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Endeavor, Executive Communications Assistant - Application via WayUp



Marketing & Communications
United States
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023
This role is with Endeavor. WayUp is partnering with Endeavor to hire top talent.

Who We Are:

Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment 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 WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.

  • Title: Executive Communications Assistant
  • Reports To: Chief Communications Officer
  • Location: New York

Who We Are:

Endeavor (NYSE: EDR) 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.

What You’ll Do:

Endeavor seeking full-time executive communications assistant to join our company, a global sports and entertainment company operating in 38 countries. Ideal candidates will have proven experience balancing a varied workload, confidence in interacting with high-level executives, and the ability to manage a complex calendar. Experience in organizing a high volume of information is a must.

The executive communications assistant will exercise discretion and independent judgment, as well as the ability to interface and work with the most senior level business leaders and their teams, both internally at Endeavor and externally at other companies. The candidate should be able to anticipate problems and proactively identify solutions. The candidate will have the ability to effectively navigate media platforms, as well as expertly handle the shifting needs and demands of the clients, senior business leaders and their teams.

  • Directly support and assist the Chief Communications Officer (including phone calls, scheduling, expense reporting, administrative duties, etc.)
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings with company executives and other team members, anticipating changes in availability and making alternative plans in advance.
  • Answer phones with professionalism and ability to screen call information for efficient routing.
  • Organize team meetings, including preparation of the agenda, organizing follow-up and related tasks.
  • Create press pitches and related distribution lists.
  • Create and distribute press analysis reports.
  • Organize travel arrangements including for international travel, inclusive of air, hotel, ground transportation and trip meeting itineraries.
  • Maintain contact information, ensuring accuracy and timely updates.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Lead group of fellow communications team assistants, delegating tasks and ensuring collaboration

You Have These:

  • Advanced Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred.
  • 1-2 years of communications experience, and interest in business/corporate press preferred.
  • Proven ability to remain trustworthy and discrete and operate with integrity.
  • Global mindset, experience operating across multiple time zones and remaining mindful of cultural sensitivities.
  • Highly organized and strong prioritization skills.
  • Ability to provide clear and concise oral and written communication tailored to various audiences.
  • Positive attitude, highly motivated, and able to easily build relationships across multiple functions and business units.

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 4 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support. Additionally, given the always-on nature of the role of the Chief Communications Officer, the candidate is expected to be available as needed on weekends. Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. 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:

$18.75 hourly

Hiring Range Maximum:

$25.00 hourly