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Casting Coordinator
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Casting Coordinator

• Emerging Level

Summary

Kyra is a Gen-Z media company creating engaging digital content that resonates with youth culture. The Casting Coordinator will work within the Kyra Creator Department, working closely with Production (Creative Producers), Brand Partnerships and Creative Teams, to propose talent for large partnerships, outreach and negotiate fees.

Category Casting 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Mar 23, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Kyra is a Gen-Z media company creating engaging digital content that resonates with youth culture. We represent the world-class digital native talent, produce digital content with the biggest and best consumer brands and develop media properties publishing daily content on platforms that matter to Gen Z. 

The Casting Coordinator will work within the Kyra Creator Department, working closely with Production (Creative Producers), Brand Partnerships and Creative Teams, to propose talent for large partnerships, outreach and negotiate fees.

Reporting to the Director of Casting you will use your understanding of Gen Z, your knowledge of the social media industry and your ability to work with data to identify and source the best talent for campaigns in our key industries (Fashion, Tech, Lifestyle, FMCG). You will coordinate ideation of talent, communication and negotiation.

You will work closely alongside the Creator Management arm of the department to identify and build close relationships with Creators for the Kyra Creator Network, ensuring Kyra is seen as best-in-class to collaborate within the Creator Community and across the industry.

This role will be suitable for someone with previous experience in Production and Talent, ideally with a focus on digital and social. You should be able to work alone as well as be a key member of a small team. 

Role Responsibilities
  • Identify suitable talent for a range of media campaigns across various social media platforms for Kyra Studio brand projects.
  • Identify suitable talent for a range of media campaigns for brand deals within our Kyra Digital department.
  • Work with the Creative team to talent search further in line with creative development and present internally to the team.
  • Represent the company in negotiations with talent and their agencies or managers.
  • Distribution of talent agreements. 
  • Attendance at physical shoots where necessary. 
  • Monitor assigned projects from ideation to delivery, ensuring budgets and timelines are adhered to.
  • Maintain a database of external Talent for Kyra Studio and Digital projects.
  • Maintain a database of all historic Creator rates and usage fees for cross departmental referral.
  • Liaise closely with internal stakeholders, the client and the talent across key project stages.
  • Work with our Kyra Talent team to identify and contact new talent for management representation.
  • Work closely with the Creator Management arm of the department to build and maintain relationships with Creators to onboard onto the Kyra Creator network
  • Collaboratively build and maintain a database of Creators with the Creator Management team for the Kyra Creator network 
  • Ensure all paperwork is appropriately managed and distributed to Senior stakeholders where appropriate.
  • Departmental administration tasks, where required.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Minimum 2 years experience in production, talent booking or similar roles in the media industry.
  • A good understanding of platforms for Gen Z (TikTok, Instagram, YouTube etc) is a must.
  • Previous experience in a creative environment such as an agency, studio or brand publisher is preferable.
  • Outstanding communication skills with the confidence to communicate with stakeholders on all levels - from Gen Z talent to global brand representatives.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects calmly and efficiently.
  • Ability to work and communicate closely with talent on multiple projects independently.
  • Experience in management of budgets, paperwork and administration.
  • A solutions focussed approach and team player with a collaborative working style across different project genres.
  • Passion for and deep knowledge of youth culture, music, sport, fashion, animals and trends.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to details, time management and organizational skills.
  • Thrive in fast paced environments and be able to work to strict deadlines.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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