The Speakers Department Contracts Administrator?s role is to create, revise, and manage speaking agreements in a timely and efficient manner. They are responsible for tracking all incoming funds and managing the internal accounting process to ensure all clients are paid promptly. The role requires coordinating with all agents and support staff in the department to ensure deal flow moving forward without interruption.
Draft agreements for a high volume of confirmed speaking engagements and personal appearances Negotiate directly with buyers with Agent support Review and red line agreements as needed per discussions with the buyers and clients, supported by individual agents who have negotiated each deal Follow through with the agreements from creation to full execution Track monies owed for each engagement Work with CAA Accounting to process all client payment by creating booking reports for each event noting event date, commission, and other payment details Ensure funds are received in accordance with each individual agreement Work with other agents, speakers bureaus and managers on screening client materials Update the database of all working, postponed, and cancelled deals so that the department is aware of any changes or new additions Maintain and update department database with client preferences and client specific deal terms Coordinate and communicate all activities with the entire department in both LA and NY on all events and clients Maintain department sales database through data entry
BA/BS from an accredited University or College or equivalent work experience required Law degree preferred Organized, efficient, and detail oriented Excellent communication skills Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency Able to manage a high frequency of deal flow Creative problem solving Anticipation of client / buyer needs Work well with others
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