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The MN Run Series is seeking a Race Operations Manager. The position is responsible for partnering with the MN Run Series team in the execution of duties that continually improve the overall operations and performance of the MN Run Series in race processes, race planning and organization, marketing and social media, inventory and fulfillment, and ultimately providing the best event experience for runners and staff.

Key Job Duties:

  • Develop and implement race day operation plans

  • Review operations for each event to determine appropriate rental needs by year, then organize rental contracts by event

  • Execute RFPs for all event vendors on a yearly basis and present cost saving solutions to management

  • Order race supplies including shirts, medals, refreshments, bibs, and course needs for each event and inventory leftover supplies

  • Analyze event inventory to predict future event shifts in supply needs

  • Assist in marketing and social media initiatives

  • Partner with Operations Coordinator to review volunteer needs by event

  • Support the Operations Coordinator with customer service during race weeks and as needed

  • Support the Operations Coordinator in Mail My Bib as needed and assist in Will Call process, including race day

  • Maintain and develop course management plans

  • Support registration process and platform to ensure seamless registration process on the front and back end for participants and staff

  • Communicate pertinent event information timely to both participants and event staff 

  • Deliver continuity in messaging across all communication platforms for event details

  • Maintain, improve, and prepare storage spaces and trailers

  • Perform fulfillment and maintain inventory of online retail sales

  • Execute the return process for unused shirt inventory

  • Manage the Podium Pace Team

Other Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 2+ years experience in event production

  • Able to lift and move 50+ pounds

  • Work extended hours race weeks

  • Team player

  • Self motivated and self starter, strong problem solving skills

  • Task oriented and able to work on a deadline

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

More:

  • Graphic design experience is a plus

  • Office located in Anoka MN

  • Pay range $50 - $55

Please send your resume to: corinne@mnrunseries.com