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Job: Event Coordinator – Rapha

Posted by on December 13th, 2016 at 7:43 am

Job Title *
Event Coordinator

Company/Organization *
Rapha

Job Description *
Rapha is a brand built upon rich and thoughtful experiences. Our approach to building relationships through riding allows Rapha to interact with our customers in a way that is both meaningful and authentic. Our passion and respect for the sport comes through most clearly when we are creating interactions that matter.

The Event Coordinator, North America is responsible for working within Rapha North American’s Marketing Team to produce unique events. Our events aim to be destinations to celebrate the sport of road cycling, bring cycling fans together, and showcasing Rapha collections. The role includes schedule development, budget management, vehicle procurement/maintenance, and driving the vehicle to predetermined events. This position is based in Portland, Or but, 30% of your time will be spent traveling and excuting events across the country.

The Events Coordinator will be a very visible representative of the brand to consumers, industry partners, and the press. A positive force for the brand, this person will play a critical role within the North American office. This role will report into the Marketing Manager, Events for North America.

THE ROLE:

-Manage day to day execution of annual event calendar
-Update current vehicle
-Oversee ongoing maintenance of the vehicle(s)
-Develop and submit creative briefs
-Set up and break down of traveling event series
-Deliver positive brand/consumer experience
-Manage and maintain budget
-Logistics management while in office and remotely
-Drive brand vehicle from point to point, likely 15,000 miles for the year

THE CANDIDATE:

-Dynamic interpersonal style, a great story teller
-An ability to operate effectively at all levels with both internal and external stakeholders
-Highly organized and solid grasp of Google Drive, Microsoft Excel and Fedex.com
-Not afraid of managing an airtight budget
-Coffee enthusiast preffered, appreciators considered
-Resourceful, but knows when to ask for help
-Can manage multiple balls in the air without breaking a sweat
-Can be the face of the Rapha brand, projecting the values of the brand in all interactions
-Over-delivers, finding ways to create special moments that can be “only Rapha”
-Travel heavy scheduling, booking and managing all accomodations
-Loves and appreciates the sport of road racing/cycling
-Comfortable leading group rides, well versed in bike mechanics and safety
-Has experience “on the road” and is comfortable driving oversized vehicles across the country
-Clean driving record

How to Apply *
Please follow this link to apply: http://grnh.se/c7lgu21

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