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Event Operations Manager
United States, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City
|October 24, 2022|
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
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En Motive, 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 for passionate, detail-oriented, computer & technology savvy individuals with the desire to help grow our business and integrate our software solutions to support our mission to becoming the one stop source for endurance and ticketing events.
Candidates 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.
Responsibilities may Include:
College degree preferred
Race timing/scoring experience preferred, but not necessary
Event management experience is a plus
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
Basic knowledge of HTML web design is a plus
Ability to manage and manipulate large amounts of data, in various formats
Available to work weekends, select holidays and extended hours
Ability to travel
Demonstrated commitment to running, physical fitness, and an overall healthy lifestyle
A self-starter and possess the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Application features : customer relationship management, event registration, ticket registration, donation and fundraising, result posting and collection, photography, on-site dynamic check-in, fulfillment and shipping, support of membership and customized reporting. En Motive is seeking candidates interested in a full-time position.
All positions will 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.
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