Program Manager - Retail and Marketing Operations (Indianapolis, In)
Basic Function: Manage all aspects of USATF's new Run Jump Throw youth activity program, focusing on promotion and growth of local events and youth participation to meet specific growth targets.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage all aspects of the transition from the Hershey's Track & Field Games (HTFG) to Run Jump Throw (RJT).
Manage curriculum development, curriculum instructional video creation and distribution, and training of local event organizers.
Recruit local organizers to host local RJT events, including but not limited to former HTFG organizers, local Parks & Rec. administrators, USATF Associations and Clubs, and school programs.
In conjunction with Constituent Services Department, facilitate collaboration between USATF Associations and RJT organizers.
Assist local RJT organizers with registering, promoting and executing RJT events.
In conjunction with Integrated Marketing & Communications Department, manage production of RJT promotional materials and facilitate their distribution to local organizers.
Engage with local Parks & Rec. and SHAPE America staff to incorporate RJT into local programs.
In conjunction with Constituent Services Department, work with USATF Associations and Clubs to encourage RJT participants to continue involvement in the sport of track & field.
In conjuntion with Integrated Marketing & Communications Department, manage USATF and Partner presence at USATF National Youth Championship Events.
Manage the youth membership scholarship program as part of Hershey partnership.
Other duties as assigned related to the management of RJT.
Minimum 4 years experience in project management and/or account management, preferable on a program with national scope.
Experience working with nonprofit/community organizations and volunteers strongly preferred.
Budget creation and management experience required.
Experience managing all aspects of displays at conventions and events including event selection, display set up, interacting with attendees, data capture, tear down and coordination with labor unions as appropriate.
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, including public speaking experience.
Effective problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to anticipate potential problems, develop contingency plans and resolve in real time.
Demonstrated ability to manage a number of projects and handle large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data.
Strong work ethic, attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to produce results in a fast-paced environment.
Clean driving record, including the ability to pass a driving record background screening administered by USATF.
Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing, business, sports management or a related field.
Be able to lift 20+ lbs. Able to stand for long periods of time and walk distances at events.
Weekend and evening work; national and international travel required.