Careers at Gleam
Talent Manager – Los Angeles
With a cultural lens on this generation’s worldview, we represent talent and brands who want to make connections to real people. We believe in embracing an authentic voice, championing unique, creative perspectives, and fostering a spirit of collaboration over competition. Real talent, real content, for real people.
At the forefront of the talent management team, Gleam Futures is looking to hire another Talent Manager who will report to the Head of Talent. The Talent Manager will manage three to ten digital-first talent and will be expected to build their own roster. The majority of the role is likely to be comprised of proactive, brand conversations with potential partners for the talent across an array of industries, while handling inbound inquiries and talents’ schedule.
• Develop each talent’s content strategy and overall career trajectory
• Manage talents’ image
• Oversee talents’ revenue by securing new opportunities and diversifying income streams
• Sign new talent
• Drive roster revenue
• Potential line management of other team members as roster grows
Skills and Knowledge
• 4-7 years’ experience in digital talent management
• Meaningful relationships with digital talent, creative agencies, and brands
• A thorough knowledge of the ever-evolving social media landscape and best practices to grow talents’ various platforms
• The ability to negotiate large, complex partnerships for talent across brands, publishing, licensing, events, live, and other relevant industries
• Having foresight into potential issues or roadblocks and knowing how to successfully navigate crisis management for talent
• Excellent communication skills whether in person, by phone, or by email
• BA or 4-year college equivalent
• YouTube certification a plus
Talent Assistant – London
We are recruiting for a Talent Assistant to work with the UK’s top digital-first talent on a global platform from our London office. Out of offices in London and Los Angeles we manage the careers and broker all commercial and entertainment industry relationships worldwide for our talent.
The Talent Assistant needs to be extremely organised, conscientious and hard-working. The Assistant reports into the Manager on a roster of between three and eight talent. Whereas the Manager has a proactive, strategic role in the management of the talent, the Assistant should be handling day-to-day administrative tasks.
• Handling the talent on a day-to-day level ensuring that they are responded to quickly and in a way that best suits the talent.
• Effectively manage the diaries of the talent ensuring that all known details are included in any diary entry and these are updated daily.
• Manage the Gleam email inbox for talent if they require one, checking daily for emails of note.
• Manage all logistics for events and talent commitments including call sheets, travel, accommodation, security, timings.
• Being three steps ahead of the talent at all time – ensuring that potential questions are answered before they are even asked, ensuring that you are at any location before they are and have scoped out exit/entrance/ key contacts.
• Assisting on brand partnerships. For clarity, that includes: ensuring that the brief is suitable/doable for the talent before being sent through to them, working with the talent to execute the campaign, assisting on any post-campaign analysis.
• Keeping on top of all administration including talent weekly updates, Trello, monthly saving all documents to server, Geoff updates, data collection, update Gleam website and social platforms, updating of media cards quarterly.
• Administration associated with the management of any one talent
Skills & Knowledge:
• Articulate and clear communication whether in person, by phone or by email.
• Stay on top of industry developments and share insights with the wider team that may affect the business or talent.
• Able to handle a lot of projects simultaneously, prioritising by what is most important to the future success of the talent.