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ABOUT NYCRUNS

Founded in 2009, NYCRUNS mission is to create the very best running events in New York City and to develop our flagship Brooklyn Marathon & 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.

In 2022, NYCRUNS will stage between 15 – 20 running events in NYC (and one in New Jersey) for over 50,000 athletes. We’re based in Industry City, a hip office and retail complex in Brooklyn.

If you love running events, making people happy, and are committed to making New York City better, this could be the place for you. We’re poised for significant growth and we’re looking for the best and brightest to join us on the journey. We offer competitive salaries and benefits including health insurance, 401K, and significant PTO.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The right person for this position is detail oriented, has a wide range of written communication experience, strong social media skills, and enjoys events. A passion for running, racing, and Brooklyn, home to our flagship Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon is a strong positive.

As Communications Manager, you will be the primary person managing our social media channels, developing press releases and PR strategy, and creating customer and client facing copy. Additionally, you will ensure that internal communication is executed properly and manage our customer service team. You will also be part of the Event Day Team, which will require working relatively early on the weekend approximately 20 days annually.  Depending on your unique skill set, other responsibilities may accrue.  Creativity is a must.

EXPERIENCE

  • 2-3 years of experience managing professional social media accounts
  • 1-2 years experience in PR (preferred)

 EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree required at minimum

 OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Impeccable written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at a time
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and Content Creation
  • An innovative and creative outlook on professional challenges

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Enthusiasm for running and road races
  • Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, and/or other languages.
  • A clean and valid driver’s license
  • The ability to lift 25 lbs. repeatedly

SALARY RANGE

$65,000 – $90,000

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