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NYCRUNS is a young fast-growing company based in Brooklyn, New York and we’re looking for people who can thrive in a start-up environment and are passionate and excited about growing our running events and the community around them.

NYCRUNS offers a competitive salary and benefits package including participation in our 401K plan, flexible PTO and continuing education opportunities. Health insurance, including dental and vision, is fully covered.

If a position below interests you or you have experience in the endurance industry and think you would fit on our team, please follow the instructions to apply.

EVENT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

As an Event Development Manager, you’ll be one of the linchpins in the formulation and execution of more than two dozen running events annually, instrumental in developing event plans and innovating ways to improve our operational efficiency throughout the event cycle.

This role is heavy on logistics, so impeccable attention to detail and ability to effectively problem solve is imperative. Superior written and verbal communications ability is also an absolute requirement.

The ideal candidate is an outgoing person who is passionate about endurance sports, wants to produce “best in class” event experiences, and is looking to establish themselves as a rising star in the industry.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Working with the Director Of Event Development to develop event plans for NYCRUNS events.

Collaborating with the Director Of Event Development in the recruitment, training, and assignment of part-time, seasonal and temporary event staff.

Creating documentation that facilitates understanding of in event practice and procedure.

Liaising externally with City Agencies and local communities to ensure all aspects of permitting and awareness are appropriately fulfilled.

Functioning as a part of our event production team at approximately two dozen events annually.

Other duties and projects will be assigned based on individual skill set and organizational needs. You will be expected to pitch in in many different ways and be given the opportunity to explore other aspects of the company based on your unique skill set.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Attention to detail and a high degree of organization.

Flexibility in scheduling—must be able to work occasional nights and regular weekends as needed in support of NYCRUNS events.

Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Meticulous attention to maintaining a safe and efficient environment for operations.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Valid, clean driver’s license; commercial driver’s license a plus.

Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

EXPERIENCE

2–5 years’ experience in live-event environment, ideally in an operations or logistics role.

Endurance experience preferred.

Bachelor’s Degree required.

WANT TO APPLY?

Interested candidates should apply here.

SOCIAL MEDIA  MANAGER

If you are as enthusiastic about road racing and running in NYC, as you are about social media and high quality communication – this could be the job for you!

As the Social Media Manager, you’ll be a key liaison between NYCRUNS and the many athletes, running clubs, non-profit partners, and other organizations we interact with. In doing so, you will have the opportunity to craft razor shop copy, display savvy social media management, show off your knack for marketing, and innovate across the board.

This role is social media-heavy; you should be just as comfortable work-shopping copy as you are with planning a social media calendar or working together with influencers and local clubs.  Creativity is a must and you should have big ideas about what an ideal event and brand looks like, with the strategies to make it happen. You’ll also play an integral role in gathering feedback on event experiences from our community, creating open conversations with them, and working with the NYCRUNS team to make our events better.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Setting and implementing social media and communication campaigns to align with marketing strategies to build and support our community of running and fitness enthusiasts.

Providing engaging text, image and video content for social media accounts.

Coordinating with our digital marketing team.

Being a positive, customer-centric voice of NYCRUNS when interacting with followers and the public via all channels.

Developing and managing relationships with partners such as running clubs, sponsors, and non-profits.

Leading communications as a part of our event production team at approximately two dozen events annually.

Other duties and projects will be assigned based on individual skill set and organizational needs. You will be expected to pitch in in many different ways and be given the opportunity to explore other aspects of the company based on your unique skill set.

EXPERIENCE

2-3 years in social media and communications

Stellar written communication skills including impeccable grammar and use of punctuation

Experience in managing high-profile social media accounts, from posting to tracking and monitoring engagement analytically.

An energetic and outgoing attitude, with an analytical approach on the best ways to grow our brand.

A desire to be in a startup environment and be a team player who can also work independently

Bachelor’s degree in relevant area required

Excellent people skills

Digital Marketing experience helpful, but not necessary.

Relevant industry experience helpful, but not necessary.

WANT TO APPLY?

Interested candidates should apply here.

EXPERIENCED TIMERS 

Do you have experience with Mylaps, Chronotrack, Race Director, Runscore & the like? Get in touch.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

(part time position with the potential to become full time)

EXPERIENCED OPERATIONS STAFF

Have you worked at running (or other endurance) events before? If you’re familiar with what goes into putting on a successful running event, and not afraid to get up at the crack of dawn 20-30 times a year, we want to hear from you. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

(part time position with the potential to become full time)