DelMo Elite Events is a world-class, premier event management and timing company founded on five steadfast core values: Integrity, Energy, Communication, Commitment, and Dedication to Doing the Work. We pride ourselves on our unique ability to not only create exceptional, award-winning events but also provide top-notch timing, management, equipment, and consultation services to like-minded world-class brands. Current clients include IRONMAN, Credit Union Cherry Blossom, New York Road Runners, J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge, Red Bull, American Cancer Society and more. What started as a visionary idea two decades ago has evolved into DelMo Elite Events, now recognized as one of the most trusted event management and timing companies on the East Coast with a core focus on the NYC-to-DC area.


We are in search of an endurance industry professional known for their unwavering character and relentless determination, equally adept in both office and field settings, to join us as our Director of Operations. In this pivotal role, the Director of Operations will spearhead the planning, execution, and successful closure of all owned and serviced events. Additionally, they will provide oversight to our Event Operations Team, reporting directly to the CEO.  


As the Director of Operations, you will be responsible for a wide range of key functions, including but not limited to:

  • ·         Comprehensive Event Operations Management: Assume full responsibility for the entirety of internal and external event management, encompassing both our owned events and contracted projects. It is important to clarify that Timing Operations are outside the scope of this role.
  • ·         Regulatory Compliance and Permitting: Lead efforts to secure the necessary permits for events, collaborating closely with municipalities as needed to ensure smooth operations.
  • ·         Documentation and Operational Plans: Oversee the development of all essential event documentation and operation plans, ensuring meticulous attention to detail.
  • ·         On-Site Event Leadership: Assume responsibility for on-site event management, including the supervision of all event-day staff to guarantee flawless execution.
  • ·         Team Oversight: Manage the day-to-day activities of the event operations team, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
  • ·         Transportation and Logistics: Coordinate transportation and travel logistics for events to ensure efficient and organized execution.
  • ·         Equipment Management: Efficiently oversee the procurement, maintenance, and organization of event-related equipment, ensuring readiness for seamless operations.
  • ·         Event Development Collaboration: Collaborate with the team on the development of newly contracted events, bringing your operational expertise to the table.
  • ·         Cross-Functional Synergy: Engage closely with various company departments to harmonize efforts, fostering seamless operations and shared objectives.



To excel in this role, you should meet the following requirements:


  • ·         Uncompromising Integrity: Operate with integrity in all scenarios and situations, setting the highest ethical standards.
  • ·         Extensive Event Experience: Possess a minimum of 7 years of endurance event management experience, ideally at the Senior Event Manager or Race Director level and has experience managing a multi-event portfolio.
  • ·         Organizational Excellence: Demonstrate exceptional organizational skills with a keen eye for the finest details.
  • ·         Multitasking Proficiency: Showcase the ability to seamlessly multitask across various projects and clients.
  • ·         Leadership Skills: Prove your capacity to lead and inspire a diverse group of individuals to achieve common goals.
  • ·         Adaptability and Accountability: Show readiness to lead from the front while also being willing to step in and handle tasks without hesitation.
  • ·         Outstanding Communication: Excel in communication, effectively motivating both internal event operations staff and hired labor.
  • ·         Technology Proficiency: Demonstrate the ability to leverage technology to your advantage in event planning and execution, including familiarity with event management software, data analytics, and digital communication tools.
  • ·         Weekend Availability: Be prepared to work weekends as needed, with the number of weekends determined annually. 
  • ·         Travel Flexibility: Display the willingness and ability to travel to events and client meetings as required.


         Position Type: Full-Time with an immediate start date.

         Location Requirement: Applicants must reside in Cape May County, NJ.

         On-Site Commitment: This role includes weekly scheduled office hours.

         Driving Qualification: A valid driver’s license is a mandatory requirement.



Salary and benefits will be determined based on factors including your experience and expertise. Our benefits package includes:

·         Salary commensurate with experience in the range of $70,000-$85,000

·         Flexible PTO Policy

·         Health Insurance Coverage

·         Retirement Program Offered

·         Relocation stipend



Please submit your resume to hiring@delmosports.com. Additionally, provide one anecdote recounting an extraordinary failure and how it has shaped your professional growth moving forward.

Application Deadline: October 13, 2023