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  • Tour Coordinator

    Job Locations US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 4 days ago(11/9/2018 7:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1778
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Overview

    This role is a great opportunity to be part of an expert event team and work on all aspects of the planning and implementation of both Denver Post Community Foundation (DPCF) Bike Tours: Ride The Rockies (RTR) and Pedal The Plains (PTP).  The Tour Coordinator reports to the Tour Director. This is a non-exempt position that is responsible for Registration, the Team Program, Sponsorship stewardship and special projects including social media, event planning and website updates.  

    Responsibilities

    • In cooperation with the Tour Director develop the Team Program operational plan and responsible for implementation of same including but not exclusively identification of team prospects, team recruitment, team registration, reports, team communication and stewardship of teams
    • Assist on all aspects of registration including weekly reports, assisting participants, ordering and organizing all aspects of credentials and participant packets, and coordinating the packet pick-ups before and during both DPCF bike tours
    • Maintain Sponsorship records and deadlines, ensuring the needs of the sponsors are met including but not exclusively contracts and invoices, marketing materials needed such as logos, banners and social media information, registration codes and lodging needs
    • Assist Tour Director on special projects including but not limited to the Annual Prologue, the Route Announcement & Kick-Off Party and VIP parties for both DPCF Bike Tours
    • Assist in update website and social media platforms
    • Help facilitate the merchandise program including maintaining inventory, fulfilling orders and working with merchandise vendors
    • Represent DPCF Bike Tours at community events and build relationships with relevant community, user, and affinity groups
    • Assist with database management including ensuring data integrity, producing reports for registration, sponsors, teams and communication needs
    • Ensure day/week of event plans are implemented and appropriate materials are provided
    • Assist Tour Director as needed
    • Perform other related duties as required to support and strengthen the mission and purpose of DPCF

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • At least 2 years event experience required
    • Ability to represent the DPCF in a professional manner
    • Ability to engage others in conversation and solicit needed information
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Goal oriented individual with proven ability to meet deadlines and work independently
    • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
    • Demonstrated attention to detail and good organizational skills
    • Must be willing to ask questions, think creatively, embrace change and brainstorm new ideas
    • Experience with databases and technology preferred
    • Strong interpersonal skills, flexible attitude, up-beat and with a good sense of humor, team player, ability to work with a diverse staff and volunteer team
    • This position will be required to drive/travel on DPCF business.  Team member must possess a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and reliable transportation.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and G Suite
    • Wordpress  and basic website experience a plus
    • Social media knowledge and experience beneficial

     

    Attendance at evening and weekend events, with some travel, is required

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