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BigSpeak Speakers Bureau is an engaging place to expand your career. The work environment is fast-paced, challenging, and fun. Team members enjoy flex-schedules, remote work, pet and child-friendly offices, HSA health plans, pension plan, profit sharing, and off-site trips. Additionally, frequent visits by celebrities and top business thought leaders allows the company to be in the vanguard of smart, nimble and innovative business practices. (read Glassdoor reviews here)

Finance Associate

Are you a numbers master who enjoys wearing many hats, loves the excitement of new challenges, thrives in a fast-paced environment, has a keen eye for details, loves to learn, and is looking for a company culture where you work with supportive and like-minded colleagues? If so, read on.

BigSpeak is one of the top Speakers Bureaus, serving over 65% of Fortune 1000 clients with excellence for nearly 23 years. We represent the world’s top motivational speakers, business gurus, authors, entertainers, and icons. Our mission is to spread knowledge throughout the world with constant learning. As an organization, we are committed to continuous learning through our internal values of Growth, Accountability, Optimism, Collaboration, and Communication. We pride ourselves on our high level of client satisfaction, our participation in organizational transformation, our highly motivated team, and our gracious corporate culture.

BigSpeak has been growing rapidly and we are adding more amazing people to our dynamic team. We operate as a 23-year-old start-up, open to innovation and new ideas. We seek candidates who aren’t looking for the same old, same old and who seek changing and dynamic environments in which they can grow and develop. There is never a dull moment in the people business. Our revenue has tripled in five years—and so has our team!

You will work closely with our sales agents, clients and our world-renowned professional speakers as a valued member of our growing finance team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generate invoices and maintain AR files
  • Track collections and correspond with clients
  • Process credit card payments
  • Process incoming and outgoing mail
  • Filing of various accounting records
  • Investigate and solve customer inquiries
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing
  • Collect data and prepare monthly metrics
  • Bank deposits
  • Tracking CA franchise taxes for speakers
  • Administration of vendor forms and miscellaneous office needs

Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, writing samples and references.

Requirements:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or comparable work experience
  • Proficient in Excel and other MS Office programs
  • Familiarity with Quick Book’s software and Act database
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment

Personal Qualities

  • Effective time management and prioritization
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work within deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills via face-to-face, email and phone

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Candidate must be eligible for work in United States
  • Qualified candidates will possess utmost discretion, judgment, and professionalism.

Why BigSpeak?

  • Collaborative work environment with friendly people
  • 100% healthcare and LTD coverage
  • 401K Match and Profit Sharing
  • Employee Learning and Wellness Funds
  • Office stocked with healthy snacks, games, and goodies
  • Time to recharge with 10 Vacation and 12 Sick days + 10 Paid Holidays

This is a fabulous opportunity to grow with BigSpeak. We provide a supportive environment with unlimited potential to succeed as you interact with our world-class clients, talent and internal team. If you are steady under pressure, love to learn, have an eye for details, and are ready for a hyper-growth company, BigSpeak is a great team to join.

BigSpeak, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

We do not currently have an open positon for a Sales Agents but we are growing and are always looking for strong candidates.  Please submit your resume if you have interest in being considered for any future Sales Agent openings.

Are you a motivated, self-starter who enjoys wearing many hats, thrives in a fast-paced environment, has a keen eye on the cultural zeitgeist and is hungry to take the business world by storm?

BigSpeak, a Santa Barbara-based speakers bureau representing the world’s top motivational speakers, business gurus, authors, entertainers and icons, is expanding and currently seeking a seasoned professional candidate who would like to take his/her drive to succeed to the next level and apply it to a lucrative business career as an Agent/Consultant to book speakers, thought leaders and subject matter experts into corporate conferences, conventions, retreats and events worldwide.

This is a fabulous opportunity to start as a Sales Agent & Consultant. BigSpeak provides a dynamic environment with unlimited potential to succeed as you interact with our world-class talent and experts while bringing them to both existing and new accounts for keynote speaking engagements and corporate training programs (read Glassdoor reviews here).

Acting as an Agent/Consultant for business thought leaders, renowned authors and Hollywood celebrities on the lecture circuit as well as an educational consultant to corporate learning and development programs can be exciting and glamorous (think Entourage, only with less Ari, more gold and no drama) but it is also primarily a consultative sales position, and you will spend a majority of your time on the phone advising clients, cultivating relationships and closing deals. Proactive outreach in addition to occasional leads, and previous clients and prospects are provided.

Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, writing samples and references.

Selling to corporations, including Fortune 1000 companies, trade associations and town halls, our agent/consultants are also responsible for overseeing all aspects of events, from contract to itinerary to payment. This is a base salary plus commission position and/or higher all commission compensation opportunity with very high earning potential.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three years industry sales experience
  • Professional phone presence and comfort making cold calls is expected
  • Experience servicing events and customers
  • An abiding passion for business, personal and professional development, and current events
  • Proficient and fast typer
  • Diplomacy and grace under pressure
  • Extremely detail oriented and big picture focused
  • Fluent with Microsoft Office Suite and CRM programs

Preferred additional assets:

  • Business consulting background
  • Some experience in Entertainment, PR or media
  • Knowledge of business thought leaders
  • Experience working with event managers or planning corporate training or events
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