On Location

On Location

VP, Communications - On Location (New York · NY)

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Who We Are:

On Location is a premium experience provider, offering world class hospitality, ticketing, curated guest experiences, live event production, and travel management across sports, entertainment, and fashion. From unrivaled access for corporate clients to guests looking for fully immersive experiences at marquee events, On Location is the premier and official service provider to over 150 iconic rights holders, such as the IOC (Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026, LA 2028), NFL, NCAA, UFC and PGA of America, and numerous musical artists and festivals. The company also owns and operates a number of unique and exclusive experiences, transforming the most dynamic live events into a lifetime of memories. On Location 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.

We are seeking a dynamic and strategic leader to join our team as a Vice President of Communications, with oversight of all consumer communications for On Location and IMG Events’ sports properties, exclusive of golf and tennis. In this influential role, you will have the opportunity to shape and drive the communications strategy, playing a key role in amplifying the profile of On Location and IMG Events and their diverse portfolio of immersive consumer experiences in the sports industry. You must be enthusiastic, strategic, and results-driven with a strong background in public relations and completely plugged into the entertainment and lifestyle ecosystem. As the ideal candidate, you excel at leveraging your extensive network of industry contacts, including producers, writers, and talent bookers, to secure meaningful media placements and generate impactful coverage for our clients and brands. This role requires exceptional relationship-building skills, the ability to multitask and prioritize, and a passion for sports. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are willing to take creative risks, we want to hear from you.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create and implement effective consumer communication plans to support On Location and IMG Events’ owned and represented sports properties, including but not limited to: the Olympic Games, NFL, NCAA, and college football. Ensure consistent messaging and brand positioning.

  • Build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including executives, partners, clients, and media outlets. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align communications efforts and maximize impact across the organization.

  • Proactively engage with consumer media outlets, journalists, and influencers to generate positive media coverage, drive sales, and enhance brand visibility. Manage media relationships, handle press inquiries, and coordinate media interviews and events.

  • Oversee the creation of compelling content, including press releases, media kits, executive communications, articles, and social media content. Ensure messaging alignment and brand consistency across all communications channels.

  • Work closely with On Location and IMG Events’ marketing teams to align communications efforts with overall brand strategies. Develop key messaging and positioning for partnerships and initiatives.

  • Creatively ideate and execute media opportunities in the absence of talent or brand ambassadors that promote key events and experiences.

  • Deliver high-value placements about VIP experiences that drive awareness and conversion.

  • Lead and mentor a team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture. Provide guidance and support to drive excellence in sports communications.

You Have These:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in communications, with a focus on sports-related industries.

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the sports industry, including major events, tournaments, and leagues.

  • Proven track record in developing and executing successful sports communications strategies and campaigns.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to craft compelling messages and narratives.

  • Experience in crisis and issues management, with the ability to handle sensitive situations and media inquiries effectively.

  • Strong media relations skills and an extensive network of consumer media contacts.

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with experience in managing and developing high-performing teams.

  • Strategic mindset, with the ability to think creatively and identify innovative opportunities for brand positioning and thought leadership.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

  • Passion for sports and a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in the sports industry.

How we work:

  • Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 4 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

  • Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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:

$131,250 annually

Hiring Range Maximum:

$175,000 annually