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Outer Banks Sporting Events, Nags Head NC
Position type: Full-time 40 hours/week
Compensation: $40,000 – $50,000 possibility of bonus based on performance.
Retirement benefits: no
Health insurance: Stipend provided
Flexible work hours: yes
Vacation benefits: Vacation Time: 30 days of vacation time to include 10 days sick leave, and specific paid holidays.
Outer Banks Sporting Events (OBSE) is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation that executes sporting events and donates 100% of its net proceeds to the Dare Education Foundation (working to maximize student potential by providing resources to students and teachers in Dare County schools) and the Outer Banks Relief Foundation (providing financial assistance to families in crisis). The mission of OBSE is to organize and promote sports competition and healthy lifestyle choices and provide financial support for needed relief and public education while contributing to the economic health of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We currently produce 5 events each year, the Running of the Leprechauns 5K & 10K, the Flying Pirate Half Marathon, the Outer Banks TRI, and the Towne Bank Outer Banks Marathon. Our annual budget is approx. $900,000.
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
The EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (ED) provides leadership for the day-to-day operations of the organization and reports to the board of directors. He/she is responsible for strategic planning, event organizing, board relations, staff management, volunteer management, financial operations, sponsor relations and community relations.
In partnership with the Board of Directors, create short- and long-term strategic plans for OBSE
Stay abreast of trends and issues that impact the road racing and sports tournament industry
Explore ways to boost revenue through local, regional and national sponsorships.
Set and meet revenue goals and event quality goals that are measurable and achievable.
Establish and record measures of organizational effectiveness meeting the mission
Provide vision and guidance for race marketing, social media strategy and race direction
Chair all event organizing committees and be an ex-officio member of all subcommittees
Monitor laws and legislative changes as they pertain to the nonprofit sector
Meet all nonprofit legal requirements
Send weekly board email update
Set regular board meetings to keep the board informed of operational and budget status
Work with the board to come up with strategic solutions to complex challenges
Support board members in their roles and responsibilities, assist with creating board committees
Effectively supervise staff
Set high performance goals for the staff and review regularly
Ensure sound human resource practices are followed
Prepare and operate within the annual budget, recognizing nonprofit financial accounting and budgeting
Ensure the treasurer is provided with all necessary reports for fiduciary oversight
Develop and execute a fundraising strategy that ensures diversified funding sources are established and maintained
Sponsor and External Relations
Serve as the face of and key spokesperson for OBSE at meetings with the local tourism board, local municipalities, event sponsors and donors as well as at all public events hosted by OBSE
Develop all public presentations
Direct execution of new and existing sponsorship contracts and grants in cooperation with the strategic initiatives coordinator
ATTRIBUTES OF IDEAL CANDIDATE
Ability to read and interpret financial reports
Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
Ability to understand and follow company policies and procedures and operate under the organizational by-laws
Skills to maintain professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
Integrity and professionalism
SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS
College degree or 3 years job experience including planning, nonprofit finance and management
Establish and maintain volunteer recruitment and retention plans
Proficiency with Race Marketing, Microsoft Office Suite , and QuickBooks.
HOW TO APPLY
Please email resume and cover letter by 5pm on August 17, 2018. No phone calls please.