Junior Golf Director

Junior Golf Director

Position Available: Junior Golf Director
Supervisor: Assistant Executive Director

The position requires the coordination of all preliminary, on-site and post tournament operations and activities involving all South Florida PGA Junior Golf Activities. Junior Golf programs administered in south Florida include; College Seminar, Drive, Chip and Putt Qualifiers, PGA Jr League Qualifiers, Links Tour, Prep Tour, Challenge Tour, Championship Tour, High School Championships, along with various junior Majors conducted throughout the year. These events combine to equal just over 100 golf events administered from February through December and a membership database exceeding 1,100 junior golfers.

In addition to the administration of these programs, this position carries primary responsibility and oversight for all SFPGA junior golf marketing, promotions and communications in both print and electronic formats. Successful marketing and communications will be measured by timely execution of a promotional plan, as well as the accuracy and timeliness of publications.

Available: Immediately, start date negotiable

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Manage all aspects of Junior Golf operations

    1. Manage and grow membership database

    2. Pre, on-site, and post event responsibility for junior golf events

    3. Development and execute junior golf business plan

    4. Development of the junior golf schedule and budget

    5. Work within the parameters of the junior golf budget

    6. Management of staff who oversee Junior Golf programs, along with rules officials

    7. Serve as the liaison for the Junior Golf Committee

  2. Assist in the development and oversight of all communications as it relates to junior golf programming content distributed to media, members, parents, facilities, partners, etc.

    1. Press Releases

    2. Social Media

    3. Monthly Eblast

    4. Quarterly Newsletters

    5. Website Content/Updates

    6. Annual Brochure

    7. Event emails

  3. Support Section tournament operations in addition to Tour qualifiers.

  4. Effectively train and mentor staff including interns.

  5. Perform all other duties as requested.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  1. Skills in planning and organizing.

  2. Skills in oral and written communications, including skills in interpersonal communications.

  3. Skills in public speaking and presentations.

  4. Skills in managing multiple priorities in a multi-functional work environment.

  1. Skills in operation of a computer.

  2. Skills in word processing, spreadsheet, Adobe photoshop and presentation software

    applications.

  3. Skills in the development of effective “mass communication”.

  4. Knowledge of the golf industry

  5. Knowledge of the rules of golf

  6. Knowledge of competitive tournament golf

  7. Knowledge of the PGA of America

  8. Ability to interact, collaborate, and build relationships both internally within departments and

    externally with all Association stakeholders

  9. Ability to influence with an open and direct communication style and willing to engage in

    constructive debate.

  10. Ability to represent and sell for an industry leader.

  11. Ability to effectively train, mentor and motivate staff/others.

  12. Ability to make presentations, present information, and respond to questions representing the

    Association.

  13. Ability to apply judgment and decision-making skills.

  14. Ability to write reports and standard business correspondence.

  15. Ability to present self in a professional manner and appearance.

  16. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data.

  17. Ability to perform physical duties

  18. Ability to travel overnight, in South Florida market.

  19. Ability to work many weekends.

  20. Ability to be flexible.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY:

1. This position will supervise all staff members involved in junior golf programming, independent contractors and a minimum of one intern dedicated to supporting junior golf programming during the summer months. In addition, this position will affectively direct PGA and Non-PGA volunteers.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:

1. Responsible for managing, maintaining and functioning within assigned budgets.

POSITION/PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is: frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. This position must be able to travel for extended periods of time in various modes of transportation.

  2. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and

    ability to adjust focus.

  4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather

    conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) in Business Administration, Sport Administration, Sport Marketing or related field.

  2. 3-5 years’ experience in the golf industry in program/tournament administration/management.

  3. Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills are required.

Compensation Package:
Commensurate with Experience
Starting salary $45,000
Additional performance-based bonus plan
Company matching retirement program
Major Medical, dental insurance, vision insurance, and disability insurance provided Paid Vacation

Job related travel reimbursement

Deadline for Resumes: Upon fulfillment of the position

Forward Resumes to: (email preferred) Meredith Schuler, Assistant Executive Director South Florida Section PGA
186 Atlantis Blvd.
Atlantis, FL 33462

mschuler@pgahq.com