Director: Talent and Casting/Strategic Alliances

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 29, 2014
Closes
Aug 28, 2014
Contact
Ms. Judy Anekal
Duration
Full Time
Role:
Oversee talent department within the CNMG Creative Department. Ideate and procure all talent for CNMG clients including but not limited to; A list celebrities to luminaires to real people to models.


Responsibilities:
Ideate TALENT suggestions for marketing RFPs ongoing from Conde Nast Advertisers. Many of these requests need to have a thorough list of talent presented within 24 hours. This includes providing talent ambassadors for a wide range of categories including but not limited to: BEAUTY, FASHION, DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY, ARTS & CULTURE, FINANCE, FITNESS, HEALTH, CULINARY, ETC.

Cast models for print and video shoots

Identify budgets associated with utilizing partners and talent in custom creative ad campaigns

Write custom bio’s of talent

Secure talent / celebrity personalities for print and video programs working with agents, managers, lawyers and publicists to fulfill client objectives

Manage and negotiate contracts for all partners and celebrity/talent outreach

Oversee talent needs throughout the execution process

Oversee creation of TALENT database and manage upkeep of database


Qualifications:
Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in PR or talent management

Fashion and beauty experience a must and finance and technology experience a plus

Creative and strategic thinker

Proven ability to manage and oversee staff (including freelancers)

Strong presentation and superb writing skills

Deep connections with talent across all spectrums, from celebrities to bloggers from all industries as well as models

Knowledge of SAG/AFTRA labor unions laws and processes

Have connections to talent beyond traditional agency contacts

Proven experience to succeed in a fast paced corporate environment