ComplexCon is an expertly curated convention and festival bringing the world of Complex to life. The groundbreaking festival and exhibition that brings together pop culture, music, art, food, style, sports, innovation, activism, and education. The minds behind Complex collaborate with Creative Directors such as Pharrell Williams and the legendary artist Takashi Murakami to imagine a place where creators, curators and YOU converge to celebrate and shape our culture.

We are currently looking for a Supervising Talent Producer to join the ComplexCon team. The Supervising Talent Producer will act as a liaison between ComplexCon Talent, their representatives, and internal businesses to strengthen relationships, troubleshoot talent issues, and leverage talent and deals. This role will utilize talent in the most optimal way: supporting content, driving views, engagement and revenue.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Identify and recommend specific short and long-term business strategies and opportunities for talent that are in line with Complex brand interests to maximize talent contracts, effectively utilize resources, and increase the profile of talent
  • Field pitches, Review submissions and provide feedback on ComplexConversations, performances, panels and appearances
  • Establish best practices for Complex brands seeking and interfacing with celebrity talent
  • Work with talent to seek out major third party opportunities that complement and/or enhance the ComplexCon experience
  • Manage and troubleshoot potential talent crises, including personality-driven concerns and contractual situations while keeping the best interests of Complex Networks at the forefront
  • Accompany and manage talent at ComplexCon related events
  • Update talent database ensuring all contact information for talent, agents, managers, and lawyers are always current
  • Track and help manage internal and external requests for all ComplexCon talent
  • Convey any/all talent requests and issues to key executives
  • Build and maintain personal and business relationships with Complex talent, providing them with on-going guidance, helping to refine their skill set and on-air persona

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA or BS Degree
  • 7+ years of experience in talent relations and relevant experience
  • Strong network of contacts at the top agencies and talent management in the industry
  • Experience managing needs of celebrity level talent and ability to stay calm while handling difficult situations
  • Strong attention to detail, administrative, critical reasoning, and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong influence, negotiation skills and knowledge of talent contractual terms
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels
  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to travel and work outside of standard business hours

ABOUT COMPLEX NETWORKS

 

Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex Networks develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival.

 

 

 

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