Job Title: Creator Partnerships Executive
Work Location: USA (Remote)
Start Date: ASAP
Recently named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies and AdAge’s A-List Awards Social Media/Influencer Agency of the Year, Whalar is a global creator commerce company that enables creators, brands, and the world’s leading social platforms to work better together to drive business growth for all.
We help brands stay culturally relevant through strategic creator relationships that deliver entertaining and must-see content at scale. We are differentiated by our unique capabilities, including comprehensive creator talent management, brand partnership expertise, proprietary technology, and a dedicated Web3 innovation practice. Our team includes over 300 diverse storytellers, creatives, data, and technology specialists across North America, Europe, APAC, and MENA.
We power the Creator Economy. We are Whalar.
ABOUT THE CREATOR PARTNERSHIPS TEAM:
As leaders in the creator economy, our team uses innovative tools to identify and advance creators. With a focus on post-campaign education and fair compensation, we act as a bridge between creators and Whalar, guiding them through the process. All while advocating for DEI, fair compensation, and accessibility. Join us as a talent scout for the creator community.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
As a Creator Partnerships Executive at Whalar, you'll use cutting-edge tools and real-world connections to identify and elevate creators, while ensuring fair compensation and supporting them throughout the process. You'll be a matchmaker, connecting brands with emerging talent, negotiating contracts, and providing education and support to creators. Join us in our mission to elevate the creator economy.
Agency & Manager Relations: As a Creator Partnerships Executive, you'll have the exciting opportunity to build strong relationships with talent management and negotiate fair compensation that aligns with clients' budgets. You'll be the bridge between creators and Whalar, serving as the "relationship keyholder" between agencies and our company. By scheduling calls and emails, understanding creators' needs, and connecting them to internal Whalar teams, you'll empower them to thrive. Get ready to make a real impact and be a part of the creator economy from day one.
Creator Identification: As a Creator Identification Specialist, you will use your extensive knowledge of the creator economy to identify top talent, align with campaign goals, and onboard creators while maintaining strong relationships with the Whalar Talent teams and external talent agency partners. Working closely with the Product team, you will ensure seamless onboarding and post-sale execution. Your expertise in content, topics of interest, and communities of influence will drive successful campaigns across all social platforms.
Creator Vetting: As a vital part of the team, you'll ensure the relevance and quality of selected creators for campaigns. You'll conduct a thorough analysis of each creator's handle, considering factors such as posting schedule, recent activity, location, brand compatibility, and suitability. Additionally, you'll capture quantitative data aligned with brand criteria, creator niche standards, and industry benchmarks, further enhancing our vetting process. Your attention to detail and data-driven approach will help us select the best creators for successful campaigns.
Copywriting: As a key player in identifying and elevating creators, the ability to write engaging and impactful copy will be essential to craft captivating bios that accurately align a creator's unique skills and passions with the overarching goals of a campaign.
Creative Execution: As a Creator Executive, you will be responsible for aiding in the preparation, enhancement, and modification of creator slides for new business opportunities. You will collaborate with the Design team to create compelling pitch decks that accurately represent creators to brands. Your creativity and attention to detail will be essential in showcasing top talent to potential clients.
Cross-functional Partner: As a cross-functional liaison, you will build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners, facilitating communication and collaboration towards shared objectives. Your exceptional interpersonal and networking skills will be key in driving growth and success for the company.
Creator Elevation Specialist: You will empower creators to achieve their full potential in an industry where there are no traditional university programs or curriculum. You'll play a role in driving their success through post-campaign education and measurement. By sharing creative best practices and providing actionable feedback based on creative benchmarks, you'll enhance their craft. Leveraging our proprietary technology and measurement partner data, you'll ensure that creators receive the guidance they need to thrive. Your passion for the creator economy and commitment to diversity and inclusion will shape a supportive and inclusive environment for creators.
Here’s what we’re looking for:
The salary range for this role is $50,000 - $53,000 + annual bonus + benefits
Our people are our superpower. At Whalar, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility are at the core of who we are. We are deeply committed to reflecting on the unique journeys, authentic voices, and perspectives of our people, our creators, and the communities they represent. Our hope is to impact accessibility beyond compliance and help break societal stigmas and stereotypes. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for everything creator, we want to meet you, and we encourage you to apply.
Whalar is a remote-first working environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves. Whalar is located across 18 states in the US and 6 countries including offices in London and Malaga, Spain. Whalar provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.
Whalar provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, promotions, training, working conditions, compensation, and benefits.