Full Time Job

Coordinator, Speaker Management


New York, NY 04-29-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Who We Are:

WME is a leading entertainment agency representing the world's greatest artists, content creators and talent across books, digital media, fashion, film, food, music, sports, television and theater. Named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, WME is a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global sports and entertainment company.

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to many of the world's most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events, and experiences. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation through entertainment agency WME; sports operations and advisory, event management, media production and distribution, and brand licensing through IMG; live event experiences and hospitality through On Location; full-service marketing through global cultural marketing agency 160over90; and sports data and technology through IMG ARENA and OpenBet. Endeavor is also the majority owner of TKO Group Holdings (NYSE: TKO), a premium sports and entertainment company comprising UFC and WWE.

The Harry Walker Agency is the world's leading speakers' agency - and has been for over 70 years. HWA exclusively represents today's thought leaders and has access to and relationships with hundreds of freelance speakers. HWA speakers' bureau exclusively represents former Heads of State and World Leaders, the most prominent US Cabinet Officers, Nobel Laureates, journalism's biggest names, bestselling authors, Chief Executive Officers and well-known economists. We also work with hundreds of motivational and keynote speakers from all over the world.

As a coordinator for the speaker management team, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our speaker management team with building and maintaining strong relationships, as well as facilitating communication and engagement with our Talent. You will work closely alongside the team that supports our Talent, who range from Best Selling Authors, Former Heads of State, Politicians, A-list celebrities, Athletes, CEOs and more.

This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with excellent communication skills, a customer-centric approach, and a passion for exceeding sales targets.

As a coordinator, you will work closely alongside our speaker management executives to support them with their administrative needs and to learn how to build and nurture strong, long-lasting relationships with high caliber Talent, eventually becoming a trusted advisor and point of contact yourself. This will include becoming familiar with Talents' preferences and providing thoughtful guidance to the Sales Agents to help guide the sales process.

This role will also include keeping the internal CRM database updated with the most current and accurate information; clearing dates, invitations, and contracts with Talents' offices; collecting, distributing, and getting approvals on marketing collateral; and keeping the Sales team up to date on any outstanding/pending items with Talents' offices. The speaker management team works directly with all departments within the Agency (Sales Agents and their Assistants, Logistics, Business Affairs, Marketing and Accounting), monitoring the overall full lifecycle of an event to ensure smooth execution.

The Harry Walker Agency is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Note: This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position.

• Bachelor's Degree required.
• Minimum 1 year, ideally 2-3 years, of relevant event management, communications or marketing experience (internship experience considered).
• Proven experience in a customer service, sales, or client-facing role.
• Superlative project management and organizational skills with high attention to detail
• Strong written, oral, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to deftly navigate and communicate across all levels of leadership.
• Demonstrable ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
• Maintain a calm and come with a ''can-do'' attitude
• Proficiency in all MS Office applications and familiarity with CRM system
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• A positive attitude and a commitment to delivering outstanding customer experiences.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world's diverse voices.  

Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

Per local requirements and in the interest of transparency, the range shown below reflects the prevalent current hiring range for this position. Hiring pay rates are based on a number of factors, including location and may vary depending on job-related qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience. Endeavor strives to provide locally competitive rewards packages, which include base rate along with, as applicable, short- and long-term incentives, growth and developmental opportunities, and robust benefits, such as health care, retirement, vacation and other paid time off, and additional offerings.

Hiring Range Minimum:
$58,500 annually

Hiring Range Maximum:
$60,000 annually

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp3324-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $58,500 to $60,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.