Associate Director, Talent Social

Los Angeles, California /
Talent – Social Media Marketing /
Full Time
We're looking for an Associate Director, Talent Social to join XX Artists' rapidly growing team. As the Associate Director, Talent Social you will be responsible for leading proactive social media strategy, creative ideation for tentpole moments as well as always-on, and account management for a book of current and new clients ranging from musicians to CEOs to actors. You will report directly to the Sr Director, Talent Social.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about the Internet and social media and has a deep knowledge of developing strategy and digital platforms. This person needs to have experience with high-level clientele, with a natural ability for concise communication and anticipating needs.

We are looking for a valuable team member who cares about delivering quality service just as much as they care about mentoring the team at large. This person will identify client goals, develop compelling strategies that drive talent KPIs (qual/quant), and perform exceptional servicing across all duties, including being prepared to roll up your sleeves and work with your teams to deliver tactical executions to meet the needs of talent.

You must be well-versed in social media management and on the edge of platform product updates and trends. You have a network of connections in both the entertainment and digital industries. You have proven success creating unique and intentional social campaigns with A-list talent. Strong copywriting skills, creative design delegation, project management, and corporate communications experience are required. 

This role functions M-F business hours, in addition to some select evenings and weekends. XX Artists company benefits currently include a competitive health and vision package, 401K matching, and paid time off.

What We’re Looking For
Minimum 5+ years of progressive social media job history
Minimum 4+ years of experience in working with high-profile Talent and their teams (Managers, Agents, Promoters, Publicists)
A digital expert with proven experience managing social media strategy and execution on behalf of high-profile talent (traditional celebrities and digital creators)
A well-rounded communications strategist, who draws upon broad experience in content creation, social media, writing, and internal communications, to develop campaigns that directly connect with clients’ audiences and achieve KPIs
A thought leader that is able to interpret data and identify content and talent trends to inform strategies and lead teams to continually push creative boundaries
A professional who possesses excellent writing skills and commands an ability to produce editorial output which reflects brand objectives and current cultural trends
A digital creative with a deep understanding of functions, data, and use of social media platforms (YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Discord, and others) and a passion for the development and management of online communities
A team player who can operate at a high level but willing to get your hands dirty daily in the knitty gritty (copywriting, concepting, etc.)
Someone who is passionate about social-first activations with extensive experience  the space
A clear and direct people manager who can lead a team of juniors
A proficient Google tools user, including Gmail and Google services (Docs, Sheets, etc.)

What You’ll Be Doing
Lead on key accounts and interface with key stakeholders
Develop creative strategies and set goals for your respective clients’ platforms, including Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, Twitch, LinkedIn
Manage the development and ongoing maintenance of clients’ editorial calendars
Manage workflows including new client integrations, campaign development, and management, as well as on-going / day-to-day client management
Leverage data, insights, trends, and best practices to inform social creative and copy development for your respective clients
Daily Community Management with a focus on identifying engagement opportunities
Manage live/active engagement opportunities documents 
Copywriting talent social responses for various platforms and monitoring social chatter 
Identifying problematic and/or crisis content for escalation to Director for clients
Lead a team of Managers and Coordinators; providing them with resources and direction while allowing them to grow in their roles
Keep on the cutting edge of social/digital/emerging media and track trends to identify new, innovative ways to evolve the strategies, grow audiences, drive meaningful conversations, and build communities online and strategic partnerships and new client opportunities
Contribute to new business conversations

Preferred Experience
Secondary Education
Knowledge of and/or passion for online talent
Knowledge of and/or passion for current online content trends

About XX Artists
We believe in creating community through content. We do this by building teams of diverse and forward-thinking creatives based around the world, collaborating to create products in partnership with global brands and talent we love.  Change is created through culture, which is why we’re invested in delivering content and conversations that bring audiences together online.