Business Affairs Manager
Cast & CrewNew York, NY
Full Time Job
About Cast & Crew
We enable great content. Films, television, streaming, live events. We make difficult tasks easier - think payroll, human resources, accounting, financial management and workflow. Great content is difficult enough, so we've built solutions and software and, most importantly, linked everything together through a central hub. In English, that means Cast & Crew solutions talk to each other, making those difficult tasks we listed above a whole lot easier and simpler. We do. So you can.
The TEAM Companies (TTC) are a leading payroll, business affairs & technology provider to the advertising & entertainment industries. We offer union & non-union payroll for actors, musicians, singers, crew, editors, visual effects artists and other craftspeople working on commercials, video games, online content, concert tours and in the music recording industry. TTC also provides technology products including a best in class online timecard and employee on-boarding system designed for the content production community. This is a great opportunity to join an industry segment leader & contribute directly to its impact in the advertising & entertainment communities it serves.
TTC's Business Affairs division is a fast-paced environment that provides Union and non-union Talent Business Affairs support as well as Production Business Management, Traffic and Network Clearance services to advertising agencies, media agencies, in-house agencies and production departments, PR firms, production companies and other creative partners to corporate advertisers The TEAM Companies' BA division also is the liaison between TTC's signatory companies and clients requiring signatory support. This position requires experience in broadcast business affairs and talent payments, a solid understanding of the SAG-AFTRA Commercial, Co-Ed and New Media agreements and familiar with labor laws that impact the advertising industry. Proficiency in Excel, excellent communication skills and ability to work directly with clients and personalities of all types is a must.
Talent Management Responsibilities:
Manage clients' talent related business matters including talent estimating, payment processing and actualizing based on a thorough understanding of SAG/AFTRA/AFM commercials codes, both general market and Spanish Language provisions. Detailed responsibilities include:
Opening, tracking and closing jobs
Processing holding/use fees, and notifications in a timely manner
Estimating sessions and use for TV, radio, industrial, new media, interactive, promos, music videos and network TV programing
Generating all necessary reports: talent contracts, production reports, completion reports, talent advices, etc.
Evaluating, managing and resolving state labor and union claims
Responsible for meeting all client and union deadlines
Consulting with, and advising, clients on union rules, labor regulations and best practices
Additional Business Affairs Responsibilities:
Manage and negotiate rights and permission as requested by Client
Manage scale and over scale negotiations and contracting
Proactively manage all account transition documentation
Provide ongoing Client training for business affairs/talent payment processes and procedures
Be available to clients for questions, concerns, follow-ups, etc.
Keep abreast of industry trends
Other related tasks as assigned
Troubleshoot new challenges with teammates in order to share experiences and create the best solutions for our clients
Assist/guide on large projects that fall within your area of expertise
Maintains organized and accurate talent/commercial files
Help cover immediate needs within the department if someone is out of the office
Client Maintenance Responsibilities
Retention of clients through pro-active problem solving, respectful working relationships and responsive client service
Help expand client business into other areas of TTC BA expertise (e.g., music licensing, business affairs, production services, etc.) through thorough exploration of the client's business needs and providing additional services or resources for such.
Attend new business meetings as needed by TTC's Business Development team
CREDENTIALS, EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
Minimum Educational requirement: High School Graduate.
College business courses or equivalent work experience preferred.
Minimum two years' work experience required in agency Business Affairs, Production or at Talent Payroll Company.
Special Work Conditions
Sedentary - involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Some positions may entail exerting up to 15 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, or pull.
Cast & Crew provides a comprehensive package of employee benefits including: Medical, Dental, Life/AD&D; LTD, additional voluntary benefits such as STD, Vision, paid vacation, holidays, and sick pay; 401(k) and employer match, Additional Life Insurance, and other company perks and benefits!
Please note: Due to the high volume of applicants, it is likely that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CA residents: Your personal information may be collected in connection with certain services provided by Cast & Crew or its affiliated companies. A summary of your California privacy rights can be found at Cast & Crew's website.
Cast & Crew is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship or marital status, and to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.
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