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Casting Producer

Discovery Inc.
New York, NY 10001
  • Job Code
    118019145
Discovery Inc.


Casting Producer

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 25939
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Programming & Production
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Discovery, Inc. is seeking a dynamic and strategic Casting Producer to focus on digital talent development for our direct-to-consumer app, Food Network Kitchen.

The Casting Producer is responsible for identifying, researching, pitching, coordinating and securing host and guest talent to appear in content for FNK and related Discovery Digital properties and platforms. The candidate must have a proven track record of securing relevant bookings in the food, lifestyle and entertainment spaces. They must have their finger on the pulse of food and pop culture trends, a strong network of contacts, and relationships with various publicists, publishers, studios and digital media companies.



Responsibilities

1. Research, pitch and book talent in the food and lifestyle spaces, including chefs, influencers, cookbook authors and entertainers
2. Monitor top trends in all areas of the culinary and lifestyle spaces
3. Work with Supervising Producer and Segment Producers to coordinate talent needs related to appearances
4. Work with BA/Legal and other internal stakeholders, to negotiate all aspects of guest bookings and relevant clearance needs related to appearances
5. Build and organize a roster of relevant talent in the food and lifestyle space
6. Coordinate
7. Manage a small team of talent coordinators in New York and in remote locations



Qualifications

* 4+ years experience securing high-profile and emerging talent in the food and lifestyle spaces, including chefs, influencers, cookbook authors and entertainers
* In-depth knowledge and appreciation of food, pop culture, entertainment and the media industry
* Must have a current network of contacts to book food-focused hosts/guests
* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to break through gatekeepers and influence decision-makers, including publicists and managers
* Must be a self-starter and strong teammate who can work independently and responsibly
* Organizational and project management skills with the ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
* Must be willing to work with Producers and other internal stakeholders to coordinate needs related to appearances, pre-interviews and licensed materials
* Some travel may be required
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI118019145

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Casting Producer</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 25939<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Programming & Production<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery, Inc. is seeking a dynamic and strategic Casting Producer to focus on digital talent development for our direct-to-consumer app, Food Network Kitchen.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">The Casting Producer is responsible for identifying, researching, pitching, coordinating and securing host and guest talent to appear in content for FNK and related Discovery Digital properties and platforms. The candidate must have a proven track record of securing relevant bookings in the food, lifestyle and entertainment spaces. They must have their finger on the pulse of food and pop culture trends, a strong network of contacts, and relationships with various publicists, publishers, studios and digital media companies.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Research, pitch and book talent in the food and lifestyle spaces, including chefs, influencers, cookbook authors and entertainers<br />2. Monitor top trends in all areas of the culinary and lifestyle spaces<br />3. Work with Supervising Producer and Segment Producers to coordinate talent needs related to appearances<br />4. Work with BA/Legal and other internal stakeholders, to negotiate all aspects of guest bookings and relevant clearance needs related to appearances<br />5. Build and organize a roster of relevant talent in the food and lifestyle space<br />6. Coordinate<br />7. Manage a small team of talent coordinators in New York and in remote locations</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* 4+ years experience securing high-profile and emerging talent in the food and lifestyle spaces, including chefs, influencers, cookbook authors and entertainers<br />* In-depth knowledge and appreciation of food, pop culture, entertainment and the media industry <br />* Must have a current network of contacts to book food-focused hosts/guests<br />* Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to break through gatekeepers and influence decision-makers, including publicists and managers<br />* Must be a self-starter and strong teammate who can work independently and responsibly<br />* Organizational and project management skills with the ability to thrive in fast-paced environment <br />* Must be willing to work with Producers and other internal stakeholders to coordinate needs related to appearances, pre-interviews and licensed materials<br />* Some travel may be required<br />* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/NaYrAAF6xEyyHRBOukBZn"> <p>PI118019145</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-13 Expires: 2020-03-15

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