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Director Talent Relations

Company: Paramount Pictures
Location: Burbank
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link The Director of Talent Relations will work across Paramount streaming titles as the link between the company and its ecosystem of talent including actors, hosts, producers, and directors. They will build positive relationships and be innovative in crafting an exceptional experience for all talent throughout. The position will collaborate closely within the Paramount streaming communications, publicity and event teams, as well as partnering with studio counterparts. The director will be a strong teammate, working very closely with the marketing and creative teams to secure and facilitate talent participation in promotional campaigns, asset captures and appearances. This position will report to the Vice President of Talent Relations across streaming.Come join our growing team!Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and lead positive relationships between series talent and the streaming service, including actors, producers, and their teams
  • Collaborate across departments and divisions, working closely with publicity, special events, awards and marketing teams in promotional and company initiatives
  • Drive projects simultaneously, providing clear direction to influence initiative success, as the talent relations lead across multiple titles
  • Lead all aspects of and coordinate talent logistics and itineraries for attendance across streamer events (premieres, talent dinners, festivals, conventions and more)
  • Own event attendance strategy, compiling guest lists for premiere events, including internal players and external audiences; handle invites, RSVP, event confirmations, seating and ticketing
  • Drive talent engagement, arranging participation in asset shoots, including photography, video, and behind-the-scenes set visits, from start to execution
  • Secure talent approvals across promotional assets, and usages as contractually mandated
  • Ideate and implement thoughtful, and original gifting strategy, including start of production, wrap gifts, congratulations, weddings, babies, condolences, etc.
  • Secure talent participation for company partnerships, including contract/payment negotiation where applicable
  • Act as a bridge, crafting a premium journey, to attract best-in-class talent, while using and aligning their participation to strengthen and contribute toward company goals
  • Be a trusted resource and problem solver, and internally advise on and advocate for talent relations considerations
  • Negotiate grooming and glam with artists and agents for talent appearances, and process payments
  • Forecast and track department budgets, calendars, and supply recap decksBasic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • 10+ years of related experience in entertainment
    • Willingness to work evenings, weekends and travel as requiredAdditional Qualifications:
      • Strong people, relationship building, communication and listening skills
      • Creative problem solving
      • Values collaboration and clear communication
      • Self-starter with who has high attention to detail and organization
      • Ability to handle a high volume of communications and tasks in a timely manner
      • Ability to liaise with high-level executives, a-list talent, and industry members
      • Positive relationships with managers, publicists and gifting vendors
      • Microsoft office, deck design & buildingCBS, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry's most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONHiring Salary Range: $98,400.00 - 140,000.00. -The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. -This position is bonus eligible. Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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