PGA WORKS Fellowship - Northern Ohio Section (Warren Heights · OH)

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Communications/Community Relations: Community Relations
Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation is offering an opportunity to gain
valuable insight into the administrative aspect of the golf business for a 1-year-term.
● The PGA WORKs Fellowship is intentionally focused on engaging a diverse
demographic of participants with consideration to the following protected classes: gender,
age race/color, national origin/ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, and veteran status
though anyone is welcome to apply.
● Ultimately, the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation desires to establish a network of
diverse talent who are prepared to ascend to key employment positions in the game and
business of golf.
The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and
philanthropic entity of the Northern Ohio PGA Section. Founded in 1916, the PGA of America
is the world’s largest working sports organization, comprised of 28,000 men and women golf
professionals who are the recognized experts in teaching and growing the game. The Northern
Ohio PGA Section has been a part of the PGA since 1946 and consists of approximately 500
men and women professionals across Northern Ohio that are committed to serving our
communities and growing the game of golf.
MANAGER’S TITLE: Executive Director
JOB DESCRIPTION: The primary focus of this position will be to assist the Northern Ohio
PGA Senior staff and Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation in executing PGA REACH
program initiatives in the Youth, Military, and Diversity and Inclusion pillars. Examples include:
● YOUTH PILLAR—PGA Jr. League is a fun, social and inclusive opportunity for boys
and girls ages 17 and under to learn and enjoy the game of golf. Much like other
recreational league sports, participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with
their friends. The kids learn the game among their peers with professional instruction
and direction from PGA/LPGA professionals who serve as team captains. Parents also
play an active role, making the program a family activity and creating another generation
of players to enjoy the game.
● MILITARY PILLAR—PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) is the flagship
military program of PGA REACH, designed to introduce golf to veterans with disabilities
to enhance their physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being.
● DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION PILLAR—PGA WORKs is a workforce diversification
strategic initiative designed to evolve the demographic composition of the golf industry

workforce and develop a robust pool of talent from diverse backgrounds who are
prepared to ascend to key employment positions in the business of golf.
● Assisting the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation with all aspects of PGA
REACH programming including communications, logistics, site and member
recruitment, promotions, scheduling, sponsor activation, budgeting, billing, and event
● Assisting the Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation marketing and communications
team to ensure PGA REACH activities that occur in the Northern Ohio PGA Section
are documented and reported to national PGA Reach social media and public
relations resources as well as Northern Ohio PGA Section resources
● Assisting the fundraising efforts of the Northern Ohio PGA HOPE program as needed
● Promote the Northern Ohio PGA HOPE program during the section’s Drive, Chip &
Putt Championship local and sub-regional events
● Assisting with Northern Ohio PGA Junior Golf Tours program and Northern Ohio
PGA HOPE programs
● Support communication and public awareness activities of Northern Ohio PGA and
Northern Ohio by attending section and chapter meetings, trade shows, conferences,
and other marketing events, as well as produce support material for members and
● Assist Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation and PGA WORKs (national) in the
awareness of the PGA WORKs Fellowship to help attract new candidates to the
Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Fellowship

● Undergraduate Degree (within the last 12 months)
● Shows an interest in developing a career in golf
● Valid driver’s license
● Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
● Excellent computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Word & Excel
● Skills in social media marketing and communications
● Well organized, punctual, energetic
● Ability to work in a team environment and travel extensively
● Ability to work overtime including weekends
● Ability to be flexible
● Ability to influence with an open and direct communication style and willing to engage in
constructive debate
● Ability to motivate others
● Ability to make presentations, present information, and respond to questions representing
the section

● Ability to apply judgment and decision-making skills
● Ability to write reports and standard business correspondence
● Ability to present self in a professional manner and appearance
● While performing the duties of this job, the employee is: frequently required to stand,
walk, sit, use hands, talk, and 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
● The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
● Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and
ability to adjust focus
● 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 employee must be able to drive the company vehicle/van and/or drive to and
from various locations throughout the section.

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
LOCATION: The Northern Ohio PGA Section Office is located at 4735 Richmond Road,
Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
START DATE: May 2023
SALARY: Salary is negotiable. The Northern Ohio PGA Section will cover event/competition
related travel expenditures (hotel, meals, etc.) while on assignment and staff uniforms. Playing
and practice privileges are available at local golf facilities.

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