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NYCRUNS’ mission is to create the very best running events in New York City and to develop our flagship Brooklyn Half Marathon into one of the most iconic running events in the world. In doing so, we want to be a relentlessly positive part of our customer’s lives; a meaningful partner to local businesses, causes, and runners; and a great employer to our diverse Team.

Your Mission

We are seeking a motivated and detail oriented Assistant Event Manager to join our team.  In this role, you will assist our Event Operations team in producing approximately 20+ NYC based endurance events throughout the year. You will have the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of race production and gain experience that develops skills for growth in the Endurance Event Industry.  If you’re interested in helping others “Win Their Race”, we invite you to apply today!

*The position is open to NYC residents only. Candidates must be willing to commute 2-4 days a week and able to successfully work within a hybrid on-site and remote environment.*

About The Role:

As an Assistant Event Manager, you will be heavily involved in the event production and execution processes. Your day to day responsibilities will play a key part in the following areas:

  • Endurance Event Production
  • Vendor & Partner Coordination
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Data Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Race Day Operations

About You:

  • An understanding of what a road race is and an interest in pursuing a career in Running Event production
  • 1+ years of experience in production for endurance events, experience in Running Events preferred
  • Project management skills
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Regular weekend availability to support NYCRUNS events
  • Ability to be high functioning very early in the morning.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to drive a 26 ft box truck
  • Forklift operation certification or willingness to receive certification
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Comfort using various software particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint Adobe Creative Suite, Auto-CAD, Rhino
  • Experience managing volunteers is a plus
  • Professional Social Media Experience is a plus

About Us:

NYCRUNS is dedicated to producing world-class events for athletes of all levels. NYCRUNS strives to employ people who challenge themselves and the status quo, continuously innovating and improving efficiencies in our processes. NYCRUNS works to provide each employee with the tools to develop skillsets and fast track career development within our company.


When we find the right person, we try to put our best foot forward with an offer that excites you. We consider what you’d like to be paid, the skills and experience you bring, what similar jobs pay in the NYC area and make sure there’s equal pay for equal work among those you’ll be working with. The compensation amount for this role is targeted at $65,000.00 – $79,000.00. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including your experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.


  • Hybrid On-site and remote employment model
  • Flexible PTO
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Health Insurance Coverage

Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@nycruns.com.