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Executive Director - American Hiking Society (AHS)

https://americanhiking.org/career/ed/

Posted 12/4/16

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The AHS Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for fulfilling American Hiking Society’s mission to protect and promote hiking trails for all Americans. We seek an individual with proven leadership skills who can continue to grow and strengthen the organization. This person must have a passion for hiking and its benefits.

Currently, six full-time staff report to the Executive Director. The corporate headquarters are currently located in Silver Spring, Maryland, with a small satellite office in Golden, Colorado. The Executive Director’s state of residence is open to negotiation (including a location other than where existing offices are located). 

The Ideal Candidate

AHS is seeking a visionary, inspiring leader who will manage the organization for effectiveness and growth. The ideal candidate will be: 

  • Passionate about hiking in both words and deeds.
  • A strong manager who sets a vision and supports people in achieving it. Must have the skills to organize and lead remote staff (about half the AHS staff telecommutes).
  • A natural collaborator who is inclusive, in terms of diversity in thinking, backgrounds, and people.
  • Able to build support for the organization by working effectively with various constituents, including outdoor industry representatives, business leaders, club leaders, government officials and individual donors.
  • Entrepreneurial, a smart risk taker who balances big thinking with pragmatic skills.
  • Able to travel throughout the U.S.

Core Responsibilities 

  • Provides overall vision and leadership with the concurrence of the American Hiking Society Board of Directors. Works with Board, staff, and outside advisors to develop short- and long-term objectives, strategic plans and overall direction.
  • Maintains a strong, cooperative relationship with the Board of Directors, keeping Board members informed and advised through direct communications and reports. At board direction, may also serve as an ex officiomember on board committees, and may be engaged in board development.
  • Serves as chief financial officer. Oversees and monitors the financial operations of American Hiking Society consistent with the approved budget and standard financial management policies and practices.
  • Manages, oversees and plays a major role in all of American Hiking Society’s fundraising programs.
  • Supervises staff and contractors; responsible for all hiring and firing, and for promoting professional development among employees.
  • Initiates the development of strategic plans that respond to new opportunities and needs of the organization and ensures the planning process is a collaborative effort with the Board of Directors.
  • Ensures American Hiking Society programs are executed effectively and efficiently and their progress and completion are monitored.
  • Represents the interests and policies of American Hiking Society before a wide range of audiences, including federal and state agencies, legislators, members, supporters, the media, corporations, and the general public. 

Qualifications

  • Ten to fifteen years of proven experience leading and growing an organization, preferably in a nonprofit setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in staff management, financial management, partnership development, solicitation of major gifts, and strategic planning.
  • Ability to engage and work with multiple stakeholders at all organizational levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to maintain an organizational culture which attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage a million-dollar organization with multiple funding sources and numerous strategic alliances and partnerships.
  • Existing network in the outdoor industry is preferred, but not required.
  • Working knowledge of hiking, backpacking, and recreational and environmental programs.
  • BS degree required, MS preferred.

Salary: 

Range is $90,000 to $110,000

Benefits: 

Benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage and a generous leave package.

 

 

Independent Sales Rep

Posted 12/4/16

Apply for this job.

 

Eyeking LLC, the exclusive licensee for Under Armour Eyewear and Hobie Polarized Sunglasses is looking for a sunglass enthusiast to join the Eyeking sales force. 

Under Armour Eyewear and Hobie Polarized Sales Rep is needed immediately for Numerous Key Territories Open across the U.S. Sales Rep would sell one or both product lines; Hobie Polarized has an established heritage in the surf market since 1982 and Under Armour is a powerhouse brand that is quickly becoming a major player in the premium sunglass market. We require Sales Reps to provide world class customer service that these brands deserve and our current customers have come to expect. Both brands have recently undergone major updates and increases in product quality, styling, and marketing strategy. Applicants would preferably have sunglass or accessories sales experience, established account relationships in the territory and non-competing lines. We offer an Outstanding Commission Program as compensation.

Key Responsibilities:
• Presenting clear and persuasive product presentations to retailers.

• Executing sales programs and meeting booking deadlines 

• Servicing accounts regularly securing replenishment orders.

• Provide product trainings and clinics for accounts.
• Assortment planning for accounts.
• Executing on all brand initiatives, including all local marketing initiatives for the region.
• Pursuing new accounts and expanding overall account base in the territory.
• Ability to professionally manage a sample account/product.
• Attend applicable regional and national trade shows.


 

Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

FREIHOFER’S RUN FOR WOMEN EVENT DIRECTOR

Date of Release:
November 29, 2016
Submissions Due By:
12:00 p.m.
on December 15, 2016
Submit to:
Abby Atkins
President, Board of Directors
USATF Adirondack
president@adirondack.usatf.org

Introduction
USATF Adirondack is seeking Statements of Qualifications from qualified individuals, organizations or firms with an interest in serving as the Event Director for the Freihofer’s Run for Women. It is our expectation to engage this individual, organization or firm no later than January 2, 2017 to work on the 2017 Friehofer’s Run for Women scheduled
for June 3, 2017.

Background
Since its inception in 1979, the Freihofer’s Run for women has mirrored the evolution of women’s distance running in the USA. From 502 runners in the inaugural event, the Freihofer’s race has grown to an event with close to 5,000 women in the 5k race, a training program, a Health and Fitness Expo, youth races including the Freihofer’s Junior 3K, and
an outreach program to schools to promote the sport.

Through their generous support, the Freihofer’ s Baking Company has become synonymous with women’s distance running, and their ongoing commitment has played no small part in stimulation the sport throughout the United States. For more information, go to
www.freihofersrun.com
.
Overview of Scope of Services
While the precise content of the scope of services for the Event Director will emerge during contract development, interested parties should expect to lead or be involved in the following activities:

General Event Coordination and Organization:
Demonstrate effective communication skills, outstanding budget management skills, build positive community relationships, coordinate vendors, suppliers and contractors, provide excellent customer service, supply regular updates to the FRW leadership team.
2

Leadership and Oversight of Implementation of Event Components:
Provide leadership and oversight in the program design and implementation of the following components:
o
5K Race
o
Junior 3K
o
Youth Races
o
Training Challe
nge
o
Elite Athletes
o
Health and Fitness Expo
o
School Visit program

Cultivation and Delivery of Event Sponsors:
Develop and execute strategies to engage and retain potential ponsors.

Effective Promotion and Marketing to Build Event:
Provide leadership in the development of print materials, maintenance of website and social media presence.

Minimum Qualifications
Each individual, organization or firm submitting qualifications must confirm in writing that
he/she/it is able to meet the following:

Demonstrated ex
perience of successful managing an event of similar size, scale, budget and complexity to the Freihofer’s Run for Women.

Prior experience in managing and supervising paid staff and volunteers for large, complex events.

Prior experience of effectively working with public, non-profit and governmental entities to conduct an event.

Demonstrated experience in event promotion, marketing and the cultivation of sponsorships.
Submittal Requirements

Qualifications must be submitted in a timely manner as detailed at the top of this document and must contain the following:
1.
Cover Email with contact information including name of contact, address, phone number and email.
2.
Statement of Qualifications and Expertise as they pertain to event
and road race management and planning.
3.
Brief description of a completed race or event for which you were responsible for and demonstrates your effective budget and event management expertise
(
1 - page limit)
4.
Outline of proposed services for this event with statement of expected fee for
providing the services proposed
(2 page limit)
5.
Resume(s) of Key Personnel
6.
Contact information for three
(3)
professional references

Selection Process
All complete qualification packages meeting the stated deadline and requirements will be
reviewed by the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of USATF Adirondack ad presented to the Board of Directors for Approval.
A contract will be negotiated and presented to the full Board of Directors for approval.
Decisions will be based on business needs, position requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social
or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity, or age.

Questions
All questions should be sent via email to
president@adirondack.usatf.org
by 5:00 p.m. EST on
December 5, 2016
.
Responses will be provided in writing and posted on
www.usatfadir.org
by 5:00 p.m. EST on
December 7, 2016
.

 

 

Events Marketing Manager - Atlanta Track Club

Atlanta Track Club
October 4, 2016

This role exists to drive registrations for all Atlanta Track Club events and programs while creating turnkey solutions to drive and support the marketing of each

 

Atlanta Track Club is a member-based nonprofit committed to creating a healthy Atlanta through running and walking. It delivers world-class events, training programs, and community outreach activities to the metropolitan Atlanta area. With more than 26,000 members, Atlanta Track Club is the second largest running organization in the United States. In addition to the AJC Peachtree Road Race – the largest 10K running event in the world, the Publix Georgia Marathon and Half Marathon, PNC Atlanta 10 Miler & 5K, and Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon & 5K, Atlanta Track Club directs more than 30 events per year. Through the support of its members and volunteers, Atlanta Track Club also maintains a number of community initiatives including organizing and promoting the Kilometer Kids youth running program to metro Atlanta youth, and honoring high school cross country and track and field athletes through Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro Banquets.

 

Reporting to the Director of Marketing, this visible and collaborative position requires strong verbal and written communication skills, a sales-minded personality, creativity, and an understanding of the Atlanta running community. This role exists to drive registrations for all Atlanta Track Club events and programs while creating turnkey solutions to drive and support the marketing of each. The candidate must be detail- oriented; possess strong time management skills, enjoy running and fitness, earn the respect of internal and external stakeholders, have the ability to work under deadlines and be comfortable and prepared to adapt and respond to unexpected changes. The person who accepts this role believes that running and walking can positively impact quality and life, enjoys talking to runners and about running and doesn’t mind working evenings and weekends.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop and execute world-class promotional communication plans to increase local, regional and national awareness of and participation in all Atlanta Track Club events and training programs.

  • Integrate digital, print, radio, social, outdoor media assets and guerrilla marketing initiatives into a comprehensive and sustainable marketing plan such that successful event growth and training program growth can be achieved, tracked and duplicated.

  • Promote training curriculum/programs designed and executed by outreach department.

  • Develop and execute marketing-focused event and training program direct email campaigns.

  • Analyze and track results of direct email marketing campaigns, tailoring future communications based upon this data.

  • Work closely with members of marketing, outreach and events department to develop ways to positively message, raise visibility, gain support of and grow participation in Atlanta Track Club’s events, training programs and Kilometer Kids youth initiative.

  • Assist events team in strengthening collaboration with community partners (including APD, Falcons, Braves and Hawks) by developing and executing co-operative marketing plans that leverage reach of the event partner.

  • Work with business development team to encourage engagement and participation from partner/sponsors and their employees.

  • Work with community, non-profit and corporate groups for bulk discounts and benefits at our events

  • Work with Director of Marketing to develop appropriate marketing budgets to help the organization meet its objectives for events and training programming participation.

  • Oversee and develop relevant and fresh event related content for Atlanta Track Club’s social media efforts as well as explore new opportunities to drive awareness of the events within the digital/social space.

  • As part of marketing approval process, provide final sign-off for all event and program marketing communications distributed to Atlanta Track Club’s database and/or other prospects.

  • Manage all high school event marketing to raise visibility and relevance while driving measurable growth. This includes but is not limited to competitions and award banquets.

  • Work as a member of the marketing department’s activation team to ensure the delivery of sponsorship benefits to Atlanta Track Club partners and sponsors at the Club’s major events.

  • Creatively work within pre-determined budget parameters to reach and exceed forecasted event and program growth.

     

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or other related field required.

  • 3-5 years marketing and/or event experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Proficient in MS Office and experience in database management.

  • Must be a hard charging, self-starter who likes to measure performance through quantitative analysis.

  • Possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Background in sports and / or health and fitness marketing required.

  • Expertise in handling multiple tasks, superior time-management and organizational skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving, decision making and interpersonal skills.

  • Flexibility in schedule and interest in working weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed to accomplish the mission.

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving fitness through running. 

 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to careers@atlantatrackclub.org. Only resumes with salary requirements will be considered. Please, no phone calls.

 

 

Executive Assistant / HR Generalist - P3R

P3R, Pittsburgh Marathon
September 20, 2016

P3R is seeking an exceptionally qualified, dedicated and motivated individual to serve a central role within our core staff, on the front lines of the organization

 

P3R is a nine-year-old nonprofit organization that promotes, produces and executes health and fitness events in the Pittsburgh market. The premier event of the organization is the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. P3R has developed programming for youth, American distance athletes and has raised nearly $10 million for charity. In addition to the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R has successfully launched several other events and is now seeking an Executive Assistant / HR Generalist who can help bring the organization to the next level. Learn more about P3R here: www.p3r.org

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

P3R is seeking an exceptionally qualified, dedicated and motivated individual to serve a central role within our core staff, on the front lines of the organization. Rewards include working in a dynamic workplace with a highly motivated and dedicated staff, board and group of volunteers.

 

This position is full-time. Work hours are 8:30-5:00, M-F. Must be available to work on event weekends and have the flexibility to work increased hours in the weeks/days leading up to the Marathon. Must apply by emailing a letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to HR@P3R.org. No calls please; phone inquiries will not receive a response.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Executive Support

  • Administrative support for CEO, COO, and Director of Sponsorship
  • Maintain multiple staff member schedules, travel arrangements, and oversee staff’s adherence to external deadlines 
  • Manage special projects, meetings, and events (including speaking engagements and appearances) 
  • Administrative support for the Board of Directors  
  • Prepare materials for board meetings and record and transcribe meeting minutes

 

HR Generalist

  • Recruiting and onboarding of personnel
  • HR administration, benefits and PTO management
  • Assist in the process of HR paperwork for interns, consultants and contractors 
  • Manage and maintain office environment
  • Help manage professional development and training work shops
  • Proactive management of people initiatives to promote culture, employee well-being and morale 
  • Help maintain all personnel files
  • Assist with administrative follow-up for benefit providers to ensure best level of service
  • Maintain documentation and guides for organization’s procedures and practices 
  • Coordinate the performance review process
  • Identify and work with external HR consultants and attorneys on special projects as needed

 

Administrative

  • Establish and maintain office filing system 
  • Draft agendas for meetings, and manage correspondence with volunteers, sponsors, charity partners and others
  • Answer FAQs, Info Box and email inquiries 
  • Manage updates to mail and phone directories 
  • Manage/re-order inventory of office stock 
  • Plan all staff/board retreats, and office events throughout the year 

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as executive assistant  or in office management
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in human resources or degree in Human Resources
  • Ability and willingness to do both administrative and advanced tasks
  • Exceptional customer service skills, including phone skills
  • Easy-going temperament and ability to work with others; must be a team player
  • Ability to adjust to the demands of a dynamic organization, without much direction
  • Exceptional organizational skills, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and complete all projects and tasks on time
  • Outstanding writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects is essential
  • Event planning and managing experience (for small events)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Apps

 

Compensation: P3R offers a competitive salary, including a benefits package, consistent with other organizations similar in size, scope and scale.

 

 

Director of Event Operations - New York Road Runners

New York Road Runners
September 26, 2016

The overall objective of ED&P department is the management of all NYRR event and production operations, from sound logistical and financial planning to safe and efficient execution, while working cross?departmentally to develop event models that result in contributing to the overall success of the organization.

 

This position will report to the Senior Vice President, Event Development and Production, with the core responsibility of leading the team managing and continually enhancing departmental systems and procedures that make the production of NYRR events possible (i.e. budgeting, staffing, permitting, project planning, event reporting, etc.)

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Demonstrate a high level of conceptual and strategic thinking to establish budgets, goals, objectives, and activities in conjunction with established organizational policies and procedures. Including the ability to assess and implement strategic workflow processes and procedures that maximize the department’s efficiency and effectiveness
  • Contribute to departmental goal setting, and work closely with team members to develop individual performance goals that align with organizational and departmental plans
  • Contribute to short and long-term organizational planning and strategy as a member of the management team
  • Work closely with senior management to oversee all departmental budgets (planning, ongoing projection management and reconciliations, analysis, and reporting)
  • Oversee part time event staffing program (recruitment, ongoing training/orientation, processes/procedures, documentation, communications, scheduling and payroll, and performance evaluation.)
  • Oversee the permitting/approval process and documentation for all NYRR events working with various city, state and federal permitting agencies and/or private properties
  • Manage outside vendor RFP and contracting processes and insurance requirements
  • Departmental point person on all event/race related communications (web, print, email, social, etc.)
  • Departmental point person on the use of the Workfront system for all project management efforts of the team. Generating dashboards that allow senior management to continually view project status and workload distribution
  • Work cross-organizationally to improve roadmap process, project management systems, operational systems, business processes and policies in support of the organization’s mission
  • Manage event related reporting processes, including post event recaps and financial reconciliation, incident and medical treatment reporting and documentation
  •  Other duties and department projects as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of project management experience with at least 5 years leading and supervising a team, preferably in the sports and/or entertainment industries, including strong logistical/operational and customer service background
  • Ability to relate to and work with diverse populations is essential, as are a positive attitude and an appreciation of the value of physical fitness
  • Must have event site planning and management experience. Previous experience in the NYC event planning landscape preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively managing large budgets
  • Resourceful, strategic thinking combined with a strong work ethic and tenacity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Focused attention to detail. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Works well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Ability to exercise discretion, maintain confidentiality of sensitive information, and exhibit professionalism at all times
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, timeline focused attitude
  • Independent, organized and driven professional, able to self-motivate and innovate
  • Comfortable presenting to organizational senior management and external City Agencies
  • Willingness to travel, work various weekends and extended hours as needed
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment greater than 25lbs
  • USATF Official Certification preferred
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certification preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Business Applications; Excel; PowerPoint; Word; Visio and/or AutoCAD preferred

Application Instructions

If you meet the qualifications and feel you are a good fit for the role, please apply online. Please include a cover letter and let us know why you are interested in NYRR as well as your feedback regarding why you feel your experience is a good fit for the role. Thanks for your interest in NYRR! Click here to apply.

 

 

Manager, Digital Runner Products - New York Road Runners

New York Road Runners
September 26, 2016

NYRR is seeking a Manager of Digital Runner Products who is responsible for creating a strategic framework and multi-year roadmap for NYRR’s digital products. This role will evaluate digital product opportunities and will make recommendations for action in alignment with the organization’s strategic goals and priorities, with an emphasis on revenue generation, building brand awareness and scale reach. This role will act as a thought partner with all areas of the organization to identify strategic and revenue opportunities in the digital space, and will lead cross-functional digital projects and initiatives.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Conduct assessment of current NYRR digital runner product offerings and evaluation of effectiveness
  • Analyze market trends and developments in digital fitness, wearable fitness trackers, digital race photography, online training and others
  • Evaluate market size and opportunity for new products; conduct market research; passionately understand the runner’s experience and how it can be enhanced
  • Create business case and plan for delivery of new, innovative digital runner products with an emphasis on expanding the reach and impact of NYRR nationally and globally
  • Together with all NYRR teams, develop specifications and roadmap for development of new digital runner products
  • Manage RFP process for the development of new products
  • Coordinate with internal teams, NYRR partners (Tata Consultancy Services) and external agencies for development of digital runner products
  • Create and manage digital runner product P&Ls; develops revenue and growth targets and manages toward them.
  • Once launched, oversee and ensure the ongoing success of NYRR’s digital products, constantly enhancing and developing the product portfolio.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of digital experience in a role that required both strategic thinking and operational execution; proven track record of delivering successful products to market
  • Deep understanding of digital technology and trends
  • Conversant in IT terminology
  • Strong communication skills, as well as ability to analyze quantitatively, problem solve, recognize opportunities, scope business projects and outline technical requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with diverse groups
  • Strong tenacity and focus on delivering finished products
  • Passion for running and knowledge of the running market and industry

Application Instructions

If you meet the qualifications and feel you are a good fit for the role, please apply online. Cover letter preferred. Thanks for your interest in NYRR! Click here to apply.

 

 

Senior Manager, Business Development - New York Road Runners

New York Road Runners
September 26, 2016

NYRR’s Business Development & Strategic Partnerships department is responsible for generating and garnering corporate revenue, value and promotion for NYRR in exchange for marketing and advertising benefits to its partners.  The department seeks to match the needs of NYRR with the partners’ and their various objectives.  NYRR’s needs include cash, as well as value-in-kind products and services, which help to reduce NYRR’s expenses, and partner marketing/promotional support, which helps to build the NYRR brand and expand the audience.  In addition to bringing in revenue, the Business Development & Strategic Partnerships department ensures that NYRR delivers on its obligations to its partners.

 

  • Take the lead to identify, evaluate and negotiate strategic partnerships that drive revenue for the organziationa and align with organization’s objectives
  • Work closely with Business Solutions team to target key open categories and corresponding companies that may have commercial interest in NYRR to accomplish its advertising and marketing goals
  • Development of a robust sales pipeline
  • Outreach to sales prospects and key contacts within identified categories and companies
  • Pursuit of prospects through initial contact as well as strategy behind, development of and delivery of sales presentations
  • Negotiation of and execution of contracts
  • Establishment of and building of relationships at prospects and sports agencies alike
  • Drafting of presentations, deal memos, status reports, etc. as well as tracking of sales prospects and updates
  • Responsibility for meeting aggressive value targets within New York Road Runners
  • Value to include revenue generation, value in kind, budget relief in kind and buys with existing media partners
  • Maintenance of strong relationships with all NYRR internal departments across multiple business line, to drive strategic, operational and event planning activities
  • Recruit and mentor other business development team members

Position Requirements

  • 8+ years’ experience in a strategic business development, sales or account management role with extensive and transferrable business contacts
  • Effective in identification of prospects and outreach to them
  • Excellent writing skills, Word and Powerpoint skills
  • Experience developing thoughtful, customized, corporate presentations
  • Solid presentation skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Energy and enthusiasm for NYRR’s mission and growth initiatives
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Flexibility and ability to simultaneously work on a number of projects
  • Ability to work early mornings, late nights and weekends as needed

Application Instructions

If you meet these qualifications and feel you are a good fit for this role, please submit your resume! Thanks for your interest in NYRR! Click here to apply.

 

 

Administrative Support to Executive Office - New York Road Runners

New York Road Runners
September 26, 2016

New York Road Runners is looking for a full-time Executive Assistant.  Assist our strategic, creative and visionary CEO & President with day-to-day organization and project management of organizational initiatives.  This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable insight on the successful management of a fast-growing organization.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with meeting preparation by performing research, constructing agendas and ensuring all necessary details are easily accessible.  Follow up meetings by creating and distributing meeting minutes
  • Handle incoming phone calls with appropriate screening, response and delegation
  • Manage complex calendar scheduling including diligent coordination with internal and external contacts
  • Managing project collaboration on companywide initiatives
  • Create intricate travel arrangements with detailed agendas
  • Reconcile corporate credit accounts
  • Prepare check requests
  • Manage email and document filing system
  • Create/edit company correspondence and presentations
  • Liaise with media relations and social media to facilitate proper communication 
  • Work closely with Senior Manager of Corporate Affairs and Executive Office on a range of projects particularly related to our Board of Directors
  • Manage the influx of new projects and collaborate with various department executives and staff to rollout company initiatives 

Position Requirements

  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of initiative
  • Possess outstanding interpersonal skills as you will represent NYRR and the Executive Office both internally and externally
  • Expertise in formal business and social media writing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Business Applications: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Office 365
  • Advanced organizational skills with an astute ability to prioritize workload and stay calm under pressure
  • Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task
  • Experienced in dealing with sensitive information
  • A quick learner with a can-do attitude
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively independently as well as in a collaborative team environment
  • Prior experience moving projects across departments
  • Passion for Running and/or NYRR
  • Willingness to travel locally and work long hours and various weekends as needed 

Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years working in an administrative capacity with a strong understanding of advanced outlook calendar functions including scheduling across multiple calendars and tracking responses 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Application Instructions

Please read the job description carefully. If you meet the required qualifications and feel you are a good fit for this role, please apply online and include a cover letter in the same document. We appreciate your interest in working for NYRR! Click here to apply.

 

 

Manager, Organization and Operations Strategy - New York Road Runners

New York Road Runners
September 26, 2016

 

The Manager, Organization and Operations Strategy is a pivotal position that serves in two roles: working closely with the VP of Strategy, Planning; Organization Operations, and serving as a contributing member of the SP&OO team.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for improving organization processes and efficiencies
  • Capture case studies of outcomes of improved processes and infrastructure
  • Project manage operational improvement initiatives and lead implementation efforts
  • Review organization’s budgets and uncover cost reduction areas
  • Oversee and inform cross-departmental projects and planning efforts
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure all plans integrate seamlessly into the overall project goals

Position Requirements

Experience:

  • Strategy and/or Operations focused, with strong financial and operational excellence required
  • Strong minded candidate that has previous experience implementing organization-wide changes
  • Experience evaluating budgets and implementing cost reduction strategies
  • Fluency with technology and financial systems and infrastructure 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Exceptional organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Capacity to synthesize large amounts of data and effectively present findings to leadership and area owners
  • Financial aptitude and business acumen, ability to read, understand, translate and create qualitative and quantitative reports related to financial and business performance
  • Fluency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and web research tools
  • Resourceful, strategic thinking combined with a strong work ethic and tenacity
  • Superb time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; aptitude to work with a variety of internal and external constituencies
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team on collaborative assignments
  • Professional, positive attitude
  • Ability to exercise discretion with confidential matters and information 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least five years of administrative or operational experience, or comparable professional experience 

Other Requirements:

  • Experience, education, and/or interest in areas of business operations and strategic planning preferred
  • Experience in running or fitness at any level a plus
  • Heart, humor and an appreciation for the value of physical fitness

 

Application Instructions

If you meet the required qualifications and feel you are a good fit for this role, please apply online and include a cover letter. Thanks for your interest in NYRR! Click here to apply.

 

 

Key Accounts Manager

 

Posted 9/29/16

Jarden Technical Apparel (JTA), a division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), is a globally-recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot, ExOfficio and Zoot.

Our core values of People • Product • Planet represent our commitment to innovation, quality, authenticity, continuous improvement, community and sustainability. We offer a competitive total compensation, health and wellness package and a down-to-earth, collaborative and engaging work environment.

Embark on your next adventure at Jarden Technical Apparel!

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Wholesale Key Account(s) Manager (KAM) works in a highly competitive outdoor apparel and equipment market to implement initiatives that support the Marmot brand’s business relationships with key accounts. By leveraging Company and Vendor sales and inventory analytic tools, the KAM proactively and responsibly analyzes brand partners’ inventory position, drives reorder business and provides critical sales analysis for the management team. Secondarily, the position oversees the execution of strategic marketing initiatives within the account base to maximize sales and sell-through. Analytics of these campaigns will be integrated into sophisticated account business plans. The KAM is a key contributor to the wholesale sales team. This role acts as the liaison between the brand, key accounts, and independent sales force ensuring plans are executed and thoroughly communicated throughout and within all organizations involved. The KAM is responsible for developing, implementing and executing sales, marketing and communications programs to drive and support Marmot’s business with key wholesale retailers. This individual serves as the “passionate” champion for Marmot with its most important retail partners through collaboration with and key account partners, internal stakeholders and sales reps. The KAM must be a strong retail business and marketing leader. The position contributes to the growth and profitability of Marmot through the execution of sales and marketing projects and programs that drive brand awareness, sales insistence and ultimately sell through with our key retail partners.

Applies thorough understanding of sales plans and account and internal structure and resources to resolve quality and logistical problems and other customer service issues in order to satisfy particular key account requirements.

Self-Starter with the ability to set and achieve individual goals while working as part of a team.Takes ownership of the details and recruits peers as needed to share in the process and success.

Track record of strong performance in a multi-tasking fast paced environment where teamwork and common shared values and goals facilitate consistent successful outcomes.

Operate within substantially diversified sales and customer service procedures and apply tactical analysis and problem solving skills to assess and quickly resolve issues with key account orders.

Work on multiple tasks concurrently, requiring the ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities and details while adhering to timelines to keep the organizations operations on schedule.

Proactively pursue and complete assignments as outlined in individualized professional development plans in order to develop skills and contribute to the organization.

Forecast production buy plans based on knowledge of the account's historical sales.

Utilize sales and inventory analytics to drive in season revenue with Key Accounts and consistently meet or exceed sales and gross margin targets.

Develop and own sales analytics reports using Vendor portal data (sell through) and Company analytic resources (sell in) for all Key Accounts.

Ensure purchase orders are effectively initiated and tracked. Monitor orders and logistical problems. Communicate problems to buyers in the event of a delay or shortage. Develop and work with internal partners to negotiate creative solutions. Create monthly and at once sales reporting to the management team.

Schedule and attend both on site and off site meetings with key accounts.

Work with inventory planning to monitor reorder rates to determine production needs to capture in season business and lost sales.

Capture and record lost opportunity sales.

Assimilate key account wholesale data to present to the Category Merchandise Managers (CMM) to support trend and market need information.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience working directly with Dick’s Sporting Goods and or FGL Sports Ltd. as a vendor partner.

Experience with a $100M revenue per year or larger company with an apparel background a plus

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related field preferred

3-5 years of experience in wholesale sales and/or marketing positions

Displays exceptional organizational and planning skills with high level of detail orientation

Proven ability to develop and execute successful business strategies with retail partners

Understanding of customer and market demands and ability to leverage analysis and insights to fully realize opportunities in the market

Knowledge of all key drivers of the wholesale business model and tools to increase sell through

Ability to lead, be self-motivated and keep projects on track

Aptitude to handle multiple projects simultaneously with internal and external partners and execute to desired outcome and on-time

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and detail oriented

Proven ability to work among cross-functional team

Flexible nature with the ability to react quickly to business needs

Possesses excellent planning, presentation and communication skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; advanced Microsoft Excel skills required

Other Information Qualified candidates please apply here. Only potential candidates will be contacted. All resumes will remain confidential.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Location: Marmot Rohnert Park, California
Position type: Full Time
Experience level: 2 - 5 years
Education level: Bachelor's Degree
ID
6310
Job Title: Key Accounts Manager

 

 

Sales Representative- Florida, Northeast, and Great Lakes Regions

 

Posted 9/29/16

Newton Running Company is the leading manufacturer of running shoes designed to facilitate natural movement with a focus on specialty run retail as its primary distribution channel in the United States. This position is part of a U.S. direct sales team that reports to the Director of Sales. The Sales Representative will be responsible for a proactive and hands on approach to achieving ambitious sales goals in the following Regions:

- Florida (Position Based in or around Miami, FL)

- Northeast Territory: VT, NH, RI, MA, CT, NY, NJ, DE (Position Based in or around Boston, MA)

- Great Lakes Territory: IL, WI, MN, MI, IN (Position Based in or around Chicago, IL)

The Sales Representative will develop and cultivate relationships with specialty retail storeowners, buyers, managers, and shop floor employees. The Sales Representative will implement company programs and be responsible for achieving sales goals that align with the Company’s strategic plan. The Sales Representative must be a hard-working and personable leader with deep experience creating programs and driving sales, fit well into the company culture, have a passion for running and personal experience with Newton Running products. The position requires extensive travel (minimum 50-75% within the US).

Primary Job Responsibilities

Sales and Customer Service:

  • Own territory planning that creates the required distribution to meet sales goals inclusive of local and national door fronts in the territory
  • Prioritize and manage customer relationships with retail partners in the territory to achieve annual sell-in and sell-thru sales goals, and deliver a superior level of service and touch for key accounts in territory
  • Develop an understanding of customer requirements making recommendations for programs, solutions and resource allocation.
  • Sell product and train employees on products, natural running form and company programs. Aid in the deployment of POP and company programs, as well as work side by side with retail partners on the shop floor and at key events with a focus on advancing product and natural running form knowledge in the minds of key floor employees
  • Utilizes and coordinates the company’s cross functional resources (Customer Service, Product Development, Marketing, IT) to deliver best in class service
  • Develops and executes running, race events and educational events based on the company programs to benefit local retailers
  • Provide retailers and retail customers with education on natural running form and injury prevention

Sales Operations:

  • Actively participate in forecasting and inventory planning process
  • Participate actively in weekly team calls
  • Proactively plan, document and manage retail partners’ business, including frequent formal business reviews, forecasting, ongoing development of merchandising plan, inventory management, developing and executing against promotions and events calendar

Business and Sales Analysis:

  • Reports on business plan progress
  • Evaluation against programs and initiatives - performance, spending, results vs. forecast
  • Actively leverages knowledge of competitors and customers to enhance competitiveness and ability to accelerate business growth
  • Always be looking for a creative way to advance the brand with our retail partners

Global Responsibility:

  • Commitment to Newton Running’s core values
  • Personal involvement in the Company’s Social Responsibility goals
  • Participation in community volunteerism and in efforts to reduce the Company’s impact on the planet

Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred in Sales, Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in sales
  • High level of business planning and presentation skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent data analysis and interpretation skills
  • Advanced PC knowledge and skills
  • Must have the ability to travel extensively (50-75% domestic travel)
  • Valid driver’s license and valid car insurance

Required Personality Traits:

  • Self-starter and very motivated
  • Passion for running
  • Bias toward action - thrives on goal achievement, sense of urgency and dedication to success
  • Intrinsic leadership ability
  • Self-confident and exceptionally strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be sincere, ambitious and have a strong sense of ethics
  • Collaborative, able to work with multiple groups and teams
  • Flexible, innovative, unorthodox thinker
Location: Newton Running, Florida
Position type: Full Time
Experience level: 2 - 5 years
Education level: Bachelor's Degree
ID
6322
Job Title: Sales Representative- Florida, Northeast, and Great Lakes Regions

 

 

Account Executive, Lifestyle

 

Posted 9/29/16

**Please note this position is a homebased position in the New York City area**

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicates and implements seasonal Brand Initiatives to account
  • Implements ASICS Distribution and Market Management strategy
  • Executes brand assortment direction that provides a differentiated elevated consumer brand experience
  • Participates in Account Planning Sessions
  • Implements 1 year Action Plan utilizing creative and effective strategies
  • Uses and navigates in SAP regularly to review orders and status and glean insights
  • Develops and works with cross functional teams to develop Quarterly business reviews
  • Provides financial management for key accounts: sales volume, profit, cancellations/returns
  • Secures orders from key accounts by means of visiting the account’s facilities
  • Develops joint business plan that align ASICS America objectives and strategies with account’s objectives and strategies
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with in order to influence key decisions
  • Understands the account’s objectives, key strategies, concept, competitors, and consumer/ shopper targets
  • Creates and presents professional, thorough, technical product presentations to account within the territory for product cycle introductions and as requested by upper management.
  • Develops comprehensive implementation plans for account-specific programs and oversees the execution through precise communication
  • Prepares and submits Monthly Sales Reports, including sales forecast updates
  • Leads a cross functional team towards achieving desired business results (Retail Marketing, Product Line Managers, Customer Service and Senior Management)
  • Follows up consistently with account to manage the entire order process; sell-in and sell through
  • Manages marketing and travel expenses within assigned budget
  • Maintains consistent contact with ASICS leadership regarding sales updates, sell through reporting, obstacles, issues, and opportunities
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of competitor products, programs, and services to ensure ASICS is operating at a competitive level within the account
  • Continuously monitors industry trends

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
  • Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
  • Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
  • Adheres to local, state and federal laws
  • Additional responsibilities assigned by supervisor related to your position/department
  • Travel to customers facility & store visits: 70% Office: 30%
  • Ability to work varied hours, nights, days and weekends to support the business needs

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Expected to Interact professionally with other departments: Customer Service, Credit, Product, Marketing Communications, Distribution Center, IT, Human Resources
  • Interacts professionally with outside vendors

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Learns and grows
  • Innovative
  • Initiative
  • Shows Great Judgment
  • Delivers Results Effectively
  • Job Expertise
  • Cultivates Collaboration
  • Connects with the Customer
  • Communicates Effectively

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 8+ years of sales experience working with regional or national accounts in sporting goods industry
  • BA / BS Degree desired
  • Strong retail business acumen, particularly retail math
  • Ability to navigate in SAP to glean insights
  • Proven successful sales record
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Athletic footwear and apparel experience
  • Knowledge of sporting goods industry
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, self-starter, sense of urgency, personable, extroverted personality, well organized
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and Lotus Notes
Location: Asics New York City, New York
Position type: Full Time
Experience level: 5+ years
Education level: Bachelor's Degree
ID
6324
Job Title: Account Executive, Lifestyle

 

 

Account Executive, Footlocker

 

Posted 9/29/16

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicates and implements seasonal Brand Initiatives to account
  • Implements ASICS Distribution and Market Management strategy
  • Executes brand assortment direction that provides a differentiated elevated consumer brand experience
  • Participates in Account Planning Sessions
  • Implements 1 year Action Plan utilizing creative and effective strategies
  • Uses and navigates in SAP regularly to review orders and status and glean insights
  • Develops and works with cross functional teams to develop Quarterly business reviews
  • Provides financial management for key accounts: sales volume, profit, cancellations/returns
  • Secures orders from key accounts by means of visiting the account’s facilities
  • Develops joint business plan that align ASICS America objectives and strategies with account’s objectives and strategies
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with in order to influence key decisions
  • Understands the account’s objectives, key strategies, concept, competitors, and consumer/ shopper targets
  • Creates and presents professional, thorough, technical product presentations to account within the territory for product cycle introductions and as requested by upper management.
  • Develops comprehensive implementation plans for account-specific programs and oversees the execution through precise communication
  • Prepares and submits Monthly Sales Reports, including sales forecast updates
  • Leads a cross functional team towards achieving desired business results (Retail Marketing, Product Line Managers, Customer Service and Senior Management)
  • Follows up consistently with account to manage the entire order process; sell-in and sell through
  • Manages marketing and travel expenses within assigned budget
  • Maintains consistent contact with ASICS leadership regarding sales updates, sell through reporting, obstacles, issues, and opportunities
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of competitor products, programs, and services to ensure ASICS is operating at a competitive level within the account
  • Continuously monitors industry trends

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates high degree of professionalism in communication, attitude and teamwork with customers, peers and management
  • Demonstrates high level of quality work, attendance and appearance
  • Adheres to all Company Policies & Procedures and Safety Regulations
  • Adheres to local, state and federal laws
  • Additional responsibilities assigned by supervisor related to your position/department
  • Travel to customers facility & store visits: 70% Office: 30%
  • Ability to work varied hours, nights, days and weekends to support the business needs

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Expected to Interact professionally with other departments: Customer Service, Credit, Product, Marketing Communications, Distribution Center, IT, Human Resources
  • Interacts professionally with outside vendors

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Learns and grows
  • Innovative
  • Initiative
  • Shows Great Judgment
  • Delivers Results Effectively
  • Job Expertise
  • Cultivates Collaboration
  • Connects with the Customer
  • Communicates Effectively

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 8+ years of sales experience working with regional or national accounts in sporting goods industry
  • BA / BS Degree desired
  • Strong retail business acumen, particularly retail math
  • Ability to navigate in SAP to glean insights
  • Proven successful sales record
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Athletic footwear and apparel experience
  • Knowledge of sporting goods industry
  • Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, self-starter, sense of urgency, personable, extroverted personality, well organized
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), and Lotus Notes
Location: Asics Irvine, California
Position type: Full Time
Experience level: 10+ years
Education level: Bachelor's Degree
ID
6325
Job Title: Account Executive, Footlocker

 

Product Developer I

 

Posted 9/29/16

Job Qualifications:

  • Education / Experience:
  • Years of Related Professional Experience: 2-5 years.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Technical Design/Product Development

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Skills:

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to create trust with cross-functional teams.
  • Able to independently manage products of moderate to high complexity.
  • Demonstrates a solid knowledge of fit, pattern making, construction expertise, and knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrates a solid knowledge of product category, product materials, and product development lifecycle.
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to facilitate fittings and meetings with minimal supervision.
  • Able to proactively troubleshoot problems and propose solutions.
  • Facilitates special projects, process, or calendar optimization.
  • Demonstrates excellent organization skills.
  • Demonstrates proficient costing skills and manages negotiations with the factory through detailed analysis of cost breakdowns with supervision.
  • Participates in goal setting. Drives results to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in MS office software, Adobe Illustrator, and product line management systems.
  • Travel Required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drives the product creation and confirmation process from design stage through salesman samples to timely approval of production confirmation samples.
  • Develops products, recommends materials, and construction techniques that meet Design expectations and meet or exceed predetermined gross margin targets.
    1. Translate design vision and consumer needs into assigned products.
    2. Resolve potential concerns regarding construction, material, fit and wear or cost prior to design tech package hand-off.
    3. Ensure that all materials, processes, prototypes and development samples are fully tested to ensure adherence to Pearl Izumi quality standards.
    4. Work with sample sewers and patternmakers for in-house prototyping.
    5. Review prototypes for quality, execution, and fit. Provide clear and concise communication to relevant partners including overseas partners.  Modify technical illustrations in Adobe Illustrator as necessary.
  • Plans and tracks the development schedule of all products to ensure a timely completion following the predetermined product development calendar.
  • Ensures execution of fit intent and fit consistency through clear analysis, documentation, communication, adherence to fit standards, and use of block patterns.
  • Creates the specifications for the products, publishes, and maintains all records, style files, and samples associated with the product. Maintain PLM system data and information at all times for calendar and reporting purposes.
  • Partners with product and material sourcing and manufacturers to develop new materials, construction techniques, processes, and samples used to create innovative and technically superior products.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with Product Line Managers, Designers, Materials Development, Sourcing, Quality Assurance, Prototyping/Wear-testing and Supply Chain Management in order to ensure performance. Manage exception reporting to off-calendar or quality concerns pro-actively.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Organizational Competencies: 

A+ Service Focus– Focuses one’s efforts on discovering, meeting and exceeding customer needs and expectations. Develops and grows a relationship for future business and ultimately facilitate the customer decision-making process.

Drive For Results– Accurately assesses critical issues and concentrates work efforts on them to produce valued results.

Collaborative– Interacts with others in a constructive, positive and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or coworkers in achieving goals and completing assignments.

Adaptable– Effectively handles changing environments within the organization; maintaining effectiveness when dealing with multiple and conflicting priorities across different cultural settings, or during times of great adversity.

Aptitude/Business Acumen– Assimilates, synthesizes, interprets, and communicates significant business and economic information and impacts.

Authenticity/Innovation– Identifies key trends opportunities, and organizational capabilities that would bring competitive advantage to the organization. Sees trends before others and integrates concepts in a unique way.

Problem Solving– Anticipates future consequences and trends accurately and has broad Displays the ability to openly receive feedback and criticism in a positive manner.  Learns from mistakes and asks for others insight in times of need, rather than turning defensive. Effective in using active listening skills when engaging in conversation.

Open/Receptive– Energizes people around specific organizational initiatives, goals and visions. Ensures others hear, understand and accept a common organizational vision by guiding, translating and influencing what the vision means for everyone involved.

Reliable– Maintains personal productivity and effectiveness in the midst of change, ambiguity, or stress.

Company Name: Pearl Izumi
Approximate Salary: Not Specified
Location: Louisville, Colorado
Position type: Full Time
Experience level: 2 - 5 years
Education level: Bachelor's Degree
Street: 101 S Taylor Ave, Louisville, CO
ID
6326
Job Title: Product Developer I

 

 

Marketing Graphic Designer

Posted 9/29/16

the brands of everyday life.™

Jarden Technical Apparel (JTA), a division of Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL), is a globally-recognized designer, developer, marketer and retailer of high-performance technical apparel and equipment with a portfolio of brands that includes Marmot, ExOfficio, and Zoot.

Our core values of People • Product • Planet represent our commitment to innovation, quality, authenticity, continuous improvement, community and sustainability. We offer a competitive total compensation, health and wellness package and a down-to-earth, collaborative and engaging work environment.

Embark on your next adventure at Jarden Technical Apparel!

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Marketing Graphic Designer is responsible for determining the layout and production of Marmot marketing communications under the overall direction of the Creative Director. The Graphic Designer designs and produces both print and digital marketing communications by developing artistic and graphic presentations of Marmot products including advertising, point of purchase displays, tradeshow graphics, workbook design, web and various sales tools. The position integrates text, layout, and photographs with visual and graphic images to effectively present Marmot’s brand image, product details and story.

  • Collaborate with marketing and e-commerce teams to develop creative concepts and solutions that translate through a variety of channels, from concept to completion.
  • Extensive knowledge of the printing process for all types of media, including proper image prep, file formatting, maximizing efficiency and economy. Ability to collaborate with multiple print vendors.
  • Create and interpret detailed wireframes and translate to a digital experience.
  • Skilled in photo retouching, logo development and basic illustration.
  • Prepare and upload all print ad production throughout the year, adhering to media plan deadlines.
  • Assist in designing and producing marketing materials for retail/wholesale partners.
  • Seasonally collaborate in creating retail store graphic experiences, including fixture signage, window and tradeshow graphics.
  • Maintain existing brand direction and contribute to the enhancement of new marketing campaigns to ensure a consistent look and feel across the brand.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design
  • 5+ years of graphic design experience in an in-house creative work environment
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative suite / Mac OS environment
  • Knowledge and experience in web design including web pages, email and multimedia
  • Strong typographic skills including best practices for the web
  • Knowledge and experience in mobile first responsive design, basic knowledge of html/css and experience truing complex problems into simple and engaging experiences
  • Interactive UX/UI knowledge a plus
  • Retail store design experience and MS PowerPoint knowledge preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Company Name:
Approximate Salary: Not Specified
Location: Rohnert Park, California
Position type: Full Time
Experience level: 5+ years
Education level: Bachelor's Degree
Street: 5789 State Farm Dr #100, Rohnert Park, CA
ID 6327
Job Title: Marketing Graphic Designer

 

Athletics Data is looking for someone to join the team to work on the Power of 10 ranking list website

Posted 9/22/16

A part-time staff member is needed to join the Athletics Data team working on the Power of 10 ranking list website.

The suitable candidate should have a passion for athletics with strong background knowledge of track & field athletics.

You will need:

  • A passion for track & field results and statistics with regular use of the Power of 10 and runbritainrankings.com
  • Knowledge of leagues, club athletics, age groups hurdles/throwing weights
  • An interest in USA university athletics is an advantage
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience of responding to email enquiries and work well under pressure

The role is flexible but some Sunday/Monday work would be expected most weeks.

Candidates would work from home at such times as required to fulfil the demand as dictated by the competitive season and the number of fixtures taking place that weekend.

For more information in the first instance, please contact Jacky Brett at jacky.brett@athleticsdata.com by September 30, 2016, with a brief résumé and covering note explaining your relevant experience and qualificati


Read more at http://www.athleticsweekly.com/featured/vacancy-part-time-results-assistant-51765#XlIqOTYiylx0KdtI.99

 

 

Event Manager / Race Director - New Orleans Track Club

New Orleans Track Club
September 14, 2016

The Event Manager/Race Director will work closely with additional New Orleans Track Club staff to ensure that races and events are profitable and successful 

Job Summary:

The New Orleans Track Club (NOTC) is seeking a full-time Event Manager/Race Director who will be responsible for the planning, logistics, execution, and management of New Orleans Track Club events and races. 

The Event Manager/Race Director will work closely with additional New Orleans Track Club staff to ensure that races and events are profitable and successful. 

The Event Manager/Race Director shall be directly responsible to the Board of Directors. While the Event Manager/Race Director is a representative of the Club, he/she cannot bind the Club and/or the Club’s resources, without the expressed written consent of the Board of Directors. 

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that race information is promoted and advertised in a timely manner and across a variety of mediums
  • Coordinate with NOTC’s webmaster for the purposes of website layout, website updates, and race registration pages
  • Ensure that all race day equipment, materials, and needs have been ordered and are onsite
  • Identify and assign race volunteers to necessary locations, while ensuring that all race personnel and volunteers know and understand their jobs.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the Club at events
  • Promote NOTC race events and exposure of the club at local, regional, and/or national events
  • Establish goodwill and networks of communication with local authorities (parks, police, city and parish government, etc.) to file permits and ensure security of race courses
  • Seek opportunities to partner with civic organizations as well as businesses for the benefit of the Club and other charities
  • Inspect all the club’s property to evaluate what equipment needs to be upgraded or replaced and submit requests to the Board Treasurer
  • On a quarterly basis, review current and past year’s races to determine economic viability of each race
  • Determine action steps to improve race events not meeting the Club’s criteria
  • Work with the NOTC Race Committee to develop and evaluate any proposals for new race events         

Position Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Personable, detail-oriented, organized
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work in fast-paced atmosphere
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Interest in health, fitness, and/or sports, especially running
  • Ability to be a team player & work collaboratively with a variety of individuals, community members, businesses, and organizations
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed to meet NOTC’s needs 

To apply, please email NOTCPR@gmail.com.

 

Operations Director - Moab Half Marathon, Inc.

Moab Half Marathon
September 6, 2016

A strong, detail-oriented self-starter with creativity and problem solving skills will thrive in this position 

Moab Half Marathon, Inc. is looking for a person with 3-5 years of event production experience, preferably in the running industry. The person must be willing to relocate to Moab, Utah. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organization skills to successfully manage numerous projects simultaneously. A strong, detail-oriented self-starter with creativity and problem solving skills will thrive in this position. 

This position will manage up to 12 seasonal staff and 1-3 permanent staff. The Operations Director will report directly to the CEO. For more information, or if interested in applying for the position, please send cover letter that includes salary requirements and resume to ranna@moabhalfmarathon.com.

 

Senior Project Manager of Events - P3R

P3R, Pittsburgh Marathon
August 28, 2016

The focus of this job is on achieving results which are aligned with the larger picture of the organization and its strategic goals

 

P3R is a nine-year-old nonprofit organization that promotes, produces and executes health and fitness events in the Pittsburgh market. The premier event of the organization is the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon. P3R has developed programming for youth, American distance athletes and has raised nearly $10 million for charity. In addition to the Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, P3R has successfully launched several other events and is now seeking a Senior Project Manager who can help bring the organization to the next level. Learn more about P3R here: www.p3r.org  

POSITION OVERVIEW:  

P3R is seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Senior Project Manager of Events. The focus of this job is on achieving results which are aligned with the larger picture of the organization and its strategic goals. Initiative, coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, is the key to achieving the performance objectives of this job. Because environmental and organizational conditions change rapidly, the work involves innovation and creativity in generating ideas for quick response. Decision-making is focused on implementing practical, timely solutions.  

The job requires getting things done quickly and handling a variety of activities. Self-assurance, and the confidence to purposely drive toward results while constantly problem-solving and engaging the commitment of others is essential. The position may be integral to collaborative or team work in the organization, and in satisfying both internal and external customers. A leadership style that is firm and goal oriented, and yet motivates, trains, and engages others in an enthusiastic way is important. The emphasis on building rapport and relationships with individuals and groups requires an outgoing, poised and persuasive communication style.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:  

The position of Sr. Project Manager of Events is a critical role within the structure of P3R and principally devoted to ensuring the success of multiple events through exceptional planning and execution. This position will be responsible for effective management of the following positions: Operations Manager, Project Manager, Warehouse and Logistics Manager and Course Director.  

  • Provide day-to-day leadership and management to the organization that mirrors the mission and core values of P3R. 
  • Formulating policies, managing daily operational activities, and planning use of materials and human resources toward maximum productivity. 
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization’s mission—specifically support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning. 
  • Works collaboratively with the Finance Manager; Director of Sponsorships and the COO to optimize execution of sales and ensure efficiencies of the events. 
  • Prepare capital and operations budgets in conjunction with Finance Manager and CEO. 
  • Establish operating and program policies consistent with P3R’s broad policies and objectives and ensures their execution. 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required and at least 3 years’ experience with managing budgets and 5 years of leadership management 
  • Strong background and work experience in business analysis and knowledge of HR processes and laws 
  • Exceptional project management skills and computer skills (proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Google Apps) 
  • Demonstrated ability to be a part of a highly successful, productive and positive team 
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding professional presentation and ability to interact in a wide range of professional and social settings
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; possess a range of motion, and talk and hear and ability to lift 30lbs. The employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; and large temperature variations. 

    Compensation: P3R offers a competitive salary, including a benefits package, consistent with other organizations similar in size, scope and scale.


Application and Selection Process: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume, and salary history to HR@P3R.org by Friday, September 16, 2016. Only candidates selected for interviews will be notified. P3R is an equal opportunity employer.