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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Exciting Opportunities Available at Sommer Sports.

Exciting and rewarding opportunities are available within the event industry at Sommer Sports in Clermont, FL. Current opportunities include full and part-time employment, internships, work for race credits, creative talent, and more.

BE PART OF THE 2017 SOMMER SPORTS TEAM!

Sommer Sports is growing and we are ready to add some additional super stars to our team. Combine the excitement of the event industry with an awesome work environment and perhaps you'll find the dream job you have been looking for!  Here is just a taste of the opportunities available.  Most positions listed are part-time with great flexibility in scheduling.

Additional opportunities to help and support Sommer Sports are also listed, from volunteering, to helping us create a new event.  

Only select opportunities offer financial compensation, but many offer the ability to earn free race credits.  

Please check back frequently as available opportunities are frequently changing.

Opportunities Available as of February 2017

Immediate Job Opportunity - Event Manager

Full time, entry level, salaried position

Sommer Sports has an immediate employment opportunity for a full-time, entry level Event Manager.  The position is based out of our Clermont, Florida office managing Sommer Sports owned and supported events.  We are looking for a fun loving, passionate, detail-oriented and articulate person with the ability to manage event operations and produce safe, successful and fun events. You are comfortable and thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment. You are good at building effective business relationships throughout all levels of our organization. You know how to “get it done,” no matter the task, with precision and confidence.

 

Event Team Opportunity - Run Course Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity to serve as the Run Course Director for Sommer Sports 2017 Triathlon and Running Events. This will be a contracted, paid position, reporting directly to the Event Manager.

Full-time Job Opportunity - Director of Event Registration & Timing

Sommer Sports has an exciting employment opportunity available for a full-time Registration and Timing Coordinator. The position is based out of our Clermont, Florida office managing the race registration and timing of Sommer Sports owned and supported events.  We are looking for a fun loving, passionate, detail-oriented, computer & technology savvy person with the desire to help grow our event timing business, and take it to a new level. Candidates should have strong customer service skills, a high degree of computer expertise, a broad knowledge of setting up networks, database management skills, be highly organized and a self-starter. Candidates must be comfortable working independently and as a member of a team. Strong and proven communication skills are necessary, both oral and written.  Applicants should be comfortable and thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes stressful environment.

 

Event Team Opportunity - Race Timing Assistant

It is all about time!

Sommer Sports has exciting opportunities available for individuals interested in joining our race timing team. No timing experience is required, but applicants should have advanced computer, database and networking skills.  This will be a contracted, part-time, paid position, reporting directly to the Director of Timing.

Race for Free!

Earn free race credits for select opportunities.

Earn free race credits by helping out at our events, or by helping in our office.  Positions are available to meet almost any schedule.  Just like when you race, the positions might require physical strength as well as the ability to work in a hot and humid environment.

Set Designers

Help us design the look of our many themed events

Do you have the creative talent to design the look for a themed event? Do you have the skills needed to build bigger than life props for themed events? If so, please contact us.  We are especially looking for help creating the look and props for our themed summer triathlon & 5K series. This year's themes include comics, science fiction, rockin' in the USA, and Egyptian.  If interested, please email BeInspiring@SommerSports.com.

Help us create new events!

We are always looking for new event venues and race concepts!

Do you know of an ideal venue that would be perfect to host a new 5K/10K or Half Marathon?  Do you have an idea for a new concept or themed race you think would be a hit with the local athletes?  Do you have an inside connection at a high profile venue that you feel may entertain hosting an event?  If so, we want to hear from you!  Please visit our new Suggest an Event Page for more details.

Volunteering!

We love our volunteers and so do our participants!

Sommer Sports volunteers are the best!  Volunteer opportunities are available for all of our events with positions that match all skill levels and schedules.  Please complete our Online Volunteer Form if interested and Lisa will get back in touch with you as quickly as possible!

Creative Writers

Share your passion for the sport in words!

Can you write creative and compelling content that inspires? Are you known to your friends as the Grammar King/Queen?  Do you have an eye for layout and design? Sommer Sports is looking for creative writers to help create content for our websites, social media, and our new online magazine. Much of the content will be user generated by our athletes and partners and will just need to be edited and proofed. We are also looking for someone familiar with publishing an online magazine to help us design and launch our new magazine this spring. 

Grants for Community Groups and Clubs

Earn money for your club by helping at a SS Event!

Community groups and clubs can earn money by helping at a Sommer Sports event. This is a great and rewarding fundraising opportunity.  For more info please email info@SommerSports.com.

Community Service

Need to rack-up some community service hours?

Need to rack-up some community service hours?  You've come to the right place!  Please email info@SommerSports.com with your requirements for more information.

Creative Graphic Artists

Logo designers to the front of the line!

AKA Crazy Good T-shirt and race medal designer:  This ones easy!  Got talent, with edge?  Original ideas with attitude?  Send over your portfolio and let us take a look! This a contracted free-lance position.

Internships

Learn the event business!

We are a way cool place to intern at. Don't expect to be doing mundane tasks, we put you right in the trenches, working side by side our team, with plenty of support along the way. Internships are available to match your skills and schedule.

Event Team Member

The people who make it happen!

Great opportunity for the weekend warrior.  A part time position helping with the set-up, strike, and execution of our events.  Positions are available locally with our Clermont events and with select out of town events. Work for $$$ or free race entry credit.  
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