Iowa PGA Tournament Manager

30 November 2017

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Country: USA
State: Iowa

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Iowa PGA Tournament Manager
Organization in Riverside, Iowa is looking for an Iowa PGA Tournament Manager.

Position Overview:
Employment Description:
• Scheduling all Iowa PGA Section events with the goal of finalizing the following year’s calendar by Thanksgiving. This includes writing contracts with golf courses, negotiating prices and setting schedule of events for each event.
• Manage overall Iowa PGA Section tournaments which includes between 20-30 events a year.
• Manage all Championship administration, host facility communication, volunteer recruitment and training, and golf course marking and set-up.
• Build tournament information pages, process entries, develop pairings, scorecards and scoreboards for each event.
• Work with Communication Coordinator on marketing events, posting results, and doing purse payouts.
• Serve as staff liaison for Section Tournament Committee meetings and activities.
• Update, maintain and implement Iowa PGA Tournament Policies and Procedures annually.
• Work with Iowa Golf Association around the Iowa Cup Matches, an annual Ryder Cup format event with the amateur body.
• Assist the Executive Director with the Iowa Open, one the Midwest’s most historic golf championships.
• Implement the USGA Rules of Golf and Iowa PGA Local Rules during events and serve as staff’s lead rules official.
• Conduct and administer PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions qualifiers for the John Deere Classic and Principal Charity Classic.
• Schedule and administer Iowa PGA PAT events for apprentices throughout the year with the goal of 6-7 events per year.
• Manage Iowa PGA tournament supplies and inventory which includes tents, banners, starter boxes, etc.
• Assist the staff with the annual Spring and Fall Membership Meeting.
• Assist the Junior Golf department with Iowa High School Golf Championships in May and October along with other junior golf events assigned throughout the year.
• Other assigned duties throughout the year.

Requirements:
College degree required with 2-4 years of tournament operation experience.
Strong understanding of USGA Rules of Golf.
Attended at least 1 USGA Rules School preferred.
Knowledge of BlueGolf tournament software preferred.
Strong moral character and integrity with leadership qualities.
Extremely detail oriented with ability to multi-task.
Superb problem solving skills and the ability to make decisions independently.
Above average computer skills with extensive experience with Microsoft Office applications.
Willing to travel extensively throughout Iowa and Western Illinois.
Ability to work with a broad spectrum of groups including host professionals, host superintendents, volunteers, amateur golfers, coaches, and sponsors.
Flexibility for work schedule including some weekends and nights.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Comfortable speaking publicly in front of large audiences.
Ability to work both as a team and independently.
Highly motivated individual willing to assist others in the ultimate success of the team.
Dependable vehicle for extensive travel schedule and valid driver’s license (association reimburses employees for miles traveled).

Compensation:
$35,000-45,000 per year based off experience.
Iowa PGA covers 100% of medical and dental insurance.
Iowa PGA has a 3% 401K matching retirement program.
Company vehicle during tournament travel.
Paid vacation.
All travel expenses paid.
Iowa PGA staff apparel and uniforms.
Cell phone plan.
PGA dues if applicable.

How to apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to the email provided.

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