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Professional Athlete Recruiter

The Professional Athlete Recruiter serves as part of the high caliber Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) team, which plans and executes the region’s premier events, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, a Top 10 U.S. Marathon. With a mission of promoting healthy lifestyles by igniting everyone’s inner athlete, TCM is proud to provide financial support to youth and professional athlete initiatives.

 

The professional athlete recruiter is responsible for managing the administration and recruitment of the professional athlete program which includes US, international and local competitive athletes.  This paid part-time position works closely with the executive director, race operations, the media relations team and a team of committee volunteers for the Medtronic TC 1 Mile and the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Professional and competitive athlete recruitment, negotiation & contracting

    • Provide a world class customer service experience to all professional athletes and local competitive athletes

    • Plan and develop the professional & competitive athlete program in coordination with Executive Director

    • Athlete management during race week including agents, coaches, friends, and families

    • Management of professional athlete program budget

      • Coordinate athlete travel, hotel and per diem

      • Manage hospitality suite and pro tent on race day

      • Develop and manage race day and race week schedule, meetings, course tours, appearances and activities including technical meeting, transportation, pre-race staging and start, media and awards ceremonies, working closely with race operations

      • Work with accountant to pay expense reimbursements, appearance & prize money and file all required tax documentations

      • Coordinate with TCM registrar to ensure athletes are properly registered and assigned bib numbers

      • Maintain current knowledge of USATF rules and procedures

      • Work with Executive Director to review and revise TCM anti-doping policy

      • Manage marathon weekend Pro Recruiting Committee volunteers and work closely with the TC1 Mile committee to execute the professional athlete program

  • Other duties as assigned


Required skills

  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to manage and develop strong working relationships with a variety of people.

  • A strong work ethic and ability to handle fast-paced, deadline driven environment, with attention to detail while maintaining a calm presence during challenging situations.

  • Strong time management skills

    • Ability to clearly articulate a vision and to communicate that vision effectively to team members.

    • Excellent verbal, written, organization and presentation skills

    • Ability to regularly lift weights for events up to 25 lbs. and occasionally weights up to 40 lbs.

      • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

 

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Running or coaching experience with post- collegiate athletes or in depth knowledge of the sport

  • Minimum 2 years of event experience

  • Experience with a non-profit organization and leading volunteers

  • Organized, detail oriented and strong customer service skills

  • Strong work ethic with team player mentality

  • Professional, friendly phone demeanor

  • Excellent conversational and writing skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to jobsearch2@tcmevents.org by March 2, 2017.

 

 

Event Experience Internship

The Event Experience Intern serves as part of the high caliber Twin Cities In Motion team, which plans and executes the region’s premier events. TCM is the nonprofit organization responsible for organizing and hosting the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon – a top ten U.S. marathon and “The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America”® – and a year-long calendar of events. TCM, a respected industry leader for the past 34 years, strives to give the best experience possible to participants, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, spectators, and the community.

The Event Experience Intern is a part-time position that assists with the planning and execution of TCM’s year-round events. This position will helps TCM create compelling pre- and post-event experiences across events and reports to the Experience Manager.

Like all intern and staff positions at TCM, the Event Experience Intern position provides significant assistance at TCM’s events. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of pre- and post-race experiences, including expos and post-race festivals. Work closely with Marketing, Race Operations, and Sponsorship colleagues to create compelling experiences that elevate TCM's brand. 

  • Help manage volunteers, both year-round Association volunteers and event-day volunteers.  

  • Attend weekly staff meetings on Monday afternoons, and occasional weeknight committee meetings

  • Provide front-line customer service to TCM’s constituents – participants, sponsors, vendors, volunteers

  • Perform office administrative functions

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Able to prioritize and work in a busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment 

  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Must be conscientious and detail oriented

  • Strong collaboration and excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Event planning and execution experience 

  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service (phone/email/in-person)

  • Interest in being part of a team – interacting skillfully with staff, volunteers, and event participants

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must be available to attend and work at TCM events, including Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend (September 28 - October 1, 2017), Hot Dash 5K & 10 Mile (March 18, 2017), Medtronic TC 1 Mile (May TBD 2017) and the Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, Relay & 5K (July 4, 2017).


Position Duration:
January – December 2017
Work Schedule:  Monday – Friday, occasional weekend events (to be mutually agreed upon)
Hours Per Week:  typically 15
Compensation: Paid.
Degree(s) Seeking or Recently Earned: Bachelors or Masters in Sport Management, Marketing, or Related Field

Classification: Upper-level undergraduate or graduate student, or recent graduate


Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume to jobsearch4@tcmevents.org.

 

 

Merchandise And Office Assistant

The Merchandise and Office Assistant serves as part of the high caliber Twin Cities In Motion team, which plans and executes the region’s premier running events, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, a Top 10 U.S. Marathon. With a mission of promoting healthy lifestyles through running events and community outreach, TCM is proud to provide financial support to youth and professional athlete initiatives.

 

The Merchandise and Office Assistant supports the office and merchandise functions, fulfilling merchandise orders, providing customer service, and completing office tasks. The assistant works closely with the Administrative Coordinator and reports to the Marketing and Media Director. Like all intern and staff positions at TCM, the Merchandise and Office Assistant position also provides significant event assistance at TCM’s 21 races. This may include specific duties that pertain to merchandise, customer service as well as general event related responsibilities as assigned. 

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the sourcing, buying, merchandising, online and in-store sales, e-commerce, fulfillment, and customer service of TCM’s merchandise, which includes year-round online and in-store sales as well as Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend in-store sales. Work with Merchandise Chair to help manage a committee of year-round volunteers.

  • Provide exceptional front-line customer service

  • Perform office administrative functions. Support office staff and volunteers for various office projects

  • Additional responsibilities:

    • Assisting with post race customer service issues

    • Serve as backup for the Administrative Coordinator in their absence.

    • May be called upon to assist with special projects and assume responsibility for the development, administration, and promotion of specific projects, as required

    • Event responsibilities as assigned

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Superior organizational skills and accuracy

  • Excellent customer service skills (phone/email/in person)

  • Must be available to attend most TCM races and events and work during the week of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend, September 28 – October 1, 2017.

  • Clear communication skills

  • Exceptional time management

  • An outgoing personality, strong work ethic, and experience working in a team-oriented environment encouraging open collaboration

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, continually changing environment

  • Experience with MS Office Suite

 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, plus occasional, pre-scheduled weekend events

Hours Per Week: 15, more during event weeks

 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume to jobsearch4@tcmevents.org.

 

 

Sports Management Internship

The Sports Management Intern serves as part of the high caliber Twin Cities In Motion team, which plans and executes the region’s premier running events. TCM is the nonprofit organization responsible for organizing and hosting the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon – a top ten U.S. 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 35 years, strives to give the best experience possible to runners, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, spectators, and the community.

The Sports Management Intern is responsible for assisting the race operations team. The Sports Management Intern reports to the Race Operations Manager and works closely with the Race Operations Manager and Race Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of certified/sanctioned TCM races as assigned by the Race Operations Manager and Race Director

  • Research vendor options and coordinate equipment orders for events

  • Prepare, track and submit permit applications with the city agencies

  • Support office staff and race committee volunteers with inventory management and preparation of supplies for events

  • Provide customer service to participants, sponsors and volunteers

  • Support office staff and volunteers with various office projects and other administrative functions as required

  • Additional intern responsibilities include:

    • Attending regular staff meetings

    • Lead designated area on race day

    • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Must be conscientious and detail oriented

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Able to prioritize and work in a busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Must be available to attend and work at TCM events, including a varity of weekends and evenings

  • Excellent customer service skills (phone/email/in person)

  • Desire to be a team player – working with staff, volunteers, and event participants

 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, occasional weekend events or evening meetings (mutually agreed upon)

Hours Per Week: 15 (average)

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume to Jobsearch5@tcmevents.org

 

 

Part-time After School Program Leader – Wise Kids In Motion

The Part-time After School Program Leader serves as part of the high caliber Twin Cities In Motion team, which plans and executes the region’s premier running events. TCM is the nonprofit organization responsible for organizing 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 34 years, strives to give the best experience possible to runners, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, spectators, and the community.

 

The Part-time After School Program Leader – Wise Kids In Motion is responsible for assisting the Youth Programs Manager.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement an existing 8 week running/nutrition program for children in elementary school.

  • Coordinate materials with Säjai Foundation counterparts

  • Prepare, purchase and inventory equipment and supplies for program

  • Evaluation of curriculum and development of new material where necessary

  • Be flexible and prepared to run a quality recreation/running program

  • Ensure participant welfare during all activities.

  • Communicate with program staff and parents as needed


Qualifications

  • Should have one year of experience leading a youth program

  • Must demonstrate effective planning skills and implementation of youth programs

  • Should have basic running knowledge

  • Should have basic understanding of healthy nutrition standards

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills

  • Must possess or obtain a First Aid/CPR card

  • Must possess a valid MN Driver’s License

  • Ability to interact and maintain relations with school and program staff

  • Physical strength and ability to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Must successfully complete a background check

 

Work Environment

Performs work in both indoor and outdoor settings at various school and neighborhood locations. Exposure to periods of direct sunlight and/or cool damp weather is possible.

 

Work Schedule

Program operates before and after-school days consisting of hour long modules for 8 weeks. Employee may have multiple days during the week and staggered 8 week blocks throughout the school year. Summer hours may be combined on one or more days of the week and can be morning or afternoon depending upon summer school program schedules.

 

Salary is on an hourly basis. Travel time and Prep time are included. Standard Mileage Reimbursement for travel is given.

 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to jobsearch3@tcmevents.org.

  

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