North American VASA Festival of Races Board of Directors is seeking candidates for race director for the North American Vasa, held annually during the second week of February (see https://vasa.org/). This position is part-time and most of the work is in the winter months. The race director is responsible for working with the Board of Directors to plan and implement a high-quality event for competitors, volunteers, spectators and sponsors. The race director also serves as the primary spokesperson of the Vasa to the media and community.
The director’s role is to manage all individuals and groups involved in staging the North American Vasa Festival of Races to include those who donate their services as well as vendors who are paid for their products and services. The director ensures all tasks necessary for a successful Vasa Festival of Races are completed in a timely manner. These tasks have been assigned to various committees with each of the committee chairs reporting to the race director.
Candidates should have experience in organizing and staging either athletic, business or community events. Strong communication and organizing skills, and proficiency with basic software programs are also required. Any person who would like to learn more about the position should contact Gussie Peterson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.