Strategic Talent Partner, Merch |

Full Time
United States
Posted 2 weeks ago

At Cameo, we make impossible connections possible. Our mission is to create the most personalized and authentic fan experiences on earth. Our global platform allows fans to get personalized video messages and live calls, merchandise from their favorite stars and creators, and through our Cameo for Business platform, all companies can now leverage the power of celebrity at scale. The key to our success? Our outstanding team. The people behind the scenes, spreading joy to our talent and their fans – as well as their fellow colleagues – each and every day. 

From product marketers to talent partners, software engineers and recruiters, we create to inspire –for you, for us, and for all the users on our platform. As we grow, our core values and startup mentality remain; we value creativity, hard work, collaboration, direct dialogue and feedback, and the continued development of our people. For more information, please visit

Our team is guided by five core values, and we like to share them early on to set the stage…

    • Challenge Assumptions – We don’t just solve problems, we have unbiased conversations and take the time to understand the why behind solving the problems.
    • Roll out the Red Carpet – Do you welcome everyone just as they are?
    • Fight for Simplicity – Get comfortable with saying no and intentional when saying yes.
    • Act Like an Owner – Every employee, at every level is passionate about taking responsibility for building Cameo’s future.
    • Make it Memorable – When was the last time you said, “wow, that sh!t was cool!”

A few more things to consider:

🏆 Humble brag – we’re honored to be named one of LinkedIn’s Top 50 Startups to Work For, voted one of America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes, the #1 Most Innovative Social Media Company by Fast Company, and recently raised a $100M Series C.

🌎 As the world continues to shift and shape, so do we. Our Where We Work program offers a combination of hub office locations, work from home, and fully remote roles to ensure we’re building a diverse and inclusive team.

🎁 The goods – competitive salaries, equity, health insurance, 401(k), wellness perks, unlimited PTO – just to name a few. Oh, and did we mention Cameo works with noteworthy actors, athletes, musicians, your favorite creators, global superstars, famous furry friends and more!?

About the role:

We’re looking for a Strategic Talent Partner, Merch, to join our rockstar team. As a Strategic Talent Partner of Merch you will be working with  the top creators, entertainers and athletes to develop their brand through merchandise and fan shoutouts. In this position, you will be building a pipeline of highly engaged talent, creating a compelling merchandise plan and partnering with other departments such as Design, Marketing and Operations to ensure a successful launch for a client. Strong knowledge in e-commerce or retail are key areas of expertise in this role. 

A few things about yourself:

  • You have 3+ years of experience in ecommerce/retail or brand development for creators, athletes or iconic figures within entertainment. 
  • You have deep industry IQ and are invested in keeping up to date with creator revenue trends throughout the entertainment industry.
  • You are able to dive into your network without fear of being told “no”. You have a positive attitude and you are always able to find creative ways of highlighting the value of what you are selling.
  • You are incredibly detail oriented, making sure internal and external partners are aware of what is expected or needed by them every step of the way.
  • You work collaboratively with wider teams, ensuring there is always internal coordination across all departments to support the launch ‘plan’ for each client is executed in the best way.
  • You are incredibly organized and have a proven track record for managing a pipeline and sales quota.
  • You understand the value of a referral network as a scalable resource to develop more talent partnerships.
  • You treat your clients and colleagues as partners, creating a collaborative environment at all times.


Things we hope you’ll bring to the table:

  • Creating compelling merch proposals and pitch decks for new and existing clients.
  • Manage contracts and deal spend to ensure Talent are getting the most value out of their merch partnerships with Cameo.
  • Develop Creative strategy to maximize a client’s launch and build out a robust merch collection, including managing client feedback on design and sourcing.
  • Working with marketing to develop a robust promotional and marketing plan for each drop / collection, understanding the audience demographics and content in order to develop products fans will love and resonate with. 
  • Work with the broader Cameo team to create campaigns to elevate fan engagement for Talent that you work with, including bringing Talent onto Cameo for fan videos.
  • Leading post campaign wrap ups for both Talent and the internal team, making sure that analytics and payouts are transparent and valuable to clients. This includes bi-directional feedback to ensure future drops with Talent are smooth and successful.
  • Collaborate with leadership and the wider merch team to support quarterly and yearly planning, bringing creative ideas and industry knowledge to the table to support Cameo as the best platform for fan engagement and Talent revenue opportunities.

All salary ranges are dependent on individual experience and expectations. Cameo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for every person who walks through our doors. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. Cameo celebrates and embraces diversity.

The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $150,000.  Cameo determines salary ranges by role and level with ranges for US roles typically based on our home market of Chicago. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within that range, individual pay is determined by job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and training. Posted salary ranges reflect base salary only, exclusive of equity and other compensation and benefits.

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