44 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Digital Marketer, Talent Manager, Social Media Coordinator, Content Coordinator, Project Manager
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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The role:
Talent Executive

Who does it report to:
Senior Brand Content Talent Manager

Direct Reports:

Where is it based:

The hours:
9.00am – 5.30pm (Monday to Thursday), 9.00am – 5.00pm Friday

The Story so far…

ASOS are the UK’s number one fashion and beauty destination. With 75,000 product lines across Womenswear, Menswear, Footwear, Accessories, Jewellery and Beauty, we’re setting the pace in a worldwide fashion revolution. With around 2,500 new product lines being introduced each week, we’re ambitious and we certainly know our stuff. We ship to 237 countries and also have specific sites targeting the USA, France, Germany, Italy, Australia, Russia, the Netherlands and Sweden.Our ambition is to be the world’s no.1 online fashion brand for 20-somethings, therefore it is really important to us that we continue to attract top talent across the globe to help us realise our goals. If you’re looking for an opportunity to go places and really take your career forward, we could be the perfect fit for you!

The ASOS Way

We do things a certain way - The ASOS Way. It’s our DNA and runs through every single thing we do here - it defines who we are, what we do and how we do it. Some things change, these don’t.

We are Passionate; we are proud to be a part of ASOS, we always give our best and we celebrate our successes. We are Customer Obsessed; we know our customers love fashion and we understand what they want, we know our stuff inside and out, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do. We Restlessly Innovate; we don’t stand still, we give it a go and we’re brave. We are Collaborative and Respectful; We work together to get the job done, we grow ideas from within, we make things happen and we do the right thing. People are the future of our business and we have really big ideas. We know we need people who can turn these ideas into reality – it’s our people that make the difference.

A bit about the Team:

As part of the Global Social & Editorial Team, you’ll be a key player in how ASOS works with talent – content creators, influencers, celebrities & our ASOS Insiders. This is to help raise awareness of ASOS across new touchpoints and elevate our brand content on our various social channels, for our customers in all territories. The team works across multiple projects but with a primary focus on the long-tail benefit of brand growth through excellent, engaging talent content.

The Role:

You’ll take the lead on our approach to talent through our central projects, partnership projects, working with the Senior Brand Content Talent Manager to develop long-tail (i.e. 6-monthly) focuses as well as develop a strategic social talent approach based on channel best-practice Working closely with the social managers and their teams, your team will be responsible for all talent output. You will have direct reports to manage and support in their career growth, but you will also be required to work with and empower other junior members of the wider team to understand the ASOS talent approach. You will also be the point of contact for talent across ASOS and the external contact for the ASOS Insider Programme, so you will be required to deal with multiple peers and senior stakeholders across different verticals.

Your role will include:·

  • Understand the needs of a project to identify and present fresh, relevant talent aligned with the brand to key stakeholders on a project-by-project basis·
  • Develop and present talent decks on a project-by-project basis.· Regularly update and maintain internal talent documents/decks.·
  • Complete end-to-end talent management. Talent briefing, talent negotiation, closing a deal, contracting, and ensuring all content is posted within schedule·
  • Relationship management – working with talent agents, talent themselves and internal stakeholders to always ensure our talent approach is in line with our target audience·
  • Work with legal team to develop talent specific contract templates and ensure all talent are contracted for their deliverables·
  • Co-ordinate budgets with the IPs and core project team to ensure talent spend remains within forecast·
  • Be a constant champion for talent in the business, with one eye on what our competitors are doing.

The person:·
  • An enthusiastic team player with a genuine obsession for talent and content creators.·
  • Existing relationships and contacts within the talent and influencer space.·
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working directly with talent and agents on digital content for brands.· Negotiating experience is preferred.·
  • A deep understanding of the social media landscape, particularly, Instagram, TikTok, Twitch and YouTube.·
  • Harbouring a real interest in the development of the social media landscape and how this will affect how the brand needs to adapt their talent approach·
  • Impeccable organisation skills and the ability to keep projects moving and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Ability to act as an ambassador for the ASOS brand on shoots with talent and partner brands.
  • An interest in fashion, trends and pop culture our 20-something audience love.· And passion for the ASOS brand.

Skills Required

  • Organisation
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Talent Management
  • Fashion Design
  • Digital
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Relationship Management
  • Negotiation
  • Social Media

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