Manager - Talent
Job Type


The primary focus of this position will be talent management and development in the influencer space. Elements of talent management will include actively signing and maintaining a roster of viable talent and managing a wide variety of endorsement and partnership deals.



  • Handle consistent communication with talent and provide counsel across all business matters, including social media, industry trends, brand extensions and growth trajectory
  • Leverage existing relationships with brand and agency contacts for deal flow and revenue quotas
  • Actively and reactively assist in ongoing talent pitches/project development, both for own clients as well as agency-wide
  • Along with support team, manage each project from inception to completion
  • Develop creative and strategic program ideas with talent’s strengths/successes and development goals in mind
  • Represent talent in contract negotiations
  • Provide insight and research/discover new talent


  • 2-4 years’ experience in managing top-tier talent in the traditional and/or digital space
  • Los Angeles based


  • MSOffice Suite
  • Google Analytics
  • QuickBase a plus
  • Traffic analysis tools such as HYPR and CreatorIQ a plus


  • Superior communication, writing and verbal skills with an ability to consult with executive management
  • Proactive, detail-oriented, and extremely organized
  • Ability to meet deadlines and possess follow-through
  • Confidence and ability to negotiate deals and understand deal memos between talent and brands
  • Marketing savvy, problem-solving and pop culturally aware
  • Creative thinker who can brainstorm innovative ideas/strategies
  • Positive attitude and strong social skills in speaking to talent and brands

What You’ll Get:

  • Robust benefits package with employer contribution
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • WFH flexibility
  • Paid parental leave
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Casual dress code & open office environment
  • A rewarding career at an industry-leading company with a strong mission and passionate team

About the DBA Culture:

DBA is committed to enhancing its culture of inclusion and attracting, developing, and retaining diverse talent. We offer an ethos where all voices are heard, and where awareness and respect are mandated. We lead with our hearts and strive for our work family to be a reflection of our passion for championing new voices and guiding legacy brands to celebrate diversity and inclusion.

Our team is goal-oriented and fosters a mindset of collaboration over competition. We are creative, we push industry boundaries, and we are collectively aiming to up our game. These core values are at the center of our company and its approach to internal community building. We are invested in your success and will work diligently to provide you with valuable career and personal growth opportunities in a safe and people-first environment.

DBA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

About the DBA Business:

DBA is the industry leader in the influencer management and marketing landscape, representing a world class portfolio of diverse social media-oriented personalities, creators, and publishers. Founded in 2010, DBA was the first digital influencer agency to recognize the rise of new media voices and manage them as individual talent.

Now, with over 150 of the most prominent social media influencers whom, in aggregate, have a reach of 200 million-plus, DBA masters the multi-platform constellation of the ever-shifting media space, blending decades of brand strategy and communications expertise. Focusing on top-level content and storytelling as well as native advertising and brand development, DBA continues to move digital culture forward.

Digital Brand Architects has been featured in the New York Times, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Fast Company, WWD, Forbes, Ad Age, and more. DBA offices are located in New York City and Los Angeles.