MPWRD Tour Director    

 

Position Title: Tour Director

Empowered Disc Golf is seeking a disc golf operations and logistics professional to fill the role of Tour Director. Responsibilities include advanced planning with each club, local leaders, venue and location, travel logistics planning, sponsorships, and backend operations of each event. 

 

Director should not only have disc golf event planning experience but the desire to learn and develop new skills throughout the 2022 season. 

 

Empowered Disc Golf is a small business dedicated to the promotion and growth of female leaders through the administration of our Tour, a series of Women Leadership Conferences and disc golf tournaments across North America. We focus on inspiration, innovation, and collaboration to achieve our goals and look forward to hiring a Tour director that shares our passion for the sport of disc golf to help grow Empowered and the sport. 

 

Responsible to: Empowered Disc Golf Owners

 

Key Objectives:

  • Develop and organize the concept for the MPWRD Conference Tour.

  • Meet or exceed the expectations of participants, advance the reputation of the Empowered Disc Golf, and increase the likelihood of competitors returning in future years. (This objective includes attracting strong female leaders and creating a highly inspirational event.)

  • Set total profitability bench mark for future tournaments to exceed.

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop a Theme for Tour

  • Assembling Teams as they become necessary (Planning, Admin, Marketing, Sponsorship, Volunteers)

  • Preparing Budget and Tour Business Plan

  • Seek and Obtain Tour Sponsors and Grants

  • Set Dates, Book Venues, Obtain Permits

  • Line Up Speakers for Conference

  • Prepare Schedule of events per Conference

  • Organize Conference Tournament

  • Assist with Participation Registration

  • Logistics of MPWRD Products arriving to each conference 

  • Follow Up After each Conference

 

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in travel, logistics, and equipment management.

  • Experience in disc golf course design

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask through strong organizational skills

  • Experience with and understanding of disc golf event standards including crowd control.

  • High degree of professionalism working with clients, coworkers, players, volunteers, event teams, and service providers.

  • Result-oriented approach to problem-solving.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Positive demeanor & outlook when working with teammates and clients. 

  • Effective communication skills in person and through text, email & zoom.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in event management, logistics or a related degree.

  • Three or more years of experience in a logistics, event or travel related position. 

  • Experience in disc golf event planning. 

  • Experience working on tours of over 3 months in length. 

 

Other Requirements

  • Aptitude and desire to learn new skills.

  • Willingness to be a team player and complete other tasks as necessary. 

 

Compensation

  • 1 paid monthly meeting during research and development phase.

  • 10% of Tour profits upon completion of each Conference.

  • Hourly compensation can be negotiated once Tour Finances allows for it. 

  • Potential for Shares of Empowered Disc Golf after second successful year of the MPWRD Conference Tour 

If interested in applying for the MPWRD Tour Director Position please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to EmpoweredDiscGolf@gmail.com​​

Deadline: Apply by Friday, June 18, 2021

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