Manager, Talent Relations
NBC Universal
 Miami, FL

Responsibilities

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.)

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 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

Desired Characteristics

  • 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