Director of Talent Partnerships
Whipper SnapperSanta Monica, CA
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Whipper Snapper is a new kind of digital studio, focused entirely on kids and families. We love YouTube Kids and its power to change and enhance kids lives. As such, we're building a community of creators, educators and content producers to improve the quality of digital video content kids consume. In addition to this, Whipper Snapper produces premium original programming that will be distributed on and off YouTube.
Whipper Snapper seeks a Director of Talent Partnerships to lead our partner relations in North America. Based in our Santa Monica office, you'll be responsible for building a high focused network of Creators, focused entirely on the kids and family content vertical. In addition, you'll work closely with our in-house development and production team to develop new kinds of content programming and digital formats. This role will be fast paced, fun and highly collaborative that's constantly evolving with the needs of the business. We're looking for an ambitious, highly motivated, digital media professional to join the team and help build the next great media company.
Identify and develop strong relationships with fast growing digital creators in the YouTube Kids landscape
Meet and exceed sales goals across both revenue and gross profit targets
Assist the original production team with casting opportunities for Whipper Snapper Originals, from identifying talent through to negotiating the casting agreement.
Become an expert in newly emerging creators, trends and content categories both on and off YouTube.
Support brand partner initiatives including coordinating Creator sponsorships and production requirements
Support and engage with the Whipper Snapper community across social media
Minimum 3-5 years experience in the digital entertainment, ideally at an MCN, YouTube channel or related business.
Deep understanding of YouTube, social media and it's associated business models.
Driven to succeed with a proactive and positive approach to their work
Strong relationship, communication and negotiation skills
Prior experience and relationships with creators in the YouTube Kids market is highly desirable
We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with experience, a flexible working environment and tons of opportunity for growth with the company.
Join the team!