Full Time Job

Account Manager, Talent & Entertainment

Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis

Los Angeles, CA 05-23-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
We have an immediate opening for an Account Manager focused on entertainment and talent representation. We are seeking a highly motivated individual who has experience with personal representation, leading a film/TV campaign, running a red carpet and everything in between. You have a clear understanding of media relations, specifically in the entertainment space, and pop culture excites you! You know what it's like to work under pressure and you thrive off a fast-paced environment. You're a self-starter and you're able to run client accounts smoothly. You can keep calm and maintain a level of confidentiality. You are exceptionally detail-oriented, you're a creative thinker and can expertly multi-task across several projects on the backend. You're an excellent writer and verbal communicator. Your media diet includes outlets like Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Deadline and you have a social media feed full of actors, directors, musicians and athletes.

Responsibilities Include:
• Managing all client requests as needed; respond and ensure requests are taken care of in an efficient manner.
• Overseeing and collaborating with the team on maintaining schedules for clients, glam/grooming needs, providing on-site staffing support and leading weekly calls.
• Writing pitches and press releases, drafting media materials; handle incoming press requests in a timely manner.
• Maintain current knowledge of trends in entertainment, lifestyle and culture arena.
• Brainstorm and execute pitch angles and press ideas that are creative, out of the box, and show our value as communications experts.
• Leading national and local entertainment campaigns across film, TV, music - that touch all aspects of an individual's career (entertainment, philanthropy, business, etc).
• Considered a thought-leader of sorts, for the agency and clients.
• Managing complex client issues and will see the client through stressful situations that will require thoughtful counsel.
• Partnering and collaborating with senior leaders throughout the agency on integrated (and bi-coastal) accounts.
• Joining new business meetings, creating proposals as needed.
• Training and mentoring junior staff on the inner workings and executions PR and overall work approach. This is incredibly important to us!
• Responding to client requests and ensure requests are taken care of in an efficient manner.

Experience Required:
• 5-6 years working at a PR firm in the entertainment industry or related field.
• At least 3 years specifically working with talent
• Strong ability to network and maintain relationships.
• You have demonstrated success securing top-tier press placements that have an impact on the client's career
• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
• Strong writing, research and organizational skills
• Creative thinking with a problem-solving and resourceful attitude.
• Tenacious follow through and attention to detail/organization.
• Able to work within an integrated agency model, collaborating well with internal groups when appropriate.
• Over-delivers rather than meets expectations and constantly strives for excellence.
• Curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit.
• You're willing to work select evenings/weekends and travel when necessary.
• You enjoy overdelivering rather than meeting expectations and take genuine pride in being part of something good.

$77,500 - $85,000 a year

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkxbxk-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $77,500 to $85,000 Per Year ($ USD)