Job Details

Booker

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Booker

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Booker

Summary

NBCUniversal¹s E! Entertainment is seeking a Los Angeles-based Talent Booker.

Category Booking 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 14, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This role will be responsible for supporting E! News’ relationship with celebrity publicists and managers, brands and publishers across E!’s top-rated network of celebrity content. This position will work closely with celebrity representatives to build strong relationships, book talent and extend the E! brand across multiple platforms, with a focus on news and breaking news. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with talent representatives, magazine and book publishers, podcast networks and brands. 
  • Pitch and book talent for celebrity appearances and interviews across multiple E! shows and platforms. 
  • Handle outreach to talent representatives for breaking news and non-breaking news stories. 
  • Ideate and pitch unique celebrity content opportunities for E! coverage, especially as they relate to news-related stories. 
  • Coordinate celebrity appearances and act as liaison between talent representation and series’ producers regarding logistics and interview topics. 
  • Stay abreast of pop culture and upcoming entertainment events and work with team to translate them into booking opportunities. 
Qualifications
Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience in the celebrity entertainment industry in TV, print, or online publications. 
  • An extensive background and strong relationships working directly with celebrity publicists, managers, and agents. 
  • Strong contacts, including with influencer, sports, podcast representatives and other pop culture personalities.
  • Experience booking celebrity appearances and cooperative features. 
  • Must work flexible hours including early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays. 
  • Experience handling outreach to multiple parties at the pace required for breaking news stories. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Desired Characteristics:
  • Team player who is able to work in a fast-paced environment. 
  • A love of celebrity, entertainment and pop culture. 
  • Strong judgment and a history of being able to mediate the demands of a news organization with celebrity representatives. 
  • Ability to juggle multiple assignments and balance priorities as required. 
  • Strong negotiation, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment. 
  • Must be responsible, self-motivated and able to work under pressure. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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