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Director of Marketing

Start Date: March 1

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Address: 9826 Montpellier Drive
City: Delray Beach State: FL Zip: 33446 Website: www.degy.com
Contact/Supervisor’s Name: Ari Nisman
Secondary Contact Name: Evan Schaefer
Phone: 732-818-9600 / Fax: 732-818-9611 / E-mail: [email protected]

Description:
The Director of Marketing position will report directly to the company’s CEO & President, Ari Nisman, and work across Degy’s business ventures. The Director is a thought leader within our firm and works with executive team to counsel, coach and advise on actionable marketing strategies that will help the portfolio succeed. This person will become the lead for the marketing department with a dedicated Creative Director and intern team reporting to this position. This individual will lead all marketing strategies for the family of Degy companies including Degy’s roster and talent-buying sides of Degy Booking International. The Director’s primary responsibility is to create marketing strategies to help increase sales through successful marketing for the entire organization. To be successful in this role, the person will use market research, pricing, product marketing, marketing communications, advertising, and public relations. The Director will ensure the organization’s message is distributed across channels including the company’s targeted audiences to align with the company’s goals.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):
• Set marketing goals & objectives;
• Develop overall company marketing and brand strategy for lead generation;
• Oversee development and launch of websites and social feeds built both as an informative tool as well as for lead generation;
• Work with Degy roster artists to develop clear marketing strategies and possess all necessary marketing pieces;
• Increase social followings on all critical social platforms and develop strategies around social engagement. This will include both organic and paid opportunities;
• Develop a robust social media campaign to oversee team working on social posts including approving and launching all content;
• Use data and reports to make data-based decisions on behalf of company;
• Create and present regular marketing briefings to CEO and executive team, as well as an annual report to company at conclusion of the fiscal year;
• Develop “white paper” content to push out to public;
• Serve as the company’s voice, when required, for public relations purposes;
• Work to network to all media opportunities and ensure that company establishes new written, social media, TV, and other related coverage from third parties;
• Oversee development of relevant videos, promotional tools, and other useable marketing content pieces;
• Develop proper advertising and strategies around conferences, conventions, and newly launched businesses and streams;
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Prefer 5+ years of marketing experience. Candidate should be a hands-on, confident, outgoing, inspired, analytical, organized, process-oriented individual with superior communication skills. Must have good phone skills, strong organizational skills, and a willingness to participate right from the start. Should have working knowledge and comfort with all social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Youtube, Twitter, TikTok, etc.) and with CRM and SEO tools like Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Hubspot, WordPress, and the like. Comfort with Salesforce & Pardot is preferred. Should have experience and be comfortable with website development and lead generation tools. Familiarity with Office 365 (word, excel, powerpoint, outlook 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. Travel will be required to support the needs of the company including attending events, conferences, meetings, and the like. The role will sometimes include work on nights, weekends, and some holidays.

    Wage/Salary:
    Annual salary. Range: $60,000 – $75,000 USD
    Company profit sharing program.
    Vacation time.
    Expenses covered (office, cell phone, computer, travel).
    Home working environment.
    Flexible hours.

    Start Date:
    Tentatively March 1, 2022 (flexible for the selected candidate)

    Work Location:
    Remote working environment. No relocation is required.
    All staff members (including agents and support teams) work independently and remotely from their home market. Each staff member is prepared to travel at all times to events or meetings, as needed.

    Organization Description:
    Formed 25 years ago, DEGY is a forward-thinking, well-established organization with 19 staff members working across five different companies. DEGY’s family of companies is comprised of several music, entertainment and travel companies across its portfolio. They include:

    • Degy Booking International, its worldwide booking agency responsible for 3,000 events annually. The company operates primarily in the college, military, festival, PAC, sports and corporate markets. In addition to exclusively representing 100+ 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, its virtual business which operates an active metaverse platform.
    • Degy Consulting Services, its entertainment consulting firm.
    • Sponsored Tours, LLC, its sponsorship and brand-based touring business.
    • Ignite Cruises, LLC, its travel and cruise company focused on developing and executing destination events and vacations.

    Degy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.  In addition to federal law requirements, Degy complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination.

    Please send cover letter & resume to: [email protected]
    Subject line should reference: Director of Marketing position

    Remote Internship

    Fall, Spring, & Summer Sessions Available

    Start Date: Rolling Applications

    Name must be included on all attachments (Resume/Cover Letter)

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    Organization: Degy Booking International, Inc. & Degy World LLC.
    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: [email protected]

    Organization Description:
    Degy Booking International, Inc. provides several music and entertainment related segments under the brand of Degy Entertainment. The company is an international booking agency that is accountable for over 2,000 events that take place annually. Primary operations of work are provided for colleges, military, festivals, PAC, sports and corporate markets; while also representing nearly 50 acts and dance events. Degy Booking International is one of the largest talent agencies for national entertainers such as music artists, comedians, speakers, and celebrities.

    Degy World:
    Along with Degy Booking International, Degy Entertainment offers a new, innovative virtual platform known as Degy World. Degy World is an immersive virtual events platform and entertainment environment where clients can host conventions, corporate meetings, live concerts, symposiums, and much more! It has over 50+ buildings, rooms and locations including expo halls, conference rooms, stages, auditoriums, offices, and more. As you enter Degy World, individuals create a personalized avatar in which they can speak, message, and interact with others inside the world in real time. This immersive virtual event platform is where both business endeavors and entertainment events can take place to imitate real life as if one was actually there!

    This program is designed to provide a well-rounded experience for participants looking to gain experience in the Music and Entertainment industry. This program offers the opportunity to engage in multiple aspects including:

    • Marketing & Advertising
    • Content Creation & Graphic Design
    • Social Media & Analytics
    • Stage Management & Artist Relations
    • Hospitality & Customer Service
    • Lead Generation & Market Research
    • Event Staffing & Administration
    • Web Development & Technical Support
    • General Industry Exposure & Networking
    • General Mentorship, Training, and Education

    Qualifications:

    • Confident and dynamic individuals whose passion not only spans for music and entertainment but for business and/or technology.
    • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Be customer service oriented and comfortable talking with potential or existing clients
    • Possess strong research, writing and organizational skills
    • Able to understand the importance of maintaining confidentiality
    • Must be dependable, punctual and resourceful
    • Must have a reliable internet connection, have strong familiarity with social media platforms and be willing to adapt to changes in a fast-paced environment
    • Must have a positive attitude and be excited to learn while obtaining a professional demeanor

    *For marketing positions, proficiency in Canva and Photoshop are preferred! Other editing programs are strongly encouraged*

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

    Days/Hours Per Week:
    The internship program lasts for 15-19 weeks, and applicant MUST be committed to work a minimum of 10 hours and at least 3 days a week but are highly encouraged to put in as much extra time as possible in order to be proficient in the virtual platform. 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 AND End date are negotiable based on individual’s schedule and desires.

    To apply, please forward resumes and cover letters, the session applying for, and number of days/hours you are able to intern (along with external commitments) via email to [email protected] (Subject: Degy Internship Program).

    Application Deadline: Rolling*
    Date of Program for SPRING SESSION: January 10, 2022 – May 20, 2022

    *Reminder: Applications are rolling, however, if you apply after the proposed deadline, you may be considered for the next internship session*

    Degy Booking International Inc. 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.

    Booking Agent

    Start Date: TBD – Rolling Hire Dates

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    Organization: Degy Booking International, Inc.
    Address: 9826 Montpellier Drive
    City: Delray Beach State: FL Zip: 33446
    Contact/Supervisor Name: Ari Nisman
    Secondary Contact: Evan Schaefer
    Phone: 732-818-9600 / Fax: 732-818-9611
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Position Title: BOOKING AGENT/TALENT BUYER

    Organization Description:
    Degy Booking International, Inc, an international booking agency responsible for nearly 3000 events a year, and Degy World, LLC., a virtual events platform company are commonly and collectively referred to as Degy Entertainment. The agency operational focuses primarily in non-traditional markets including colleges, military bases, festivals, PACs, sports teams, corporations, malls, and more. In addition to exclusively representing over 100+ entertainment acts & dance events, the agency is one of the largest talent-buying companies in the world for national music artists, comedians, speakers and celebrities. Degy World is an immersive, virtual avatar platform company comprised of over fifty spaces including music stages, expo halls, auditoriums, meeting spaces, and more to offer virtual solutions to clients.

    Position Description:
    The BOOKING AGENT or TALENT BUYER position will directly report to an experienced, senior booking agent in the Degy office. Agent will preferably come in with a book of their own clients (either artists or talent buying accounts) and then be assigned additional clients while at the company. Degy’s agents vary in their roles. Some are traditional
    BOOKING AGENTS which handle the direct bookings and calendars of roster clients. Others are TALENT BUYERS who serve in one (or more) of the company’s non-traditional venue streams acting as a talent buyer for buying clients.

    Duties include (but are not limited to):
    • Handling heavy telephone calls (inbound and outbound), emails, and other forms of communication to potential buyers, current clients, agencies, managers, and the like;
    • Preparing offer sheets, proposals, research, and more;
    • Participating and overseeing lead generation initiatives;
    • Developing calendars of dates, booking dates, organization tours and contracting shows for clients;
    • Creating outgoing requisitions and RFPs along with pitching clients;
    • Inputting data consistently into the database system and researching new data and leads for the agent (this may involve extensive online work and research);
    • Traveling to events, conferences/conventions, or meetings;
    • General office related duties.

    Qualifications:
    Candidates should be aggressive, confident, sales-oriented individual with good communication skills. Must have good 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. Must know how to navigate work, excel, powerpoint, outlook, and other similar Microsoft Office 365 suite programs. Individuals should be able to work in a business environment, but with a comfortable, laid back demeanor. Hours will be long and demanding as agents at Degy are dedicated to the business needs of the agency and its clients. Travel will be required to support events and develop relationships at both meetings and conventions.

    Wage/Salary:
    Commensurate with experience and existing book of clients brought to company. All agents/talent buyers transition to full-time commission-based work directly from bookings.
    – Two (2) full-calendar years with company to qualify into the company’s pension program.
    – Vacation time.
    – Expenses covered (office, cell phone service, computer, travel).
    – Cell phone covered through company phone plan.
    – Home working environment.
    – Flexible hours.

    Start Date:
    TBD – rolling hire dates

    Work Location:
    This is a mobile/work-from-home position. All Degy employees (including agents and support teams) work independently
    and remotely from their home market. However, they are prepared to travel at any time.

    Want to Apply?
    Please send your resume to [email protected] and please reference BOOKING AGENT/TALENT BUYER in the subject line.

    Degy Booking International, Inc. & 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.