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Director, Talent Relations (FX Networks)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 921450BR Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FX Networks Date posted Jan. 25, 2022

Job Summary:

FX is seeking a Director to support the Talent Relations team. Talent Relations is responsible for establishing the talent experience, seeking to build relationships with their creators and actors. Role responsibilities include social publicity and assets, talent outreach for corporate support and large-scale initiatives, VIP guest list management, VIP support for FX executives at events, creating itineraries for talent and working onsite for publicity events and marketing shoots. This role reports to the VP of Talent Relations.

Responsibilities:

  • Gift research and execution for start date gifts, wrap gifts, talent birthday gifts and awards gifts.
  • Manage VIP guest lists for events and award shows.
  • Manage and work important events, festivals and marketing shoots (Upfronts, TCA, Comic Con, FYC Screenings, ATX, etc.).
  • Work with the VP of Talent Relations on talent outreach for publicity and marketing campaigns across all FX shows—including the delivery of social assets.
  • Partner with the FX Events team on talent guest lists, RSVPs, and manage talent relations logistics for events.
  • Collaborate with the FX Publicity teams on cross-communication about shows and active requests for talent.
  • Establish best practices across the network for talent travel as it relates to publicity campaigns, events, awards and general talent activities, including working with Travel Coordinator to ensure all talent travel is accurate across shows, assist with hotel blocks and group travel.
  • Collaborate with the Creative Services team on estimating and forecasting talent relations expenses for all events, awards, etc.
  • Travel for publicity events: premieres, screening, after parties and festivals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 7 years of talent relations experience including events, publicity, agency, studio, streamer and/or network experience
  • Ability to interface with all levels of executives and talent
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must be self-motivated, poised, patient, positive and have superior interpersonal skills
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented and able to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and interact professionally with senior executives, talent and media personnel
  • Must be able to work some nights and weekends as needed to assist with events

Required Education

  • Four year college degree, preferably in communications or equivalent work experience


About FX Networks:

FX, a division of Disney General Entertainment, is a multiplatform brand that develops, produces, commissions and markets original programming for Hulu and the FX and FXX linear channels in the U.S., and Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other international territories. The FX brand mark appears above the title across its entire slate of originals. Over the past two decades, FX has been responsible for some the most-critically acclaimed and award-winning shows on television. Some of the brand’s current and legacy titles include the dramas American Horror Story, American Crime Story, The Americans, Damages, Fargo, Justified, Nip/Tuck, Pose, Rescue Me, The Shield and Sons of Anarchy; the comedies Archer, Atlanta, Better Things, DAVE, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Reservation Dogs and What We Do in the Shadows; and a growing slate of docuseries and documentary films.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business we call FX Networks.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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