Competition Coordinator-Dew Tour , Alli Sports
NBC Sports - Burr Ridge, IL

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a temp project non-staff position with an estimated duration of 9 months (April 2013 – December 2013), unless otherwise amended or terminated as deliverables within this project are completed.

Role Purpose:
Essential Responsibilities:
Assist in all functions of Dew Tour Competitions including Athlete Relations, Live Event Production, Scoring/Judging/Timing, and Television Production. Acting as main liaison between athletes/industry heads & The Dew Tour.

  • Competitions Administration
    - Assist with development on all competition related manuals and books including: competition guidelines, Tour rule book and registration packet
    - Coordinate travel and accommodations for sport organizers, LEP, competition staff and medical staff
    - Manage on-site start lists/results process. Work with scoring and timing and sport organizers to verify and distribute all start lists and results
    - Assist with on-site Free Flow Tour finals with Free Flow Tour Manager.
    - Report any significant story lines – athlete details.
    - Day-to-day contact with all athletes, team managers, and agents.
    - Competitions support as needed on ancillary events.
  • Athlete Registration
    - Develop & maintain athlete registration website and process
    - Develop and oversee the execution of athlete registration plan both pre and during the event
    - Recruit, train, and manage all Athlete Registration Staff.
    - Develop, update and maintain databases for athletes, team managers, agents, industry contacts and competitions staff
    - Track all necessary forms and information from the invited athletes.
  • Athlete Relations
    - Facilitate communication with the athletes. Execute day-to- day contact with all athletes, team managers and agents
    - Report all athlete injuries, send weekly updates.

    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sports Management, Communications, Hospitality or related field
  • At least one (1) year related experience.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven written and oral communication skills
  • Must be willing to work in Burr Ridge, IL (Near Chicago, IL)
  • Must be willing to travel to on-site event locations, as needed (approximately 10% of time, max.)

    Desired Characteristics
  • Willing to take on any task large or small
  • Time management skills to coordinate working in and out of office, handling short deadlines and completing all tasks in a thorough manner
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, think and respond quickly while maintaining attention to detail
  • Must be capable of working within a team environment
  • Experience working Live Events
  • An interest and passion for the sports entertainment industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint is preferred

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