Careers

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)

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 technology, and is looking for a company culture where you work with supportive and like-minded colleagues? If so, read on. 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.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and implement A/R, A/P and expense management processes
    • Build Relationships with Client’s A/P
    • Track collections and correspond with clients
    • Ensure Timely Receipt of Payments Due
  •  Process credit card payments
  • Complete vendor forms, ensure compliance
  • Investigate and solve customer inquiries
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing
  • Collect data, build QB Enterprise reports with Report Builder
  • Bank deposits
  • Tracking tax withholding in accordance to international and state laws (we are a global company)
  • Support Migration to QB Enterprise from Premier and various projects
  • Sales Order management

Requirements

  • Excellent attention to detail, due diligence
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or comparable work experience
  • Proficient in MS Office/Google Suite, advanced skills with Excel
  • Proficient with QuickBooks Enterprise
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment

Apply

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

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 options and Long Term Disability coverage
  • 401K Matching and Profit Sharing
  • Employee Learning and Wellness Funds
  • Office stocked with healthy snacks, games and goodies
  • Work-Life-Balance with 10 Vacation and 12 Sick days + 10 Paid Holidays
  • 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.

About BigSpeak, Inc.

BigSpeak is one of the top Speakers Bureaus, serving over 65% of Fortune 1000 companies with excellence for 25 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 Collaboration, Optimism, Accountability, Communication, and Healthy Growth. We pride ourselves on our high level of client satisfaction, our participation in organizational transformation, our highly motivated team and our gracious corporate culture.

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 a Strategic Account Advisor 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 Strategic Account Advisor. 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 a Strategic Account Advisor 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 Strategic Account Advisors 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
  • Use of a CRM

Preferred additional assets:

  • Fluent with GSuite and Salesforce programs
  • 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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