Aug 10, 2023

SwimRVA Events Manager

  • SwimRVA
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

Are you looking for a place where the work is fun and rewarding? If you love competitive swimming and organizing impactful events, come change lives through aquatics with SwimRVA Events!  We are looking for an Events Manager who wants to make a difference by organizing well run, fun and delightful swimming events. SwimRVA hosts 60+ events per year; the Events Manager will have the ability to plan events from world class and pro series events, to high school dual meets.  SwimRVA aims to deliver an enjoyable event experience that takes into consideration the needs and experience of every competitor, participant, volunteer and spectator.  Our Events serve the Richmond region by driving tourism, and inspiring programming that is committed to Drownproofing Richmond.  We want you on our team to help SAVE LIVES through aquatics!

The mission of SwimRVA is simply to change lives through aquatics.  SwimRVA believes our strength and impact is driven by our people.  We invest in the growth and development of our team members in order to grow our impact.


The SwimRVA Events Manager job duties:

·         Assist in the planning and execution of delightful SwimRVA Events

·         Operationalize a stewardship and appreciation program for all teams who visit RVA

·         Ensure effective collaboration with SwimRVA departments and staff to achieve high levels of involvement and training for each contest

·         Become proficient in all SwimRVA timing systems, scoreboard and streaming operations

·         Execute and support the load-in and load-out of each major event

·         Serve as Competition Director to ensure a customer focused experience for coaches,  athletes, volunteers and spectators

·         Recruit volunteers and support their ongoing engagement with SwimRVA with a robust appreciation program

·         Interface with various governing bodies of the sport to execute a flawless event and post event experience


·         Strong desire to be helpful and solve problems

·         Excellent communicator and collaborator

·         High energy

·         Follow through approach to tasks and details

·         Able to work nights and weekends as needed

·         Comfortable with technology

·         Proficient in database development and management

·         USA Swimming Administrative Official preferred, or willingness to obtain

·         Proficiency with swim meet management and timing systems; Hytek, and Colorado Timing System Gen 7 preferred

·         American Red Cross Lifeguarding with CPR/AED and Emergency Oxygen preferred 

·         Training available to qualified candidates



Salary/ Benefits:

·         Full-time position

·         Salary range $42-60K/year with growth opportunity.  Salary will match experience and qualifications.

·         Health, Dental, Life, IRA with company match and three (3) weeks paid time off (PTO)

·         Free employee facility membership to multiple locations

·         Free competitive program membership for your family

·         50% off all other SwimRVA programs

·         Free SwimRVA Hammerheads (adult swimming) membership

·         Employee Assistance Program

·         Paid on the job training

·         Advancement opportunities with a dynamic, committed, and growing organization

·         American Red Cross First aid/CPR/ AED and Oxygen certification

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