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Dexter-Ann Arbor Race Director

Posted June 30, 2018

Date: July 15, 2018


The Ann Arbor Track Club (AATC http://aatrackclub.org), a not-for-profit organization founded in 1968, is looking for a Race Director for its signature event: the Dexter-Ann Arbor Run (Dx-A2 http://dxa2.com), a multi-race event founded in 1974 that has become one of the premier road races in Michigan.
The DxA2 Race Director will serve an important role in programming, organizing, and supervising the event across all levels: planning, securing sponsorships and funds, marketing and advertising, membership, community outreach, and parallel programming.  The ideal candidate will be a passionate runner, an advocate for fitness, and a proven leader in the organization of grassroots sports events for participants of all levels and ages.
Additionally, the candidate must have significant experience programming, organizing, and supervising a multi-race running event; and considerable skills planning and directing safe, successful, creative, and unique athletic competitions.  Finally, the ideal applicant must have strong verbal and written communication skills, high capacity to run complex general operations, successful experience in raising money, and demonstrated effective leadership in community outreach activities.  The Dexter-Ann Arbor Race Director will be compensated by a race fee negotiable with the Ann Arbor Track Club Board of Directors.

DxA2 Race Director Responsibilities:

  • Develop and submit budget for approval to the AATC Board.
  • Establish race course.  Plan and supervise course logistics.
  • Apply for all necessary permits and insurance coverage.
  • Plan and coordinate safety services and logistics with safety public agencies.
  • Coordinate volunteer program in support of DxA2 run.
  • Develop programming to enhance runner and spectator experiences.
  • Develop, implement, and lead a successful branding and marketing plan.
  • Supervise the logistics of the event from pre-registration to the post-race activities and celebrations.
  • Develop a strategy to identify, approach, and solidify potential sponsors.
  • Develop additional fundraising strategies to ensure a financial net gain per direction by the Board.
  • Establish successful community partnerships for the benefit of the race and race outcomes.
  • Develop and implement a social media strategy to enhance runners’ and spectators’ experiences.
  • Develop a long-term strategy to increase participation in key demographic groups and overall revenue from the event.  
  • Meet the AATC’s financial, social, and community goals.
  • Commit to and ensure that the event complies with all safe running-event requirements as established by Road Runners Club of America.
  • Commit to financial transparency, including a post-race report to the Ann Arbor Track Club Board.

Application Requirements
Please send a cover letter, a vision statement, a curriculum vitae or resume and the names/contact for three professional references to the following:
Javier Pescador, DxA2 Search Committee. Email juanjavierpescador@gmail.com 
Send your files with the subject line DxA2 RD Application- Your Name.
Application Deadline: Monday August 6th 2018 10 AM Eastern Time

 

 

Project Manager: Timing and Registration

Big River Race Management
June 20, 2018

Big River Race Management (BRRM) has an immediate employment opportunity available for a professional, full-time Project Manager. BRRM is a full-service timing and management company that works with more than 150 events per year including road races, triathlons, OCR events, cross country and track and field meets. BRRM uses ChronoTrack Systems and Finishlynx timing equipment and various timing and scoring software. The position is based out of our St. Louis office and involves managing race registration and timing of both BRRM-owned and events BRRM supports. We are looking for a passionate, detail-oriented, computer & technology savvy person with the desire to be a part of a team of dedicated event professionals. Candidates 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. Candidates must be comfortable working independently and as a member of a team. Strong and proven communication skills are necessary, both oral and written. Applicants should be comfortable and thrive in a fast-paced and at times stressful environment.

 

This position requires the ability to work approximately 35-40 weekends a year and travel approximately 8-12 weekends per year. Training will be provided for specific responsibilities; however applicants must be eager and capable of learning software programs and technology on their own. Familiarity with the running, triathlon, track and cross country is a plus. The Project Manager: Timing and Registration position will work in a team environment and report to the company’s Senior Project Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide timing and scoring to client specifications, ensuring timely, accurate results are provided while providing world class customer service.
  • Communicate with event organizers on a regular basis providing consultation when needed to ensure a well-organized and successful event
  • Build and manage online registration to client specifications, ensuring all events are fully operational and provide users with seamless experience.
  • Oversee registration operations for events including bib assignment and packet pick-up operations.
  • Manage timing function through the entire process: including race number assignment, race day timing functions, posting/confirming results, post-race management of timing inquiries and errors, and finalize results.
  • Provide participant media and photography services for select clients.
  • Assist with course marking and management for select events.
  • Coordinate personal travel to and from out of town events.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all applicable USATF and MSHSAA Rules of Competition as they relate to timing.
  • Success in the above areas requires cross-functional relationships with other key members of the BRRM team.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • College degree preferred
  • Race/meet timing/scoring experience is a plus.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be highly organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects at any given time.
  • Excellent decision-making skills, including when working under pressure.
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to quickly troubleshoot problems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Ability to manage and manipulate large amounts of data, in various formats.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML web design is a plus
  • Ability to travel
  • Must be available to work weekends, select holidays, and extended hours as needed.
  • Creativity and passion for the BRRM mission.
  • Demonstrated commitment to running, physical fitness, and an overall healthy lifestyle.

 

Benefits:

 

  • Salary range above industry average
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance (100% employer covered)
  • IRA with employer match
  • Annual year-end bonus
  • Annual profit sharing bonus
  • Flexible work hours

 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the event industry with opportunity to grow. Starting salary is based on industry experience. Qualified candidates are encouraged to email a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to amanda@brrm.com by June 29, 2018. No phone calls please.

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imATHLETE Customer Support Specialist

No Source
June 15, 2018

imATHLETE is the leading registration engine and social networking site for running, triathlon, cycling, swimming and all participatory sporting events. The company is a leader in the sporting world and has transformed the relationship between event organizers and their participants, and is always seeking new ways to use innovative technology to enhance and inspire athletic participation. 

 

THE OPPORTUNITY: CLIENT AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT SPECIALIST 

imATHLETE is looking to hire a go-getter to join our Client and Customer Support team. Your primary responsibility will be responding to emails, phone calls and assisting event organizers who have questions about their online registration and data management processes. This position works closely with Management, Technology, Operations, and Account Management teams.

Hours will be 9am - 6pm PST Sunday - Thursday with Friday and Saturday off.

When you look in the mirror, is this the person you see?

  • Very personable, extremely reliable and responsible, quick to respond
  • Self-driven, a super-fast learner and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • 2 years in a front facing, customer service role. You love helping people, but you crave personal and unique interactions where you can make an impact. The confines of a traditional call center culture make you cringe.
  • Excellent communication skills in person, on the phone, and over email. Understands how and when to listen as well as talk
  • You are always looking for ways to make processes more efficient, without sacrificing service
  • Proficient with computers and technology, with a brain wired for creative problem-solving

If you're looking at the person described above, we want to talk to you!

Job Details:
Client and Customer Support

  • Serve as the first point of contact for clients and customers regarding any questions about their online registration process, reporting features, participant databases, statement inquiries, and all imATHLETE.com platform functionality
  • Ensure imATHLETE policies, values and voice are consistent in all communications
  • Strategically identify and respond to trending support issues, and proactively feed support insights to operations and technology departments
  • Assist in the development of operational support processes that can scale with a growing company
  • Create and maintain the help center with articles and videos that are engaging, informative, and easy to use

Technology

  • Demonstrate a complete understanding of the imATHLETE platform to serve as a resource for clients
  • Serve as the client advocate when working with the technology team
  • Communicate with the technology team on and bug reporting and feature requests

You'll get extra special bonus points if you have these in your back pocket:

  • Proficient with Desk.com/Salesforce
  • Active involvement in running, triathlon, cycling and/or swimming events, either as a participant, organizer or volunteer
  • Knowledgeable of major participatory sports websites

Oh, and by the way....

  • You must have authorization to work in the U.S.A.
  • You must have your own means of transportation to and from the company office 

And the upside is good! Benefits, a wonderfully fun + professional work environment, free entry to athletic events and more!

 

WHY imATHLETE?

 

  • Competitive salary + benefits, including: Active Lifestyle Program which reimburses in participation in any type of active lifestyle events (i.e. snowboarding, biking, hiking, etc.) and Employee Volunteer Program = 1 day per quarter to take off and volunteer.
  • Work with an entrepreneurial team that is passionate about their work while having work/life balance.
  • imATHLETE's support team, account managers, development team, sales folks and everybody else collaborates and communicates across all departments and functions to build a platform users will love.
  • The company is a close knit community of friends first, colleagues second.

Apply here:

https://imathlete.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=8

 

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Business Development Manager

Alanic
May 31, 2018

Looking for somebody experienced to grow within the company- Alanic!

Are you interesting in making lot of money?

www.alanic.com

We are an activewear brand 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.

Candidates 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 $22/Hour + 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)

 

Please email your Application: johnny@alanic.com

 

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Athlete Service Coordinator

No Source
May 18, 2018

 

Description
Assists with management and organization of Life Time, Inc.’s athletic events through the management and execution of event athlete services. Upholds the fulfillment of Life Time, Inc.’s Mission Statement.
 
 
Overview:
  • Act as liaison between the participant/registrant, registration company, timing company and Life Time Athletic Events Team for designated event portfolio.
  • Support other Life Time Athletic Event Athlete Service Coordinators as needed.
  • Ensure that the needs of the participants are satisfied pre-event, during the event and post event by providing excellent customer service.
 
Job Duties:
  • Assist athletes with questions about event through email, phone and in person at events.
  • Track and assist with orders of athlete items (bibs, bike/helmet numbers, wristbands, swim caps and timing tags) pre race and post race.
  • Manage packet pick up at event expo and event day.
  • Work with timer pre-event, during the event and post event.
  • Manage email inboxes for triathlon series events
  • Manage registration sites
  • Assist with promotion code set up and integrity
  • Work with Brand Manager and Event Manager to procure all necessary athlete items for respective events
  • Assist Event Manager and timer with Wave and Corral assignments 
  • Work with timer on bib spreads, divisions, awards and result links
  • Assist Event Manager with signage plans for packet pick up, Results and Awards areas 
  • Assist with packet stuffing 
  • Manage Packet Pick up/Registration
  • Manage Solutions kiosk
 
Other Race Day:
  • Manage Race Day Packet Pick up
  • Liaison last chance chip area near Swim Start
  • Liaison with timer and Event Manager Swim Course Clear Protocol 
  • Ensure Awards and Results are set up and executed
  • Liaison result corrections and manage inquiries with the timer
 
This position will work out of one of the regional Event offices, preferably our Miami office, when not traveling and report to our Regional Event Manager. Travel for schedule is subject to change.

Other duties, projects and associated responsibilities as assigned

 

 

Qualifications
Education:
  • Four-year college degree in Business Administration, Sports Management or related field
 
Experience
  • Minimum one year experience in race or event management, preferably in the sports or entertainment industry, including a strong logistical and customer service background
 
Licenses / Certifications / Registration:
  • Driver’s license required
  • CPR/AED and First Aid Certification preferred
 
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
  • Ability to manage, budget, and work within established event budgetary guidelines
  • Willingness to travel, work weekends and extended hours as needed
  • Ability to multi-task, learn quickly and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with tight timelines while showing great attention to detail
  • Exudes excellent customer service skills
  • High energy individual who is able to work semi-autonomously, comfortable with ambiguity and embraces change
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and influence all levels of the organization
  • Creative and strategic business mindset
  • Quantifiably demonstrated a track record for driving brand or category growth/development
  • Strong MS Office and/or other software with an ability to adapt learning to use new technology
  • Ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and recommend solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively using both oral and written means
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Ability to lift equipment greater than 25lbs
  • Travel is required for this position
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, preferred
 
This position is required to regularly:
  • Talk and hear
  • Use hands to finger, handle or feel
  • Read, write, type and comprehend text
  • View objects up close and at a distance
  • Effectively communicate and interact with others
  • Use reasoning and solve problems through deduction

 

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Position Opening: Posted May 9,2018


Assistant Race Director, Event Coordinator – Endurance Events


About Corrigan Sports Enterprises:

Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) was established in 1991 with the goal of creating, managing and
implementing sports and event marketing opportunities for the corporate community. Since, CSE has
evolved into a full service sports marketing firm specializing in Endurance events, major Lacrosse and
Field Hockey tournaments and everything in between.
CSE’s mission is from “Conception to Fruition”.


Job Description:
Asst Race Director Event Coordinator will be a key member in managing CSE’s Endurance event
properties and will be responsible for overseeing the participant registration experience for all CSE
endurance events, providing exceptional customer service to event participants, managing Charity Group
participation, pursuing Corporate We llness customers. In addition, the position will also assist with
various operational tasks that are imperative to successfully executing an endurance event.

Responsibilities include:

Manage event registration process pre-event and on-event, deliver the great customer service

Work with registration provider to develop event sites, registrations systems, maintain sites and
update regularly.

Oversee registration setup and staff and volunteers at each event site.

Attend expos and conferences to market and promote CSE Endurance events.

Assist in managing the “Run for a Cause” charity program for each event.

Develop Grassroots Marketing strategies to promote CSE events and grow participation base.
Corporate Wellness

Asst Volunteer Coordinator to secure volunteers for events.

Assist Race Director with operational tasks such as securing vendors, creating events maps, schedules and site plans, perm
itting and course planning.

Work all CSE Endurance events which will include various weekends throughout the year and
some travel.


Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree

1-2 years of experience in sports marketing or event management, preferably in Endurance
events such as running, cycling or triathlon.

Working knowledge of registration databases (i.e. Active, RacePartner, RaceIt, IMATHLETE, EventBrite, etc)

Ability to work within a team environment.

Self-starter. MUST be able to take initiative.

Interest in working in Endurance sports.

Must be able to work all events assigned.


Physical Requirements:

This position is in an office setting but at times will require physical labor. During events, you must be
able to work outside, in some cases during inclemen t weather, for extended hours at a time. You should
also be comfortable lifting at least 30lbs and physically be able to assist in packing, loading, moving and
unloading trucks containing event equipment.


How to Apply:
To apply, please submit a copy of your resume with a cover letter to Lee Corrigan at
lee@corrigansports.com
.
Should you fit our need for this position you will be contacted regarding further information on the
process

 

imATHLETE Customer Support Specialist

imATHLETE
May 3, 2018

imATHLETE is a leading registration engine and social networking site for running, triathlon, cycling, swimming and all participatory sporting events. Our clients include the Detroit Marathon, Vancouver Marathon, 500Festival, Bike New York, Gasparilla Distance Classic and thousands of others.  The company is transforming the relationship between endurance event organizers and their participants.  We value honesty, integrity, working hard, supporting each other and smiling a lot.  Pizza and periodic cocktails don’t hurt.

THE OPPORTUNITY: CUSTOMER SUPPORT SPECIALIST

imATHLETE is looking for a Customer Support Specialist to help us grow client relationships and build a reputation for excellent service.

Specifically…

  • Serve as one of the day-­?to-­?day contact for clients regarding any questions relating to the imATHLETE platform, capabilities and offerings
  • Establish and grow client relationships through regular communication on the phone, via email and in-­?person, becoming a trusted advisor on strategies to grow their business
  • Onboard relevant new clients, including training of the imATHLETE.com platform and setting expectations for communication, timeline for new functionality development, etc.
  • Implement strategies for client retention
  • Work with clients to strategize and provide technology solutions that satisfy their ultimate business needs
  • Exhibit strong advocacy on behalf of the client to internal teams and act as an internal voice of the customer to drive product development

THE RIGHT CANDIDATE: QUALIFICATIONS & ATTRIBUTES

EDUCATION: 2-5+ years of relevant experience in customer support/service
EXPERIENCE: Previous member of customer service teams in a small to mid-­?sized technology company


ALSO:

  • Strong attention to detail, willing to sweat the small stuff, but mindful of overall strategy and significance
  • Outstanding communicator: verbal, written and interpersonal. Able to communicate to both technical and non-­? technical audiences is a must. Your friends rely on you to know all the latest technology trends
  • A team player, willing to roll up their sleeves to help the company grow and accomplish the needed technology milestones
  • Proficiency with Excel 
  • Some travel may be required
  • Someone with an interest in endurance sports is ideal
  • Potentially some non-traditional hours (weekends/evenings)

WHY imATHLETE?

  • Competitive salary + benefits, including: Active Lifestyle Program which reimburses in participation in any type of active lifestyle events (i.e. snowboarding, biking, hiking, etc.) and Employee Volunteer Program = 1 day per quarter to take off and volunteer.
  • Work with an entrepreneurial team that is passionate about their work while having work/life balance.
  • imATHLETE's support team, account managers, development team, sales folks and everybody else collaborates and communicates across all departments and functions to build a platform users will love.
  • At 20 full-­?time employees, the company is a close knit community of friends first, colleagues second.

Apply here: https://imathlete.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=12

 

Oakland Running Festival and Bay Area Events Corrigan Sports Enterprises

Asst. Race Director/Sponsorship Sales Person


Posted April 3, 2018

Corrigan Sports Enterprises, Inc. (CSE)
www.corrigansports.com
a full service sports marketing and event management company that owns and operates several endurance events, Lacrosse
events and Field Hockey events around the country is seeking Asst. Race Director/Sponsorship Sales Person
/
Community Engagement Liaison
to join the team. The Bay Area CSE office will produce 6 events during the year. This individual will also need to be adept at operations, logistics, PR & Government Relations
The Oakland Marathon and Running Festival
The Oakland Hellaween Race
The Oakland A’s 5K
The Ladies Night 5K
This individual, based our of our downtown Oakl and Office will work closely with the CSE team and focus on selling the events in the Bay Area, but will also have an opportunity to sell all CSE events including:
The Baltimore Marathon and Running Festival
The Under Armour All-American Lacrosse Classic
The Baltimore 10 Miler
The Intercollegiate Womens Lacrosse Tournaments (6 Events)
The Delaware Marathon and Running Festival
The Race For our Kids 10K
The Mason Dixon Line Shootout
Lacrosse Tournament
The NFHCA (National Field Hockey Coaches
Association) Tournaments (2 Events)
The Rumble in Richmond Lacrosse Tournament
The Summer Rumble Lacrosse Tournament
The IMLCA (Intercollegiate Mens Lacrosse Co
aches Association) Lacrosse Tournament
The Frederick Running Festival
This individual must be strong in the following areas:
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Leadership
-
Organization
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Communication
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Self Discipline
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Industrious
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Lee Corrigan at
lee@corrigansports.com
.
The ideal candidate must have a bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of experience in sponsorship, media sales and grass roots marketing within the sports industry.

 

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