Internal Number: 052022
PENSACOLA SPORTS EVENT COORDINATOR
Job Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Reports to: Director of Events
The event coordinator is responsible for managing varied and multiple events a year from start to finish including, but not limited to conception, planning, budgeting, oversight, volunteers/staff coordination, execution, and wrap-up. Events include high school sporting events, banquets, college athletic events, runs/races, youth sport clinics, professional sports, etc. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Events. This person must be able to manage multiple events on varying timelines. Candidate must put customer/participant satisfaction first in ensuring they have a fun, safe, and memorable experience.
A minimum of 1 year of event organizing experience.
Ability to work independently and stay on task.
Fiscal responsibility to adhere to a set budget.
Ability to learn and use new applications and programs.
Occasionally work long days, nights, or weekends.
Experience with photo/video editing software, like Adobe Photoshop is a plus!
Must be comfortable in a dog-friendly office environment.
A Team Player!
Effectively manage time and responsibilities to meet varied deadlines.
Must be able to adjust and think on feet quickly during stressful/time sensitive situations.
Show initiative to be a quick learner and apply what is observed and taught.
Ability to communicate openly and effectively to supervisor, co-workers, board of directors, sponsors, volunteers, and other event stake holders.
Works effectively with a team and committee to manage the events.
Continue to be innovative and creative when planning events to enhance and improve each year.
Receives constructive feedback well and makes changes/adapts as necessary.
Strong verbal, written and communication skills.
You won’t need the endurance of a stallion, but you must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time and in changing weather conditions. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at time and drive to meetings/events; occasionally working long days, nights, or weekends)
EXPERTS AT SPORTS AND ATHLETICS SINCE 1955. We are Florida’s first and oldest sports commission.
We are dedicated to inspiring our community to perform and connect with sports and each other. By fostering and encouraging participation in amateur and professional sports and personal physical fitness, we are creating a community that promotes sportsmanship, camaraderie and community. We do this through Event Management & Marketing, Sports Tourism Promotion, and giving back through the Pensacola Sports Community Grant Program.
Mission: We are passionate about enhancing the quality of life, health, wellbeing and economic development of the Pensacola and surrounding regions through sports and recreation.
Vision: Pensacola Sports is a recognized leader—and champion—for professional and amateur participant sports, athletics and sports tourism in the Pensacola and the Northwest Florida region.
We have established our reputation as an organization that delivers access to unrivaled athletic events promoting individual health and economic wellbeing for our community: thus, enhancing the quality of life for its citizens.
Pensacola Sports is a private 501(c)3 not-for-profit agency primarily funded from revenues generated from partnerships and events.