HarperCollins Publishers

Speakers Bureau Associate

Job Locations US-NY-New York




HarperCollins Publishers is currently seeking a Speakers Bureau Associate to join the Speakers Bureau team! The HarperCollins Speakers Bureau works with an array of cutting edge and thought-provoking speakers and authors from all the HarperCollins imprints, as well as Harlequin and HarperCollins Christian Publishing to secure paid speaking engagements in major markets within the United States and around the world. This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with our authors to support successful events. The Associate will report to the Manager, Speakers Bureau.


  • Provide general support and administrative duties for the team.
  • Act as a representative for the Speakers Bureau;  respond to general speaker inquiries from venues, clients, and potential sponsors by email and/or by phone.
  • Coordinate logistics for speaking engagements, including detailed itineraries, AV needs, travel arrangements, etc.
  • Assist with managing the Speakers Bureau’s website updates and maintenance, including creating speaker profiles.
  • Assist in creating content and managing a social calendar for the Speakers Bureau’s social media channels and newsletters.
  • Execute departmental mailings, research, and pitches to promote speakers to potential sponsors.


  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress, as well as video conferencing platforms, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Webex
  • Knowledge of Salesforce is a plus
  • Meticulous attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to set priorities under pressure


HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books.  When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job.  That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred


This role is currently based out of New York, New York. You will need to commute to the office when it reopens.

HarperCollins is an equal opportunity employer.

Our recruitment team will review all applications submitted through www.harpercollins.com/careers. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This role will be taken down when we are no longer accepting new applicants.


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