By ITU Admin on 14/09/07 at 12:00 am
The International Triathlon Union, invites suitable applicants to apply for the new position of Director of Marketing and Promotion of the ITU.
POSITION: Director, Marketing and Promotion
EMPLOYEE: New Position. Full time.
SUPERVISOR: Executive Director
LOCATION: Vancouver, Canada
DATE: September 2007
Under the direction and guidance of the Executive Director, and in collaboration
with the Directors of Events, Media and Television, and Sport Development, the
Director of Marketing & Promotion will be responsible for the creation and
implementation of a strategic marketing, sponsorship, promotions, communications
and public relations plan for the International Triathlon Union.
Develop and implement innovative Marketing strategies for ITU.
Develop Brand strategy for ITU to nurture the relationship with global
sponsors and other stakeholders
Acquire new global sponsors for ITU as well as specific sponsors in
key market areas.
Develop strategies to ensure the marketing and sponsorship goals within
ITUs four year strategic plan are met.
Recruit and direct a team to expand and further develop the various
multi-sports within ITU
A global understanding of international sport marketing
Minimum of 10 years experience in a corporate environment with significant
management experience and an excellent track record of project delivery.
Passion for and extensive knowledge of Triathlon and the International
Sound knowledge of business and strategic planning.
Experience handing relations with international athletes, sponsors and
Excellent inter-personal skills
Ability to manage, motivate and empower staff and volunteers
Excellent, written, verbal communication and sales and presentation
Knowledge and experience in project management specific to expanding
the sport of triathlon and its related multi-sports.
Excellent organization and planning skills
Ability to present information in an effective, relevant and timely
An understanding of not-for-profit societies
Ability to develop and manage budgets
Practical hands on experience of managing sponsors at international
Educated to degree level with postgraduate qualifications considered
Language skills preferred
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by Friday, September
28th at 4:30pm (PST), quoting Director Marketing and Promotions
in the subject line. Additionally, please reference salary expectations.
International Triathlon Union
E-mail: Click here to submit your application