Executive Chairman

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Employment opportunity
Title: Executive Chairman
LOCATION: Must reside in Pennsylvania; home based
STATUS: Part-time; 20 hours/week
SALARY: $30,000

Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, communications, travel/tourism or related study plus a minimum of five (5) years of work experience in related field
(10) years of work experience in related field

·   Successful in managing budgets, including government funding reporting
·      Must have a passion for the sports tourism industry
·      Skilled in communications, both oral and written
·      Must possess strong negotiating skills

Report to and work closely with the membership to seek their involvement in policy decisions, funding, and to increase the overall visibility of PA Sports
Assist the treasurer with planning and operation of the annual budget
Analyze potential sponsorships for all trade shows and make suggestions to the committee; Assist in expediting all contracts; Assist the trade show committee with all aspects of presenting a successful trade show; Attend all trade shows and conferences designated by the membership and be present in entirety; Handle all logistics including shipping, sponsorship fulfillment, program and web advertisements, promotional items/planner gifts, and sponsored events
Assist with the planning and executing all aspects of all sales missions
Maintain relationships with the state tourism office and oversee annual grant requests
Serve as primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, state sports groups, the media and the general public
Oversee all marketing, advertising, social media, promotional products and collateral including the PA Sports website, facebook page, and press releases
Seek and secure sponsorships for the organization
Plan and attend board and committee meetings
Provide monthly reports, as directed by the Board, on activities and operations
Work with Board to develop and implement an ongoing strategic plan, to promote PA Sports, and especially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as a premiere destination for sporting events and activities

All travel expenses (registration, airline, car, taxi, meals, hotel, etc.) for trade shows and conferences designated and/or approved by the Executive Committee
Approved office expenses (paper, ink, printer, etc.)

Please submit a resume and cover letter to PA Sports Secretary, Amy Capcara, at amycapcara@visitmonroeville.com by December 31, 2019.

The mission of Pennsylvania Sports is to attract and host international, national, regional and local sporting events, and showcase Pennsylvania as a viable sports event destination for professional, collegiate, interscholastic, amateur, and youth sporting ventures, which will foster economic development, and enrich the quality of life in the Commonwealth, making it a better place to visit, live, work, and play.

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