Event Manager

  • 1215 E Fort Ave, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA
  • Full-time
  • Position Type: Full Time

Company Description

Founded and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010, Volo is a community based organization with more than 250,000 users across the US.  Our users leverage Volo to organize, meet, communicate and play within their community through fitness and social activities. Whether it's a performance sport like soccer, or a social activity like cornhole, Volo provides something real. Real interaction, real activity, real fun, and real impact.

Volo is a movement—for people and by people who want to connect more meaningfully with each other. We are a grassroots uprising, helping others actually see who they’re connecting with, and share experiences over the length of a season.

More Than a Job

  • Free sports leagues & free/discounted events

  • Perks from our sponsors

  • Networking and meeting new people

  • Opportunity for growth in one of the nation’s fastest growing companies

 

Proof We Are Awesome

  • Ranked Among Inc-5000 Fastest Growing Companies

  • Serving more than 9,000 kids in free youth programs

  • Over 200,000 Adult Participants Nationwide

  • 8 City Markets & Counting...

If you have a desire to make a difference through community and sports, Volo could be your next and final career destination. Come fly with us.

Job Description

SUMMARY

The ideal candidate works well in a team environment, isn’t afraid to ask for help and is willing to tackle any job that comes their way. Volo City is looking for someone who is:

  • Driven: self-directed leader who takes initiative and exhibits a creative solutions-oriented approach to problem solving; demonstrates a willingness to learn and improve

  • Strategic + Goal Oriented: proven ability to manage and successfully execute multiple projects with concurrent deadlines

  • Relationship Focused: Comfortable with all types of clients and decision makers; able to put the customer first in order to best solve their problems. Displays highly effective communication skills. 

  • Innovative: Use their imagination and creativity to produce exciting and welcoming events that inspire and motivate attendees

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

This job is for you if you are a passionate people person and have a love for the community of organized sports and social events. Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Conceptualizing new, fun events and experiences to benefit the Volo Pass user base.

  • Event prospecting in all areas including but not limited to selecting and working with venues, recruiting instructors and event staff, grassroots outreach, and event permitting (when applicable).

  • Developing relationships within the community and prospecting to find new partners; generate and follow up with leads. This includes but is not limited to: event partners, corporate members, and potential sponsors.

  • Serve as main liaison for vendor management and ensure timely deliverables, critical communication and post-event follow up.

  • Developing and adhering to event budgets.

  • Projecting and anticipating needs for day-of events.

  •  Develop any organizational tools needed to ensure smooth event operations.

  • Strong customer service and critical thinking skills to  allow for swift problem solving.

Qualifications

  • BA or BS degree; minimum of 1-2 years of professional experience, ideally in a sport or event management

  • Ability to work at least one night a week, and weekends as needed (most hours will be in the office and fall into the general M-F work week 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, but additional hours are required)

  • Can marshal resources effectively and comfortably navigate a fast-paced, ever changing environment with minimal supervision

  • Detail-oriented project manager - you have experience managing multiple projects across function areas and feel comfortable wearing many hats

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Dynamic personality interested in working in, and contributing to, a fun and active office environment

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Volo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or company policy. We strive to create a healthy and safe workplace and we prohibit harassment of any kind.

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