Regional Manager - Timing Events

Oklahoma City, OK, USA Req #17524
Thursday, September 2, 2021

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EnMotive, a Gannett Company, is a full-service event services company offering registration, timing, scoring and a wide range of other endurance event solutions. We work with over 1,000 events per year, using a combination of in-house registration, fundraising and volunteer software as well as industry leading external race timing software. We are looking forapassionate, detail-oriented, computer & technology savvy individual with the desire to help grow our eCommerce business and integrate our software solutions to support our mission to becoming “the one stop source” for endurance and ticketing events. Our application consists of features including customer relationship management, event registrations, ticket registrations, shipping, donations, results, photography, on-site check-in, fundraising, membershipand reporting among other uses. Candidates for full-time positions should have strong customer service skills, a high degree of computer expertise, a broad knowledge of setting up networks, database management skills, be highly organized and a self-starter. All candidates must be comfortable working independently and as a member of a team. Applicants should be comfortable and thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.

This positions does require some travel and the ability to work weekend events. Training will be provided for specific responsibilities; however, applicants must be eager and capable of learning software programs and technology on their own. Familiarity with the running, triathlon and obstacle racing event space is a plus.


Responsibilities May Include:

*Manage timing functionsthrough the entire process: pre-race software setup, corral and bib management, race day timing functions, posting/confirming results, post-race management of timing inquiries and errors, and finalization of results.
*Schedule and train contractors to perform services at events
*Manage and maintain a regional budget
*Manage client life-cycle from lead to event execution
*Develop service agreements for client execution

*Responsible for maintenance of timing equipment: develop a maintenance plan, establish a process for periodic equipment checks and ensure all equipment is functioning and available on race day, arrange any equipment repairs and procure replacement equipment when necessary

*Communicate with event organizers as a consultant to ensure a well-organized and smooth eventfrom all aspects.

*Help support and maintainthe online registrationproductto client specifications, ensuring all events are fully operational and provide users with seamless experience.

*Create reporting for analysis of registration data including weekly tracking, demographics for marketing/sponsors, and event-specific data needs.

*Knowledge and understanding of all applicable USATF, USAT and EnMotiveRules of Competition as they relate to timing.
*Executing Timing and Event Operations at Events in a Lead Capacity
*Actively recruiting new events and event services for existing clients

*Success in the above areas requires cross-functional relationships with other key members of the EnMotiveand client teams.

Required Qualifications:

·College degree preferred

·Race timing/scoring experience

·Event management experience is a plus

·A self-starter and possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team

·Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

·Strong customer service skills

·Highly organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects at any given time

·Excellent decision-making skills, including when working under pressure

·Strong computer skills with the ability to quickly troubleshoot problems

·Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel

·Ability to manage and manipulate large amounts of data, in various formats

·Ability to travel

·Must be available to work weekends, select holidays, and extended hours as needed

·Demonstrated commitment to running, physical fitness, and an overall healthy lifestyle

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

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  • Job Family Events Marketing
  • Job Function Marketing
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Oklahoma City, OK, USA