection Newsletter. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ Jeff Adams and Jim Blau (2002). Job Surfing : Media and Entertainment: Using the Internet to Find a Job and Get Hired. The Princeton Review. p. 257. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ Michael Haddad (January 2005). The Screenwriter's Sourcebook: A Comprehensive Marketing Guide For Screen And Television Writers. Chicago Review Press. p. 325. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Plan A Last Minute Summer". Elle Girl. May–June 2003. p. 138. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  6. ^ Cara Birnbaum (March 2006). "So you want to win an oscar?". Cosmogirl. p. 138. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  7. ^ Mike Levine (July 1, 2009). "Industry Insider: Dave Hampton". Electronic Musician. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ "EntertainmentCareers.net statistics". Alexa Internet. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ Christopher Rocchio (April 8, 2009). "Report: Next 'The Real World' may take place in Washington, D.C.". Reality TV World. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  10. ^ Lisa de Moraes (May 29, 2009). "Washington Officially the Prettiest Dress in the Reality-TV Store". Washington Post. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  11. ^ "D.C. could host MTV’s next ‘The Real World’". Washington Business Journal. April 10, 2009. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  12. ^ Raj Giri (August 29, 2011). "Laurinaitis' Job Vacant?, WWE PPV Venue Gets A New Name, NXT/Canada". Wrestling Inc. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  13. ^ "DR. PHIL - Pays Less Than In N' Out Burger". TMZ. August 25, 2008. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  14. ^ Dan Mitchell (February 18, 2006). "That Which We Call a Blog...". New York Times. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 
  15. ^ Robert Kahn (March 29, 2004). "Mom faces the music". Newsday. Retrieved February 27, 2013. 

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