Senior Manager, Talent

Los Angeles, California /
Talent – Social Media Marketing /
Full Time
We're looking for a Sr Manager to join XX Artists’ rapidly growing Social Media Services team. As a Senior Manager on the Talent Team, you will be an integral part of a team dedicated to a book of current and new clients. You will own daily social media strategies, planning, and execution for globally recognized talent ranging from musicians to CEOs to actors. You will report directly to the Sr Director, Talent.

We’re looking for someone who is equally passionate about the entertainment industry and as they are about staying informed on the ever-evolving digital marketing and trends landscape. You must understand the importance of social media and create impactful social-first initiatives for each of your clients. You must have experience working in the entertainment industry, maintaining/growing digital audiences, inferring key learnings and strategy pivots based on account analytics, and possess a strong knack for conducting trend research and engaging with online communities. Creativity and out-of-the-box thinking are of utmost importance. Proactivity and the ability to manage your time are a necessity in this role.

Strong communication, copywriting and project management skills are required. Professional experience in the intersection of social media and talent is a must. You must be detail-oriented, self-sufficient, and strategic. You must be passionate about your role with the drive to deliver superior customer service at all times. Salary range is 85-105k for this position. Offer is dependent on level of experience.

What We’re Looking For
Experience working in Talent social media with a proven track record and successful campaigns, ideation through execution.
Experience in the entertainment industry and ability to manage clients with the utmost professional manner and attentiveness. 
Industry network connections and someone to assist in business development.
Passion for analytics and using learnings to inform overall client strategies. 
Develop robust social calendars across proactive, reactive, and evergreen formats.
Diligence and attention to detail across all tasks; no task is too big or too small.
Expert understanding of functions, features, and uses of social media platforms.
An individual who possesses unique social-first creative thinking, leading creative design and tactics that are aligned with client brand and voice playbooks.
Possess excellent writing skills to produce editorial output which reflects brand objectives and current cultural trends.
Ability to summarize insights to create actionable recommendations for client campaigns and ongoing engagement tactics.
Professional communication internally with the team and externally with key stakeholders and talent.
Completes tasks in a timely and high-level manner.
Proficient in Google tools including GMail and Google services (Docs, Sheets, etc.)
A team player who thrives in a fast-paced, creative, and social environment.
Personable, and fun personality with a passion for building lasting relationships with clients.

What You’ll Be Doing
Manage day-to-day communications with client teams externally
Communicate with internal teams to project manage asset creation, content ideation, and knowledge sharing
Conceptualize, drive and deploy social marketing campaigns for clients independently and as a team
Manage live/active social media calendars and engagement opportunities documents in partnership with Social Media Sr Director and dedicated client partnersDaily community management with a focus on identifying engagement opportunities for global brands and key stakeholders 
Managing social media content workflows (content and copy development, approvals, etc.) with internal team members (designer, editor, etc.) as well as with client partners
Liaise with top-level clients in a professional and effective mannerIdentifying problematic and/or crisis content for escalation 
Leading a small team
Become an expert with digital talent, their communities, and seek out optimal engagement opportunities
Utilize knowledge of the overall talent and social landscape, trending topics, and leverage the latest social media best practices in order to provide ongoing thought leadership

Necessary Experience
Minimum of 5+ years social media work and entertainment industry experience working directly with high profile talent
Digital marketing agency experience
Deploying successful campaigns from social-first creative ideation and strategy, to execution and wrap-up reporting. 
Understanding of online communities and how to create effective social listening channels
Deep understanding of social platforms, best practices, and optimization strategies
Proven ability to manage multiple clients in a fast-paced environment
Proficient in Gmail and Google tools (Docs, Sheets, etc.)
Self-starter and strong, professional communicator
Must have a valid passport

Preferred Experience
Successful management of a support team consisting of 2-3 team members
Developing Short Form Video content creation 
Ability to spot and adapt social trends
Support the Business Development pipeline
Prior Management, Publicity, or Talent Agency experience
Ability to ideate, strategize, and deploy unique social-first creative
Experience working independently as well as in team environments

About XX Artists
xx Artists is a boutique social marketing agency located in Playa Vista, CA. 

Our mission:  we break the agency mold, providing superior social marketing services and operating as an extension of our clients’ teams. Together, we create community through content and execute strategies that bring brands to life on the internet.

Our values: delivering white-glove service is innate not optional for our business -- inclusivity and diversity will always deliver superior content with the fullest reach -- cultural relevance requires a digital-first mindset