Talent and Development Director

Pac-12 NetworkMonday, June 3, 20190 application(s)
Employer Name Pac-12 Network
Job Title Talent and Development Director
City San Francisco
State California
Country USA
Job Region West
Job Category Programming & Production
Salary Range DOE
Job Reference 120201201R1
Job Level Mid Level
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  • Identify, evaluate, and recruit on-air talent (hosts, reporters, analyst, play-by-play reporters, and studio guests, etc.), for the Pac-12 Networks
  • Negotiate contracts/agreements for on-air talent and/or guests
  • Collaborate with producers and the content team to create a strategy around scheduling on-air talent for events
  • Manage departmental budget and track costs across multiple platforms
  • Partner with the finance department to facilitate and process timely payments for all talent services
  • Provide operational on-site management for talent at studio shoots, conference championships and various other special events as needed
  • Work closely with Pac-12 Networks’ Programming, Content, Audience Development, Sales, Data, and Communication teams in the management and development of on-air talent to raise consumer awareness, and to drive ratings, online traffic, etc.
  • Provide guidance, preparation, and feedback to on-air talent regarding on-camera performance
  • Work with University Relations and Content departments to develop student or graduate on-air talent and reports.
  • Must be able to travel on occasion
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Existing relationships with the on-air talent community, agents, managers, publicists, etc. in order to effectively cast on-air talent, celebrity guests, etc.
  • Strong communications and relationship building skills
  • Experience as a talent manager and/or talent producer on sports-related programming
  • Experience in successfully negotiating talent contracts and agreements
  • Highly organized, with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple projects while effectively meeting deadlines
  • Ideally, experience with college sports content and a passion for college athletics
  • Full appreciation of the values/culture of Pac-12 Networks and Pac-12 Conference, with the ability to excel within these environments and interact with all constituents (Conference, universities, Networks, etc.) in a highly effective manner
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