Senior Talent Manager, North America (Los Angeles)

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Team Liquid, a high-growth entrepreneurial organization, is looking for a Senior Talent Manager to be based in our office in Los Angeles, CA. This role will be responsible for the execution of partnerships, sales, and branding, for a portfolio of talent under the Team Liquid umbrella. The Senior Talent Manager will act as a mentor and leader, cultivating relationships with professional esports athletes, content creators, and industry-related influencers. 


Manage relations and the execution of partnerships, sales, and branding for a portfolio of talent under the Team Liquid umbrella, which includes:

    • Professional esports athletes
    • Content creators 
    • Industry-related influencers.
  • Design and deliver brand training through the execution of presentations and providing resources such as training documents, best practice player relations guidelines, and leading one-on-one meetings.
  • Ensure brand compliance when necessary, conducting compliance updates, and implementing best practices through the use of research and benchmarking. 
  • Create, develop, and execute talent promotional content, working closely with other departments to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Monitor and manage social media channels, implementing feedback and keeping track of player milestones to build and grow brand presence.
  • Manage and maintain budgets, reviewing and approving expenses.
  • Evaluate, scout, and structure contracts with incoming talent to request approval and execute new agreements.
  • Design, develop and execute talent signing presentation decks to the leadership team.
  • Act as a leader and mentor to talent, building and cultivating relationships, proactively providing support and conducting mental health checks.
  • Manage collaborations between internal and external talents and influencers, adopting project management life cycle methodologies.
  • Work closely with partnerships to select talent for campaigns and activations to ensure growth aligns with the brand.
  • Manage any current talent partnerships, coordinating talent promotions for partners and commerce.
  • Act as a lead on collaborations ensuring deadlines are met when working closely with other departments to execute Partner campaigns.
  • Work closely with the Sales team to determine talent pricing and deliverables. for campaigns, developing and delivering pitches and presentation decks to the executive team.
  • Lead, navigate, and build contract negotiations and sales calls on behalf of internal and external talent.
  • Coordinate sales deliverables with talents and complete administrative paperwork and invoicing for accounting.
  • Act as a mentor when managing Talent Managers in order to accelerate and promote professional and personal development.  


  • Brand Marketing experience within an agency or brand environment.
  • Experience effectively motivating and managing teams.
  • Influencer marketing experience, including:
    • Influencer/talent search and acquisition
    • Content development
    • Management of social platform ins and outs.
  • Experience leading multi-faceted teams toward a common deliverable on frequently accelerated timeframes.
  • Account management experience in building relationships, negotiating contracts, and owning a book of business.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to consistently make sound judgments. 


  • Extensive knowledge of the gaming or esports space.

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Los Angeles, California

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