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Event Trainee, Ops Asst - Golf, Marketing

Sports Marketing


Location: Rogers, AR
Job Status: Full Time
Posted/Updated: 05-17-2017

Job Description:

THE JOB / Event Trainee

The principal responsibility of the Operations Assistant is to provide coordination and support for the Tournament Staff on day-to-day operations of preparing for an LPGA Championship, to be held June 19-25, 2017. This Event Trainee will be working from mid-May through the end of June. It is essential to be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks, work under pressure, and succeed in a deadline oriented environment.

THE WORK YOU'LL DO

  • Assist tournament staff in coordinating all vendor contracts for the event
  • Insure first-class presentation for the operation of event
  • Help manage operational timeline that includes detailed set-up and tear-down schedules
  • Work closely with Tournament Staff to insure operational fulfillment of corporate partner contracts and operational support of volunteer activities
  • Work with tournament staff to execute product logistics plan including loading and unloading of product into storage containers
  • Other related duties/projects as reasonably assigned
  • Weekend and Holiday work required
  • Please note: Event is held outdoors and the pre-planning and execution phases of event will require long work days outside in temperatures consistent with summer in Arkansas.


Qualifications

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR


•You have a passion for and expertise in sports, entertainment, gaming, music and/or celebrity & lifestyle culture
•Bachelor’s Degree
•Extensive study in a related field (senior level internship or similar)
•Strong Event experience – golf preferred
•Polished communication skills, both written and oral
•Strong ability to work as part of a team, demonstrate initiative, and solve problems independently
•Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, and Internet
•Extremely organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
•Interest in sports and event marketing as a career
•Willingness to work weekends and nonstandard hours

 

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