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Apply to be the Tournament Coordinator for the Huntsville Championship

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Knight Eady, a Birmingham, Alabama-based sports marketing and event management company, is seeking applicants for a full-time position to join the Knight Eady staff as a Tournament Coordinator for the Huntsville Championship Team. This position will be based out of the Championship office in Huntsville.

TOURNAMENT COORDINATOR OF THE HUNTSVILLE CHAMPIONSHIP

Knight Eady, a Birmingham, Alabama-based sports marketing and event management company, is seeking applicants for a full-time position to join the Knight Eady staff as a Tournament Coordinator for the Huntsville Championship Team. This position will be based out of the Championship office in Huntsville.

Founded in 2013, Knight Eady is a full-service sports marketing and event management agency located in Birmingham, Alabama. Knight Eady believes in the power of sports and works with brands to implement innovative solutions to the challenges they face, leaving an impact that lasts beyond the moment. This is accomplished by delivering quality, consistent, cost-efficient and creative services while applying ethical principles that radically exceed expectations. For more information on Knight Eady, please visit knighteady.com.

The Tournament Coordinator will support the full planning and execution process of the Huntsville Championship.

 

Oversight/Responsibilities: 

Marketing/Creative  

  • Support the KE marketing team on all local opportunities 
  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of local promotional events (ie Trophy Tours, etc.)
  • Coordinate with Knight Eady creative team on the creation and production of tournament signage. 

Volunteer Program 

  • Serve as tournament lead on volunteer registration through the Trust Event System 
  • Serve as tournament lead on communication with the Executive Committee and coordination for monthly meetings 
  • Assist in the volunteer uniform & credential order process 
  • Work with volunteers/student interns to develop a plan for the Uniform Credential Distribution (UCD)
  • Coordinate with local universities (UAH, AAMU) on student volunteer opportunities to support the tournament 

Operations 

  • Assist the Tournament Director in developing the operational site plan 
  • Understanding the vendor assets and how they fit into the overall site plan (flooring, tents, restrooms, concessions, catering, security, power, internet)
  • Knowledge of parking/shuttle transportation plan during the tournament week 
  • Coordinate with vendors on tent layout, furniture distribution, set up and tear down (Hospitality, Volunteer HQ, Admissions, Clubhouse, Area 9)

Sponsorship Sales

  • Support the KE team with sponsor fulfillment (signage, ads, events, etc.) and ticket distribution  

 

Annual Salary Range: $42,000 – $45,000

Additional Benefits: 

  • Huntsville Championship will provide IRS mileage rate for all staff travel in personal vehicles and reimbursement of all staff travel, lodging, and other travel-related expenses.
  • Huntsville Championship will provide an Apple Mac Book Pro Laptop or iMac for company use.
  • Vacation is not limited but subject to written approval by Michael Eady and Penn Garvich
  • $400 insurance stipend to be used towards personal insurance cost
  • 3% matching into 401K plan run by Knight Eady

If you think you’d be a good fit, please apply at the link here.