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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

This entry level position will report to the Director of Race Development, with the core responsibility of assisting all members of the operations team in producing NYCRUNS running events.

Your responsibilities will include assisting the entire team throughout each event’s  life cycle. That includes the creation, updating, and review of  event plans, communicating with vendors, securing necessary permits, and working with our warehouse operations and customer service teams to ensure a smooth event life cycle. You will be exposed to nearly every facet of the event production process and have significant opportunity for advancement.

On event day, you will be a key member of the team, serving as an operational lead (start, course, finish, or festival) operating under the assigned race director.

Based on your specific abilities and interests, other responsibilities will accrue as needed.

EXPERIENCE

  • At least one year of full time professional experience
  • Any experience in the endurance industry is a plus

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree required at minimum, ideally from a sports business program.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Impeccable written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects at a time
  • A clean and valid driver’s license
  • The ability to lift 25 lbs. repeatedly
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Availability in the early morning hours on weekends
  • A passion for endurance events

HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Proficiency in other software packages including Photoshop and CAD.
  • Social Media expertise
  • A/V Experience
  • Computer Networking
  • Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, and/or other languages

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