Founded in 2004, the WFTDA promotes and fosters the sport of women's flat track derby and is a membership only organization. The WFTDA has been producing the WFTDA Playoffs and Championships tournaments for its member leagues since 2011.
The WFTDA is currently seeking a Tournaments Manager. Reporting to the Chief Programs Officer, the Tournaments Manager will be responsible for producing the 2017 WFTDA Playoffs and Championships. There are five 2017 tournaments: four of which are located in the United States (Pittsburgh, PA, Seattle, WA, Dallas, TX, and Philadelphia, PA) and one in Sweden (Malmö). The Tournament Manager will collaborate with local host leagues, staff, and volunteer committees to build upon the work that has already been started to plan, promote, and produce these five events.
This is a full-time exempt position with a projected workweek of 35 hours/week.
The position supervises and provides direction to the Tournaments Committee. The position works closely with other committee chairs and department heads as necessary to implement and manage the workflow around online learning in the WFTDA.
This position is part of a virtual team. The Tournaments Manager routinely must be comfortable communicating and managing projects via virtual technologies. The successful candidate will have unlimited access to a reliable internet connection. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Some flexibility of hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during core working hours (time zone dependent), five days per week, and must work a minimum of 35 hours each week to maintain full-time status. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Minimum of 5, but up to 10 trips during the contract year. Must have a current passport (or the ability to get one).
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None required for this position.
The WFTDA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, geography, age, disability or genetics. LGBTQ and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
How To Apply:
To apply, applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: WFTDA – Tournaments Logistics Coordinator