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INDEPENDENT MEMBERS OF THE ATHLETICS INTEGRITY UNIT BOARD POSITION DESCRIPTION

Posted 12/20/19

Role

As part of its programme of governance and integrity reforms, World Athletics established the independent Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) in April 2017.

The role of the AIU is to protect the integrity of Athletics. It does this through education and testing, and by investigating and prosecuting anti-doping rule violations and other breaches of integrity within the World Athletics Rules and Regulations including the Integrity Code of Conduct and Rules based on the World Anti-Doping Code.

The AIU Board governs the Athletics Integrity Unit and is responsible for approving the AIU’s strategy, annual plan, policies and procedures for the Unit, as well as approving its budget (subject to allocation from the World Athletics Executive Board). The AIU Board monitors the overall performance of the Unit, including appointing and monitoring the performance of the Head of the Unit in carrying out the agreed strategy and the annual plan. The Board is required to report to the World Athletics Congress annually and to the World Athletics Council at every in-person meeting of Council and as requested.

Changes to the World Athletics Constitution in 2019 expanded the membership of the AIU Board by adding two additional Independent Members (to make a total of five Independent Members). World Athletics is therefore now seeking applications for the two new Independent Members of the AIU Board.

Composition

The membership of the AIU Board is as follows:  five (5) Independent Members, one of whom is the Chairperson  a World Athletics Council Member elected by Council (non-voting)  the Head of the Integrity Unit (non-voting).

Criteria

Independent Members must have the following attributes:  each Independent Member must have governance experience;  collectively, the Independent Members must have significant skills and experience in anti-doping, other integrity matters and the law.

In addition, the following attributes are preferred for all applicants:  impeccable integrity  experience in the field of anti-doping or other sports integrity matters  an ability to understand the 'big picture' and to assist in developing strategic partnerships across the sporting landscape at an international level  influential, effective individual; articulate, tactful and open in communicating with others across multi-cultural boundaries

 

Responsibilities

The AIU Board has the following duties, powers and responsibilities:

 to protect the integrity of Athletics and World Athletics, acting at all times in good faith and in the best interests of the AIU; to play a full part in ensuring the AIU Board arrives at balanced and objective decisions in the performance of its agreed role and functions, including and especially:o approving and reviewing a strategic plan for the AIU and regularly monitoring progress against that strategic plan; o identifying and managing the risks of the AIU;o approving and reviewing an annual plan and budget and regularly monitoring progress against the annual plan and budget; o appointing and monitoring the performance of the Head of the AIU;o approving decisions of the Head of the AIU whether: there exists a case to answer for Doping and Non-Doping Violations as set out in the Rules;

World Athletics will appeal decisions of the Disciplinary Tribunal; the World Athletics will participate in any appeal or other proceeding before CAS or any other tribunal to which World Athletics is not a party o monitoring the overall performance of the AIU;o reporting to the World Athletics Member Federations annually and to the World Athletics Council at every in-person Council meeting. to contribute to a positive and effective communication surrounding the work of the AIU with all key stakeholders, international partners and media. Further details about the AIU and the AIU Board are set out in the Athletics Integrity Unit Rules.

Appointment

The World Athletics Council will appoint the new Independent Members upon the recommendation of the Integrity Unit Board Appointments Panel. This Panel comprises: a. an independent person, appointed by Council, who is experienced in governance and the functions and appointment processes of directors. This person is the Chairperson of the Panel; b. Chair of the AIU Board; and, c. a Council Member, elected by Council. The Panel operates separately and independently from World Athletics and is responsible for identifying, recruiting, assessing and making the recommendations of those persons it considers will best suit the available positions. In deciding on the recommended applicants, the Panel is required to identify the skills, expertise and experience which may be necessary on the AIU Board including the requirements (as set out in the World Athletics Constitution) that:  each member must have governance experience; and  between all the members, have significant skills and experience in anti-doping, other integrity matters and the law.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older; cannot be staff members and must not otherwise be ineligible (as described in the World Athletics Constitution). Applicants should be fluent in written and spoken English. The ability to speak in French or Spanish is desirable but not essential. To be an independent member, an applicant cannot be a member of any committee or body of World Athletics or hold any other position within World Athletics.

Term

The initial term for the new AIU Board members will concludeat the 2021 Ordinary Congress. Independent Board Members may be re-appointed for a further term of two years.

Procedures The AIU Board meets on the average six times per year, three in person. An annual fee is payable in addition to reimbursement of travel or other reasonable expenses incurred in the role in accordance with World Athletics policy.

Vetting

The appointment of any person to be a member of the AIU Board is subject to the person being Eligible (as defined in the World Athletics Constitution), including satisfying an Integrity Check by the Vetting Panel in accordance with the World Athletics

Vetting Rules.

How to Apply

Applications to the email address panel-candidates@worldathletics.org must include the following: 

A full Curriculum Vitae  A letter detailing the Applicant’s suitability (against the criteria listed) for one of the Independent Member Board Member positions, outlining their skills and experience; how they will contribute to the AIU Board and the reasons for applying 

Confidential contact details including address (work and home), telephone numbers (including mobile) and confidential email address

Referees: full contact details of three referees. Please note that referees will only be contacted after prior consultation with you. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that referees are willing to provide a reference when contacted by any member of the selection team

Applications close at 18:00 CET on 10 February 2020.

World Athletics is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a full diverse range of candidates, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

 

 

Alanic Activewear

Business Development Manager:

Full-Time
Posted 1 week ago

Looking for someone experienced, to grow within the company – Alanic!

Are you interested in making lot of money?
www.alanic.com

We are an Activewear Brand, and are looking to expand our Sales Team in the Los Angeles Office (Beverly Hills, CA).

At Alanic we are looking for quality sales people who are friendly, professional, and have the drive to make a lot of money, and get rewarded for their efforts.

Should have:

  • 5-year sales experience (MUST)
  • Very Professional
  • Good Knowledge of Microsoft office/Outlook
  • Passion for the organization
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Outstanding organization and time management skills
  • Result orientated “Will DO” personality and attitude.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Great Phone skills
  • Must pay attention to details
  • Passion to grow within the company

Salary:

  • Base Salary + Commission + iPhone + MacBook
  • Commission between $500-$1000 week depending on your sales ability.
  • Candidate with the right attitude can make 75K – 80K/Annum as OTE (On-Target Earning)
  • Hours: 9AM — 5PM (Monday – Friday)

To apply for this job email your details to johnny@alanic.com

 

NYRR Job: Senior Manager, Development Administration

Posted 12/16/19

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people and has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About the Department

The primary purpose of the Development department is to raise funds for the organization’s various philanthropic efforts (Youth and Community Service Programs and special projects). Development creates and executes a yearly comprehensive plan to secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations. The department is responsible for expanding and diversifying the organization’s funding base and furthering the potential for future fundraising efforts.

About the Position

The Senior Manager, Development Administration, provides strategic leadership in the areas of gift processing, database integrity, reporting, data analysis, and system enhancements.  They oversee the day-to-day operations the Salesforce database including establishing business rules, maintaining database documentation of policies, processes, and protocols, clean-up projects and data enrichment processes. Works closely with the IT team in the development and implementation of best practices for the management of Salesforce and other proprietary databases within Development.

 

They also proactively recommend and implement solutions for automation with an emphasis on efficiency, consistency, and best practices for information management, gift administration, and donor/prospect relations. This position will execute reports and lists for use by end-users across the department, internal and external presenters, the Development team in support of trend analysis for strategy and decision-making.

 

This position oversees the work of Development Associate to assist with data entry, gift processing and acknowledgement letters.

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Serve as the Development and Philanthropy lead for data management including but not limited to:
    • Lead development and implementation of strategy related to donor database (salesforce) and serve as liaison with IT team to ensure the system and our processes are functioning optimally  
    • Ensuring smooth functioning of development donor database, updating and cleaning records and devising data entry and coding protocols,
    • Producing reports on donors and revenue upon request, ensuring alignment with the finance department
    • Overseeing and reporting weekly and monthly on all donation intake portals and supplying additional financial/donation reports as deemed necessary.
  • Development Research
    • Maintain comprehensive, accurate, and timely systems for development research and reporting to support fundraising objectives, including data mining for prospect identification;
    • Identify research and profile individual major donors, foundations, corporations and prospects;
    • Stay informed on trends in prospect research and online search.
  • Supervise Development Associate on tasks including:
  • Preparation of large data lists for gift processing,
  • Assist with database maintenance/conversions,
  • Assist with donation tracking process,
  • Process incoming check and credit card donations; enter into donor database; prepare timely acknowledgement letters; and perform other tasks associated with donation entry and tracking,
  • Help prepare donation deposits,
  • Assist with collection of matching gifts,
  • Support the production of several departmental events throughout the year, in both planning and – most likely – by working these events (some evenings and weekends requested), and
  • Provide overflow support for the department as needed.

 

Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage employee performance through communication of expectations and standards 
  • Prepare performance appraisals. Work with next level management (directors or department head as applicable) when employee performance does not meet standards 
  • Provide effective feedback and coaching to employees, including potential areas of improvement
  • Create goals for the team and individual employees 
  • Encourage an environment of transparency, support, development, and growth 
  • Delegate and distribute tasks and responsibilities appropriately
  • Ensure employees and staff adhere to company policies and procedures 
  • Make decisions based on best interest of organization
  • Track employee attendance, if applicable
  • Collaborate with Human Resources as support 
  • Promote team culture that coincides with NYRR mission and core values

 

 

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 4 years’ previous related experience managing a database, preferably in fundraising
  • 3 years’ related experience cultivating relationships internally and externally
  • Strong understanding of database architecture

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Skills and Attributes:

  • Power user of salesforce or other similar donor database with the ability to both develop and guide strategy while also being able to execute in the system on a day-to-day basis
  • Superior organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to juggle multiple projects and frequent deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Tact, diplomacy, and discretion
  • Ability to provide a superior customer service experience
  • Flexibility and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with staff across divisions
  • Knowledge of fundraising and development practices, standards, and reporting
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of budgeting processes
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and perform under pressure
  • Passion for the New York Road Runners mission

 

 

How to Apply:

 

To be considered for this role, please submit your resume to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ow9mbfwW&s=runningusa.org

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NYRR Job: Team for Kids Part Time Program Support

Posted 12/16/19

Department:     YCS – Runner & Community Runner Engagement

Reports to:         Senior Manager, TFK                    

Status:                 Regular Part-time                           

 

About NYRR

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people and has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

 

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

About the Department

Although best known for the Marathon and our weekly races throughout New York City, serving children and communities through running is central to NYRR’s mission. What began in 1998 with one site and 15 children has blossomed into Rising New York Road Runners, a comprehensive and dynamic youth running program, which serves 250,000 children in New York City and across the United States. 

 

Team for Kids is the primary fundraising vehicle for NYRR’s youth running programs. Our team is comprised of adult runners who receive guaranteed entry into 15 premier endurance running events while committing to fundraise in support of our youth programs.

About the Position

Team for Kids has more than doubled in size in the past three years, proudly training and giving entry to over 6,000 runners annually.  The team is now seeking a part-time individual to provide program support to allow us to continue to provide an excellent and personal member experience. 

This is a part-time position offering 20-25 hours per week with some seasonal fluctuation. Most of the work will be done in the NYRR office with some out-of-office support required on nights and weekends.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service: Provide unparalleled support and customer service to our members at all times through e-mail, phone, and personal interactions. 
  • Registration: Provide registration support to TFK staff to ensure all TFK runners are properly registered for events.
  • Process Improvement: Analyze current processes and systems to make suggestions for improvements and increased efficiencies.
  • Merchandising: Responsible for tracking and submitting orders to fulfillment center. Fulfilling in-house singlet exchanged. Oversee mater inventory.
  • Event Support: Attend and assist in planning of TFK training runs (held on weekdays during marathon season and Saturdays year-round), all TFK race day events in NYC, and additional recruitment and team events as needed throughout the year during evenings and weekends.
  • Finance:  Responsible for entering and tracking all daily donations (credit card, cash, wire transfers).  Work with TFK staff and Finance liaison to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and proper posting of fundraising dollars to individuals’ accounts.
  • Fundraising:  Support staff in technology build out for new “Create Your Own Event” initiative, creation of new registration process, administration of program, customer service, participant communications, and fundraising.
  • Communication: Assist team with drafting of weekly runner bulletin, updating training website content and other communications as needed.
  • Social Media: Assist team with creating content for social media and monitoring our platforms.
  • New Events:  Assist team in the launch of six new events by 2022, including registration, reporting, participant communication, fundraising and customer service.

  • Mailings: Lead thank you mailings for the 5 borough race events.

 

  • Assist team with other projects as needed.

 

Job Requirements:

Skills and Attributes:

  • Friendly, personable, outgoing, and energetic personality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High-initiative and hard-working
  • Enjoys working on a team
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, required

  • Ability to problem-solve quickly

Experience:

  • Previous nonprofit fundraising and marketing experience a plus; some prior work experience required
  • Experience working with in excel

     

    Other Requirements:

  • This position is based in Manhattan with nights and weekend work required during peak seasons.
  • Passion for NYRR’s mission

Education:

  • BA required

 

How to Apply:

To be considered , please submit your resume to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=on3aafwu&s=runningusa.org

 

 

NYRR Job:  Coordinator, NYRR Striders (Part-time)

Posted 12/16/19

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people and has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About the Department

New York Road Runners has been offering free youth running programs in schools and at community centers since 1999. Starting in one borough of New York City with one school and 15 kids, we’ve grown to serve all five boroughs, the tri-state area and 48 states nationwide. The department also partners with the Youth Events team at NYRR to put on 100 free races and events each year across NYC. NYRR’s youth platform, Rising New York Road Runners, is designed to build fitness skills in ways that work for kids of all ability levels in grades pre-K through 12th grade and instill the confidence and motivation to stay healthy and active for life. We provide all the tools, from instructor training and resources to equipment and free incentives as kids reach milestones.

About the Position

The NYRR Striders Part-time Coordinator’s core responsibility will be to develop, coordinate, perform various administrative functions and to assist with the day-to-day operations of NYRR Striders programs. This position will work closely and reports to the Assistant Manager of NYRR Striders as well as 15 part-time Striders coaches.

Job Responsibilities (primary and secondary duties):

  • Manage program documents and records.
  • Research senior centers to identify viable locations for new possible NYRR Striders sites.
  • Assist in the promotion and outreach efforts for NYRR Striders.
  • Support in conducting regular site visits to all NYRR Striders sites.
  • Assist with the development of the NYRR Striders monthly newsletter to site directors.
  • Assist with regular updates to the NYRR Striders Facebook account.
  • Support formal and informal testing of new systems and processes for program implementation.
  • Assist with the planning and promotion of 25+ NYRR Striders events.
  • Work multiple weekday and weekend days a year at major NYRR and Youth & Community events, in accordance. with the events participation policies.
  • Work independently and as a team on special projects and events as they arise.

 

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 1 – 2 years’ experience working with Social Service or education a plus
  • 1 – 2 years’ community engagement experience preferred
  • 1 – 2 years’ event planning and management experience is preferred
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, consistently deployed in a constituent-friendly manner
  • Experience with project management

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree preferred or must be in progress of obtaining undergraduate degree required.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong team focus and the ability to relate to and work with diverse populations as sites and events are located throughout New York City
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Works well under pressure and tight deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  • Initiative to identify and offer suggestions for improvements or enhancements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 applications, especially Excel; PowerPoint; and Word preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • General appreciation for living a healthy lifestyle

Other Requirements:

  • Must be available 20-25/hours per week.
  • First Aid and CPR/AED preferred
  • Willingness to travel throughout NYC, work various weekends and extended hours as needed 

 

How to Apply:

To be considered, please submit your resume to:  https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=on3aafwu&s=runningusa.org

 

 

NYRR Job: Assistant Manager, Marketing 

Posted 12/16/19

Department:                    Marketing

Reports to:                        Senior Manager, Marketing          

Status:                                Full Time            

 

About NYRR

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people and has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

 

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

About the Department

New York  Road  Runner’s  Brand  Marketing  and  Communications  is  charged  with  managing  the organization’s creative services, editorial, advertising, and digital operations. The team’s efforts build upon NYRR’s recent brand initiative and Run for Life platform as the organization seeks to tell the bigger NYRR story of huge positive impact; our ongoing focus on broadening our engagement with runners of all types; our efforts to strengthen our alignment with, and support of, our corporate partners; and our opportunity to unlock the power of our community in supporting our youth-and cause-related efforts.

About the Position

This position reports to the Senior Manager, Marketing, and will support the organization’s marketing efforts across key initiatives for NYRR Heritage Events and NYRR experiential team. This role will assist the development and implementation of integrated marketing plans across various NYRR assets.

Job Responsibilities (primary and secondary duties):

  • Support planning and execution of experiential marketing and communications materials, includes United Airlines NYC Half, Popular Brooklyn Half and TCS New York City Marathon
  • Assist the implementation of marketing plans for NYRR Heritage events; includes collaboration with internal and external teams (as needed) to execute creative briefs and production, communication plans, and deliver partner requirements
  • Manage NYRR RUNCenter annual content calendar and content menu; assist content planning and project management at the NYRR RUNCenter
  • Act as day-to-day liaison for NYRR/New Balance e-commerce team; assist with execution of e-commerce marketing plan
  • Lead Club Night marketing and communication efforts, includes the development and implementation of marketing plan to drive registration, increase engagement and deliver against organization goals
  • Assist organization-wide, Executive Office and PR departmental projects
  • Other duties and department projects as assigned

 

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 2-3 years professional experience
  • Marketing or communications field preferred

    Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college
  • Marketing, sports business, or communications background preferred

    Skills and Attributes:

  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills, analytical talent, and attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work cross-departmentally and manage diverse groups
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Passion for NYRR and its mission

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 25lbs

 

How to Apply:

To be considered, please submit you resume to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ojjIbfwf&s=runningusa.org

 

 

NYRR Job: Assistant Manager, Strategy, Planning and Organization Operations

Posted 12/16/19

Department: Strategy, Planning & Organization Operations

Reports to: Manager, Strategy, Planning & Organization Operations                                                              

 

About NYRR

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people and has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

 

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

About the Department

The Strategy, Planning & Organization Operations team works collaboratively with all departments across the organization to support strategy formulation, growth plan execution, and project implementation. The team provides the organization with in-depth analytical support in evaluating existing operations and new business opportunities. Furthermore, they help lead and advise cross-functional project teams in executing the many action items/special projects that have been designed to help NYRR continue to reach its strategic objectives.

About the Position

The Assistant Manager, Strategy & Planning will support project management of initiative implementation and execution across NYRR.  Reporting to the Manager, Strategy & Planning, the Assistant Manager will serve 2 primary functions: (1) providing critical support of major initiative and event planning, and (2) supporting cross-functional teams to execute on the many action items/special projects that have been designed to help NYRR continue to reach its strategic objectives.

Job Responsibilities (primary and secondary duties):

 

  • Support strategic initiative planning efforts across the team, owning key workstreams and assisting with cross-functional collaborative efforts; develop detailed project workplans and deliverables; contribute to day-to-day activities of the project team and ensure work is progressing as planned
  • Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across multiple projects
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses to support project planning and strategy recommendations
  • Problem-solve and identify opportunities for process improvements across planning workstreams; Ensure approaches and solutions are linked to overall organization objectives and future needs
  • Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations; escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels
  • Partner with project team leads to prepare and present work output/final deliverables
  • Foster embrace of organization-wide change management and role model associated best practices

Job Requirements:

Skills and Attributes:

  • High initiative, able to drive timely delivery of workplan and effectively problem-solve with sound judgment
  • Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, support and understand different project teams
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications
  • Strong presentation skills and comfort speaking in front of large cross-functional teams

 

Experience:

  • 2-5 years strategy and/or project management experience
  • Record of change management and process improvement projects

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

 

Other Requirements:

  • Heart, humor and a passion for sports (especially running) a plus!

 

 

How to Apply:

To be Considered, please forward your resume to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=okgHbfwc&s=runningusa.org

 

 

NYRR Job: Human Resources Manager, Warehouse

 Posted 12/19/19

 

Department:      Human Resources

Reports to:         Vice President, Human Resources

Status:                Full-time

Location:             Bronx Warehouse          

About NYRR

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people. Since then, NYRR has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.

 

NYRR’s races, community events, instruction and training resources, and youth programs give hundreds of thousands of people each year the motivation, know-how, and opportunity to start running and keep running for life. NYRR’s premier event, the famed ING New York City Marathon, attracts the world’s top pro runners and committed amateurs alike while also raising millions of dollars annually for charity and driving economic impact for the City.  But NYRR is equally committed to the runners of tomorrow, passionately providing youth fitness programs that educate and inspire more than 100,000 kids in underserved communities in New York City, all 50 states, and around the world.

 

Headquartered in New York City, NYRR implements a unique nonprofit model that teams contributed and earned income to make all its efforts possible.  To learn more, please visit www.nyrr.org.  

 

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

About the Position

NYRR is seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager to join our team working in our warehouse. The HR Manager will be instrumental in the success of various initiatives at NYRR.  The ideal candidate will have a strong background in employee relations, talent management, and professional development / training.

 

The HR Manager will be responsible for providing generalist HR support to the warehouse team on a managerial level. Responsibilities include management of talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, onboarding, training, and retention.  In addition, the HR Manager will assist the event staffing team with scheduling and staffing the warehouse employees at our events.

 

The HR Manager will report to the VP of Human Resources and work closely with others in the HR department as well as collaborate with the event staffing team. This is a great opportunity to make a positive impact in a unique non-profit, events-based company.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with warehouse managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Conduct background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Implement new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
  • Review, track, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, including safety training, anti-harassment training, and certifications.
  • Collaborate with event staffing team to ensure weekly events are staffed appropriately.
  • Perform tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to benefits and leaves; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Handle employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the VP of HR.
  • Attend and participate in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities:

•             Effectively manage employee performance through communication of expectations and standards 

•             Prepare performance appraisals. Work with next level management (directors or department head as applicable) when employee performance does not meet standards 

•             Provide effective feedback and coaching to employees, including potential areas of improvement

•             Create goals for the team and individual employees 

•             Encourage an environment of transparency, support, development, and growth 

•             Delegate and distribute tasks and responsibilities appropriately

•             Ensure employees and staff adhere to company policies and procedures 

•             Make decisions based on best interest of organization

•             Track employee attendance, if applicable

•             Collaborate with Human Resources as support 

•             Promote team culture that coincides with NYRR mission and core values

 

Job Requirements:

Skills and Attributes:

  • Skilled in conflict resolution
  • Must have ability to handle and maintain confidential information
  • Must have ability to work effectively with others
  • Must be able to effectively organize and prioritize work
  • Analytical ability and sound decision making skills required
  • Bilingual in Spanish required

     

     

    Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience as an HR generalist required, at least two years on a managerial level
  • Solid experience administering all phases of talent management process, including recruitment, performance management, professional development and training,
  • Experience with HRIS systems, ADP highly preferred
  • Familiarity with federal and NYS employment laws, FMLA, Title VII, FLSA, HIPPA, etc.

     

    Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, I/O Psychology or related field

 

 

How to Apply: 

 

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oZ8HbfwJ&s=runningusa.org

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Greenlayer

Sales Representative/Account Manager

Full-Time
Oregon2020-01-08
Posted 12/19/19

Job Description

We are seeking confident, skilled, experienced sales representatives & account managers for the endurance channel with a proven track record to grow new business accounts and meet our sales goals. As the face of the Greenlayer brand, your role is a key sales position that drives our revenue and grows our market share.

Job Responsibilities

  • 3-5 years + sales experience, account management
  • High Attention to detail and strong communication skills
  • Connections and relationships within the endurance sports industry, endurance events, and teams.
  • Have a proven track record in sales and be able to provide references and metrics of your past success.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity, business integrity, all while being competitive and driven to succeed.

Knowledge and Skills required:

  • Grow and drive sales with accounts in the event and endurance sports industry via existing relationships, prospecting, and outreach
  • Strong understanding and experience selling B2B
  • Be detail oriented and timeline driven
  • Self -Starter, with competitive drive and exceptional customer service
  • Creative problem solver with consistent follow up
  • Develop new business through prospecting, leveraging existing relationships, industry events, specialty retailers, and brands.
  • Highly engaging and able to converse freely and confidently with others, both written and verbally
  • Ability to resolve customer service issues as needed
  • Work with internal design team on customer related graphics, make suggestions regarding customer needs, and drive the customer towards finalization.
  • Service any existing house accounts, drive growth, and customer relationship.
  • Occasional regional and national travel as required. Please note that due to the nature of the role some weekend work or after -hours work may be inevitable and as such it will be considered part of the regular hours for the job.
  • Customer-oriented attitude, with a strong desire to go above and beyond the needs of customers.
  • It is a benefit and advantage if you have contacts or experience in the sports industry, specifically running, triathlon, fitness, athletic events, and retail

Company Overview:  Greenlayer is a leading manufacturer of athletic apparel designed to meet the needs of events, teams, and individual athletes. Always at the forefront of design and industry trends, at Greenlayer, we believe that we are only as successful as our customers, which is why we strive to create products that athletes love and continue to wear long after race day. With us, you can expect unique and exceptional products at an exceptional value.

Please submit a brief cover letter/email and resume.

Contact Email:  sales@green-layer.com

 

 

 

Pocket Outdoor Media

Strength and Nutrition Editor

Full-Time
Boulder, CO2020-01-11
Posted 12/12/19

Pocket Outdoor Media is looking for a passionate, ambitious, and detailed self-starter to join our editorial team as a full-time Strength and Nutrition Editor. The ideal candidate has excellent writing, editing, and multimedia skills, is incredibly detailed oriented and organized, and has a fun voice that can speak to our millions of readers across platforms. The Strength and Nutrition Editor will be responsible for creating and editing content across platforms (digital, social, video, print) and brands (Triathlete, VeloNews, Women’s Running, PodiumRunner) and will report directly to the Editorial Director – POM Projects.

This position is full-time from POM’s office in Boulder, Colorado.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Plan annual, monthly, and weekly editorial calendars for innovative, smart, fun nutrition and strength content across all platforms (digital, social, possibly print) and brands; this includes ideating sponsored content and other advertiser-driven opportunities across platforms as needed.
  • Research, report, and create content as well as assign and edit content from freelancers to be published across brand websites, social, and digital platforms. (Exact publishing frequency to be determined and could shift with evolving editorial strategy.) This includes written articles, video, audio, and photo-driven content, as well as the ability to work with illustrators.
  • Liaise with EICs across brands to determine audience needs and ideate the proper content and delivery methods to meet those needs.
  • Support the team with content creation during special events and races, working quickly and diligently in real time; attend and report from events on behalf of POM brands as needed.

What You’ll Need to Succeed in this Role:

  • 3+ years of experience in journalism and digital media.
  • A healthy obsession with social, digital, and print media, and ideally a passion for one or more of the endurance sports we cover.
  • Basic video and audio editing and shooting skills.
  • An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment; ability to work both independently and well with teammates both in-office and remote.
  • Healthy connections with experts and influencers in the strength and nutrition spaces.
  • Exhibit ease and professionalism when interacting with industry influencers and professional athletes.
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills; ability to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem-solve with minimal direction

To Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@pocketoutdoormedia.com.

Pocket Outdoor Media, Inc. (POM) owns and operates the world’s leading endurance sports media brands, including VeloNews, Triathlete, Women’s Running, PodiumRunner.com, Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, and VeloPress. Collectively, our titles engage and influence more than seven million endurance athletes every month.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

 

 

Pocket Outdoor Media

Associate Editor of PodiumRunner

Full-Time
Boulder, CO2020-01-11
Posted 12/12/19

Pocket Outdoor Media is looking for a passionate, ambitious, and detailed-oriented self-starter to join the PodiumRunner editorial team as a full-time Associate Editor. The ideal candidate has excellent researching, writing and editing skills, and has a smart, clear voice that can speak to our millions of readers across platforms. The Associate Editor will be responsible for creating and editing content across platforms (digital, social, video), and will report directly to the Editor-in-Chief. This position is full-time in PodiumRunner’s office in Boulder, Colorado.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Pitch, research, write, or edit stories/articles for daily PodiumRunner content
  • Research, curate, edit and update evergreen content from site archive
  • Assist in maintaining editorial calendars (online, social, gear reviews)
  • Perform photo research to supplement content; help schedule and execute original photo and video shoots
  • Assist in managing freelance contributors, invoices, and other administrative tasks as needed
  • Assist in creating weekly and monthly analytics reports for digital and social content as requested
  • Stay abreast on current developments and trends in running, sport science and gear
  • Support the team with content creation during special events, races, and projects, working quickly and diligently in real time
  • Attend and report on events, seminars or conferences on behalf of PodiumRunner as needed

What You’ll Need to Succeed in this Role:

  • 2-4 years of experience in writing/editing, journalism, digital media, or a related field
  • A healthy obsession with running, with an understanding of training principles, personalities, gear and the running culture and lifestyle
  • Knowledge, experience and comfort with digital and social media
  • Knowledge of and ease learning and using publishing and design software such as WordPress, MailChimp and Photoshop
  • An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment; ability to work both independently and with others
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills; ability to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem solve with minimal direction
  • Organizational skills ranging from use of time to categorizing content
  • Professionalism and poise when interacting with industry influencers and professional athletes

To Apply

If you are interested in submitting an application, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@podiumrunner.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

 

 

Pocket Outdoor Media

Managing Editor of Women’s Running

Full-Time
Boulder, CO2020-01-11
Posted 12/12/19

Pocket Outdoor Media is seeking a driven, proactive and detail-oriented Managing Editor to join our team in Boulder! As Managing Editor your primary responsibility will be oversight of editorial content production of Women’s Running print and digital properties. The Managing Editor plans, assigns, edits and writes content for Women’s Running magazine and WomensRunning.com under the direction of the Editor-in-Chief. The candidate should have a passion for exceptional editorial content and the fitness industry, and unparalleled attention to detail. This position requires sharpened communication and people skills, creative thinking, strict attention to detail, and an exceptional ability to organize, coordinate, and multi-task. This position is full-time in Women’s Running’s office in Boulder, Colorado.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Generating story ideas; planning, assigning, editing, and writing content; overseeing editorial calendars.
  • Maintaining regular correspondence with editorial team to discuss editorial, design, ad sales, deadlines, and overall production processes
  • Setting and maintaining production deadlines for editorial, design, ad sales, etc.
  • Assigning, overseeing and managing spending for all freelance and in-house assignments for both web and print.
  • Scheduling the online editorial presence, deliverables and programs.
  • Writes, edits and copyedits stories for clarity, readability, interest, punctuation and grammar.
  • Contributes as a strong team player to execute vision of Editor-in-Chief
  • Liaises with ad sales team to ensure all sales package assets are gathered and properly executed.
  • Attend industry events as needed as a representative of Women’s Running.

What You’ll Need to Succeed in this Role

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in journalism or a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience in a similar role.
  • Experience working with outside contractors/freelancers in print and online environment.
  • Proven experience in an Editor role (preferably managerial).
  • Working knowledge of online platforms such as WordPress, SEO concepts, social media and analytics.
  • Superior grammar, punctuation, style and spelling skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Experience with InDesign and InSite a plus.

Work Environment: This job operates in a media/publishing setting.

Benefits package: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, unlimited vacation

Travel: This position may require some travel.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Full time. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

To Apply

If you are interested in submitting an application, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@womensrunning.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.

 

Brooksee is a fast-growing endurance event company committed to elevating the event experience for endurance athletes. We currently operate the REVEL Race Series with 8 marathons and half marathons in the US and Canada, in addition to the Portland Marathon.

We are opening two positions to complement our talented team of event professionals:

  1. Brand Manager / Purchasing Specialist
  2. Sales & Partnership Manager

These are full-time positions for on-site work in our offices in Pleasant Grove, UT. Compensation is negotiable depending on qualifications. Applicants should email their resume to jobs@brooksee.com.

BRAND MANAGER / PURCHASING SPECIALIST

The successful applicant will have a well-rounded skillset that covers elements of brand control as well as supply chain and project management. Knowledge of and personal experience in the distance running industry will be critical to functioning in this role. The applicant must have a keen eye for design and fashion, and also be able to track project tasks, deadlines, order quantities, etc.

Position Responsibilities: The functions of the position are split between (1) Brand Management and (2) Purchasing, and there will be much overlap between the two functions. Specific duties of each function will include, but are limited to, the following:

Brand Management:

  • Oversee marketing and advertising efforts
  • Manage team of graphic designers
  • Venue activation planning and design
  • Management of event photography plan

Purchasing:

  • Manage the merchandising plan for all events (tops, bottoms, jackets, headwear, footwear, etc)
  • Oversee the procurement of all event-related materials such as shirts, medals, swag, awards, bibs, signage, physical media and displays, physical assets and branded items, etc.
  • Establish relationships with overseas manufacturers to allow for direct sourcing of items above (travelling when necessary)

General:

  • Manage budget related to all items listed above
  • Travel to company events to assist in race production
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Current with industry trends, fashion tendencies, and participant preferences
  • Ability to multi-task while dealing with crucial deadlines
  • Efficient and organized to ensure all tasks are met on a daily basis
  • Effective communication, presenting, and writing skills
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Positive attitude, commitment to succeed, and willingness to go above and beyond
  • Long-term commitment
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Endurance athlete strongly preferred
  • Must be able to travel to all company events performing manual labor and work irregular hours (up to 80 hours per week during event weeks)
  • Fluency in written and spoken Spanish or Mandarin is a bonus
  • Must be able to lift 35+ pounds repeatedly

SALES & PARTNERSHIP MANAGER

We are seeking a Partnership Manager to push our sponsorships, vendors, and partnerships to the next level. The Partnership Manager will be responsible for closing sponsorships and vendors for the REVEL Race Series, the Portland Marathon, and all future Brooksee events. Potential candidates should have a passion for endurance events and solid business acumen. Prior experience is a plus.

Position Responsibilities

  • Generate leads and identify potential new sales/sponsorship opportunities and work with the team to bring them to fruition
  • Close sponsorship deals for the REVEL Race Series, the Portland Marathon, and future events
  • Work with other members of our team to fulfill promised benefits
  • Travel to all company events to assist in fulfillment of benefits and ensure proper activation
  • Attend expos and other related trade shows to seek out possible future sponsors and vendors
  • Manage relationships with vendors, sponsors, and other partners

Position Requirements

  • Ability to establish relationships with sponsors and vendors
  • Ability to create solutions and close deals with sponsors and vendors
  • Ability to multi-task while dealing with crucial deadlines
  • Travel to all company events
  • Travel as needed to meet with sponsors and vendors and attends expos
  • Effective communication, presenting, and writing skills
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Positive attitude, commitment to succeed, and willingness to go above and beyond
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Endurance athlete preferred

 

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New York Road Runners

Director, Diversity & Inclusion

Full-Time
New York City 2019-12-20
Posted 12/19/19

About the Department

The Executive Office provides strategic leadership for NYRR by working closely with the Board of Directors and executive leadership to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies to successfully carry out the mission and goals of the organization.

About the Position

New York Road Runners is seeking a full-time Director of Diversity, & Inclusion to cultivate and further embed a diverse and inclusive culture across all facets of NYRR. The Director will report to the President & CEO and be responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives and programs, including training/education, workforce partnerships, employee and community engagement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research in connection with D&I objectives, best practices, and benchmarking and define NYRR specific deliverables
  • Leverage data to identify opportunities for growth, promote adoption of inclusive practices, establish D&I reporting structure, and communicate insights & recommendations to Executive Leadership
  • Establish mechanisms to measure, track, and report on diversity metrics
  • Work collaboratively on internal and external communications strategy that brings to life NYRR’s culture, and drives both employee engagement & external community engagement as it relates to equity
  • Build leadership awareness, commitment, and accountability for employee experience and diversity action plans across the business
  • Create and oversee Employee Resource Groups to ensure alignment with overall business objectives
  • Work cross functionally to assess areas of risk as it relates to diversity and inclusion, and collaboratively develop mitigation plans
  • Provide subject matter expertise and guidance as needed on sensitive diversity topics
  • Liaise with branding & communication, PR, and community engagement teams to ensure: visibility of NYRR’s diversity efforts, continued expansion of communities and demographics served through NYRR mission, and inclusion is pervasive throughout all programming and events
  • Work collaboratively with Human Resources to implement diversity and inclusion strategies as it relates to employee recruitment, performance management, leadership development, and retention
  • Partner with branding and communications teams to regularly communicate internal and external diversity and inclusion initiatives, events and progress
  • Exercise professional skill and subject matter knowledge to write presentations, executive talking points, and external materials around the Organization’s diversity efforts
  • Represent the organization on diversity-related topics at conferences, professional associations and business meetings

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 10 – 15 years’ experience with proven success in creating and implementing diversity and inclusion strategies
  • Demonstrated experience articulating a vision, translating it into executable strategy and driving cross-functional teams to deliver against the plan
  • Proven experience leading large-scale change management initiatives and demonstrated solid business acumen, analytical skills, reliability and sound judgment.
  • Experience in translating external and internal trends into innovative practices
  • Proven track record of facilitating company-level initiatives with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience translating data and analytics to develop insights, drive decision-making, and measure impact
  • Experience serving as a representative of senior management to the broader organization and other stakeholders

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree preferred

Skills and Attributes:

  • Proven ability to drive change: to transform, align and inspire across all levels within an organization
  • Collaborative with a natural orientation towards community building and organizing
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail combined with ability to see the bigger picture; ability to navigate change, take ownership and deliver results in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with thought leadership and change management
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to tailor messages for specific audiences and spokespeople
  • Ability to professionally represent NYRR and the Executive Office
  • Ability to build consensus and relationships at all levels of the organization

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Workforce Development Internship

Intern

Baltimore, MD, US

Posted 9/18/19

The Organization  

 

Back on My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. Operating in 13 major cities coast-to-coast, Back on My Feet recruits members (those experiencing homelessness) at homeless and residential facilities and begins with a commitment to run three days a week in the early morning. The second phase of the program, Next Steps, provides educational support, job training programs, employment partnership referrals and housing resources. Please click here to see our program in action:    

http://www.backonmyfeet.org/BoMFVideo Opens a New Window.    

Since 2007, Back on My Feet has served more than 6,000 individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness and engaged more than 100,000 volunteers and supporters. Our members have run a collective 500,000 miles and obtained more than 4,000 jobs and homes. Within six months of becoming a Back on My Feet Alumnus, 90% of members maintain their employment, 60% receive a wage increase and 20% achieve a promotion. Every $1 invested in Back on My Feet returns nearly $2.50 to the local community through increased economic output from employment and reduction in costs for shelter, medical services, incarceration and drug and alcohol treatment.    

Through our innovative program, Back on My Feet proves that there is hope, that individuals can achieve things they never thought possible and that there are people who will support them along the way. For additional information, please visit www.backonmyfeet.org Opens a New Window. .   

 

Our Core Values  

 

Be Accountable: Goals: Own them, crush them, seek more. Others can rely on you to deliver. Maximize the impact of our donors’ investments. Own mistakes, learn from them, do better.   

Be Bold: Innovate: Think BIG, embracing the unconventional and the uncomfortable – pushing yourself and your team.  

Be adventurous, creative, and open-minded. Identify challenges, solve problems, create solutions.   

Be Respectful: See the value of colleagues’ expertise and have the humility to leverage it. Recognize differences in opinion as opportunities to learn – and know when to move on. Acknowledge other’s contributions and applaud excellence. Be honest. Be transparent.   

Be Passionate: Challenge societal perceptions of people’s capacity for growth. Be dedicated to helping others reach their potential. Strive to perfect your craft every day.   

‘Run’ Fast: Be decisive: measure and act on what matters most. Get things done – focus and operate with urgency but simplify. Be nimble and ready for change. Move with speed and purpose – but take care of YOU.   

Win Together: Accelerate each other in pursuit of our mission. Relays are faster than individual events – embrace team efficiencies and when needed pass the baton. Never stop short of the finish line.   

 

The Organization  

 

Back on My Feet is run like a fast paced, innovative, corporate start-up and led by a former Strategy Consulting Executive from a leading firm. The majority of our senior leadership team originate from corporate backgrounds and we are entirely privately funded through corporations, foundations and individuals. Our National Board includes many industry leaders from a variety of corporations including Accenture, AT&T and Marriott. We are relentlessly focused on improving the organization’s impact and constantly looking at new ways to bring more supporters to the mission.   

 

The Position  

 

The Workforce Development Intern is primarily responsible for supporting our members and mission in Baltimore. The internship is 20-25 hours per week for 6 month minimum (with a 3 month probationary period and potential to extend to 1 year). This role requires early hours (see below for required schedule). The Workforce Development Intern will report to the Program Director.   

 

Specific Responsibilities will include:    

  

  •   Attending 3 morning runs a week from 5:30-6:30am at various facility sites throughout the city.    
  •   Developing relationships with our members, volunteers and facility partners to ensure smooth program facilitation.   
  •   Supporting the Program Director in running Back on My Feet’s Next Steps programs, which includes meeting with members during workshops on financial literacy and one-on-one employment preparation.   
  •  Supporting the Program Coordinator with recruitment activities at each of our referral partner facilities to ensure sufficient member population to meet our employment goals.  
  •   Work phone will be provided – email address    

 

Qualifications & Experience   

Ability to fit schedule listed below:  

  •   Monday 5:30am – 12:30pm   
  •   Wednesday 5:30am – 11:30am    
  •   Friday 5:30am – 12:30pm   
  •   Ability to travel to various parts of the city and arrive for 5:30am start time.    
  •   Bachelors degree preferred (working with homeless, at-risk, or underserved populations), experience in job development, placement and referrals highly preferred.   
  •   Ability to develop a strong understanding of the homelessness services landscape in Baltimore.    
  •   Demonstrated leadership and relationship-building skills.     
  •   Strong written and verbal communication skills, including excellent public presentation skills.    
  •   Proficiency with technology required, including CRM or case management software (Salesforce experience highly preferred), Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, SharePoint, Slack, etc.)  
  •  Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations.   

Personal Characteristics   

   

  •   High-energy leader who is results-oriented   
  •   Ability to develop relationships based on trust, confidence and respect, while also ensuring accountability   
  •   A proactive, assertive and hands-on individual who is self-motivated and requires limited direction   
  •   Team-oriented and able to build consensus efficiently   
  •   Unquestionable integrity and highest ethical standards   

Contacts   

For qualified candidates, please submit a resume and cover letter to zoe.cumberland@backonmyfeet.org Opens a New Window. . Please title your email submission with the subject line, “Workforce Development Application.”    

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. For more information on the organization, please visit: www.backonmyfeet.org Opens a New Window.   

 

Benefits 

Hourly compensation pay range of $14-$16 (depending on experience) for 20-25 hours per week.   


Digital Marketing Manager

Vision Event Management

Posted 9/18/19

Vision Event Management is looking for a fun, active, technically savvy and creative minded individual to join our team as the Digital Marketing Manager. The Digital Marketing Manager will work closely with the team to develop and implement comprehensive marketing plans for 15 events, manage clients and execute a wide array of sponsorship and partnership agreements. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organization skills to be able to manage numerous projects with competing deadlines. A strong self-starter with creativity, imagination and technical aptitude will thrive in this position.

Job Responsibilities Include
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan
  • Work closely with VEM designer on all event-related marketing materials and campaigns
  • Maintain relationships with current advertisers
  • More
For more information please click Here
To submit an application please send your cover letter and resume to Jeff Graves

 

Race Timing/Scoring Professional

EnMotive

Posted August 30, 2019


EnMotive has employment opportunities available for part-time or contract-based Race Scoring Timers with experience. We also have opportunities for professional, full-time Race Timing/Scoring Project Managers that may lead to and include market management positions. Markets include Chicago, Nashville, Indianapolis, Seattle, Denver, Minneapolis and Dallas. EnMotive is a full-service event services company offering, timing, scoring, registration, photography and a wide range of other endurance event solutions. EnMotive is a subsidiary of RAM Racing, producers of the Hot Chocolate Race Series. EnMotive works with over 1,000 events per year, using a combination of in-house registration software as well as industry leading external race timing software. We are looking for passionate, detail-oriented, computer & technology savvy people with the desire to help grow our event timing business and help continue our progression to a higher level. Part-time candidates should have previous timing experience. Candidates for full-time positions should have strong customer service skills, a high degree of computer expertise, a broad knowledge of setting up networks, database management skills, be highly organized and a self-starter. For more information please inquire Here

 

Race Director

Twin Cities in Motion

Posted August 30, 2019


Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) is the non-profit organization responsible for organizing, promoting and hosting the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon - a top ten US marathon and "The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America"® - and a year-long calendar of running events. TCM, a respected industry leader for the past 38 years, strives to give the best experience possible to runners, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, spectators, and the community. Maturity, leadership and executive-level thinking are skills that are integral to the successful execution of the responsibilities of the Race Director (RD) position.
Main Responsibilities
  • Direct the planning, organizing and staging of all Twin Cities In Motion races. Ensure that all races are accurate, safe, meet local and national requirements, including permitting, and meet the operational needs of TCM's customer.
  • Determine budgets and manage deliverables for all races.
  • Manage three staff, including the Race Operations Manager, Senior Race Operations Coordinator, and Administrative Coordinator. Supervise their development and ensure their operations meet the needs of TCM's customer. Ensure an optimal customer race operations experience from registration to the finish line.
For more information on the position and how to apply click Here

 

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Race Manager Job Description-Philadelphia

Posted August 19, 2019

Agency or Department Description:
The City Events Office is part of the Managing Director’s Office and produces running and race events in the city which include the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run along with the Philly RACES Running Series. 

  • The Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, which takes place the weekend before Thanksgiving, welcomes nearly 30,000 runners, 60,000 spectators, and 3,000 volunteers each year. Race Weekend features the AACR Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, the Dietz & Watson Half Marathon, Rothman Orthopedics 8K and Dunkin Munchkin Run on Saturday, and a free two-day Health & Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday. 
  • The Blue Cross Broad Street Run is a 10-mile, point-to-point race and is the largest 10-mile race in the country with close to 40,000 runners.
  • Philly RACES is a series of running events that were established to support the health and wellness of Philadelphians through events that engage more youth and adults in park spaces as well as to build running program offerings across a variety of skill levels to grow these events. 

 Job Description:
The Managing Director’s Office is seeking an organized and creative person to fill the position of Race Manager, reporting directly to the Executive Director of Philadelphia Marathon Weekend and the Blue Cross Broad Street Run. The Race Manager will support the planning, programming, management, and evaluation of a series of small and large-scale races that are operated and/or supported by the City of Philadelphia.  The successful candidate will have experience producing large events that attract between 30,000 and 40,000 participants.  The Race Manager also must be detail-oriented with the ability to delegate and multi-task; have excellent time-management skills and work well with a diverse group of people, which include City employees, participants, sponsors, contractors and vendors in a sometimes fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning and executing, in coordination with race support staff, a variety of tasks needed to produce a road race including but not limited to: start/finish line set-up and oversight; development of course logistics; water station management; medical and security logistics; coordination of awards; and the programming of kids’ activities
  • Participating in meetings regarding the promotion, planning, and implementation of events
  • Managing various contractors for the Philadelphia Marathon Weekend and Blue Cross Broad Street Run 
  • Coordinating and managing vendors, staff and consultants
  • Attending external races, expos and conferences to promote events
  • Coordinating charity programs for races
  • Organizing and directing volunteer coordinators to recruit, train and manage volunteers at events
  • Social media management; ability to respond to emails, Facebook messages, and phone calls from participants, staff, vendors and consultants
  • Assisting the Executive Race Director with sponsorship management including fulfilling sponsor requests; maintaining sponsor fulfillment spreadsheet; and managing sponsor deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3 – 5 years of experience with sports marketing, race management, project management or event management required
  • Proven experience managing large, multi-step, detailed projects
  • Personable, detail-oriented, and organized with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work within a team environment; experience working with and around volunteers required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills; experience working with the public and the ability to speak confidently in public settings
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with social media platforms preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evening or weekends as needed
Clear and valid driver’s license required

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Account Coordinator, BibRave

Posted August 19, 2019

Location: Portland, OR (flexible) 

Salary Range: $35-$45K

 

Job Overview

We’re looking for an Account Coordinator to join our team and help support/manage client projects, select BibRave projects, and manage BibRave content channels and programs. We’re a team of passionate, highly-committed, active professionals looking for someone who is very driven, very organized, detail-oriented, and excited to work for a growing endurance industry start-up! 


The Account Coordinator role is an entry-level+ position, meaning we’re looking for someone with solid professional skills and sensibilities. The “+” part also signifies that the role can quickly grow along with our company. Competitive applicants will have some experience in social media/digital marketing, and proven success managing multiple projects and deadlines. 


Must be a proven do-er- someone with high energy, strong organizational skills, and air-tight attention to detail. We aren’t looking for people to JUST follow orders, but also to anticipate future needs and opportunities without being specifically instructed. Knowledge of or passion for the running/racing/multisport landscape is a plus!


Last, but not least, competitive applicants will be smart. “Smart” can mean a lot of things, but mainly we mean that you’ll exercise sound judgement, approach and solve problems thoughtfully and analytically, be able to “read a room” and adjust written and spoken communications accordingly, and generally demonstrate acutely tuned sensibilities. This one’s harder to measure and explain, but it’s extremely important. 

 

Key Responsibilities

-Support team BibRave with administrative duties, including but not limited to - managing campaign and project deadlines, managing communications with parties internal and external, executing tasks on key projects, etc.

-Potential to lead select BibRave projects The BibRave 100 - managing list creation, partner communications, award luncheon logistics, etc.

-Utilize social listening/monitoring tools to generate insights and summarize findings to create client-facing deliverables

-Lead select BibRave content projects, including but not limited to       
Creation of the BibRave Newsletter
Managing production of The BibRave Podcast

Assist and manage other BibRave projects, including but not limited to BibRave.com maintenance, press release and other comms, etc.

Skills

-Organization, accountability, and attention to detail (again, not just saying this). The Account Coordinator will need to coordinate multiple projects involving hundreds of bloggers, products, and several clients simultaneously - all while adhering to very strict timelines. We’re talking air traffic control-level shit here =D.

-Wide variety of social media expertise, including blogging, social bookmarking/performance tracking, engagement, emerging platforms, etc. This includes fluency across multiple networks, understanding each platforms functionality, voice, purpose, etc.

-Ability to write creatively and in a business setting. Creative writing must demonstrate personality and savvy while maintaining correct intent, accurate grammar, etc on social, blog, etc. Business writing includes clearly communicating across all platforms - email, IM, presentations, in-person, video conference, and the good ol’ telephone. We’re not just saying this - clear, succinct, and accurate communication is absolutely critical to this role and success within the organization

-Ability to be a leader and action-oriented - identifying problems (or opportunities), creating solutions/plans, sharing and presenting said plan to a team, overcoming obstacles, and executing to completion

-Self-motivated – can set and meet deadlines, prioritize tasks, and work with minimal direction. Ability to communicate proactively throughout the organization and community

Qualifications

-1-3 years of experience either marketing, managing social media platforms for companies or brands, and/or experience managing complex projects and programs

-Passionate about endurance sports, new social trends, and growing a business

-The ability to handle stressful situations and challenging personalities with equanimity

Perks

-Flexibility of hours, location, and the freedom to work from home and/or remotely

-Experience in a rapidly growing industry (running/endurance) and a highly sought-after skill set (social media/digital strategy and community building/influencer marketing)

-Highly engaged professional development from BibRave leadership

-Occasional access to free running gear

-BibRave swag!

-A super fun team that loves food, tech, ice cream, coffee, beer, and of course running! =)

Interested parties should email jessica@bibrave.com with a resume and cover letter.

About BibRave

BibRave works with races and brands to help them engage with runners and ultimately drive more sales and registrations. Through their large network of running bloggers, BibRave Pros, and their popular Twitter event, #BibChat, BibRave helps endurance brands and races go beyond simple advertising and truly connect with more runners.
The company’s consumer facing-product is a race review site where runners can learn about a race before signing up, and leave feedback after the event. The company launched in late 2013 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

 

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Manager – Social Media and Graphic Design for Atlanta Track Club

 Posted August 19, 2019

Are you a creative and social media-savvy graphic designer and video editor? Atlanta Track Club seeks an energetic self-starter to create content and engage with the constituents of the nation’s second largest running and walking organization. In this fast-paced-but-rewarding environment, your work will impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of finishers in the Club’s programs and events and appear at prestigious races like the AJC Peachtree Road Race and the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, both of which are organized by Atlanta Track Club.

 

Atlanta Track Club is a nonprofit committed to creating an active and healthy Atlanta. Through running and walking, Atlanta Track Club motivates, inspires and engages the community to enjoy a healthier lifestyle.  With more than 30,000 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 in the world, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, the PNC Atlanta 10 Miler and the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon, 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, honoring high school cross country and track and field athletes through Atlanta Track Club’s All-Metro Banquets and supporting other local nonprofits with similar missions through its Adopt-a-Mile program.

Position: Manager – Social Media and Graphic Design

Position Overview:  Reporting to the Marketing Director, the Manager – Social Media and Graphic Design will oversee the strategy, programming and content of Atlanta Track Club’s social media accounts. This person will work in collaboration with the Manager – Brand and Design to ensure strategies align with larger marketing plans and goals for events, programs and initiatives. This position also includes leading the design process for a select number of Atlanta Track Club events, programs and initiatives as well as development of content and look and feel for Atlanta Track Club’s website.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee and facilitate the growth and evolution of Atlanta Track Club’s social media accounts.
  • Collaborate with marketing department to align social media strategy with marketing goals and timelines.
  • Develop unique and engaging social media content included but not limited to graphics and videos.
  • Interact with social media followers and fans by providing timely responses to comments and inquiries using Atlanta Track Club’s brand voice.
  • Develop “look and feel” of select number of Atlanta Track Club events, programs and initiatives.
  • Lead the creation of event collateral, including signage, apparel, medals, race numbers and advertisements for select Atlanta Track Club events, programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Manager – Brand and Design to prioritize, ideate and complete graphic requests to meet set deadlines.
  • Conceptualize and produce unique and engaging video content that drives brand awareness and registrations as well as enhances Atlanta Track Club’s video library.
  • Manage and design aesthetics and functionality of Atlanta Track Club website and associated microsites.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • College degree in graphic design or related field of study
  • 1-3 years of graphic design experience required
  • Expert understanding of social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat and the content that best fits the audience of those platforms
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere
  • Proficiency in basic HTML
  • Understanding of strong brand presence, brand awareness and brand guidelines
  • Ability to work creatively within set guidelines
  • Knowledge and understanding of trends within the running/fitness apparel industry
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Must be highly organized, efficient, and detailed.
  • Must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility to work weekends and extended weekday hours as needed to support the club’s mission.
  • Ability and willingness to manage load-in and load-out process at events, including heavy lifting (up to 40 lbs).
  • Demonstrated passion for Atlanta Track Club mission.
  • Demonstrated commitment to running and physical fitness preferred.

 

Send your cover letter and resume to careers@atlantatrackclub.org  by September 1, 2019.  Because of the volume of applications received, please understand that we cannot respond to each applicant individually. You will be contacted if more information is required or if you are considered for the position to which you applied. No phone calls, please.

 

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Have you managed a non-profit organization? A  southeast athletic non-profit has a great opportunity

Job Summary: Director  is responsible for the management and execution of the organization .

Posted August 19,2019 

Essential Functions:

1.     Plans, coordinates and supervises all necessary work related to the operation and management of the organization and its events.

2.     Responsible for the development and execution of the annual budget.

3.     Directly responsible for the recruitment and retention of the sponsors.

4.     Oversees the public relations, marketing and media/social media strategy management of the event.

5.     Ensures overall compliance with local and state law enforcement and the permitting process with all involved governments for the staging of the event.

6.     Directly supervises the Deputy   Director and indirectly supervises all staff.

7.     Attends Executive Board meetings and other related Committees of the Board and prepares appropriate reports to the Board and its members.

8.     Develops and maintains organizational values and principles in cooperation with the Executive Board, regulatory and community agencies, sponsors and participants.

9.     Attends national conferences and expos for marketing and promotion of events as well as media contact for the event.

Recommended Minimum Qualifications:

Education and ExperienceBachelor’s Degree in Special Event Management or related field and  5 years related work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.                                                           

 

Special Requirements:

A valid South Carolina Driver’s License.

                                                           

Knowledge, Abilities and Skill

Knowledge: Knowledge of the principles and practices of event planning, marketing and management; general safety practices related to special events/running events; exceptional customer service practices.

Abilities: Ability to manage multiple tasks in a detailed and effective manner; ability to implement cost-effective programs to meet the needs of all events; ability to administer budgets; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and draft effective plans of action

Supervision Required:   Under general direction of the Executive Board, the employee plans and carries out the regular work in accordance with standard practices and previous training, with substantial responsibility for determining the sequence and timing of action and substantial independence in planning and organizing the work activities, including determining the work methods. The employee is expected to solve through experienced judgment most problems of detail or unusual situations by adapting methods or interpreting instructions to resolve the particular problem. Instructions for new assignments or special projects usually consist of statements of desired objectives, deadlines and priorities Work is generally reviewed only for technical adequacy, appropriateness of actions or decisions.

Our clients is offering an above average salary and a great benefit package.

Contact Charles Foster, dottie@charlesfoster.jobs

 

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Coordinator, Sponsor Services and Expo for Houston Marathon Committee

Posted August 19, 2019


Reports to the Director, Marketing Media & Brand

Job Description & Responsibilities updated  August 2019

To  apply for this position, send resume and cover letter to:
Muffy King, Director, Marketing, Media & Brand media@houstonmarathon.com

Phone interviews will begin on August 1st

The Houston Marathon Committee, Inc. (HMC) hosts the city’s largest single-day sporting event—an annual multi-race running event (marathon, half and 5K). The HMC is a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization with a volunteer board of directors, 12 full-time staff members, and a group of more than 150 committee members who make race day possible.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and includes comprehensive benefits plan
Commitment: Full-time
Working Hours: 40 hours per week plus evening and weekend events throughout the year

EXPO Management

□ Design appropriate and efficient EXPO layout
□ Manage EXPO space sales, including rate management, online application, and vendor payments
□ Actively sell space to potential vendors to meet revenue goals
□ Search for appropriate talent and coordinate stage speaker schedule
□ Contract with decorating company; ensure timely and correct set-up
□ Arrange for vendor parking needs, show security, and first aid with appropriate staff
□ Develop schedule for build out, including production timelines and delivery schedules
□ Oversee all permit applications, including food and fire
□ Oversee race week set-up and tear down
□ Recruit and manage volunteers to assist with race week operations
□ Order and arrange for the placement of all banners
□ Work with sponsors to arrange for volunteer meals during show hours

Sponsor Services

□ Assist with development and implementation of a strategic sponsorship plan, including fulfillment of existing agreements and communication of activation goals between outside department and sponsors
□ Serve as a liaison to sponsors to determine race week execution needs; communicate and collaborate with other departments on feasibility and implementation
□ Track all sponsor deliverables and ensure that all contractual obligations are met
□ Develop and communicate race weekend timeline and kits for sponsors
□ Create and distribute post event proof-of-performance reports for sponsors and other relevant partners
□ Contribute to communications (newsletters, social media, etc.) in collaboration with the Communications manager, ensuring fulfillment of all partnership agreements
□ Manage the development of the participant and volunteer Virtual Event Bag, including current sponsors and sales to outside groups
□ Coordinate sponsor participation in year-round community outreach events
□ Plan and execute the post-race Sponsor Appreciation dinner
□ Assist the Executive Director and Business Development Director with the development of sales strategies, prospecting, and sales. This includes sponsorship renewals, new sponsors, value in- kind (VIK) agreements, and collaborative initiatives with stakeholders.

Merchandise

□ Coordinate the selection, ordering, delivery and receipt of all event merchandise
□ Collaborate with brand and marketing team on product designs
□ Work with vendors to select purchased merchandise including medals, t-shirts, glass mugs and various for-sale merchandise pieces
□ Collect required merchandise quantities and delivery details from relevant staff members to place final orders with vendors
□ Liaise with the apparel sponsor for all sponsor deliverables, including EXPO space needs, ordering of donated merchandise and development of for-sale merchandise
□ Collect remaining merchandise inventory numbers post-event and oversee distribution of any extra merchandise to appropriate events or charitable partners

Other

□ Assist with Family Fun Run events held in April and May
□ Assist with other tasks or duties as requested
□ Assist with answering phones or other administrative tasks during peak customer service periods

Annual Planning & Year-Round Responsibilities

□ Develop annual budget needs, maintain budget compliance throughout the year
□ Conduct effective and efficient pre-race planning for all areas of oversight, and collaborate with relevant staff and committee members throughout the process
□ Collect post-race feedback from relevant sponsors, participants, staff, volunteers and vendors— compile reports related to all areas of oversight
□ Develop new methods or ideas related to best-in-class event operations, with the sponsor and customer experience as the highest priority
□ Set goals and create timelines for all areas of oversight annually, report on progress and issues throughout the year

Daily Office Responsibilities

o Support colleagues in a respectful and thoughtful manner, assist whenever the need arises
o Assist staff, committee members, and sponsors with issues pertinent to this job description, as appropriate
o Work with committee members as needed and within reasonable parameters to aid them in carrying out their duties, including logistics and direction
o Be accountable for time and location during working hours
o Answer phone calls, emails, etc. in a timely and professional manner
o Maintain a clean and efficient working environment, including common areas

Qualifications

□ Minimum 3 years’ experience, preferably in event management and/or customer relationship management
□ Running experience is a plus, but not required
□ Excellent written and verbal communications
□ Familiar with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
□ Ability to learn new event management software platforms
□ Committed to excellence and customer service
□ Problem-solver, cool under pressure
□ Able to build consensus and negotiate agreement with stakeholders
□ Passionate about learning and innovating
□ Detail-oriented and organized
□ Self-motivated and goal-oriented
□ Ability to work nights and weekends as needed, particularly during peak season of October through February. You will meet with volunteers both before and after the race, and these meetings are typically held in the evenings. We also have some evening organizational events, such as the Hall of Fame or Sponsor Appreciation dinners. We occasionally host weekend events, such as community outreach events, committee-wide meetings or work days at our warehouse.

 

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