Talent Booker

Hello Stranger is looking for an experienced Talent Booker to join the Los Angeles-based talent relations team.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience booking relevant celebrity, music, and expert talent across Complex Networks verticals.
  • Track all talent-related documents including but not limited to contracts, releases, and payment documents
  • Assist in talent discovery and development of on-air hosts.
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with internal talent while serving as a point for all talent needs, requests, 3rd party-branded opportunities
  • Work with legal to confirm completion of confidential memos, correspondence, notes
  • Work with video production teams to confirm talent logistics for shoots.
  • Work on branded talent campaigns and branded programming.
  • Research/suggest relevant talent for programming, campaigns, and host opportunities.
  • Coordinate business & talent travel, including trip logistics and itinerary, meeting coordination, and remote support
  • Compile and submit travel & expense reports
  • Schedule and set up conference calls, teleconferences, and web-based meeting
  • Attend industry events and talent meetings outside of normal work hours
  • Interact with a wide variety of internal and external clients and contacts
  • Establish best practices for Complex brands seeking and interfacing with celebrity talent.
  • Help build/organize systems and processes within the talent department
  • Work with talent to seek out major third-party opportunities that complement and/or enhance the Complex Networks brand.
  • Update talent database ensuring all contact information for talent, agents, managers, and lawyers is always current.
  • BA or BS Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in talent relations and talent booking.
  • Experience managing needs of celebrity-level talent and ability to stay calm while handling difficult situations.
  • Strong understanding of the Complex network brand and audience.
  • Database of industry contacts across verticals
  • A solid understanding of all social platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Clubhouse, Twitch, TikTok, etc.
  • Experience with making decks and slides pegged to internal and external projects.
  • Strong attention to detail, administrative, critical reasoning, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong influence, negotiation skills, and knowledge of talent contractual terms.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to travel and work outside of standard business hours.