Full Time Job

Talent Booker, IMGN

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 10-16-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WMG's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its team members, artists and songwriters across the globe. In response to COVID-19, WMG is fully committed to helping its people balance their home and life commitments with flexible working options, virtual wellness sessions, and more. WMG strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all US new employees, prior to the commencement of employment. If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination as part of your new employee onboarding process, subject to our legal obligation to make reasonable accommodations in certain limited circumstances.

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group we're all about our people. Our global company is made up of knowledgeable, passionate, and creative individuals. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We believe in each individual's value and encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music – at every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart by embracing innovation – an integral part of our company's DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the most influential forces in culture today.

Job Title: Talent Booker

A little bit about our team:

IMGN is a leading tech-media company creating social-first content for Millennial and Gen Z audiences. IMGN is home to popular Instagram and Snapchat Discover channels such as Daquan, TryHard, So Satisfying, Journal & more.

Why this could be your next big break:

IMGN Media is looking for a Talent Booker to work across multiple streaming shows. You will source, contract, negotiate, and secure appropriate talent for weekly shows.

The ideal candidate understands has experience booking talent, maintaining relationships with internal and external teams, and has an eye for what attracts a Gen-Z audience. They need a strong understanding of what's trending, music, and how to engage with an audience. This position reports to the Associate Director of Content & Strategy.

Here you'll get to:
• Work in collaboration with a team of producers, host, and other crew members to create, gather, write and execute all production elements related to the streams
• Source, contract, and secure appropriate talent for daily streams
• Track all talent booking from request through completion
• Establish and maintain relationships with talent, artists, managers, and publicists
• Communicate effectively across the different teams identifying any potential gaps in scheduling
• Act as a runner on set to assist all day of production and streaming needs

About you:
• You can identify new talent and foster relationships with previous talent
• You have the ability to stay organized and manage multiple projects at once
• You are a proactive team player that is resourceful and can problem-solve
• You have the passion for the music industry and pop culture
• You have strong communication and organizational skills
• You are available to meet talent needs if/when they occur
• You are flexible and adaptable
• You are a good collaborator/team player, are autonomous, and can take feedback

It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• You have 2+ years working in the talent booking space
• You have experience working with artists, managers, and publicists
• You have a background working in the music industry
• You have previously worked in the streaming space

About us:

With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fuelled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

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Don't be discouraged if you don't hear from us right away. We're taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rznovq-34-230-9-187-42 in your application.