Speaker's Bureau Associate

New York
Apr 15, 2014
May 15, 2014
Human Resources
Full Time
The HarperCollins Speaker's Bureau is currently seeking an Associate to join our team.

The Speaker's Bureau Associate:

•Secures paid speaking opportunities for our current authors and looks to work with new authors.

•Generates contracts for Speaker's Bureau.

•Assists in arranging travel and creating an event itinerary for each author event.

•Works with Accounts Payable to generate check requests for our authors.

•Keeps data on incoming and outgoing money.

•Keeps detailed information on every secured speaking engagement.

•Edits and assists in putting together every author bio that appears on the HarperCollins Speaker's Bureau website.

•Gathers press materials for every author represented by the Speaker's Bureau.

•Creates a promotional packet for each author.


• Minimum 3 years of related experience; experience in book publishing preferred

• A proven ability to generate creative angles and pitches

• An ability to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines

• Ability to work effectively with all levels of management

• A deep understanding of the digital media space, including bloggers and social media

• Ability to work independently

• Excellent communication skills, including exceptional writing skills

• Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

• A college degree or equivalent experience

HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our website: http://harpercollinscareers.com. No phone calls/agencies.