FREQUENTLY ASK QUESTION

What is Talent Boat Agency (TBA) all about? Talent Boat is a registered agency in Nigeria committed to recruiting, hiring, develop and procuring jobs for its employees/members worldwide.

We promote talents and help members secure the right job within and outside Nigeria. All members are to pay a certain commission on any job TBA secured excluding the initial contract agreement with any member.

How legitimate is the Talent Boat Agency?  TBA is 100% legitimate, safe, and is powered by Bobojay Entertainment and Technology registered at Cooperative Affairs Commission of Nigeria with registration number BN:2418051.

Where is the Talent Boat Agency located? TBA has its operational office located at Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria while citing her agents in several parts of the country.

If I am not in Anambra or Nigeria, am I eligible to apply? Yes. irrespective of your age, location, tribe, and religion. Only African people with the below skills are eligible to apply.

Who is eligible to apply at TBA? TBA accepts both males and females with different talents irrespective of their African Nationality. We accept the following talents: Models, Event Ushers, Dancers, DJ, Comedian/MCs, Bouncers, Fashion Designers, Photographers, Music Artiste, Makeup Artists, Hair Stylist, Bakers, and Decorators.

Will I be trained if I register? Yes but TBA only trains Models, Aspiring models, Ushers to her working standard to suit a specific job. This means that before a member attends any job, he/she must be trained to meet job standards. We also organize special training for members in batches but members are to take care of their accommodation and feeding during the training. The date and venue will be communicated on the member notice page or WhatsApp.

What do I stand to gain as a member? Talent Boat will pay you for every job you deliver, access to contest on any free giveaway or pageantry, auditions, etc. TBA has to promote and secure jobs for members. Members must make it a point of duty to visit notice boards, read email, WhatsApp messages, attend auditions & Cast for job opportunities.

How often would I be booked?

The number of times you get a job is determined by the membership category you opt-in for and must be an active member to enable clients to have access to your full information. Having a professional biography, pictures, and video will also increase your chance of being hired by our clients.

Since there are other members, is it possible I could be hired at all? Members are spread all over the cities in Nigeria, so clients hire members based on their locations. This means that you will only be booked in your residence if you stated that you can't handle outside jobs in your profile and choosing multiple skills may increase your chances of getting a job. You will get booked as long as you’re available to work, update your profile pictures, and attend our casting or auditions.

Are the times for the events flexible? Yes, times are flexible because clients book members before their event. Members are notified on time so as to prepare for the job but in case a member can't make it on the scheduled date, TBA will refund or inform the client to book another person. In most cases, TBA instructs clients to adjust their time to suit requested members.

How do I get paid for a job? Once a client booked any of our members for a job, TBA pays an advance of 45% after deducting commission as agreed on the contact form and completes the payment after members have executed the job. Members collect a job card signed by the client as evidence that the job is completed before requesting for the remaining balance.

Is my security guarantee if I am hired for a job in or outside my residence? Yes, TBA makes sure that clients provide adequate security for members (both verified and noncertified members) and they must sign undertakings to protect members during job execution. We also have personal details of clients and in most cases, we invite them for discussion before sending our members. Talent Boat also sends staff to supervise members. A personal security guard (Police) is also assigned to members if necessary.

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

What are the membership requirements? Account verifications required that you must have a National Identity Card (NINS) and must be free from crime. Note: Do not fill the online form or make payment if you don't agree with these terms.

How can I register? To register, click here for registration details

How many pictures do I need for my profile? All accepted applicants must have at least 4 digital pictures. Note: Do not apply too much makeup else it will be rejected and non-digital pictures are not allowed except for the verification process.

Where can I snap a digital picture? You can go to any of the Talent Boat-approved photo studios near you or choose any studio of your choice. Note: You must pay via ONLINE if you want to use any of our approved photo studios near you. Please confirm the exact amount before making a payment. Most of the studio charge is between ₦500 - ₦1000 per picture.

What if there is no approved studio near me where I can snap with the official T-shirt and pay later for the T-shirt? In the case of no approved studio near you, you are expected to snap photoshoots with a plain white T-shirt in replacement of the official T-shirt. Click here for photo requirements. Warning! T-shirts must be pure white to avoid rejection.

How much is the official T-shirt & Cap? Our customized wears are ₦10,000 apart from the registration fee as silver member. Note: This amount can be deducted from 1-3 jobs we secure for you if you can't afford to pay immediately.

Apart from pictures, what else do I need? You will make at least 5 video clips, You should be fresh-faced, with not much makeup, clean hairstyle or wig as female, clean hair cut or style as male. Choose a nice background for your video. You’re not walking the runway; just wear a nice dress. You can wear skinny jeans and a short and long sleeveless, plain coloured top for a female model; form-fitting jeans and a solid t-shirt for a male model or just wear a simple outfit of your choice.

What is the format for pictures & videos? Minimum picture size: 1030 x 1030 (width x height) for portrait and 1030 x 1030 (width x height) for landscape while We’d like to get to know your personality and see how you walk in full-length – with a brief, 30- 60-second video. Warning! Do not attach any signature or studio logo to your pictures or video.

How can I get my official T-shirt and cap? TBA will deliver it to you once you make payment for your wears. Note: You will pay a delivery fee if you can’t come to the office for collection.

What if I don’t have money for the official wears? We will deduct the money from the 1st to 3rd job given to you or you can use approved studios in case you want to snap with an official wears. TBA has official wears given to each photographer for qualified applicants who can’t afford the payment immediately.

Why is my picture not on the home page? Only randomly selected members who have completed their form as Armature and  Premium members are allowed to appear on the home page. Note: Clients can still see all members including Silver members when they log into their accounts.

What would I do if I lost my password? Request for a new password or contact us on WhatsApp. Note: Opening multiple accounts will lead to disqualification or termination of the previous account and you will be penalized accordingly.

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For further enquiries, kindly call or WhatsApp +2349050287348.

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