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Endeavor, Assistant, Media, North America - Application via WayUp



Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023
This role is with Endeavor. WayUp is partnering with Endeavor to hire top talent.

Who We Are:

IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media. The company manages some of the world’s greatest athletes and fashion icons; owns and operates hundreds of live events annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in licensing, sports training and league development. IMG 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.

This position is an entry level role within IMG Media's New York team - Endeavor’s Sports Media Rights group. The position function provides general administrative support to 2 VPs and the wider IMG Media North America team through the management of calendars, phones, emails, travel, and overseeing and liaising with clients to support and coordinate projects and deals. This person will be involved in direct client-facing communication and activities, with an emphasis on learning the business with an aim to develop future talent.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Assist 2 VPs and the team in all professional administrative matters.
  • Directly communicate with the division’s clients, to ensure they are handled and manage appropriately.
  • Core responsibilities include the functions that are generally aligned with the executive assistant role, including - managing schedules, coordinating client meetings, managing phones and meetings, and maintaining a professional manner that is critical for a client facing role.
  • Other functions, and more detail of responsibilities include:
  • Prepare and proof client presentations and related material.
  • Schedule and maintain calendar of appointments, meetings and travel itineraries, and coordinate related arrangements.
  • Anticipate and prepare meeting materials and reports needed by the team.
  • Act as liaison between the 2 VPs and the team and their direct reports, as well as internal and external contacts. Coordinate activities and ensure that requests are carried out.
  • Handle a wide variety of situations and tasks involving the clerical and administrative functions of the office, which often cannot be brought to the attention of the VPs.
  • General travel and expense management.
  • Event planning and assistance.
  • Assists department in special projects as requested by the team and/or department. Provides support to manager's direct reports.
  • This role provides a great opportunity to learn the business, industry, and functions of the wider Endeavor company, so there is an expectation candidates in the role will focus on developing their own skillset and development to hopefully grow into a future business role within the team.

Knowledge and Experience


  • A good knowledge of media trends in sports and entertainment would be advantageous
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, sometimes demanding business
  • Ability to learn and closely follow business practices, resources and personnel within IMG Media
  • Experience of working in sports/entertainment media
  • Experience of working in a professional environment supporting Executive management teams

Skills & Abilities (Personal and Professional)

  • Must be detail oriented and able to juggle multiple high-priority projects at once.
  • Must be an excellent multi-tasker and have proven problem-solving abilities.
  • Must demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in execution of assigned tasks.
  • Friendly and open demeanor with ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to adapt to changes and work in a fast paced, demanding environment.
  • Excellent knowledge, with proven experience, of Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build long lasting working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to self-direct and motivate and work with minimal supervision
  • A strong team player that is flexible dependent on business demand
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to work calmly under pressure whilst meeting deadlines
  • Strong organizagtional skills with the ability to multitask and prioritise. Priorities will often change to dictate focus of work - the candidate must have the ability to handle competing demands and last-minute changes effectively
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office software, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams and PowerPoint.
  • Numerate and analytical with the ability to understand and interpret data.
  • Committed to client service excellence and quality business relationships
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite would be advantageous

Working Conditions

  • This is a permanent position.
  • This role will be based at our offices in New York, with some flexibility on remote working as appropriate
  • May be required to attend (and travel to) locations, including other IMG buildings and meetings
  • Unsocial hours, dictated as and when by the demands of the business schedule
  • Adapting to use of new systems and technology where appropriate

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:

$21.00 hourly

Hiring Range Maximum:

$28.00 hourly