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VP, Original Program Development - Music


Philadelphia, PA 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
On Location is looking for an experienced, highly motivated, results-oriented Vice President, Program Development – Music Experiences to be a key member of the team responsible for the development and execution of new event programs. As a core function, this role will be responsible for the development and delivery of innovative programs that cement On Location as a leader in the live experiences industry. The ideal candidate is a master networker who thinks big and has an extensive background in the live entertainment, editorial, or brand management, and a track record of creating forward-thinking campaigns and event programs. The ideal candidate brings extensive relationships in music and entertainment, a global perspective, and a passion for immersive experiences.

• Spearhead development of new fan-centric event initiatives across music and lifestyle that are consistent with company's overall strategy
• Lead creation of presentation materials for creative concepts and On Location products and lead internal and external presentations, brainstorms, and pitches
• Manage business development opportunities from conception through contract negotiation
• Develop, maintain, update, and continuously look for innovative products to be sold in line with event programs
• Work with finance to ascertain profitability and viability of new projects and products
• Identify & review consumer trends, market changes, and competitor activities, making recommendations for planning adjustments when necessary
• Hire, lead, and manage an experienced team, setting clear expectations, guidelines, and standards
• Oversee talent booking and artist relations function(s) across music experiences
• Build and maintain relationships across music and entertainment to keep company at the forefront of the consumer zeitgeist and establish a consistent pipeline of opportunities
• Collaborate across the Endeavor network to identify, develop, and execute global & national opportunities in music and lifestyle

• A minimum of 12 years experience in live entertainment, editorial, or creative direction
• Experience in building creative brands, concepts, or executions in music and/or entertainment space is a must have
• Strong organizational skills; with experience in juggling multiple projects in different phases simultaneously
• Expert communications skills with the proven ability to conceptualize programs, scale them, and make them understandable at any level of detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills; will contribute to company culture and strong working relationships with internal & external partners
• Willing and able to work nonstandard work hours, weekends, and travel as required


As the leading experiences company in the world, we strive to be the most innovative and passionate - the best of the best. We uphold these values in our quest for excellence:
• Exceed all service expectations with our customers, our partners, and each other.
• Create value by enriching people's lives.
• Do the right thing and bring others along with us - always.
• Propel the power of diversity, in thought, team and experience.
• Partner to generate win-win solutions.
• Ignite and empower our team's entrepreneurial spirit.
• Exude respect and gratitude - treat others as you would want to be treated.

Endeavor is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r72p7k-44-200-171-74-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content 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 William Morris Endeavor (WME); sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.