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Full Time Position

Start Date: January 2021

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Address: 9826 Montpellier Drive
City: Delray Beach State, Florida 33446 Website: http://www.degyworld.com/
Contact/Supervisor’s Name: Ari Nisman
Secondary Contact Name: Evan Schaefer
Phone: 732-818-9600 Fax: 732-818-9611 E-mail: info@degy.com

Organization Description:

Degy Entertainment and Degy World, LLC comprises several music and entertainment related divisions including Degy Booking International, its worldwide booking agency.  The company, on the whole, is responsible for nearly 3,000 events annually in 30 countries.  The company operates primarily in the college, military, festival, PAC, sports, corporate, and special event markets.  In addition to exclusively representing over 100 entertainment acts & dance events, the company is one of the largest talent-buying agencies in the world for national music artists, comedians, speakers and celebrities. Degy World is the newest platform released by Degy Entertainment. This immersive, virtual avatar platform contains over fifty (50) spaces including music stages, expo halls, auditoriums, meeting spaces, and much more to fulfill every use case.

Description:

The World Event Coordinator position will directly report to the Chief Operations Officer.  Learning on the job, the World Event Coordinator will assist with handling the logistics and operations on events that are booked by agents in Degy World. Duties for this position include (but are not limited to):

  • Handling heavy call volume (inbound and outbound), emails, and other forms of communication with buyers, current clients, and the like;
  • Assisting and supporting all working needs of the Degy World events team including interpreting contracts to clients, conducting walkthroughs (initial and final), and fully executing events;
  • Assisting with the oversight and management of the Virtual Event Person (VEP) Intern program;
  • Preparing and consistently updating documents, manuals and other process tools to maintain consistency of functions;
  • Managing the client provided graphics and content population for events hosted in Degy World;
  • Manage the operational needs of Degy hosted concerts that occur in Degy World;
  • Manage and collaborate with the Degy roster artists in assisting them with their live, in-person events;
  • Managing and overseeing the execution of various client facing events within Degy World;
  • Working on a team to execute a long term operational strategy for events in Degy World;
  • Collaborate on various administrative tasks associated with the events produced in Degy World;
  • Accounting for and settling with the company’s CEO on a daily/event-by-event basis to insure accuracy of all numbers under Coordinator’s execution;
  • Traveling to events, conferences/conventions, or meetings on a need basis;
  • General office related duties;
  • Other operational duties for the company as a whole, as assigned.

Qualifications:

Candidate should be a confident, outgoing, organized, process-oriented individual with good communication skills.  Must have great phone skills, strong organizational skills, and a willingness to participate right from the start. Should be comfortable with the internet, social media, and other online platforms. Candidate should have previously functioned in an environment managing other people with the ability to staff events.  Accounting and managing numbers will be necessary on a regular basis. Familiarity with Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, Azure, and other similar platforms), Sharepoint, and other related programs is a plus.  Individuals should be able to work in a home office environment, with a comfortable, laid back demeanor.  Hours will be long and demanding as the World Event Coordinator will be dedicated to running events in a digital events platform.  Travel will be required, at times, to support events and develop relationships with clients.  This may include occasional travel to conferences or conventions. This job is not an “8-5, M-F appointment” so work on Nights, Weekends, and some holidays will be required. Familiarity with higher education institutions as well as live event production experience is preferred but not a requirement.

Wage/Salary:

  • Annual starting salary of $40,000.00 (USD).
  • Company pension program eligible after logged time.
  • Ample vacation time.
  • Expenses covered (office needs, cell phone plan, computer, travel). Cell phone is covered through corporate plan.
  • Home working environment.
  • Flexible hours.

Work Location:

All Degy employees (including agents, operations, finance and support teams) work independently and remotely from their home market, however each employee must be prepared to travel, as needed.

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Degy World, LLC  is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, or any other protected group status as defined by the laws.

Virtual Event Person (VEP)

Start Date: Starting January and Rolling 2021 Start Dates

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Organization: Degy Booking International, Inc.

Address: 9826 Montpellier Dr, Delray Beach FL, 33446  

Website: www.degy.com  

Supervisor’s Name: Jessica Hamorsky 

Phone: 732-818-9600 Ext. 17 //  E-mail: jessica@degy.com  

Internship Description: 

This internship will provide hands on experience with business in the music industry while still remaining safe in a remote setting. Although there will be no physical attendance, there will be face-to-face contact within the virtual event center, Degy World. Interns will give tours, oversee events, work with agents, and speak with current or potential clients to understand the conduction of business while also making connections. Additional projects will also be assigned outside of Degy World for interns to complete. These may include researching and collecting information and data for the company,creating marketing/publicity campaigns, outreach and engagement with clients, and more. Depending on background and interest, interns will be working side by side with Degy Entertainment staff to enhance their skills and prepare for the work force, excelling in their specific fields.

Qualifications:  

  • Confident and dynamic individuals whose passion not only spans for music and entertainment but for the business world that surrounds them.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, while understanding confidentiality
  • Must be have strong initiative and be reliable for events
  • Possess good judgment collaboration, organization, and able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Be able to anticipate needs and adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment
  • Have knowledgeable with using internet, social media, and other various online platforms. 
  • Have a good attitude – remain professional as it is a business environment, but with a comfortable and laid-back demeanor.

Responsibilities:
Interns will participate in at least 10 Degy World events. The Internship will also entail assisting with a variety of administrative tasks and special projects as needed.

Eligibility:

Any student in an undergraduate or graduate program, and even post graduate applicants can apply! There are no restrictions on declared majors, degree program, course of study, or age limit.

Wage/Salary:  

Internship is unpaid, but Degy will help students receive college credit (if applicable).  

Days/Hours Per Week:  

The internship program lasts for 13 weeks, and applicant must be committed to work a minimum of 10 hours a week over at least 3 days, but are welcomed and encouraged to put in as much extra time as desired and possible. Time requirements are flexible based on student’s schedule or outside work responsibilities. This will be discussed during interview and hiring process.

Deadline and How to Apply:  

Applications may submit at any time for consideration for the next or upcoming session. Start date is negotiable based on individual’s schedule and desires. Now accepting applications for 2020-2021.  

To apply, please forward resumes and cover letters, the session applying for, and number of days/hours you are able to intern (and outside commitments) via email to jessica@degy.com

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Degy World, LLC  is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, or any other protected group status as defined by the laws.