The Race Assistant at the Whitewater Center (Whitewater) is a key member in managing the Whitewater Race Series events and is responsible for overseeing participant registration, executing race logistics/production, and reporting on key performance indicators of each event. In addition, the position will also assist with various operational tasks that are essential to successfully executing competitive events. The Race Assistant is an on-site, part-time, hourly role and reports to the Race Coordinator.
Physical Demands
• Must be able to work outdoors for sustained periods of time in all weather and environmental conditions.
• Must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds.
• Must be able to bend, stand, lean, and kneel on a regular basis and for sustained periods of time.
• Must be able to safely self-transport over uneven terrain or in a confined space.
• Must be able to work in shared spaces with other employees and customers.
• Manage the race registration process for all Whitewater Race Series productions.
• Work with the Whitewater Marketing team to develop event pages and update digital assets and registration platforms.
• Aid with registration, packet pick-up, race start/finish actions, aid stations set up and removal, and awards presentations at all events.
• Develop strategies to grow the participation base of the race series in conjunction with the Events team.
• Assist the Race Coordinator with operational tasks such as securing vendors, creating events maps, schedules, and site plans, and course planning.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Access to Whitewater Center’s pass activities
• Staff discount program and pro deals
• 401K

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Sales and Marketing, Support Staff

Required Skills:

• Able to work well under pressure and make decisions independently.
• Outgoing, friendly, and confident with exceptional communication skills.
• Proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite programs.
• Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and during Whitewater events as needed.

About U.S. National Whitewater Center

The U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) is dedicated to the promotion of the active lifestyle. Since 2006, the USNWC has been promoting access to the outdoors for all levels of participants through its 30+ land and water-based activities, outdoor instruction and certification programs, festivals, races, films, and various outdoor events throughout the year. Whether you visit the Center’s 1,300 acres on the Catawba River or engage in the brand’s mission through one of our off-site initiatives, the USNWC empowers guests to play, relax, and learn outside.

Application Instructions

Please apply directly through our employment page at the link provided.