Operations Manager, Motiv Sports

February 8, 2018

Position:          Operations Manager


Job description

This position will report to the Motiv Sports Operations Director and is responsible for event logistics and planning for their . The Operations Manager shall create and manage operational manuals to execute races in a highly-organized and professional manner. Strive to put on events that provide an amazing participant experience. The Operations Manager will work closely with the Operations Director to plan, forecast, manage and reconcile event budgets responsibly.


Key Duties:


Staff and Volunteer Management

Secure, coordinate, manage and train race staff
Create and manage assignments for race staff and volunteers
Conduct operations meetings for all events


Venue, Course and Vendor Coordination

Secure all necessary permits and permissions (course, venue, liquor, meters, parks, ect.)
Have a working relationship/partnership with the City event contacts & all City departments for permits renewals, new event updates and cost saving ideas
Work with local partners to design route, secure traffic management and security
Develop access plans, no-parking grid, impact timeline and all supporting documentation for route
Design, with the Event Manager, & Expo Manager the venue layout and work with Motiv graphics manager to generate site map(s)
Create parking plan
Create transportation plan (if necessary)
Submit all required insurance needs to Motiv risk management and ESIX insurance lead
Manage all safety, emergency, and medical procedures
Equipment Rental (heavy equipment, rentals, staging sound, etc.)
Work with Coordinators regarding event consumable supplies
Waste & janitorial program


Complete all Budget Forecasts &Budget Updates to the Operations Director & Finance
Ensure all event invoices are submitted and paid post-race.  60 days after the event deadline.
Assist with other tasks or duties as requested
Assist team with other administrative tasks during peak customer service periods
Attend bimonthly functional group calls
Update all Operational Documents on the Motorsports Dropbox

The following positions shall be assigned to a part time (other positions may be added to this list)

Course Coordinator
Water Station Coordinator
Venue (start / finish line) Coordinator
Community Relations coordinator (for larger events)


Bachelor’s Degree
3+ years operational or event management experience
Excellent written and verbal communications
Familiar with Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Detail?oriented and organized
Self?motivated and goal?oriented
Strong leadership skillset
Committed to excellence and customer service
Passionate about learning and innovating
Problem?solver, calm under pressure
Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. You will meet with volunteers both before and after the race, and these meetings are typically held in the evenings.
Running experience is a plus, but not required


To Apply: Please send a cover letter and résumé to GTerriff@motivsports.com


About Motiv Sports

Motiv Sports is an active lifestyle and entertainment company focused on delivering authentic and immersive live and digital experiences. Founded in 2015, Motiv Sports is headquartered in Denver, CO, with offices across the country and Canada. With decades of experience in the sports and entertainment events industry, the company is continually refining what works while exploring unique partnerships and opportunities to further enhance the consumer experience. The Motiv Sports platform currently consists of 41 triathlon and running events and digital properties with plans to expand into several vertical industries in the outdoor lifestyle space. A belief in better is the root of all motivation. That's what Motiv Sports is all about. Learn more at www.motivrunning.com.

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