Lead Talent Manager

Playa del Rey California
Required Experience: 5 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 7 days ago

The Lead Talent Manager will be a driving force in developing an exciting new business unit with high potential for The Inertia's already-established media properties. This role will require successfully negotiating contracts from start to finish on a brisk timeline and working with CEO to develop and execute strategy in a highly entrepreneurial environment. This role will also involve high-level planning and working to organize and optimize a new segment within the organization. Candidates must have 5+ years of experience working in media and possess a strong knowledge and passion for surf, ocean, and outdoor culture and its major players. Candidates will ideally have strong relationships with athletes and relevant brands within surf and outdoor culture.


– Successfully negotiate agreements from start to finish quickly
– Develop tools and processes to optimize business unit’s revenue potential
– Assist in conceptualizing brand messaging in internal and external communications
– Develop and optimize e-commerce marketing strategy
– Develop and secure B2B partnerships to maximize revenue potential
– Work with CEO to build out team processes, infrastructure, and planning tools as necessary

If you meet the requirements above and are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter (no longer than one page each) through Malakye.com or to zach@theinertia.com.
- Graduate of four-year university
- Excellent communication skills
- 5+ years working in media, ideally in ocean- and outdoor-related media
- Preference for candidates with pre-existing strong relationships with relevant athletes and brands
- Experience driving and coordinating deals and partnerships from start to finish
- Proficient in Excel/Numbers
We get to travel to some awesome places and work with great people.