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Speaker & Content Coordinator

New York, NY

Barron's Wealth & Asset Management Group harnesses the power of an elite community of the nation’s top financial advisors that use our platforms to share best practices, insights, and strategies that have resulted in outstanding client outcomes. Our two-decade history of coveted advisor rankings set the industry standard and serve as a valuable resource for advisors and investors alike. We host a series of live and virtual national, regional, and international invitation-only summits to help the most successful advisors further improve their practices.

The summits convene the top 1% in the field, giving them the opportunity to share game plans for personal and professional growth. The W&AM group also serves as a thought leader in the industry, helping advisors develop best practices, benchmark their own practices, and advance their development by pairing them with coaches.

The Speaker & Content Coordinator plays a pivotal role in coordinating and maintaining the logistics and content details for our advisor, asset management and keynote speakers. This role serves as the primary liaison between the Wealth & Asset Management team and various partners participating within our events. We are looking for an organized professional with strong interpersonal and writing skills who possesses meticulous attention to detail and can work well with a small, collaborative, and hardworking team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all speaker communications from official confirmation to post-event
  • Support the Director of Programming in maintaining content calendars to coordinate cross-departmental collaboration and promotion of upcoming or new programs
  • Prepare timelines for speakers’ deliverables and provide updates and support as needed to maintain appropriate deadlines
  • Oversee the incoming speaker proposal process including initial review of content proposals and the distribution of information to appropriate parties
  • Track incoming requests and commitments for Barron’s content engagements at outside events and inform appropriate parties
  • Control inputting and updating agendas in internal databases and websites
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of all data for conference speakers and submissions, including tracking all relevant speaker deliverables
  • Assist in creating session descriptions, scripts and copy for various events
  • Proof and make suggested edits while ensuring that all texts are accurate for distribution to website and marketing pieces
  • Process continuing education applications, credit approvals and monitor the continuing education quizzes
  • Issue and monitor speaker contracts while honoring projected speaker budgets
  • Collect speaker AV requirements and presentation files along with any special requests and work with AV Team to ensure all necessary equipment is ordered
  • Collaborate with the marketing and graphics teams to help speakers promote their participation on social networks
  • Schedule speaker prep calls and join calls to assist as needed
  • Assist with on-site program management, including speaker audio-visual needs, run of show, managing VIP speakers, maintaining emcee scripts
  • Work in various systems to manage projects, including Google Drive, FileMaker, and Cvent


  • Highly organized, with excellent attention to detail to effectively manage ambiguity and change
  • Strong communication and follow-up skills, with an emphasis on a friendly and professional manner to provide an exceptional client experience
  • Ability to work on multiple, complex conference agendas – globally, nationally, and regionally – simultaneously, calmly, and inclusively.
  • Strong Creative Writing Skills to assist in creating practical, engaging, and enduring content descriptions and copy for promotional use
  • Self-motivated with the ability to set priorities, manage timelines and meet deadlines to take ownership and accountability for job responsibilities
  • Ability to Travel to various events and meetings throughout the year
  • Capability to work collaboratively with others on team
  • Bachelor’s Degree & 1-2 years of professional experience preferred

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Business Area: BG - BARRON'S

Union Status: Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company.As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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