Talent Partnerships Manager
Content Strategy & Operations
Beverly Hills, CA
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Manager, Talent Partnerships Beverly Hills
Defy Media is seeking a Manager, Talent Partnerships to expand and execute on our partner offerings as part of Defy’s Creators Program. You will be the primary point of contact to facilitate anything and everything to do with continuing the growth and success of the Creators Program as well as our partners’ channels and businesses. Defy Media operates the largest portfolio of fully owned and operated YouTube channels in the world including Smosh, Clevver, Break, AWE me, and Screen Junkies. The Creators Program is comprised of a select group of highly curated top tier creators who complement and supplement the company’s programming.
Research the digital creator space, outreach and recruit top tier partners aligned with the company’s goals
Negotiate partnership and sponsorship agreements with creators, representatives, brands, and agencies
Cultivate strong relationships with creators across the digital ecosystem
Maintain effective communication with partners and finding timely solutions to resolve issues and challenges
Facilitate partner opportunities for hosting, talent, editorial, production, and creative development for Owned & Operated properties and OTT
Work closely with internal integrated marketing and sales teams to provide partner channel and programming information for use in driving advertising business
Analyze and interpret YouTube Analytics viewership data to provide channel growth and programming recommendations to partners
Assist in developing and executing on new revenue generation opportunities for partners
2 - 4 years experience in partner recruitment, entertainment, development, or management
Self-motivated individual who works well on own as well as with a team
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Attention to detail is a MUST
Sales experience preferred
Existing relationships with YouTube talent a plus
Passionate about the YouTube ecosystem and familiar with YouTube stars
Familiar with the YouTube Creator Playbook for best practices
YouTube Certified in Audience Growth a plus
Proficiency in MS office products, especially Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
ABOUT DEFY MEDIA
DEFY Media is the top digital producer and programmer for 13-34 year olds, and the largest owner of YouTube channels and leading media brands across the comedy, lifestyle and gaming verticals. Each month, DEFY-produced content generates 700 million video views and reaches 65 million YouTube subscribers, 100 million social media followers, 54 million unique web visitors and consumers of our apps, which have been downloaded over 25 million times. DEFY Media brands include Smosh, recently named by Variety as the top brand for 13-17 year olds, Break, known for its top program “Prank It Forward”, and Screen Junkies, home to the highly influential digital series “Honest Trailers”. The world’s top brands partner with DEFY to build immersive advertising solutions that deliver unparalleled access to this influential audience. With uniquely integrated capabilities in content development, studio production, distribution and promotion, DEFY Media is built for content delivery in the digital age. Please visit us at
****At DEFY, we strive to build a vibrant culture, creative atmosphere, and all the perks and events you’d expect from a team that delivers some of the most entertaining and popular content on the web, day in and day out. Are you a rule breaker, an innovator, as passionate about creating and delivering great content as we are? Come DEFY with us.
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