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January 17, 2020

HIRING: Associate Talent Producer


We are looking for an Associate Talent Producer — is it you? The right candidate is inspired by a new generation of talent and is a content maker at heart.

PORTAL A is an award-winning digital content company that creates breakthrough entertainment with the most influential brands, platforms, and talent in the world.

We partner with global brands like YouTube, Google, Lenovo, Amazon, and Clorox and a new generation of talent to make content that rises above the noise. We pride ourselves in taking on huge challenges – from internet culture-defining projects to feature documentaries – and our in-house team of creatives, strategists, talent leads, producers, and editors push one other to produce our best work with each new project.

Our team is looking to hire either a contract or full-time Associate Talent Producer who will manage talent communications for brand campaigns, working closely on execution with our project, creative, and strategy teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage talent’s participation from initial outreach through launch of content
  • Lead talent outreach,communication, and relationship 
  • Stay up to date on all project details 
  • Collaborate with other members of the team to ensure creativity, efficiency, and clarity
  • Make recommendations on best practices on YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, etc.
  • Keep talent and their teams accountable around deliverables and deadlines
  • Creatively and proactively problem solve
  • Research digital talent trends to relay to the team

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 years of experience working with digital and/or mainstream talent, agents, managers, producer, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of online trends, creators, and platforms
  • Excellent writing, communication, and administrative skills a must
  • Ability to work proactively and independently keeping various priorities in mind
  • Ability to understand talent deals preferred
  • Detail-oriented to the extreme
  • Experience with talent outreach and tracking
  • Able to multi-task and manage a variety of project needs
  • Active and experienced in digital media, personally and/or professionally
  • Strong team building, collaborative, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to establish priorities and work under time constraints
  • Willingness to work on a collaborative team in a startup environment
  • Proficiency in Excel and Google Drive
  • Social media strategy knowledge a plus

A FEW OF THE BENEFITS OF WORKING AT PORTAL A

  • Our team is fun, curious, full of creativity and optimism, with a strong desire to innovate
  • Our office environment is flexible, autonomous, focused, and collaborative
  • Our team structure is flat and non-hierarchical, with opportunities to grow into leadership and contribute at various layers of the process
  • We offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and generous bonuses
  • Benefits include a matching 401K plan, medical, dental and vision group coverage, gym and phone reimbursements, commuter benefits, and much more
  • Flexible vacation and work-from-home policies, including multiple team-wide WFH days a month.
  • The chance to be at the forefront of one of the most dynamic, complex creative and strategic industries – original and commercial online video
  • Office always stacked with drinks and snacks
  • Weekly lunches catered on the company
  • Matching charitable donations at year-end and volunteer opportunities throughout the year
  • Fun days and outings (baseball games, concerts, volunteer days, etc.)
  • Fresh Portal A swag (backpacks, hoodies, water bottles, etc.)
  • Travel budget between our LA and SF offices

HOW TO APPLY

Email jobs@portal-a.com with your resume, references, and a few sentences on why you’d be interested in working with us. Please include “ASSOCIATE TALENT PRODUCER” in the subject line of your email.

Portal A is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for our open positions.