Senior Influencer Manager

New York, Salary:Negotiable

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About Social Chain

This is Social Chain. A global social media agency. We deliver tangible results that have a long term transformational impact on progressive brands. We use the latest technology to drive strategy, the right minds to inspire creativity, and over 386 million people to maximise distribution. We currently have offices in Manchester, London, New York and Berlin. Interested in joining us? We’re always looking out for the next generation of talent to join our expansive team of creatives. We’re not looking for generic CVs, we’re looking for originality and a proven passion that grabs our attention.

Job Description

Social Chain is looking for a Senior Influencer Manager to join our New York team. This role will be directly responsible for driving, maintaining, and optimizing the Influencer Talent team across a number of clients and platforms. 

What You Will Be Working On:

  • Responsible for operational efficiencies of the Influencer Team through vendor partners and strategic goals and tactics.
    • Manages and reviews strategic partners, software vendors and contracts to ensure competitive partner pricing, technology and offering 
    • Manage and continue to implement and review new streamlined processes for efficiencies for internal and external communications
    • Day-to-day management of our existing portfolio of influencer partners.
      • Negotiate fair market compensation for new influencers and renewal contracts for existing partners.
      • Own the day to day relationships with existing and perspective new talent management agencies/agents and/or directly with the talent
  • Leading a team that will execute and manage talent-led programs. Program management includes:
    • Source and secure talent (celebrities, influencers, inspirational heroes, etc.) for RFPs and large- scale campaigns
    • Negotiate talent fees with agents, managers and influencers/talent directly
    • Work with legal and finance teams to draft talent contracts and coordinate payments
    • Work with the Projects team to arrange travel, plan logistics, and coordinate talent riders for shoots where applicable
    • Work closely with the Production team to coordinate talent-led remote shoots
    • Develop and manage talent timelines as part of large-scale marketing programs
    • Attend photo/video shoots and manage talent needs on-set (as needed, including remote shoots)
    • Distribute call sheets and photo/video treatment documents to talent, schedule calls to review pre-production details with talent/agents
  • Collaborate with creative strategists to pitch talent-led campaigns to prospective clients. Pre-sale ideation includes:
  • Quickly and efficiently source potential talent options based on program concept, scope and budget
  • Represent the talent team capabilities in client/agency-facing meetings and pitches
  • Activate Influencer campaigns and manage post-campaign evaluation, using measurement tools to track performance metrics
  • Ensure FTC compliance for influencer-led programs and executions

Candidate Requirements

Who We Are Looking For:

  • 4-5 years of experience at a digital agency, agency or brandside for influencer talent
  • 2-3 years minimum experience leading a team 
  • Possess a strategic way of thinking, along with analytical and creative rigor
  • Deep understanding of social media platforms and how brands can best leverage them to reach their marketing and business goals 
  • Able to write and present their work on compelling presentations 
  • Prior experience with talent booking or influencer management
  • Familiarity with FTC and SAG/AFTRA guidelines a plus
  • Production (photo and/or video) experience or familiarity a plus
  • Should be detail-oriented, able to work well under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects with changing priorities
  • Must possess excellent communication, writing, and organization skills

Additional Info

Why Join Social Chain

  • Joining Social Chain means becoming part of the Social Chain family! You’ll get to work with an incredible team of dedicated, collaborative, hilarious, and kind people. We put the happiness and prosperity of our team members first, always. 
  • The chance to work with a global team of innovators with a track-record for leveraging owned media, technology and insights to build brands that earn a meaningful share of people’s lives. 
  • Our mission is to put the brands we work with at the forefront of what’s possible through first, fearless, and ever-changing social-first campaigns. 

Benefits

  • Unlimited vacation (we really mean it)
  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • $100/month gym stipend
  • Pre-tax transportation benefits through Swipe-N-Save
  • Monthly virtual wellness events
  • Team activities every week