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Endeavor, Manager, Business Operations - Application via WayUp



United States
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
This role is with Endeavor. WayUp is partnering with Endeavor to hire top talent.

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 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: Manager, Business Operations, WME, Digital Media
  • Job Summary: As the Manager, Business Operations, Digital Media, this role supports, coordinates and collaborates with all functional areas of the agency - HR, Legal, Finance, IT, and Communications - on behalf of WME’s X department. The Manager creates and manages systems and processes based on the department’s business goals that drive efficiencies and optimize productivity both within the department and across the organization. This role also supports the EVP, Business Operations and broader Executive Leadership Team (ELT) in carrying out agency-wide initiatives and projects and similarly managing agency-wide systems to enhance efficiency and drive overall business performance.
  • Reporting: This role dual reports intotheagency’s EVP, Business Operationsandthe[head/co-heads]of the Digital Media department

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and improve daily function of WME’s X department to ensure business functions are in line with department and company-wide strategic goals
  • Drive operational efficiencies across the department and broader agency; includes optimizing information flow, meetings, systems, processes, and agent development initiatives
  • Develop, support, and maintain detailed work plans, timelines, and status reports on key initiatives (e.g., on behalf of initiatives like Project Pulse)
  • Provide the ELT and department leadership a comprehensive view of key considerations for prioritizing initiatives, internal & external events, and engagements, and then work to execute on those priorities (events may include internal meetings, retreats, industry lounges and other events)
  • Ensure agency-wide policies and procedures are adopted and adhered to at the department level
  • Resource and coordinate efforts among the department’s assistants and coordinators, providing pathways for development
  • Work closely with the Architecture and Client Strategy teams to identify and assist in organizing opportunities for department clients
  • Create and maintain mechanisms for greater information sharing and dealmaking among departments and across Endeavor
  • Manage the department’s presence in digital and print materials and resources, including but not limited to decks, websites, social media channels, and the Pulse platform
  • Manage department information and approvals including email distribution lists, client rosters and bios, department reporting, T&E, and charitable spending 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 :

$82,500 annually

Hiring Range Maximum:

$110,000 annually