Broadcast Talent Manager
Estimates talent reuse, residuals and holding fees for TV and radio production.
Controls and approves talent session costs for all production, post-production and music.
Works with AE for formal cost reporting and cost approval.
Works with AE to prepare quarterly estimates for talent reuse.
Works with Broadcast Traffic to obtain flight scheduling in order to pay fees for all spots currently airing.
Tracks all active spots to ensure that talent holding fees are authorized and paid on time, ensures that "maximum use periods" are known and anticipated.
Grants final approval and closure of all production and talent reuse jobs.
Manages the day to day workflow.
Enforces adherence to quality standards for the team as set forth by the department head.
Identifies short and long term opportunities.
Negotiates talent contracts, including reuse.
Creates TV/Radio talent estimates.
Attends interdepartmental briefings.
Stays current with SAG-AFTRA TV/Radio contract information.
Experience in advertising agency broadcast administration and music negotiations; scale, over scale and celebrity talent negotiations.
Experience in talent payroll administration and talent contract interpretation.
Experience in SAG-AFTRA TV/Radio Commercials Contract.