Manager, Talent Relations

Posted: 12/18/2019

Location: Miami, Florida
Function: Production
Specialty: Editor / Editorial, Producer, Television & Film
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

The Manager, Talent Relations is responsible for assisting in the overall expansion of new and developing on-air talent across Telemundo media’s properties. The ideal candidate works directly with talent and within a team environment.
  • Coordinate talent-related cross-promotional activities, which includes, but is not limited to, Telemundo O&O and Affiliate stations promotional appearances and third-party engagements (i.e., invitations to media industry events)
  • Coordinate all internal talent requests
  • Work closely with the Cross Promotion and In-Show Promotions team booking talent for daily shows and specials and in some instances fill in and lead efforts as needed.
  • Arrange non-profit public appearances for talent to increase brand and talent awareness and to promote Telemundo’s goodwill and corporate citizenship through civic responsibility.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of community and public interest groups as it pertains to Telemundo talent.
  • Provide support to the Talent Relations team in developing the strategic plan for attracting and developing talent to the Network and Studios.
  • Maintain and develop positive relationships with talent, producers, representatives, agents, managers, production staffs, media, and programming executives in order to ensure maximum brand awareness
  • Monitor competitive environment via daily review of competitive/industry news, and interface with other departments and NBCUniversal TV channels on an as-needed basis.
  • Work closely with the department head on budget issues and department calendar and companywide Talent Council efforts.
  • Manage Talent Relations Coordinator and/or other team members as needed.
  • Work on Award shows (i.e., Latin Billboards, Latin American Music Awards and third-party specials, etc.)

  • •Bachelor's Degree
    •Minimum 5 years of experience talent and/or talent-related events
    •Fluent in English and Spanish
    • Willingness to travel, both domestic and international travel, with short notice and on weekends
    • Willingness to work flexible hours including late and/or last-minute scheduling changes in a 24/7 production work environment
    • Must be willing to work in the greater Miami, Florida area
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States and travel abroad
    • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

    •Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    •Experience in the entertainment industry
    •Familiarity with US Hispanic media
    •Self-starter and able to work in an extremely fast-paced and high volume environment
    •Exhibit strong interpersonal, writing, pitching, and presentation skills
    •Experience pitching, booking and covering national and local media interviews
    •Have consumer and sports press contacts
    •Able to work both independently and with a team
    •Able to juggle and meet numerous deadlines and identify press opportunities
    •Proactive, master multi-tasker, creative and strategic thinking plus strong external and team communication skills
    •Proven skills in launching shows, crisis management and interfacing with all levels of executives, talent and media
    •Superior organization and innovative thinking
    •Flexible work schedule with some late nights and weekend work required to cover tapings, shoots and events and frequent travel

    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.

    NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality, Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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