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Director, Talent Management & Negotiations

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


The Director, Talent Management & Negotiations supports and executes the objectives and initiatives of the Talent Division within Creative Partnerships at NBCU, the centralized destination of NBCU portfolio Advertising and Partnerships on-air talent strategy, events, and partnerships. The Talent Division supports four areas of the NBCUniversal business: The Company’s annual Upfront presentation and preceding Talent marketing shoots; Cross-Portfolio Talent Advertising Deals, NBCU Talent Appearances at Advertising and Client Events, and Talent-led activations and marketing needs for client-facing and internal Ad Sales company initiatives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/REQUIREMENTS:
  • Provide creative casting expertise and insights for all Talent Advertising Deals and Activations, including curating Talent recommendations based on campaign and/or activation strategy, creative, budget, and deliverables
  • Structure and negotiate Talent agreements for Advertising Deals, and in alignment with NBCU Legal, Business Affairs, Creative Strategy and Development
  • Lead Talent Management, overseeing all Talent needs throughout the entirety of the activation/shoot, including but not limited to: Pre-production logistics (e.g. prepping talent, routing talent approvals, booking and negotiating talent vanities in accordance to precedent and BA approved rates, booking and managing travel); Managing shoot and/or activation logistics, providing talent management on set, and liaising between production and Talent directly; Overseeing wrap details such as facilitating on-time talent payments and routing approvals to Talent as contractually agreed upon; Campaign Launch (e.g. routing all Social to talent to ensure they post in accordance to the agreement and media plan)
  • Manage tracking of post-event press coverage and event photos
  • Oversee Talent Gifting program following Events and Shoots
  • Conduct ongoing portfolio Talent research and maintain Talent reference documents, including regularly updating our public-facing Talent Room database
  • Track and report Talent ad sales talent exclusivities based on talent brand partnerships on company-wide talent database


• 8+ years of talent management experience on a television network or media organization
• Must be able to work outside of normal business hours as job duties or assignment requires, sometimes with little or no advance notification
• Experienced in managing multiple ongoing projects simultaneously and successfully
• Must be willing to work in New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA area
• Must attend production shoots and events as needed
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Candidate must be well organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, resourceful and able to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment and juggle multiple projects at same time
• Long-standing and trusted industry relationships with Talent, Creators, Producers, Talent agencies/representation
• Must have a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills along with excellent interpersonal skills

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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