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Partnership & Production Coordinator Marcus Samuelsson Group

  • Date Posted October 22, 2021
  • Location New York, NY
  • Category Culinary / Media
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

The Marcus Samuelsson Group was founded by award-winning chef, international restaurateur, and media personality Marcus Samuelsson and is led by longtime partner/ CEO Derek Evans. The Harlem-based minority-owned company is committed to creating outstanding culinary experiences, community support, and thought-provoking storytelling that celebrates food, music, culture, and art. From high-end through fast-casual dining to creative experiential events and multimedia content, the principles of culinary distinction, community, sustainability, and inclusivity are the core elements that define this dynamic hospitality and media group.

Job description

Job Title:

Partnership & Production Coordinator, Marcus Samuelsson Group

Reports To:

This role reports directly to the Director, Strategic Initiatives with a dotted line to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and supports the broader team by facilitating requests across departments.


New York City

Job Type:

Full Time Position, this position is classified as exempt.

Salary Range: $58,500 – $68,000


The Partnership & Production Coordinator’s role is to be the front-line contact for our external partnerships and productions, coordinating the execution of our deliverables and keep things moving in a timely and efficient manner. Scheduling, information gathering, and routing of work are the core responsibilities.

The right candidate is someone who excels at internal and external communication, thrives when held accountable, understands the importance of being a team player, and provides an extreme focus on details with impeccable follow-up. This candidate wants to learn and wants to work with all departments in the organization.

Our company is a place to bring your passion, skill, ingenuity, and curiosity where it will be shared by other members of the team. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience either on the client, production company or agency side working with multiple partners.

Explanation of duties and competencies

Brand Partnerships

  • Initial point of contact and project manager for all brand relationships, endorsement partners, and content partnerships for MSG
  • Coordinate, track, and oversee all contractual/agreement engagements (events, endorsements, appearances, speeches, social media requirements, etc) with various external and internal parties. Responsible for communicating all relevant engagement details internally and tracking fulfillment.
  • Handle multiple projects efficiently, effectively, productively and on schedule
  • Act as project manager onsite for in person engagements for MSG when required inside and outside of normal business hours
  • Liaise and coordinate with outside talent agency, pr and legal teams
  • Work with internal teams to provide information as requested from partners – PR, social media, marketing, etc.
  • Maintain project lead document for all partnerships and other special projects, reporting accurate and current status


  • Spearhead and manage specific social capture projects via in house and external production
  • Manage all current and future media projects including digital content, books, television, web content, podcasts, etc. 
  • Enter and maintain each project status in web/cloud-based database, content management and team collaboration applications such as Asana, Box, Airtable, etc

Client Development & Management

  • Initiate, organize and oversee Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database
  • Manage and maintain a database of high-touch clients (holiday gifts, thank you notes, etc.)
  • Support efforts to gain new partners, including pitch decks and updating marketing materials
  • Coordinate production company development, scheduling etc.


  • Support Marcus’s Executive Assistant(s) including filling in whenever necessary
  • Support on restaurant or other special projects as necessary

Communication Skills Required

  • Must be able to write clearly and authoritatively
  • Provide unambiguous, thorough written direction to team members
  • Understand the importance of deadlines, including setting and adherence to them

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
  • Experience coordinating media appearances such as photo and video shoots, demonstrations, and speaking engagements with external partners
  • Organizational and coordinating abilities
  • Managed numerous initiatives at once
  • An understanding of the importance of accountability and meeting deadlines
  • Be able to adapt to workload and working conditions while maintaining a positive attitude and professional demeanor


Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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