Business Affairs Manager
Posted on 4/1/2023
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Minimum Educational requirement: High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum two years' work experience required in agency Business Affairs, Production or Talent Payroll Company
  • Experience in broadcast business affairs and talent payments
  • A solid understanding of the SAG-AFTRA Commercial, Co-Ed and/or New Media agreements
  • Familiar with labor laws that impact the advertising industry
  • Excellent communication skills - possesses ability to work directly with clients and personalities of all types is a must
  • Manage clients' talent related business matters including talent estimating, payment processing and actualizing based on a thorough understanding of SAG/AFTRA/AFM commercials codes, both general market and Spanish Language provisions. Detailed responsibilities include
  • Opening, tracking and closing jobs
  • Processing holding/use fees, and notifications in a timely manner
  • Estimating sessions and use for TV, radio, industrial, new media, interactive, promos, music videos and network TV programing
  • Generating all necessary reports: talent contracts, production reports, completion reports, talent advices, etc
  • Evaluating, managing and resolving state labor and union claims
  • Responsible for meeting all client and union deadlines
  • Consulting with, and advising, clients on union rules, labor regulations and best practices
  • Manage and negotiate rights and permission as requested by Client
  • Manage scale and over scale negotiations and contracting
  • Proactively manage all account transition documentation
  • Provide ongoing Client training for business affairs/talent payment processes and procedures
  • Be available to clients for questions, concerns, follow-ups, etc
  • Keep abreast of industry trends
  • Troubleshoot new challenges with teammates in order to share experiences and create the best solutions for our clients
  • Assist/guide on large projects that fall within your area of expertise
  • Maintains organized and accurate talent/commercial files
  • Help cover immediate needs within the department if someone is out of the office
  • Retention of clients through pro-active problem solving, respectful working relationships and responsive client service
  • Help expand client business into other areas of TTC BA expertise (e.g., music licensing, business affairs, production services, etc.) through thorough exploration of the client's business needs and providing additional services or resources for such
  • Attend new business meetings as needed by TTC's Business Development team
Desired Qualifications
  • College business courses or equivalent work experience preferred
Cast & Crew

51-200 employees

Entertainment payroll services company
Company Overview
Cast & Crew is on a mission to transform the entertainment industry by streamlining how great content is made. The company operates as a combined entertainment technology and services provider offering industry standard screenwriting accounting software, digital payroll products, data & reporting, and a host of creative tools.
  • PTO
  • Family-leave time off
  • 401(K)
  • Hybrid & remote work flexibility
  • Health, dental, & vision insurance
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health and wellness programs