RaceWire is a provider of software and services to the endurance event industry, headquartered in New England and serving clients all across the country. We provide online registration, race timing, and several other services for more than 1,000 events annually, and we are quickly expanding. We strive to create a better experience for both race directors and athletes and rely heavily on our dedicated and energetic employees to reach our goals.
We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Event Operations Manager with a strong passion for the running industry. This position would require efficiently managing the logistical/operational and marketing components of our produced events.
Being directly responsible for the operation and execution of RaceWire produced events in New England
Communicating with city officials, police, and fire to receive appropriate permits and approvals
Securing vendors, and coordinating drop-offs pre-race
Ordering equipment, apparel, food, etc.
Managing event related budgets
Building/updating event webpages, social media pages, and registration pages
Staffing events through local volunteer organizations and paid staff
Creating/monitoring event marketing schedule
Interface with Blue Star marketing to drive event growth
Create/update race day logistical event plans
Point person for event before, on-site and post-race
Skills and qualifications:
Experience in managerial positions
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Strong organizational skills, you must be able to manage your time well
Ability to lead and work successfully in a group, while also being able to work independently
Proficient in MS Office Suite with a heavy focus on Microsoft Excel
Experience with Computer systems, learning and operating new software programs
Ability to operate quickly and efficiently in a stressful environment
Availability on weekends
Flexibility in hours during busy seasons and high event capacity weeks