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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
Location: New York, NY
Hearst Magazines is seeking an Entertainment Manager to book celebrities and notables for print and digital cover stories, entertainment features, and video franchises for several key brands across Hearst’s portfolio.
This person should have a passion for pop culture and entertainment across all media – music, television, film, theater, and digital – with strong contacts and relationships in these worlds. Ideal candidates will have a keen understanding of current events, the entertainment industry, and the evolving print, digital and video media landscape.
The Entertainment Manager will be an integral member of the Talent team and will report to the Executive Director of Talent.
Negotiate bookings, including print and digital covers and features, videos, social media takeovers, and events
Work closely with magazine and site/video leads to create opportunities for celebrity features and coverage
Leverage current bookings to secure content for multiple brands across Hearst’s portfolio
Bring celebrities into the office regularly for interviews, photo shoots, and to film original videos
Work closely with video and editorial teams to come up with creative, buzzy concepts for celebrity content
Liaise with the photo department on all talent shoots to ensure a seamless execution
At least 3-5 years as a talent booker, with print, digital, and video experience
Deep network of contacts in the entertainment field
Must be innovative, experimental, and collaborative
Comfortable using digital metrics
Extensive experience booking talent for video and ideating franchises that perform
Good judgment as to what works to drive audience and buzz
Excellent at producing content with digital-friendly language
Note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in .pdf format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of work