Director, Talent Relations and Specials Programming

Posted: 10/11/2018

Location: Miami, Florida
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Editor / Editorial
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

The Director of Talent Relations & Specials Programming is responsible for executing all business related strategy for talent development, management and relations for non-scripted programming and specials.
  • Supervises all talent relations for all non-scripted programming and specials.
  • Executes strategy for all network talent by evaluating, analyzing and recommending areas of development and coordinating requests for talent appearances.
  • Recommends training and development coaching for talent according to business strategy.
  • Analyzes the external market and makes recommendations to attract new talent.
  • Works with Business and Legal Affairs, Legal and HR to maintain track of all talent and other production selected talent (travel requirements, contact info, visas, manager/publicists).
  • Seeks and coordinates requests for talent appearances.
  • Works with the talent relations team on talent requests Premios Billboards, Premios Tu Mundo, Latin AMAs, iHeartRadio or any other Specials/Priorities.
  • Work with the publicity and specials team to invite talent to carpet, event, after party and coordinate all logistics (i.e. talent check-in tent, transport).
  • Coordinates Universal and Disney talent requests.
  • Assists in different internal requests (internal shows, live programming, specials/shows, digital, Public/Community Affairs and Publicity team, etc)
  • Act as liaison between Network, Talent Management, Producers, Publicity, Digital, Studios, etc for talent requests (promotions, events)
  • Works with manager on development and implementation of talent database; partner with Studios Talent Team as applicable.
  • Coordinate general market talent visits (welcoming committee representing Telemundo).
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

  • • Minimum 7 years of experience in the production industry
    • Previous experience working with scripted productions
    • Must be fluent in English and Spanish
    • Proficient in MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Explorer, and Internet search engines
    • Must be able to perform job at locations in and outside work environment with varying weather conditions
    • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment
    • Excellent communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Customer service oriented
    • Prior experience working for a casting/talent agency or similar company

    At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

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