MRR is hiring a "Race & Event Manager"

Missouri River Relief is looking for a talented, self-directed staff member to work with the MR340 Race Director to strengthen the foundation of the MR340, the Race to the Dome and other Missouri River Relief events.  The position will manage all parts of planning, execution and communication for these events.

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Race & Event Manager

Status:  Exempt/Full Time, Salaried
Start Date: January/February 2022 (somewhat flexible)
Location: Columbia, Missouri - preferred, but remote will be considered for the right candidate.
Salary: $35,000 - $40,000 (commensurate with experience)
Benefits: Group Health and Dental Plan, Simple IRA
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Position Purpose -

The “Race & Event Manager” will coordinate, manage and execute the MR340 paddler race, the Race to the Dome and other Missouri River Relief events.

The MR340 is the world’s longest nonstop paddling race, starting in Kansas City, KS to St. Charles, MO on the Missouri River. The “Race & Event Manager” will work directly with the MR340 Race Director and other MRR staff and volunteers. The position involves working with partnering organizations, businesses and municipalities statewide; managing race participants, partners and volunteers; and communicating with the general public and the paddling community. The Race to the Dome is an annual one-day paddling race that ends at Jefferson City, MO.

Click here to download complete Job Description.

About Missouri River Relief

Missouri River Relief is a small but mighty 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting people to the Missouri River through hands-on, on-the-river stewardship, education, and recreation. Since 2001, we have been growing and deepening our impact throughout the Missouri River Valley from St. Louis to Omaha, NE. We currently have five full-time and two part-time staff.

We are known for hosting large, efficient and impactful river clean-up events with hundreds of volunteers. Our experiential education programs served over 26,000 students since 2001, bringing many of those students to the river for the first time. Our recreation programs, including river excursions, floats and races, continue to grow in participation and diversity and in 2021 we added the MR340 paddling race to our family of recreation events.

How to Apply 

Read complete Position Description. Send a cover letter, a resume and two references to the Executive Director Steve Schnarr at [email protected] with the subject line: “Application: Race & Event Manager”. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and strong early applications will be contacted sooner in the process.

Or Mail to: Missouri River Relief
PO Box 463
Columbia, MO 65205

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