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National Events Manager

USA Cycling

Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 10/25/2022

National Events Manager | USA Cycling

National Events Manager

USA Cycling


Apply by Ended 10/25/2022

Posted 2 months ago

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Location


Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Job Type


 Job Description

The National Events Manager serves as the leader of Local Organizing Committees, event crews, event vendors and city and venue departments and agencies. A strong ability to remain positive in the face of challenges, nimble while troubleshooting, and patient with passionate internal and external customers with the skill to see the big picture and manage the details is essential to success.
Experience managing bicycle races is key for this position to hit the ground running with a 21 National Championship schedule in 2023.
This position reports to the Director of National Events and works closely with the marketing, communications, event services, and partnership teams.
Core Responsibilities:
  • Oversight of multiple USA Cycling National Championships as directed by the Director of National Events.
  • Manage a working budget for selected National Championship Events.
  • Various administration duties for selected National Championship events inclusive of equipment and supply ordering, travel logistics, agency meetings, etc.
  • Responsible for all planning and onsite day-to-day operations as Race Director of National Championships as decided by the Director of National Events to include working with the Membership Department to ensure they are properly permitted.
  • Execute the USA Cycling National Championships setup to ensure that it adheres to USAC brand and safety standards.
  • Manage third party vendors for National Championships such as timing, announcers, fencing, etc.
  • Provide customer service in response to membership questions and concerns for National Championship events.
  • Work closely with membership departments on registration processes for National Championships.
  • Serve as a resource for members in coordination with National Championships.
  • Work to ensure National Championship Events are aligned with industry standards.
  • Serve as support staff at various National Championships.
  • Collaborate with Communication Department on press releases, race information, etc. for the National Events Department.
  • Maintain all aspects of USA Cycling’s website related to selected National Championship events.
  • Conduct site visits prior to selected National Championships.
  • Ensure proper coordination on anti-doping for select events with local organizing committees and USADA.
  • Remain current on all USA Cycling issues, i.e., membership and events.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Generally requires 3+ years of cycling race management experience
  • Industry experience within the sport of cycling
  • Must be comfortable working in an office environment during regular business hours between events
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, with the ability to navigate high-stress situations and keep composure
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and to succeed under pressure
  • Work independently while maintaining strong communication/collaboration internally and within the cycling community
  • A continuous learner with a proven track record of innovation and creativity
  • Ability to think critically about prioritization decisions and make smart trade-offs
  • Advanced verbal and written communication and editing skills
  • Power to build positive, professional relationships within internal teams and the cycling community
  • Willingness to work non-traditional work hours including weekends and some holidays
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