Executive Travel Assistant

The Madison Square Garden Company - New York, NY4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $73,000 - $99,000 a year
The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams – the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise. In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

Role Summary
The Chairman’s Travel Executive Assistant is responsible for coordination of complex private travel for the Chairman, family members and band. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coordination, supervision and implementation of every aspect of travel arrangements including air (private and commercial), tracking flight status and arrival details, hotel accommodations, ground transportation and all related logistics for luxury vacations. This role will establish travel standard operating procedures for Chairman and CEO. They will works closely with MSG and Family EA’s to ensure seamless travel for all parties.
Specific Functions/Activities Summary
Book all aspects of travel arrangements for client group.
Work closely with band members, crew, tour manager and band manager with all travel for rehearsals and tours.
Work closely to create extremely detailed and intricate domestic and international travel itineraries.
Collaborate with family EA’s and offices to ensure travel is coordinated
Research and identify most suitable travel options for Chairman. Present information in a clear and concise manner.
Build and maintain strong relationships with hotel staff, travel agents and car companies.
Keep up with travel trends, top rated hotel options, restaurants and special event locations on a national and international level.

Experience booking luxury travel including private planes and luxury accommodations. Exceptionally high levels of motivation, working both independently and as part of a team.
Strong written, verbal & numeric skills.
Ability to multitask and quickly interpret complex information.
Ability to build strong relationships with the ELT, ELT Admins, and work colleagues both over the phone and face to face.
High level prioritization, calendar management, experience supporting Chairman and CEO. Candidate needs to be reliable, resourceful and very organized.
Ability to assimilate information and to pay close attention to accuracy and detail in a fast-paced environment.
Must be available 24/7 and be available based on location/time zone in which the Chairman and CEO is traveling.
Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.
EEO Statement
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.