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Position Summary: The Mizuho Americas Open is looking for a Tournament Manager. This position will be responsible for assisting the Tournament Director & Staff with planning, logistics, and execution for the event.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assist tournament staff with daily assigned responsibilities and general administrative work and other tournament services related duties
Work with staff to identify ticketing platform and manage all facets of the ticketing system
Serve as the point-person for the general public ticket questions and coordinate all ticket and credential fulfillment and distribution as well as monitoring and reporting ticket sales
Support staff with sponsorship fulfillment and creating sales presentations and updating existing sales materials
Assist to foster and uphold relationship with the Title Sponsor as it relates to tournament services
Secure and manage tournament vendors including but not limited to caterer, florist, landscaper, photographer and furniture vendor
Arrange all tournament orders for apparel, gifting, awards, supplies, etc.
Orchestrate all player and caddie amenities and activities including food and beverage, player hotels, courtesy car distribution, registration, sponsors value program, childcare, and credentials
Develop ideas for fan enhancements, hospitality products, and sponsorship categories
Work with Sales Director on grass roots marketing efforts of the event through promotions and other events in conjunction with the tournament and pr agency
Assist with client ticket, credential fulfillment, and “client preview day”
Assist with player communication (Tournament Fact sheet, responding to player inquiries, etc.)
Lead and/or assist planning for Special Events (Women’s Leadership Summit, junior clinic(s), player appearances, etc.)
Collaborate with volunteer coordinator on all volunteer program activities including application design, registration process, training, recruitment, leadership structure, uniform ordering & distribution, catering, printed material, communication plan, etc. (for applicable events)
Travel to other events in a support role assisting in areas such as ticketing, housing, transportation, special events, honorary observer management, etc.
Special Projects or other duties as assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree required;
2-4 years of experience in Golf Management and/or Event Coordination preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A passion for the game of golf and event planning is ideal
Excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills
Strong initiative and ability to manage priorities, deadlines while maintaining a high level of quality and accuracy
Strong knowledge of PC-based word processing, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail applications, etc. (Microsoft family)
Understanding and interest in the sports sponsorship landscape, key industry players, market values and activation concepts
Ability to demonstrate uncompromised judgment and discretion regarding interpersonal relationships.
The pay range for this position is: $70,000 per year - $80,000 per year. This position is also eligible for benefits and discretionary bonus.
Please note that the foregoing compensation information is a good-faith assessment associated with this position only and is provided pursuant to the New York City Salary Transparency Law. Ultimately, the salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, business sector, and geographic location, among other criteria.
This position is not eligible for sponsorship.
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