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CookIt Media is a woman-owned boutique influencer marketing agency that is committed to creating a culture focused on collaboration, mutual respect, caring, creative thinking, and learning. CookIt values its employees above all else, and strives to provide a diverse environment that ensures each person feels valued, listened to, and supported. Success and great work are recognized and celebrated by the entire team. Come grow with us!

In 2020, CookIt Media was recognized as an Inc 5000 fastest-growing company. We create partnerships, campaigns, and custom content for brands ranging from Zwilling to Aldi, Bob’s Red Mill to Litehouse, Primal Kitchen to Dave’s Killer Bread, Target to Starkist.

Open Positions

Location: Los Angeles/ Remote

Experience Level: 2+ years 

Salary: $60 – $65k

CookIt Media is a one-of-a-kind influencer marketing agency with expertise in both the business of influencer marketing and the world of food and beverage. With a goal to grow, support and manage a proprietary talent roster, the Talent Manager role is key to CookIt’s Talent team. Working with the Director of Talent, you will oversee and support the current talent roster, while leading the company’s efforts to expand the roster and the services we provide.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively and reactively collaborate with Director of Talent on new business opportunities for Talent 
  • Strategize, develop, and implement agency processes to increase workflow and efficiencies within the Talent department
  • Help manage the roster’s inbound opportunities and the execution of multiple partnerships, ensuring brand and influencer are aligned on scope, process, timeline, etc. 
  • Provide strategic support with regard to social media, industry trends, brand extensions and growth trajectory to help Talent achieve their goals and create new opportunities for their brands
  • Alongside the Director of Talent, identify and recruit category-expert influencers and content creators for exclusive management
  • Working with VP Business Development, help identify partnership opportunities for talent, utilizing “wish lists”, contacts, research
  • Report to the Director of Talent
  • Manage and mentor team members at the Talent Coordinator level
  • Oversee Talent onboarding/exit
  • Oversee Talent Trackers
  • Oversee the contract process and approvals, including scopes and negotiation
  • Working with VP Business Development/Director of Talent, oversee creation of wrap reports, recap decks and re-pitching efforts, leveraging available performance data and metrics

 

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a candidate with previous experience in influencer talent management and strategy. Our ideal candidate has a passion for influencers and social media, along with an interest in food and cooking. You’re also highly organized, ambitious, curious and creative, and excited about the opportunity to take on new challenges. 

Location: Remote

Time: 20 hours per week

Salary: Hourly, TBD pending experience. Contractor Position.

CookIt Media is a woman-owned full-service influencer marketing agency with expertise in all things food. We place a high-value on premium content and creative excellence, and strive to help brands harness the power of influencers and their audiences. We create partnerships, campaigns, and custom content for brands ranging from Zwilling, Fisher Nuts, Alexia Foods, Organicville, Verb and more. 

 

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to lead our business development arm. The ideal candidate has a proven track record in identifying opportunities for brands and influencers to work together. With a diverse portfolio of services, this individual will be pitching a myriad of ways for brands to work with CookIt Media – from influencer partnerships to custom content and managed campaign services. While this role is a part time contractor position to begin, the intention is to commit to a full time role after 6 months.

 

What you’ll do:

Working with the VP of Strategic Partnerships, participate in identifying and securing new business opportunities and well-aligned brands. 

  • Create, build and email weekly list of brand outreach opportunities
  • Pitch CookIt Media’s full-service offerings, including talent and content roster and campaign services 
  • Identify opportunities, needs and challenges of prospective clients
  • Assist with brand-aligned concepts, client analysis and creative strategies 
  • Build campaign proposal decks, compile influencer rate sheets and other sales documents
  • Utilize team CRM tools, including HubSpot and Adapt.io, to organize and create sales pipelines
  • Support initial outreach to prospects and follow ups
  • Take calls with potential clients
  • Help ideate and pitch CookIt Media for event opportunities that directly lead to new business opportunities 
  • Aim to connect CookIt to networks, associations and individuals that will increase our visibility and support business goals

Ideal Candidate:

To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience developing leads, detailed organization and possess strong people and communication skills. This role will begin by being heavily involved in the new business process from start to finish. If you are motivated and results-driven and enjoy working in a team environment, we can’t wait to chat! 

 

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Don’t see a job that’s right for you at this moment? We still want to stay in touch! If you’re interested in joining the team, send us your resume along with a cover letter outlining your experience, as well as the position where you think you’d add the most value.

CookIt Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of one’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. We strongly believe in the importance of inclusivity within our workplace. We understand that marginalized communities — including people of color, people from working-class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people — are integral to not only the work we do but society at large. Hence, we strongly encourage people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities to apply.