Talent Manager

What does a Talent Manager do?

What does a Talent Manager do?

A TALENT MANAGER is in charge of helping actors, directors, playwrights, and musicians organize and advance their careers. Good managers keep their client’s best interest in mind in negotiations, meetings, and in terms of publicity.

Skills

Marketing | Finance | Strong written and verbal communication | Negotiation skills

Pathways

Degree in business, marketing, and/or public relations | Interning | Assisting

How to become a Talent Manager

Many colleges and universities offer degrees and concentrations in business or management. Those just starting out may additionally want to explore available classes and workshops led by professional talent managers, and agencies that offer volunteer, internship, or assistant opportunities.