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Broadcast Talent Trainee

Top Talent Agency looking for an entry level candidate that is highly motivated for the agent-trainee program with a passion and knowledge for journalism to represent high-level television, print, and digital talent. The agent-trainee program is designed to equip the position holder with all necessary skills to effectively and efficiently recruit, sign and manage elite-level talent. We will provide extensive training, guidance and support, as well as the opportunity to experience the industry from the inside and gain valuable work experience. This is a paid part-time opportunity with possibility of working remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Comprehensive understanding of sports, entertainment and individual talent marketing
  • Assist with managing current clients, identifying and signing new talent and securing and negotiating contracts for new positions
  • Assist with creative needs for client/prospect presentations, provide back up support for staff as needed (i.e., lunch orders, airport pick-ups, meeting prep, shipping items)
  • Assist with updating bios/marketing collateral
  • Assist with research for division/marketing team, provide news & notes for specific division and provide feedback
  • Assist with prospect data organization
  • Assist with monitoring social accounts for clients and key platforms related to clients

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled or graduated from a major university or college studying sports marketing;
  • Knowledge of the sports media landscape, including, but not limited to: familiarity with network-specific programming in television and radio, identification of top-tier talent, familiarity with digital and other emerging/non-traditional mediums
  • Ability to multi task and take initiative
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
  • Strong organizational and communication skills and be a self-starter
  • Positive Attitude and possess passion about sports media coverage and be familiar with the personalities across major networks
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. MS Word, Excel and Outlook), internet savvy
  • Flexible work schedule
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