Adam Barber

Adam Barber

Talent Manager

  • Location: North of England
  • Career stage: Experienced

I am a creative organiser of complex talent projects, able to collaborate and work independently to produce results and meet deadlines. I have 15 years' professional experience partnering with senior stakeholders to achieve staffing best practice. My skills include end-to-end in house recruitment, talent and resource management, talent pipelining, networking, social media, training, development, career coaching, delivering feedback, line management, contracting, salary negotiation, and team supervision. I take pride in my methodical accuracy and my excellent written, spoken, and digital communication skills enable productive and effective relationships with people from entry to senior level.

Work History

Talent Manager - Talented People

Oct 2019 - Present

Talent Manager - BBC Studios

Nov 2016 - Sep 2019

Staff Scheduler - BBC Sports News

Jul 2016 - Nov 2016

Talent Manager - BBC Learning & Education

Nov 2014 - Jul 2016

Staff Scheduler - BBC Sport Interactive

Apr 2011 - Nov 2014

Lead Scheduler - BBC News

Jan 2007 - Apr 2011

New Media Manager - Johnston Press

Nov 2005 - Jan 2007

Assistant Producer - Ericsson

May 2003 - Nov 2005

Subtitler - BBC Broadcast

Apr 2002 - May 2003

Broadcast Assistant - BBC Broadcast & Presentation

Aug 2000 - Apr 2002

Education

Media Arts - BA (Hons) - Royal Holloway, University of London

Sep 1997 - Jun 2000

Film (A); Philosophy (A); Religion (C) - A-Level - Oaklands College, St. Albans

Sep 1994 - Jul 1996

9 x Passes A*-C inc Maths (A) & English (A*) - GCSE - Townsend School, St. Albans

Sep 1992 - Jul 1994

Skills

  • Management
  • Report Writing
  • Training
  • Training and Education
  • Broadcast
  • Broadcast Production
  • Business Planning/Strategy
  • Communication
  • Communications
  • Communications Skills
  • Creative Talent
  • Digital Journalism
  • Digital Media
  • Diversity
  • Human Resources
  • Interactive
  • Interactive Design
  • Interactive Media
  • Interviewing
  • Interviews
  • Journalism
  • Journalistic Skills
  • Negotiating
  • Negotiation
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Online
  • Online Journalism
  • Organisation
  • Organisational and Planning Skills
  • Policy
  • Recruitment
  • Scheduling
  • Teamwork
  • TV and Online Video Production

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