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Current TCM Career Opportunities

  • Are you an organized and detail-oriented individual with a passion for sports retail and lifestyle merchandising? Twin Cities In Motion, is looking for a full-time Merchandise & Community Engagement Coordinator who believes in our nonprofit mission and is driven by community engagement and impact.  


    In this exciting role, you will be responsible for merchandise buying, in-person and online store management, customer sales & service, and order fulfillment. In addition to supporting day-to-day merchandise duties, this position plays a key role in the success of pop-up retail sales at all of TCM events, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Weekend expo store.   


    Twin Cities In Motion is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit that organizes 5 race events and with several distances throughout the year, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. We provide opportunities for people of all ages, abilities, and experiences to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Our mission is simple - ignite everyone’s inner athlete. 


    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

    • Under supervision and guidance, play a lead role in delivering against an annual sales plan, including management of monthly forecasts, sales strategies, risk management, and long-term budgeting  

    • Contribute to the development of new goods and retail strategies, identifying business opportunities based on the market demands to drive revenues and increase profitability 

    • Track inventory, negotiate with suppliers, manage deliveries, and devise on how to minimize costs without compromising merchandise quality 

    • Oversee TCM’s e-commerce, online website and in-person Motion Center retail store; including inventory management, product setup, sales plans, and store merchandising 

    • Support staff, partners, and volunteers at the Motion Center as a Community Enagagement Coordinator – working with the team to incorporate and support retail strategies and guest experiences as part of growing programs and services organized around the Motion Center’s monthly community activation calander 

    • Serve as staff lead for TCM pop-up retail stores, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon weekend expo store. Duties include ordering, quality control, pricing, store staffing, technology lead and other needs as assigned   

    • Arrange product displays, help in developing marketing campaigns, and plan promotional offers to attract customers 

    • Accurately package and ship customer orders in an efficient manner with great attention to detail 

    • Manage the ordering of TCM branded gear promotions  

    • Provide exceptional front-line customer sales & service 

    • Other event responsibilities as assigned 


    The ideal candidate comprises: 

    • Passionate for TCM’s nonprofit mission  

    • Strong retail market, product and brand awareness 

    • Advanced planning and analytical skills, including computer skills  

    • Good judgement and decision-making skills  

    • Confidence in suggesting calculated risks  

    • Strong customer awareness and understanding  

    • Discreet, professional and well spoken, with excellent communication skills  

    • Exceptionally organized, methodical and efficient  

    • Time keeping & ability to meet stringent deadlines 

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

    • 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 

    • Proficient in MS Office Suite, and familiar with Windows Operating systems; Shopify experience is preferred 

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

    • Ability to travel in and around Minneapolis/St. Paul area 

    • Ability to work flexible monthly retail and event base hours, including regular evenings and weekends, with some limited work remote capabilities 



    • Bachelor's degree in Merchandising, Business, or a related field 

    • Minimum 3 years of experience in Merchandising 

    • Strong knowledge of retail operations, inventory management, vendor relations and merchandising 

    • Ability to analyze data, recognize trends, and make recommendations 

    Status: Non-Exempt 


    Reports to:  Sr. Director of Marketing & Brand Strategy 

    Compensation: Commensurate with experience  

    Application Process:  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and a resume to [email protected], position open until filled. 

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