Nickelodeon Animation

  • Manager, Talent & Events

    Job Locations US-CA-Burbank
    # of Openings
  • Overview and Responsibilities


    • Work directly with VP & Director, Talent & Events, to implement development strategies and long-term plans for talent on all Nickelodeon Networks
    • Manage talent logistics for appearances and events, including maintaining talent calendars, booking travel, cars, and ensuring that contractual obligations are met and adhered to
    • Support in securing and managing celebrity bookings across Nickelodeon Networks, Pro-social, Marketing, and Special Events
    • Establish and develop relationships with entertainment community
    • Provide on-site management and Talent support for appearances

     Specific Duties:

    • Manage the day-to-day celebrity appearances for specific shows and platforms across Nickelodeon, including but not limited to:
      • Network Upfronts, Kids’ Choice Awards, Kids’ Choice Sports, Worldwide Day of Play, HALO Awards, Marketing & Publicity Events, Pro-Social & Special Events, Super Bowl & Holiday Specials, Comic Con, Vid Con, Additional Award Shows
    • Act as in-house manager, liaising requests across lines of business, as it relates to talent involvement on the channel. Inclusive of press, marketing, international, public affairs, current series shows (live action & animation properties, televised events, etc.)
    • Manage talent logistics for appearances including drafting talent budgets, creating itineraries, booking travel (air, hotel, cars), per diem, visas, work permits, and glam
    • Manage contract administration, send deal requests, facilitate payment processing for talent and cost tracking celebrity talent deals
    • Support pre-established talent series, communicate with Executive in Charge and Executive Producers, and maintain relationships with Nick talent, their guardians and management, ie: The Dude Perfect Show, Lip Sync Battle Shorties, Crashletes, etc.
    • Write Pitch and Offer Letters for celebrity talent (*strong writing skills required)
    • Distribute confirmation letters and booking sheets, track and approve talent images, maintain trackers, save-the dates & blasts
    • Manage gifting for entertainment community
    • Keep department informed about upcoming celebrity projects and updates; maintain research including Sports Playoffs, Movie & TV Release Lists, TV Schedule, etc.
    • Attend concerts, showcases, premieres, and screenings to further develop entertainment contacts and educate the industry about Nickelodeon 

    Basic Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in PR, Publicity or similar work environment
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in assistant/coordinator role with demonstrated growth
    • Extensive knowledge of pop culture and ability to manage corporate environment
    • Strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail, critical thinker
    • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint, seasoned ability to create talent department decks and one sheets


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