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Manager, Travel and Events Security

Posted: February 23, 2024 Expired: May 20, 2024
Lead
FULL TIME
High School 8 Year

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.
Job Description
About the Role: The New York Times Company is looking for a Travel and Events Security Manager, reporting to the Director, Corporate Security. The Travel and Events Security Principal, based in either our New York City or Washington, DC locations, is a new role in the Corporate Security department that will lead the security management for all New York Times events - stateside and overseas - and all corporate business travel. Responsibilities:

  • Build a standardized travel and event security program across the whole of the New York Times enterprise.
  • Lead and influence security matters and requirements with cross-functional teams to develop and execute security policies, procedures, and practices designed to meet our duty of care for traveling staff, and the needs of Company events.
  • Ensure that best practices in proactive and preventative security measures and contingency planning are integrated into the overall planning process for Company travel and events.
  • Have the willingness and drive to spend 10-20% of your time traveling domestically and internationally to support these programs.
Event Security
  • The Times Center, NYT Events, or other high-level internal and external New York Times events.
  • Attend pre-event walk-throughs and calls with event leads and marketing, and advertising teams, to understand the event and layout, assess the safety and security requirements, and identify the risks, threats, and emergency response planning to develop a customized security plan and deliver security briefings.
  • Coordinate walkthroughs and issuing event security assignments in partnership with internal and external event leads and security partners.
  • Liaise with the third-party contracted security services to communicate performance/event expectations and schedule, no-shows, oversee their performance, and confirm and pay out invoices.
  • Partner with event, venue or hotel security, and local, state, and federal law enforcement to facilitate effective security planning, strategy, and communication and coordination during events and event related emergencies, and to ensure excellent customer service and time-sensitive responses to any emergency/facility support needs.
  • Collaborate, plan, and manage security support for executives, talent and speakers, and government officials during events.
Travel Security
  • Develop a comprehensive travel security program that ensures all staff are informed about potential travel risks and are provided with guidance and assistance for safe travel.
  • Develop, promote, communicate, and train travel security policies and processes across the business to ensure alignment with industry best practice on duty of care and compliance with Corporate business travel requirements.
  • Manage third-party providers, such as travel agencies, insurance companies, and security consultants.
  • Working closely with the New York Times Security Operations Center (SOC), build travel risk assessment, risk ratings, and monitoring capabilities to track global events and provide guidanceand assistance to minimize potential dangers to traveling staff.
  • Develop and implement security measures to manage risks for traveling staff, including emergency response plans and evacuation procedures.
  • Build relationships with local authorities, emergency services, other stakeholders in-country, and with industry associations like OSAC.
  • Build and provide regular travel security reporting to the business.
Basic Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree or relevant and equivalent years of experience.
  • Comprehensive travel and event security risk assessment knowledge and experience in a range of locations, situations, and challenges.
  • Strong evidence of developing travel and event security plans against risk management requirements, liability and compliance considerations, and business objectives.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, and a willingness to collaborate with diverse, multicultural national and international colleagues in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven experience in building and managing teams in a change management context.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 8+ years experience with a combination of travel management, emergency response, and security management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in emergency management or homeland security.
  • Experience in media or entertainment.
  • Involvement in security focused industry organizations such as OSAC or DSAC.
The annual base pay range for this role is between $125,000 - $135,000. #LI-Hybrid Employee-driven benefits If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave and much more. The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply. The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email [email protected] . Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response. The Company will further consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws. The New York Times Company follows the pay transparency and non-discrimination provisions outlined by the United States Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Click here for details.
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