NYRR Job: Assistant Manager, Marketing 


Department:                    Marketing

Reports to:                        Senior Manager, Marketing          

Status:                                Full Time            


About NYRR

New York Road Runners was founded in 1958 when a small group of passionate runners vowed to bring running to the people and has grown from a local running club to the world’s premier community running organization.  NYRR’s mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness.


New York Road Runners is an Equal Opportunity Employer


About the Department

New York  Road  Runner’s  Brand  Marketing  and  Communications  is  charged  with  managing  the organization’s creative services, editorial, advertising, and digital operations. The team’s efforts build upon NYRR’s recent brand initiative and Run for Life platform as the organization seeks to tell the bigger NYRR story of huge positive impact; our ongoing focus on broadening our engagement with runners of all types; our efforts to strengthen our alignment with, and support of, our corporate partners; and our opportunity to unlock the power of our community in supporting our youth-and cause-related efforts.


About the Position

This position reports to the Senior Manager, Marketing, and will support the organization’s marketing efforts across key initiatives for NYRR Heritage Events and NYRR experiential team. This role will assist the development and implementation of integrated marketing plans across various NYRR assets.


Job Responsibilities (primary and secondary duties):

  • Support planning and execution of experiential marketing and communications materials, includes United Airlines NYC Half, Popular Brooklyn Half and TCS New York City Marathon
  • Assist the implementation of marketing plans for NYRR Heritage events; includes collaboration with internal and external teams (as needed) to execute creative briefs and production, communication plans, and deliver partner requirements
  • Manage NYRR RUNCenter annual content calendar and content menu; assist content planning and project management at the NYRR RUNCenter
  • Act as day-to-day liaison for NYRR/New Balance e-commerce team; assist with execution of e-commerce marketing plan
  • Lead Club Night marketing and communication efforts, includes the development and implementation of marketing plan to drive registration, increase engagement and deliver against organization goals
  • Assist organization-wide, Executive Office and PR departmental projects
  • Other duties and department projects as assigned


Job Requirements:



  • 2-3 years professional experience
  • Marketing or communications field preferred

    Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college
  • Marketing, sports business, or communications background preferred

    Skills and Attributes:

  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills, analytical talent, and attention to detail
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work cross-departmentally and manage diverse groups
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Passion for NYRR and its mission

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 25lbs



How to Apply:

To be considered, please submit you resume to: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=ojjIbfwf&s=runningusa.org