SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COORDINATOR

Posting Date: February 8, 2019

Location: TAPS Headquarters in Arlington, Virginia

RESPONSIBILITES

The coordinator will support the staff and work with families, sports teams, and partners on teams4taps, Stars4TAPS.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Will pull, maintain and track lists of survivors attending events and submit lists to TAPS staff for database updates
  • Coordinate and execute assigned events
  • Outreach to families and partners as assigned
  • Travel, when necessary, to events and races
  • Interact with surviving family members, executives and sponsors in a professional and appropriate manner
  • Assist with ticket distribution to TAPS survivors nationwide to sports and entertainment events across the country
  • Support management with national programs and special events
  • Track all in-kind donations
  • Assist with the development of event timelines and event reports
  • Manage inventory of gear
  • Track all events and checklists
  • Daily support for Sports and Entertainment staff i.e. travel, outreach, mailings, t-shirt orders and shipments
  • Assist with event timelines and event reports

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, or related field
  • Two-year prior experience with event management required
  • Familiarity with registration software and customer/membership databases preferred
  • Experience in community relations, sports a plus
  • Excellent phone communications a must
  • Acute attention to detail in all facets of the job
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) mandatory
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as scheduled
  • Personable, ability to interact with people
  • Must be punctual and a team player
  • Military background a plus

START DATE

Immediate

SALARY 

Commensurate with experience

BENEFITS

TAPS provides a range of benefits and three weeks of paid vacation per year. 

TO APPLY:

Please send a resume and salary history to employ@taps.org along with "Sports and Entertainment Coordinator" and your name in the subject line. Include a cover letter that concisely explains how your experience could be applied to TAPS.

TAPS is an equal opportunity employer.