Associate, Talent Services

Bleacher Report New York, NY
About Us:

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement on social media, where it consistently ranks as the No. 1 publisher. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through its top-rated app. In February, 2018, Bleacher Report was rated the 3rd most innovative media company in the world by Fast Company. Find Bleacher Report on the web at www.bleacherreport.com and on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter @BleacherReport. Bleacher Report is a division of Turner Sports.

About the role:

Bleacher Report's Talent Services team is expanding and we're looking for an Associate to join a growing team. The Associate will work closely with the Sr. Director, Talent Services, in supporting Bleacher Report's internal talent (scheduling, travel, media relations), booking guests (maintaining relationships with agencies, agents and athletes) and developing systems for tracking talent appearances, both internally and externally. This role will report to the Sr. Director, Talent Services.

Job Responsibilities:

* Talent research: agent contact info, best points of contact, call scheduling, etc

* Talent/Booking database tracking: create system for housing contact info for talent and organize notes on past visits, pending asks, etc.

* Contract construction: work closely with Turner legal to turn negotiated terms into fully-fleshed contracts. Manage delivery of contracts to third parties.

* Travel booking/coordination: work w/ Turner travel to book travel for guests across Shows, branded, etc.

* Manage the appearance of internal talent on external radio & tv shows. Coordinate schedules. Track appearances/references, via TV Eyes software.

* Assist with management of internal talent, particularly around contractual levers (in coordination with HR), meeting scheduling etc.

* Assist Mag (and other B/R talent) writers with internal Turner talent asks.

* Work with branded content on coordinating internal talent asks through rest of talent department.

* Assist in hosting talent/influencers/celebs during office visits.

* Assist/build up to managing inbound calls from agencies, re: general talent pitches + B/R needs.

* Run point on in-office logistics for Shows guests, i.e. stocking green room, mingling with talent reps, etc.

Experience:

* 2-4 years at media publisher or talent agency, in talent booking or PR.

* Sports/entertainment rolodex a must.

* Database/CRM management a plus.

* Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to reflect and represent the B/R brand with third parties.

Turner and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

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