SUMMARY/POSITION OVERVIEW INSP is seeking a candidate who is experienced in continuing his/her career as a Talent Coordinator in the media and entertainment business. We are looking for a multi-tasking dynamo with strong organizational skills to help manage the logistics and legal parameters of celebrities with high profile agents and managers. This will include [...]
INSP is seeking a candidate who is experienced in continuing his/her career as a Talent Coordinator in the media and entertainment business. We are looking for a multi-tasking dynamo with strong organizational skills to help manage the logistics and legal parameters of celebrities with high profile agents and managers. This will include working closely with the Talent Relations Manager and Programming, Marketing, Promotions and Public Relations stakeholders. Responsible for multi-tasking the negotiations for celebrity appearances while supporting casts and TV hosts’ contractual needs. The coordinator will support internal stakeholders’ needs and talent’s network commitments. Using best practices, the coordinator will support the team in optimizing celebrity appearances while managing travel plans including setting up logistics for principal photography, promotional events, media tours and talent interviews. Additionally, this individual must be able to build relationships while facilitating with credibility and poise across all levels of INSP- representing INSP Films and Entertainment brand with both media and functional savvy.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates talent appearances at photo shoots, interviews and press events for special programs.
Works closely with INSP’s Talent Relations Manager and on-air talent’s agent and/or manager – the coordinator relays final details, answers questions, gets approvals and signatures on contracts and distributes copies to the appropriate in-house personnel.
The coordinator works with the Talent Relations Manager to handle making flight, hotel and ground transportation arrangements and any necessary details for the talent.
In support of the production team and the Talent Relations Manager, often acts as chief talent liaison for all shoots. Meets talent upon arrival and acts as one of the primary points of contact for the talent leading up to and during shoots as well as promotional events.
Works closely with Distribution Marketing, Digital Marketing, and Public Relations departments in managing various aspects of network events where talent is involved.
Acts as a liaison between the network’s needs and what is in the talent’s contract representing the best interests of the network.
Will have some knowledge of all cast members’ and hosts’ availability and be the main point of contact for each department needing talent for an event or photo shoot.
Supports Talent Relations Manager with campaign talent relations.
Exhibits leadership and motivation.
Demonstrates needs assessment skills and the ability to help clients problem solve.
Works closely with Original Programming to ensure talent is trained and knowledgeable of branded point of view.
Administrative tasks as required
Moderate travel is necessary including up to 3 weeks concurrently multiple times annually
Candidate needs to have excellent interpersonal and listening skills
Be a strong and effective communicator
Have experience with video production, in some capacity
Experience in talent relations
Bachelor’s degree or related field preferred; or the equivalent years of work experience, plus three-years of direct experience in booking entertainment, talent relations/publicity/entertainment and working with entertainment agencies and celebrities
Must have two years of experience in a leadership or management role
Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook and SharePoint required
Must be detailed-oriented with excellent organizational, problem-solving and time-management skills
Must be self-motivated, poised, patient, and able to interact professionally with senior executives and talent at all times
Must be proficient in the office technology used by the industry or company, or be technically capable of learning it quickly
Mission Statement: To positively impact people’s values, beliefs and behavior through values-based entertainment programming. About Our Network INSP is the network millions of Americans turn to for high quality television programs that honor timeless, traditional values. When people are looking for television that is safe, trustworthy and embraces their values there’s one place they can find it: INSP. INSP has become one of the fastest-growing basic cable networks, available 24 hours-a-day through telcos, DBS, and more than 2,800 cable systems. INSP is advertiser-supported and Nielsen-rated. About Our Programming INSP brings America programs that entertain and consistently maintain a positive worldview. INSP is wholesome and “lunge-free TV” – meaning viewers never have to “lunge” for the remote. They can watch without worry, at any time. INSP features quality dramas and inspiring stories that celebrate the American Spirit and honor timeless traditional values.