Speakers Contracts Administrator

Compensation

: $58,000.00 - $90,020.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



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The Role

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.


Responsibilities

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


Qualifications

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 * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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