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Coordinator, Venue Operations

Houston Marathon Committee

Posted June 18, 2019


Reports to the General Manager & Managing Director, Operations


Job Description & Responsibilities


updated May 22, 2019


To apply for this position, send resume and cover letter to:


Nathan Schaffer
Senior Manager, Elite Athlete Program & Race Operations
houstonmarathonjobs@gmail.com


Phone interviews will begin on June 10.


Goal for onboarding is early July to early August.


Venue Management – George R. Brown Convention Center (GRB)
Oversee All Race Day Pre- & Post-Race Service Areas: Finisher Merchandise, Gear Check, H-E-B Breakfast, Runner Reunion, Information Booth, Finisher Photos, Port-a-Cans, Church Services, etc.


An established volunteer team will help you accomplish the build, execution and tear-down on event week. The former Venue Operations staff person has moved to a new position within the marathon staff and will be available to help train you throughout the planning process.


▪ Oversee all planning and execution for race-day participant services offered within the GRB, including processes and systems, physical infrastructure design, supplies and equipment, volunteer team members, vendors and contractors
▪ Work with committee members, sponsors and vendors to design and implement efficient systems and processes for individual areas within the GRB, always keeping the customer experience in mind
▪ Host meetings with volunteer committee chairs to assess needs, distribute information and receive feedback, adjust as needed based on their input and feedback


▪ Design the physical space for all areas; work with the CAD vendor to accurately diagram
▪ Contract and coordinate with vendors to ensure timely and correct set-up, including banners, fencing, tables, chairs, stages, A/V equipment, IT equipment, electrical, plumbing, etc.
▪ Develop schedule for race week build, including production timelines and delivery schedules for the volunteer team, vendors and contractors
▪ Coordinate with staff members who own areas housed within the GRB. Help others to define their space and equipment needs, and then include the set-up and tear-down of these areas within the overall venue plan. These groups include Medical, Media, Volunteers, and VIP Services. The Venue Manager is not responsible for these areas, but the Venue team sets up all areas housed within the GRB, except for the EXPO.
▪ Post-race—collect feedback from all constituent groups, create reports detailing feedback, and incorporate into improved planning and design for future events
Coordinator, Venue Operations Job Description May 2019
Logistics & Operations
Security & Zone Access Control
▪ Design a race day security plan for the GRB
▪ Work with staff members to determine race-week security needs for all groups; staff members will submit their requests to the Venue Operations Coordinator
▪ Contract with security vendors to secure personnel and equipment
▪ Oversee race-day security for the GRB, in conjunction with the volunteer team
Security Perimeter
▪ Design a race-day security plan for the area immediately adjacent to GRB, including Discovery Green Park, the exterior perimeter of the Finish Line, and along Avenida de las Americas. The security perimeter will include controlled access points to the area, with all non-marathon clear bags inspected at entry.
▪ Work with staff members to determine access needs for all functional areas and constituent groups
▪ Oversee installation of security perimeter fencing, in conjunction with volunteer and contract oversight
▪ Design and order signage for entry gates and develop a signage plan addressing both directional needs and those of controlled access points
▪ Oversee race day security for the perimeter, in conjunction with volunteer and contract oversight
Equipment Ordering & Logistics
▪ Work with staff members to determine race week equipment needs for all groups, including radios, golf carts, scissor lifts and forklifts
▪ Contract with vendors to procure equipment
▪ Oversee equipment distribution on race week, in conjunction with the volunteer team
Parking
▪ Work with staff members to determine race week parking needs for all groups
▪ Contract with the GRB or other parking venues to secure the space needed
▪ Produce and distribute parking tags for each parking venue
Family Fun Runs
Two annual events held in April and May in partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital and the Houston Marathon Foundation.
▪ Design the physical space for all areas; work with the CAD vendor to accurately diagram
▪ Oversee build-out of all Family Fun Run spaces (Start Line, Finish Line, Family Fun Zone) including fencing, equipment, and exhibitor areas
▪ Coordinate the “Family Fun Zone,” a post-race interactive exhibit and activity area
Other
▪ Assist with other tasks or duties as requested
▪ Assist with answering phones or other administrative tasks during peak customer service periods

 

Army 10 Mile Race Director

Posted 6/12/2019

Open Date 6/12/2019 Close Date 6/17/2019

 

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Posted May 23, 2019

 

Air Force Marathon Assistant Director

TITLE/PAYPLAN/GRADE/PAY USAF Marathon Assistant Director

(NF-1101-04)

$22.00-$28.00 PH – Regular

DUTY LOCATION:  88 MSG/AFM – USAF Marathon

OPENING DATE: 7 May 2019                                              CLOSING DATE:  27 May 2019

Military Spouse Preference is not applicable for NF IV positions.
(AFMAN 34-310, Chapter 3.9.5).


DUTIES:  Assists the USAF Marathon Director in the planning, developing, and management of logistics and operations for the Air Force Marathon and related events with established guidelines and objectives. Develops activities to meet the needs of participants while remaining within the parameters of funding, facilities, equipment and staff. The event is an USAF official event and is based at Wright-Patterson AFB Dayton, Ohio. The position requires knowledge of market practices for long distance events with large participant totals. The position will interface with many aspects of the USAF Marathon planning to include but not limited to top-level operations plans for implementation of all related event execution elements to include Emergency Management, Anti-Terrorism, LLC, Civil Engineering, Department of Transportation, and EMS. Responsible for maintaining a month-to-month event timeline/critical calendar. Responsible for planning and executing all facts of logistics associated with the physical courses to include course design, coordination, scheduling and executing the route according to the official USATF certification. Works with the director and Operations Manager to create, edit, re-design course routes as necessary. Primary contact for the Start/Finish line and Festival Area from the initial design to teardown. Coordinate with the operations staff to de-conflict all events through strict adherence to timelines. Responsible for inventory in warehouse and ordering of all event related materials ensuring delivery, placement, and payment of items. Responsible for all event procurement and contracting, serving as the primary liaison between the Marathon office and finance and contracting. Competent in writing thorough Statements of Work and Request for Proposals, contract analysis, and pricing techniques. Assists the Volunteer Manager with staffing plans to ensure maximum number of volunteers is provided to support the logistics and operations. Works with the Events Manager to ensure Expo, Pasta Dinner, Breakfast of Champions, and Post-Race Party are smoothly executed. Organize and leads special logistics team with members from various installation organizations, local law enforcement agencies and Ohio Dept of Transportation as well as city and county governments. Identifies, evaluates, and makes recommendations for required support available.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Progressively responsible experience in events project management, preferably in the sports and/or entertainment industries, including strong logistical/operational background that provides the knowledge and expertise needed to operate this position at this level. Expertise in contract management, procurement, and price analysis strongly preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using tact and courtesy and the ability to work with a diverse team to execute the mission. Understanding of military procedures is a plus but not mandatory. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong attention to details with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously while working under tight deadlines. Must possess the ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision while acting in the best interest of the USAF. Willingness to travel and work various weekends and long hours. Must be able to obtain a Government Motor Vehicle license. This is a drug testing designated position. The incumbent is subject to random testing for drug use. Must be able to satisfactorily complete all required background checks.   

ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS: All Federal NAF employees are required by PL 104-134 to have salary payments made by electronic funds transfer/direct deposit.  This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

“Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable, will not be appointed.”

HOW TO APPLY:  All interested parties must apply thru NAFJobs.org.  Prior military service requires a DD-214 Member Copy 4, included with your application package. 

Selection will be based on merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. 

You are responsible for uploading any documentation that supports your preference claim, experience, and/or educational background.  We are not responsible for employment ineligibilities based on missing information or lack of documentation.



For additional information, please visit our website: www.NAFjobs.org

Or contact us @ 937-257-4173

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

EEO Policy Statement
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement
This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 

 

Back on My Feet

Want to work for a national non-profit that uses running and community to help the Homeless?  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.



Development Director


The Development Director position will be directly responsible for the fundraising efforts in order to meet and grow its annual budget. This position will report to the Vice President of Development. Specific Responsibilities will include Planning, implementing, and (at a minimum) meeting the annual revenue/fundraising goals of their budget. Cultivating, soliciting and stewarding current and past donors as well as creating and executing on a pipeline to secure new support from corporations, individuals and foundations.  Building and maintaining the local chapter Advisory Board and Associates/Young Professionals Board to accomplish financial goals of the Chapter. More

 


Runner Engagement Manager:

The Runner Engagement Manager  is responsible for the management of all Back on My Feet Fundraising Running Programs.  As part of these responsibilities, the Runner Engagement Manager is specifically responsible for FundRacing event management, marketing and social media, and administrative support.  As well as the recruitment, retention and cultivation of FundRacers/racers, development of incentives, working with key stakeholders and logistics of the Back on My Feet's FundRacing program. Some nights and weekends are required. More

 


Development Director - San Francisco:

The Development Director position based in San Francisco will be directly responsible for the fundraising efforts for the local Chapter in order to meet and grow its $550K+ annual budget. Responsibilities will include cultivating, soliciting and stewarding current and past donors; creating and executing on a pipeline to secure new support from corporations, individuals and foundations; Building and maintaining the local chapter Advisory Board and Associates/Young Professionals Board to accomplish financial goals of the Chapter.  The Development Director will working collaboratively with the national Back on My Feet team on centralized functions, which include financial management, human resources, development strategy, annual giving campaigns, select event logistics and fundRacing programs. More

 


Race Timing/Scoring Professional

EnMotive

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

 


Digital Marketing Manager

Vision Event Management

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

 


Director of Marketing

Company: Ludus Tours
 

Do you have experience with websites, analytics, online marketing, content and running projects in different places? Do you want to be part of one of the fastest growing companies in sports? Ludus is seeking an "A Player" who loves technology and applying that portion of our vision within the Ludus strategy. This marketing role IS NOT about creating ideas - it's about optimizing campaigns, obsessing over analytics, and creating behind the scenes wins for the team. You will be keeping our website up to date with the latest improvements and integrating new technologies to ensure a quality experience for our customers. Do you love that part of marketing? Attitude is Everything! If you are ready to work in a fast paced job and enjoy being constantly challenged, then this is the opportunity for you. Please find the complete job posting Here.

 

Business Development Manager - The GivenGain Foundation

 

About GivenGain:

GivenGain is a non-profit foundation with offices in Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and South Africa. We started with a simple idea: to enable global philanthropy by providing a platform that simplifies global giving and fundraising. Since 2001, GivenGain has assisted donors and fundraisers in 193 countries to support charities in more than 60 countries. The platform enables public events like running and cycling races and their participants to fundraise together for charities of their choice. We currently work with events in more than 20 countries : https://www.givengain.com/team/join/event/

GivenGain is part of the Humanstate Group, an international private technology services group that combines state-of-the-art web-based applications with on-demand payment processing. Working from offices in the UK, Switzerland, Canada, South Africa and the United States, we are inspired and united by the drive to create great user experiences and delightful digital products. We like complex challenges, we like to do new things, and we like people who are excited by their work. We’re a small team with big responsibilities: our  brands include GivenGain, an online fundraising platform, and PayProp, an automated Web- based payment processing platform for property managers and rental agents. The Humanstate Group employs 140 professionals in 5 countries and processes more than one billion Pound Sterling annually.

 

Job responsibility:

You will be responsible for developing the US market by introducing the platform and service to potential clients. You will be responsible for developing sales opportunities within your territory by strategically prospecting accounts and delivering great presentations to inspire event managers to evaluate and sign up to use our platform.

You will be predominantly field-based, focused on growing customers and revenues for the GivenGain Foundation, and will be given a designated area of operation, for which you will have a sales target.

You will work as part of a team as well as autonomously. In addition to your main function, you will keep the CRM system up-to-date; provide accurate details on prospects; and manage and maintain a sales pipeline for reporting purposes.

 

Job duties:

  • Sell the GivenGain Foundation’s service to mass participation event managers
  • Consistently achieve monthly sales targets
  • Build, manage and grow your sales pipeline by strategically prospecting leads
  • Manage the full cycle of in-the-field sales, from qualifying to demonstrations and closing business
  • Work with the rest of the GivenGain team to successfully onboard new clients
  • Raise the profile of the GivenGain Foundation in the market
  • Become an expert in our space and our solution
  • Be a GivenGain Foundation ambassador in the market
  • Attend industry conferences and create a network within the mass participation event industry

     

    Skills and experience:

  • This is a mid-level position that requires 3-5 experience in the relevant field (software/applications/SaaS)
  • A proactive problem solver with excellent communication skills
  • Target-focused
  • Skilled negotiator
  • Excellent sales- and networking skills
  • High level of energy
  • Proven performance in direct sales
  • Experience in managing client relationships to improve retention numbers and maximize revenue
  • Excellent product knowledge, providing the ability to comfortably discuss and advise on the platform offerings
  • Results driven with good time management skills
  • The ability to build relationships and manage stakeholders
  • Can-do approach and ability to work on your own initiative
  • Strong technical aptitude
  • Ability to develop trusted relationships
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University is strongly preferred

 

Start date: TBC

Location: Flexible

Contact: marius@givengain.com

 

Development Associate

Development & Philanthropy New York, NY

Posted May 23, 2019


Description

Full Time

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 funder base, furthering the potential for future fundraising efforts.

Brief Overview
:

This position plays a key role in our overall fundraising efforts as part of the Development and Philanthropy team of NYRR. The organization is seeking a team member that is detail-focused, customer-service oriented, and can support all aspects of our fundraising efforts. The position is primarily a gifts processing role and supports donor recognition and stewardship efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gift Acceptance and Processing
    • Draft and prepare timely acknowledgement letters
    • Prepare donation deposits with GL Code system
    • Ensure accurate donation and donor records in Salesforce
  • Process invoices, contracts and check request per NYRR processes
  • Manage team calendar and help schedule meetings
  • Support volunteer management efforts for all donors
  • Support stewardship and cultivation efforts
  • Support the production of departmental events throughout the year, in both planning and execution (some evenings and weekends requested)
  • Provide departmental administrative support for department as needed

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 2 years’ work experience, ideally in a related line of work
  • Recent experience using a current generation fundraising database
  • Proven experience providing high level of customer service on the phone and in-person

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Skills and Attributes:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn new computer programs quickly
  • Ability to engage a diverse group of individuals in conversation in person and via phone

Other Requirements:

  • Open availability to work evenings and weekends, as needed in a support capacity
  • Interest in sports in general and running preferred

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Posted May 22, 2019

Part-time Coordinator, NYRR Striders

Community Engagement and Service New York, NY


Description

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.


Responsibilities:

  • 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

 

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

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

Senior Manager, Business Development

Business Development & Strategic Partnerships New York, NY

Posted May 23, 2019

Description

About the Department

NYRR’s Business Development Team, part of the Strategic Partnerships & Runner Products (SPRP) department, is responsible for generating and garnering corporate revenue, value and promotion for NYRR in exchange for marketing and advertising benefits to its partners.  The department seeks to match the needs of NYRR with that of partners’ and their various objectives.  NYRR’s needs include monetary investments, as well as value-in-kind products and services, which help to reduce NYRR’s expenses.  Other key focuses include partner marketing/promotional support and media and platform rights discussions, which help build the NYRR brand and expand the audience.  In addition to bringing in revenue, the Business Development team ensures that NYRR delivers on its obligations to its partners.

About the Position

The NYRR Business Development team is seeking a full-time Senior Manager position beginning in Summer 2019.  The Business Development team is responsible for garnering corporate revenue, value and promotion for NYRR in exchange for marketing and advertising benefits to its partners. The position will lead general sales outreach and vendor management for the TCS New York City Marathon Expo, our premiere opportunity for brand activation and engagement. The position will support the Business Development team on presentation development and sales packaging of NYRR event assets and custom program ideas, and lead sales discussion for certain key categories and accounts.  This individual will also directly assist the Sales Director with media rights discussions and integrations with NYRR’s media partners (IMG & WABC).

Brief Overview:
The Business Development Senior Manager will be a key component of the Strategic Partnerships team and gain valuable experience and leadership pertaining to the world of sports sponsorship, client management and how NYRR cultivates revenue to create and enhance world class road races.  The position will lend itself to touching the business of many high-profile sponsors and each day will present new and exciting challenges.  Practical experience will be gained both within the office and out in the field via live events.      

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the TCS New York City Marathon Expo sales process, through prospecting/identifying new business opportunities and securing returning partners. This role will lead the onboarding of all Expo vendors (new and returning) through negotiation, management of required paperwork and distribution of event information and logistics (with external Expo partners and internal NYRR teams)
  • Develop contacts and key relationships with decision makers within target Business Development categories and strategic new business opportunities
  • Manage and maintain Business Development and Expo sales outreach lists including developing leads/contacts and assisting with sales tracking via Salesforce
  • Manage the day to day communication and lead generation within the NYRR Sponsorship Inbox, a resource for outside brands to engage with NYRR directly on sponsorship opportunities
  • Work with Sales Managers/Director on sales packaging and PowerPoint presentation development for NYRR event assets and custom program ideas
  • Work with Sales Director on specific projects that pertain to NYRR media rights, which may include working directly with NYRR media and individual partners around the TCS New York City Marathon broadcast
  • Assist with research on industry best practices and support target category research deep dives
  • Coordinate meetings and conference calls for the business development team as needed
  • Develop strong working relationships with a variety of external partners and internal departments, to manage expectations and achieve goals
  • Assist with photo research and creative asset collection for use in sales presentations

Job Requirements:

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to speak proficiently and knowledgeably, with NYRR prospects and clients
  • Sense of ownership, responsibility, and accountability
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workloads in a fast paced, challenging environment
  • Confidence to ask questions, follow up in a timely fashion, and be proactive in taking initiative
  • Exhibit solution-oriented thinking, as well as excellent problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal skills

 

Experience:

  • 7+ years working in business development/sales.  Experience in event planning, account management, and/or partnership marketing a plus
  • Familiarity with corporate sponsorship/consulting, including various rights and packages in marketplace today
  • Experience in prospecting new business opportunities, and turning leads into real sponsorship discussions
  • Previous employment with a sports and/or media organizations a plus
  • Previous negotiating skills a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – focus on business, sales, marketing, communications, or sports management a plus
  • MBA a plus

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Coordinator, Strategic Partnerships (Contract)

Administrative New York, NY

Posted May 16, 2019


Description

About the Team

The Strategic Partnerships team, part of the Strategic Partnerships and Runner Products Department, is responsible for generating and garnering corporate revenue, value and promotion for NYRR in exchange for marketing and advertising benefits to its partners. The team seeks to match the needs of NYRR with that of partners’ and their various objectives.  NYRR’s needs include monetary investments, as well as value-in-kind products and services, which help to reduce NYRR’s expenses, and partner marketing/promotional support, which helps to build the NYRR brand and expand the audience.  In addition to bringing in revenue, the team ensures that NYRR delivers on its obligations to its partners.  The partner portfolio is comprised of more than 20 brands including TCS, New Balance, United Airlines, Gatorade Endurance and Michelob Ultra.

About the Position

The Strategic Partnerships Coordinator will be an integral member of the team, supporting corporate and charity partner relations, race sponsorship execution, and seasonal department initiatives.  The position reports to the Senior Director of Strategic Partnership and assists in all day-to-day operations of the department including executing partner deliverables, budget tracking, credentialing, race entry management and project recapping.  The Coordinator will work in a team environment, and be assigned to co-manage a number of partners in the NYRR portfolio.  The position requires some work on evenings and weekends, to supervise partner-sponsored programs at the NYRR RunCenter featuring the New Balance RunHub and NYRR races.  The ideal candidate is organized, proactive, has experience executing sponsorships/ live events, understands the principles of client service, and thrives in a collaborative environment.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Support partner relations, managing status call agendas, project plans, meeting notes and recaps
  • Communicate with cross-functional departments including Brand Marketing and Communications (BMC) and Events Development and Production (EDP), to ensure sponsorship deal points are executed on time
  • Attend assigned races and ensure partner deliverables are executed (may include signage, event sites, hospitality tents, product distribution, speaking opportunities)
  • Manage partner entries and invitation codes
  • Organize partner ticket/credential needs
  • Draft creative briefs and route creative materials for internal and external approval
  • Help manage research projects and inventory tracking
  • Record invoices and process check requests before routing through Finance
  • Maintain updated contract files in Salesforce
  • Provide general support to Strategic Partnerships team for seasonal projects throughout the year
  • Assist team in producing the annual Partner Forum

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 1-2 years' experience working in a live events environment, corporate sponsorship/consulting in a sports organization or integrated marketing agency

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Project management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sense of ownership, responsibility, and accountability
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize workloads in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Confidence to ask questions, follow up in a timely fashion, and be proactive in taking initiative
  • Exhibit solution-oriented thinking, as well as excellent problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration skills
  • Energetic and positive
  • Passion for NYRR mission

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, Sports Management or related field

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Senior Manager, Youth Outreach

Community Engagement and Service New York, NY

Posted May 16, 2019


Description

About the Position

The Senior Manager of Youth Outreach performs a key role within the Youth and Community Services Department. NYRR’s goals for youth service are predicated on significantly increasing the number of “sites” (e.g. schools, community centers, youth groups) and youth that participate in Rising New York Road Runners annually. Working with the Director of Youth Outreach and colleagues both intra and inter-departmentally, the Senior Manager helps shape Outreach strategy and tactics and executes on the plans to NYRR’s standards of excellence.           

Brief Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Youth Outreach, the Senior Manager’s primary function is to lead management and implementation of the annual Outreach business plan, thereby increasing the number of sites and youth who participate in NYRR’s flagship youth program, Rising New York Road Runners (RNYRR). Working in a highly collaborative inter-departmental environment, the Senior Manager blends the ongoing flow of outreach data with their experience in the field to help formulate and execute Outreach strategy and tactics. The role calls for insuring compliance with and revising as necessary Outreach’s standard operating procedures for achieving annual and long-term goals and executing those practices to achieve our goals.

RNYRR is entering a period of tremendous growth. The Senior Manager will collaborate with the marketing and program teams to achieve ambitious goals and to manage leads through the marketing/outreach funnel. The successful candidate will be highly involved in assessing data drawn to inform outreach planning, qualifying leads, and making the needed outreach and connections to impact growth. The Senior Manager is expected to engage with contacts at all levels of youth service, from education, non-profit and institutional executives, to teachers, faculty, parents, and virtually anyone who may be a decision-maker, decision-influencer or implementor of RNYRR. Outreach activities are not limited to, but may include presentations to educators and non-profit organizations, tabling and presenting at conferences, and lead management: identifying, prioritizing, following up and closing leads generated from multiple marketing initiatives. The Senior Manager works in close collaboration with both the program team for renewals and the marketing team, including feedback on the campaigns, tools, and digital and print collateral they create to stimulate awareness and leads.

Job Responsibilities:

Outreach/Sales Strategy

  • Working as part of a cross-departmental team, help develop and execute plans to increase the use of NYRR youth resources in alignment with aggressive annual growth goals.
  • Initiate and develop constructive communications with outreach targets via a variety of channels, including in-person meetings, small and large group presentations, phone, email and other digital communications.
  • Review and manage incoming Outreach data, and provide ongoing feedback on Outreach activities, including market reaction to our approaches and offerings, market trends, activities of other organizations working in this space, and other pertinent information.

Client Relations

  • Travel regularly within NYC to conduct one-on-one and group meetings with executives and staff from schools, non-profits and related entities that can implement and/or advocate for our program.  
  • Travel out of the metro area (approximately 4–8 times annually) to table, present, and network with program decision makers, implementors and influencers at conferences and related events.
  • Foster relationships which help identify and develop opportunities to increase NYRR resource utilization at target sites and regions, locally and nationally.
  • Service contacts by responding promptly to requests and providing high quality customer service.
  • Consistently represent NYRR at meetings, presentations and events as the world’s premier community running organization.

Operations

  • Ensure compliance with standard operating procedures as formal guideline for all Outreach activities.
  • Manage Salesforce CRM to ensure all required data is submitted, is current and documented and tracked for effective follow up.
  • Perform lead management so all leads are appropriately documented, categorized and handled through resolution.
  • Monitor and manage communications to ensure internal and external consistency and alignment.
  • Maintain continuous communications with direct supervisor and other NYRR personnel as appropriate.
  • Help develop annual Outreach budget and monitor operational expenses within your purview.
  • Serve as liaison with IT department on all system requirements and refinements.
  • In collaboration with Program team, develop relationships with “champion” Program Leads with the potential to serve as “ambassadors” who promote our program.   

 

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 10 years' experience in a sales, outreach or marketing role with a for-profit or not-for-profit setting.
  • 7+ years' proven experience working in social service and/or education.
  • 7+ years' experience working with NYC communities, government, and human service organizations a plus.
  • Proven drive to relentlessly promote beneficial youth programs at both institutional and individual levels.  History of initiating new contacts and following up with new and established contacts enthusiastically.
  • Proficiency using Salesforce, or capacity to attain proficiency in timely manner.
  • Excellent communications skills in writing and speaking.
  • Fluency in Spanish or other languages beyond English a plus.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable professional experience directly related to this job.
  • Master’s degree in marketing, public health, or related field a plus.

Skills and Attributes:

  • High initiative and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to thrive in a self-starting environment.
  • A knowledge of and/or strong interest to work in a youth services environment with emphasis on fitness.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), and Salesforce CRM preferred.
  • Ability to travel overnight (infrequent).
  • Heart, humor and a strong appreciation for the value of running/physical fitness.

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Intern, Digital/Editorial

Internship New York, NY

Posted May 14, 2019


Description

Brief Overview:

As Digital/Editorial Intern, you will play a key role as part of our digital and editorial teams within the Brand, Marketing, and Communications (BMC) department. The successful candidate will report to the Manger, Digital Content, with a dotted line into the Senior Manager, Digital Content. You will support our digital and editorial teams on projects including website content creation and updates, our ongoing website migration project, writing and editing, event coverage, and outreach to internal teams. Applicants must be comfortable working collaboratively with a diverse group of internal staff and representing the digital team’s best interests. They must also be skilled at managing deadlines and have a strong attention to detail, as well as a willingness to learn new skills.

What the Intern Will Learn:

  • Basic HTML capabilities with some CSS abilities
  • Content planning and production
  • Web publishing across multiple platforms
  • Best practices with regard to website structure, web page layout, and search engine optimization

Intern Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the digital content team with daily maintenance of the New York Road Runners website, NYRR.org, including page updates and the creation and layout of new pages
  • Contribute to the content migration project as part of the overall redesign of the TCS New York City Marathon website, TCSNYCMarathon.org
  • Develop ideas and create content for The Run On, the NYRR blog

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • Previous experience in digital content development, whether it’s a college newspaper or a personal website
  • Familiarity with building web pages on a content management system
    • Experience with Sitecore and/or Drupal a plus
  • Some experience with Adobe Photoshop also a plus

Education:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university, or a recent college graduate with a bachelor’s degree

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, in addition to proofreading abilities
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, in addition to OneDrive, Teams, OneNote, and Planner—or comparable experience with similar products (ex. Google Drive/Docs/Sheets)
  • The ability to meet deadlines, while also communicating and explaining any roadblocks when they arise
  • Quick to develop an understanding of NYRR’s brand voice and tone, and how to integrate those into different forms of communication
  • An eye for original and engaging content, with ideas on how to adapt those elements to promote NYRR’s mission
  • Interest in the running and/or health and fitness industry

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Intern, Community Marketing

Internship New York, NY

Posted May 14, 2019


Description

About the Department:

New York Road Runner’s Brand Marketing and Communications department is charged with managing the organizations promotional, editorial, advertising, digital operations and creative services. The team’s efforts build upon NYRR’s brand initiatives 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:

New York Road Runners seeks a motivated, enthusiastic, and organized individual interested in branding, event marketing, consumer research, youth sports and community development initiatives to help support the Brand, Consumer, Community & Partnerships team within the Brand Marketing and Communications department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the execution of marketing plans for volunteer recruitment, specifically for the 2019 TCS New York city Marathon.
  • Research and build a contact list for potential Marketing Partnerships for NYRR. Draft contact emails and maintain list management. (Year-round)
  • Marketing point for Community Champions or similar program at the TCSNYCM19 
  • Marketing point for Government and Community Relations creative needs (Year-round)
  • Manage creative projects from initial brief through to completion for various races, events, programs. (Year-round)
  • Administrative and other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and time management skills.
  • Outstanding research and data collection skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Must be a self-initiator and go-getter.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • A thorough knowledge of social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, and the ability to identify sharable social media content.
  • An eye for great photography and the ability to write call-to-action copy that’s appropriate for specific demographics and situations.

Please include a cover letter. Thank you for your interest in NYRR!

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Intern, Marathon & Weekly Race Marketing

Internship New York, NY

Posted May 13, 2019


Description

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support Manager in development and execution of TCS New York City Marathon campaigns and weekly races across multiple channels.
  • Collaborate with Manager and Creative Services in the development and execution of collateral, digital, mobile, and out of home assets.
  • Assist in the implementation of media plan.
  • Support Digital team with social and email marketing initiatives related to Marathon and weekly races. 
  • Identify key area of interest and develop summer research project – learnings to be presented to senior marketing team at end of internship.  

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage master communications plan template encompassing campaign and runner communications.
  • Work with Creative team and agencies in adaptation of creative assets by media format.
  • Work with Digital team in the implementation of key initiatives
  • Support Manager in ideation and execution of PR stunts.
  • Assist in photo selections for email, social media and other channels.
  • Assist in copy development for runner communications.
  • Ideate editorial content for NYRR blog.  

Skills and Requirements

  • Applicants must be entering their junior or senior year of college, a grad student, or a college graduate.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and juggle multiple projects.
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Interest in the sports and making a difference in the community

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Run Center Representative (Part-Time)

Customer Service New York, NY

Posted May 9, 2019


Description

Position Description

  • Provide best-in-class, runner-first customer service in the NYRR Run Center
  • Distribute race bibs and premiums to runners while answering questions regarding registration and race logistics
  • Field inquiries regarding membership and assist with setting up new NYRR profiles.
  • Answer My NYRR phones and emails as needed, following guidelines and procedures, consistently meeting all satisfaction metrics goals.
  • Keep records of customer interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions taken in NYRRês Customer Service Management program Desk.com.
  • Provide a welcoming atmosphere at Run Center events, providing tours, demonstrating interactive digital features and assisting with other visitor experiences as needed.
  • Demonstrate passion and commitment to the NYRR brand and core values: excellence, teamwork, passion, innovation, service and integrity.
  • Create a fun experience through positive runner interactions
  • Work on other projects or assignments as needed
  • Position will be up to 25 hours per week



Position Requirements

  • Must be available to work at 6:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Passion for NYRR and the brandês Run For Life mission
  • Bachelorês Degree preferred and any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Available for weekend work
  • Candidate should be organized team player with a personable manner, excellent customer service and problem-solving skills, and should have the ability to work with a diverse group of staff and participants
  • Minimum of 1 year Customer Service experience
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds
  • Previous experience in fitness industry a plus
  • Excellent communication and listening skills a must
  • Must be self-motivated, results oriented; ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Multi-lingual skills a plus

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Assistant to President & CEO

Administrative New York, NY

Posted May 7, 2019


Description

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.

 

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 TCS 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 Department

The mission of the Executive Office is to provide strategic leadership for NYRR by working closely with the Board and other management to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies, while effectively and efficiently running NYRR to successfully carry out the mission and goals of the organization. The Executive Office serves as the center of operation for New York Road Runners and acts as a central hub that coordinates the functions of all associated departments of the organization. The Executive Office works collaboratively across all teams in building our culture, allocating capital, and promoting our youth and community programs and events.

About the Position

New York Road Runners is currently looking for a full-time Executive Assistant to work in our Executive Office to support various activities for the President & CEO. Managing day-to-day organization and scheduling as well as taking on and leading projects with opportunities to work with departments across the company.

Job Responsibilities:

 

Administrative/Support

  • Manage complex calendar and scheduling requirements, including diligent coordination with internal and external contacts
  • Manage schedule and long-term planning of CEO’s program site visits
  • Organize agendas in advance of each meeting; research and prepare materials, as needed
  • Summarize and distribute meeting notes on a timely basis
  • Email and document management (electronic and hard copy) for the Executive office
  • Prepare and edit correspondence and presentations on behalf of the Executive Office
  • Work closely with senior leadership team, and collaborate with departments across the organization
  • Conduct research and follow up on various issues and concerns; prioritize and determine the appropriate course of action, referral or response
  • Shadow and support CEO at marquee events
  • Prepare check requests

 

Projects

  • Support CEO’s weekly social media plan; liaise with social media team
  • Prioritize conflicting needs;
  • Manage various matters expeditiously, proactively, and follow-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Project support and lead for both President and CEO and Director of Corporate Affairs
  • Collaborate with Director of Corporate Affairs and Executive Office on a range of projects particularly related to our Board of Directors & Advisory Council, including Board Reports and Board Meetings
  • Work on various planning processes for all events including the TCS New York City Marathon
  • Manage special projects and activities as assigned

 

Job Requirements:

Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience supporting senior leadership
  • 3+ years’ experience providing high level of customer service
  • Prior experience managing multiple projects across departments within tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Business Applications: Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Skills and Attributes:

  • Exhibits high initiative, with a can-do attitude to complete tasks within a timely manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability handle all situations in a calm, professional manner
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work effectively independently as well as in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to professionally represent NYRR and the Executive Office
  • Willingness to travel locally and work long hours and various weekends as needed
  • Multi-lingual skills a plus
  • Passion for Running and/or NYRR

New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

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