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Employment Opportunity - Events Coordinator (Contractor or Intern)
posted on 04/07/2021
At USA Gymnastics (USAG), our mission is to build a community and culture of health, safety, and excellence, where athletes can thrive in sport and in life. We are focused on creating an athlete-centric organization and are guided by our new organizational values: Safety, Accountability, Integrity, Transparency, and Listening. As part of making safety our highest value, it is part of everyone’s role in the organization to prioritize the protection of members, particularly minor athletes, from harm.

Summary Description
The Events Coordinator will be an 8-10 week contract position, serving through the conclusion of the U.S. Olympic Trials. The role will work closely with the Director of Event Operations, the Event Services Manager, and the Event Marketing Coordinator to assist in the pre-planning for events, with particular focus in the areas of awards, credentialing, registration, hospitality, volunteers and transportation. The Events Coordinator will travel to a number of events and assist onsite with registration, volunteers, hospitality and transportation.

The Events Coordinator will assist the Events Department in the following areas:
  • Managing the event volunteer registration system, as well as the volunteer check-in process and training onsite
  • Assist with managing the credentialing process before and during events
  • Support the Event Services Manager with awards and apparel, along with preparing all event supplies for each event
  • Assist the Event Services Manager with the registration office, which includes processing various items prior to the event and supporting the office onsite
  • Help with the master transportation plan for each event
  • Assist in coordinating all aspects of in-venue hospitality
  • Travel to and work at a number of our high-profile events
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point & Outlook
  • Passion for sport and the ideals of the Olympic Movement
  • Sports’ experience preferred
  • Must be eligible to work in the USA
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast paced, multidisciplinary team environment
Competencies
  • Ability to work as part of a team and tackle problems effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to pro-actively problem solve
  • Ability to maintain a positive “can do” attitude under stress
  • Ability and willingness to travel and work weekends/holidays
  • Ability to multi-task; take initiative; be deadline-oriented; maintain confidentiality and work both as part of a team and independently
  • Experience with gymnastics preferred
Education and Experience
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience ideal
  • College students may also be considered
Other Information
  • This is a contract position with USA Gymnastics for a 10-week period
  • This is a full-time (40+ hour/week) position that will work remotely
  • Compensation and benefits commensurate with experience
  • Weekend work and extensive travel will be required
To apply, email resume and cover letter to recruiting@usagym.org and reference this position in the subject line.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

USA Gymnastics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer