Previous model booking experience with strong agency relationships. Existing relationships with Manchester based model agencies would be a bonus.
A good understanding of shoot production in a commercial environment.
A creative eye and a passion & knowledge of models.
Have a strong understanding of the client’s brand aesthetic.
Have an excellent casting eye; be able to spot new and relevant talent.
Ability and drive to continuously supply an exciting range of talent.
Have previous experience of both adult and kids casting / model booking.
A good understanding of the Children’s Performance licence process.
A methodical, accurate and extremely organised approach with a keen eye for detail.
Excellent communication, problem solving and strong interpersonal skills.
Able to think quickly and problem solve day to day remaining calm under pressure.
Outstanding negotiation skills and ability to work confidently with contracts, usages, and block bookings.
Use initiative and be proactive in everything you do.
You will work as the sole model booker for our client’s ecommerce photography, casting and booking all talent both adult and kids.
Responsible for sourcing options and booking all talent for x 3 model shoots per day (Mon – Fri). Problem solving when necessary to ensure we have the relevant talent needed to help all studios achieve shoot targets.
Nurture existing relationships with UK & international model agencies as well as establishing new ones when required.
Work closely with the client to determine their casting briefs.
Develop a creative ability to understand the client’s aesthetic for male, female, and kids’ models. Using this to recognise appropriate model suggestions.
Taking ownership of models booked. Work alongside the studio team to maximize each model’s potential and ensure consistency of imagery.
Dealing with any issues regarding talent professionally and in line with the clients behaviours policy.
Manage all casting and booking of kid’s models including overseeing the licencing process, ensuring licencing timelines are monitored and adhered to.
Keep in constant contact with the Kids model agencies; ensuring you always have up to date heights, clothes & shoe sizes to make sure all product samples will fit the chosen talent.
Have an in depth understanding of the model team budget and rate structure facilitating confident negotiation skills with agencies.
Demonstrating excellent brand awareness by identifying areas for review, researching ideas, and assessing the competition when required.
Any other duties that may be required from time to time relevant to your role.