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Talent Agents work for artists and help them advance their careers and find new work opportunities. Common duties listed on a typical resume sample for Talent Agents include introducing clients to agents, providing advice on contract negotiations, finding bookings, keeping accounts, doing paperwork, and preparing financial statements. The most successful Talent Agents demonstrate qualities like communication, networking, strong interpersonal skills, organization, attention to details, and time management. No formal education is necessary for this role, although some candidates hold a degree in marketing or public relations.

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Talent Agent

Acted as a liaison between talent, record labels, film studios, production and promotion companies, business managers and corporate sponsorships. Responsible for P&L of 48 clients and company revenue generated from each act.

  • Forecasted and managed yearly sales for touring artists in excess of 10 million dollars.
  • Developed contract used for all talent bookings.
  • Created and developed multiple untapped markets with a 5% increase in revenue.
  • Initiated Dollar General's literacy program with represented artist, Faith Hill, in a sponsorship role.
  • Created special sales techniques on new product lines and e commerce potential.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
2

Talent Agent / Marketing Director

Played an ultimate role in the establishment, organizational development and growth of a new company by providing management to over 100 celebrity clients. Performed a wide range of critical marketing, staffing, and information technology functions, which brought about profitable company after only 3 months of existence.

  • Initiated a key strategic partnership with a celebrity buyer company resulting in an additional $750,000 of revenue and increased market visibility that allowed the company to reach new heights in client acquisition.
  • Developed contracts in excess of $600,000, securing both maximum pay and benefits for clients that allowed for over 90% retention in client base.
  • Utilized creative and technical skills to design and produce both the requisite marketing literature and unique high-quality products that cost-effectively maximized both company and client exposure saving the company over $50,000 in potential fees.
  • Initiated and preserved strong relationships with large-scale buyers of celebrity talent such as Coors and MTV to provide clients with opportunities for exposure, resulting in a 25% increase in national advertising work.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communications
Marketing
3

Voice Over Talent Agent

Managed and pitched more than 250 clients to casting directors and well established advertising agencies

  • Booked clients on Voice Over TV and Radio Commercial jobs
  • Negotiated contracts between client and Broadcast Business Affairs in advertising agencies
  • Established a high success rate in building and maintain business relationships
  • Directed auditions and sessions and booth engineered all areas of Voice Over using Pro Tools
  • Coordinated client schedules, Voice Over sessions, and initiated conference calls; proven results to work well under high pressure during changing deadlines and situations
  • Maintained organization and professionalism while handling multiple priorities at once that required a high attention to detail and assertiveness
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
4

Talent Agent

Developed accounts and built strategic relationships with top promoters and music business managers

  • Generated increase in revenues for 3 straight quarters
  • Booked artists for dates including Grammy Award Winner Patti Austin, Grammy Award Winner Arrested
  • Negotiated, executed, and maintained contracts
  • Gathered and pursued over 150 leads per month
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Entrepreneurship And Emerging Enterprises
5

Talent Agent

Paralegal work but not limited to; contract negotiation, publishing agreements, and international talent contracts

  • Cold call pitching to potential corporate clients
  • Managed day-to-day business affairs for CEO and celebrity talent for corporations including; North Carolina Education Lottery, Spike TV, South Carolina Education Lottery, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Mars, Charlotte Bobcats, ESPN, Tennessee Mega Millions, HiTech Stages (UK) and NASCAR
  • Wrote local and national press releases under short deadline
  • Managed numerous brand campaigns which resulted in a 67% increase in social media fans
  • Compiled and analyzed financial data, expense reports and ecommerce accounting for state/county tax
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
6

Talent Agent

Paralegal work but not limited to; contract negotiation, publishing agreements, and international talent contracts

  • Cold call pitching to potential corporate clients
  • Managed day-to-day business affairs for CEO and celebrity talent for corporations including; North Carolina Education Lottery, Spike TV, South Carolina Education Lottery, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Mars, Charlotte Bobcats, ESPN, Tennessee Mega Millions, HiTech Stages (UK) and NASCAR
  • Wrote local and national press releases under short deadline
  • Managed numerous brand campaigns which resulted in a 67% increase in social media fans
  • Compiled and analyzed financial data, expense reports and ecommerce accounting for state/county tax
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Leadership
7

Talent Agent

Handled children and young adults from newborns to 18 and over 18 playing younger for commercial and print work.

  • Assisted theatrical agent.
  • Negotiated contracts with casting directors, production companies, photographers, ad agencies, clients and managers.
  • Raised department earnings by $3,000.00 per month.
  • Maintained client computer files.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Dance
8

Talent Agent/office Manager

Managed and represented client talent in all areas of film and television music

  • Generated production leads for composers, music editors, and music supervisor clients
  • Worked placement for music publishing catalog and intellectual property
  • Promoted and marketed sales and services of all company business
  • Managed day-to-day general office operations
  • Increased agency presence through guild and craft promotions, and trade publications
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Marketing
9

Talent Agent/ Operations & Studio Manager

Managed more than 30 accounts ranging from individual affiliates to movie trailers, their combined totals yielded more than $300,000 in revenue

  • Maintained & nurtured current vendor / client relationships
  • Negotiated monies earned for services rendered by clientele
  • Streamlined relationships between all departments
  • Coordinated website design and maintenance
  • Helped prioritize office in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Developed strategies to uncover new sources of revenue within the industry
  • Operated an independent recording studio within a major company
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Film Studies
10

Talent Agent (equity)

Directly responsible for over 250 clients ranging from: singers, dancers, choreographers and actors

  • Managed our NYC office (3 direct reports)
  • Negotiated contracts for Broadway/National Tours as well as TV shows and commercials that involved singing or dancing
  • Developed and fostered relationships with casting directors, producers, directors, music A&R, as well as Broadway company managers
  • Expert knowledge of the entertainment unions: AEA, SAG, AFTRA, AGVA and the Dancers Alliance
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Organizational Communications

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