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Please ensure that you have:
- A working knowledge of Talent Agency procedures
- Outstanding people and phone skills
- Above average computer skills
- Excellent organizational skills
- A solid, committed, hard-working ethic and are able to stay calm in the fray
- Knowledge of Outlook, Breakdown Services, Sides Express
- Knowledge of In-Entertainment is a BIG PLUS
This is an entry level position with tremendous potential for growth.
- Act as a representative for an athlete when negotiating a new contract, contract extensions, or endorsement signings. Review market trends and the latest contract signings, make offers and counteroffers, and explain contract details to players while keeping the athlete’s best interests in focus.
- Effectively make sales pitch on the client to present the players to team owners and companies seeking endorsements. Manage the marketing and promotion of athletes. Supply news outlets and maintain “damage control” and maintain their professional images when any negative actions are displayed by the players on the contract.
- Scout for new clients by using cold-calling techniques and referral systems. Assess new talent by viewing games and contacting players seeking representation.
- Help to ensure that clients are building assets, managing expenses, and making the proper distribution of income for payments, savings, and investments.
- Form relationships with players, plan the sponsor parties and event attendance coordination, to assist off-season training and nutritional needs, etc.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management preferred.
- Fluency in Japanese and English.
- Interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and professionally with athletes, team executives, lawyers and tax professionals.
- Flexibility to work overtime and possible relocation
- Analytical skills to analyze contract specifics, endorsement deals, and other documents pertaining to their clients’ finances.
- Time management skills to help and support clients’ various requests in a timely manner.
- Knowledge of the baseball can be drawn on when negotiating contracts or building client relationships.
An Agent Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of administrative tasks to provide support to the agent in all client and internal matters. The role provides the Agent Assistant a broad understanding of the entertainment industry in general and the representation business in particular. The ideal individual is a self starter and eager to learn with excellent communication skills. We prefer those that have experience in the entertainment field (casting directors, models, actors, influencers, etc.) but it is not required.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Screen all incoming calls and emails
Maintain call log and take detailed messages/notes
Set and confirm meetings/auditions for agent and clients
Generate submission letters for potential clients or casting partners per the direction of the agent
Order comp cards, marketing materials, headshots and/or client video samples to be sent to producers/casting directors
Update talent profiles/resumes
Maintain and update company databases
Create and maintain booking reports and contracts Process New Client paperwork
Take on additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle varied personalities and sensitive situation.
Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and confidentiality
Work requires excellent attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Must be able to take charge of a room when needed
Ability to add innovative ideas and creativity to the team
*Pay is commission based with the opportunity to earn hour wages on longer event days. Pay is distributed monthly.*
Job Types: Part-time, Commission
Salary: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour