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Director of Talent Relations

Job Type: Director of Talent Relations
Location: New York, NY
Contact: Karin Merriam
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Job Details:
The Director of Talent Relations is responsible for the procurement of talent for SiriusXM.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Booking and Appearance Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

Book significant and relevant talent and personalities for interviews and appearances on various music and talk channels; work across all talk, sports and music channels to cross-promote talent
Work directly with programmers in music to identify talent needs on a daily, monthly and annual basis
Manage, liaison and coordinate bookings with management, programming and engineering departments
Maintain, nurture and cultivate relationships within all relevant communities to attract key talent and create further awareness of SIRIUS XM content offerings
Prepare for and create the ultimate "talent" experience: meet, greet and take care of talent while they are at SIRIUS XM
Ad hoc projects, upon request
Minimum Qualifications:

Four year bachelor's degree
7+ years of experience in talent relations, with significant expertise in artist and celebrity talent booking.
Strong relationships with relevant talent communities, , management agencies and PR firms; solid client rolodex and network across all areas of entertainment.

Requirements and General Skills:

In-depth knowledge of national and local dance music arenas, pop culture and genre music icons;
Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent influence and negotiation skills
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to project a professional image over the phone and in person
Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
Comfortable working with high profile talent, personalities and creative individuals
Ability to prioritize and multi-task within a fast paced business environment
Ability to travel on a monthly basis and work outside of standard business hours
Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.
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