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USA Softball National Office seeks Event Coordinator

February 9, 2019

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USA Softball National Office seeks Event Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 8, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY – USA Softball, the National Governing Body of Softball in the United States, seeks applicants for the position of Event Coordinator.  This individual’s primary responsibility will be working events at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex and assisting the USA Softball Membership Department with paperwork associated with National Championship Play.  This is a full-time position at the National Office in Oklahoma City, Okla. with a benefits package.
 
Interested applicants should include a résumé and a cover letter explaining why they wish to fill the position. Applicants will be screened and a select number could be invited to interview in Oklahoma City in March or early April.
 
Applications for the Event Coordinator position will be accepted until February 22, 2019.
 
Applications should be emailed to the following address:
Rich Cress (rcress@usasoftball.com)
Subject: Event Coordinator Position
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the management of stadium events at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex. This includes working with outside entities that use the complex.
  • Assist with the preparation of an annual stadium operational budget, in addition to tournament budgets and expense reports.
  • Supervise, schedule and train personnel including announcers, scorekeepers and front gate personnel.
  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of concessions at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex.
  • Responsible for securing event revenue received from gate, entry fees and concessions.
  • Coordinate activities at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex with the Facility Maintenance Manager and Sports Turf to ensure adequate staff are available to meet any scheduled event needs.
  • Responsible for security during events at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex. This includes facility assets such as securing sound equipment, computers, complex and parking lot gates.
  • Responsible for the development and growth of the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex event schedule.
  • Assist with the growth and development of the National Slow Pitch program.
  • Responsible for working with National Championship hosts to ensure requirements are met before, during and after National Championship Finals.
  • Responsible for the monitoring of paperwork associated with qualifiers and National Championships due to the National Office. This includes making sure that Local Associations adhere to Code and Procedural Manual requirements for Championship Play.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education and Required/Desired Skills:
  • Computer skills and knowledge required (Microsoft Office, Photoshop, etc…)
  • College degree desired.
  • Event Management experience is desired.
  • Ability to be a self-starter as well as work in team environment to assist the Membership Services Department in providing quality customer service.
  • Ability to work weekends.
The pay range for this position is $32,000-$38,000.
 
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
 
About USA Softball
USA Softball is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USA Softball sanctions competition through a network of Local Associations, which includes all 50 states and select metro associations, and has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 120,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2 million.  USA Softball is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch.  USA Softball annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships.  The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game. 
 
As the NGB for the sport of softball, USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USA Softball, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit, www.USASoftball.com.

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