Events and Services Division

Events and Services Division

 

Organizes and plans all supplementary events to marathon week. The division is responsible for the following events: Health & Fitness Expo (seminars and packet pick up), VIP reception, and the Fall Association Meeting and Association Appreciation Banquet. The Corporate Team Challenge, Charter Club, Course Entertainment, Information Booth, VIP Tent, and 27th Mile committees work to enhance the runner and spectator experience. Also within Events & Services, the Pro Athlete Services committee enhances the stature of the event in the racing community by recruiting and coordinating hospitality for pro athletes to compete for National Championships and substantial prize purses.

 

Events & Services Division

Charter Club Captain

1 position available

Role Summary: Serve as the representative for the Charter Club (Participants who have finished every Twin Cities Marathon).  Answer Charter Club questions prior to race weekend.  Attend race weekend functions with the Charter Club members.  Events include Marathon Weekend October 1-3, 2021. 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a point contact for Charter Club Members prior to race weekend which may include phone contact, e-mail, and/or social media. 
  • Serve as the point contact for Charter Club Members at events during race weekend. 
  • Attend the Twin Cities Marathon VIP Reception along with the Charter Club Members.  Assist with reception set-up and VIP gift distribution. 
  • Meet Charter Club members at the designated starting line meeting location and assist in accompanying them to the marathon start. 
  • Greet the Charter Club finishers at the Finish Line, escort to VIP Tent 
  • Attend planning meetings, start line walkthroughs, and finish line walkthroughs. 

Key Skill Sets:

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Organization 
  • Knowledge of event preferred  
  • Initiative 

Apply by completing the TCM Association Interest Form at tcmevents.org/volunteer

 

VIP Committee Member

2 positions available

Role Summary: VIP Committee members support TCM in the planning and execution of the Pre and Post-Race VIP areas, strategies and operations.  Lead the management of the VIP program Marathon Weekend with the goal of providing the highest quality customer service. 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Welcome VIP participants upon entrance and confirm eligibility
  • Maintain a positive, empathetic and professional attitude toward participants at all times
  • Act as the point of reference for participants who need assistance or information, go above and beyond for any requests they might ask
  • Help oversee the set-up and take-down of the VIP areas on event day (tables, chairs, signage, etc.)
  • Ensure the VIP area is operating to the highest of standards

Key Skill Sets:

  • Responsible
  • Organized
  • Knowledge of events preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Initiative
  • Ability to lift 25-50 pounds

Apply by completing the TCM Association Interest Form at tcmevents.org/volunteer

 

Information Booth Captain

2 positions available

Role Summary: Work with Expo Chair to provide answers to any and all questions from expo attendees, runners at start line and runners and spectators at finish; serve as a resource for runners and their families during race weekend. 

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Have an understanding of FAQs; answer questions effectively 
  • Train in and oversee day-of information booth volunteers 
  • Serve as resource for volunteers at the information booth 
  • Staff Info booths at Expo, Start Line, and Finish Line. 

Key Skill Sets:

  • Ability to train and manage a group of volunteers 
  • Above average spoken communication skills 
  • Ability to work well with others 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Outgoing and friendly 

Apply by completing the TCM Association Interest Form at tcmevents.org/volunteer