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Chief Commercial Officer with USA Swimming in COLORADO SPRING, CO
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Marketing: Business Development
USA Swimming is the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States. USA Swimming promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers of every age and ability, all the way up to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers.
USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition, including the Olympic Games, and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. We administer competitive swimming in accordance with the Olympic & Amateur Sports Act and are committed to providing a safe and positive environment for all members.
USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization, including athlete and non-athlete members, and maintains an annual operating budget of approximately $40 million.
USA Swimming’s Commercial Business Unit serves as the marketing and promotions arm of the organization with the main objective of growing the commercial viability of the organization. The Business Unit’s core functions include:
§ Sponsor Sales & Servicing
§ Membership growth, retention and new product development
§ Revenue Generation
§ Business Intelligence & commercial data analytics
§ Promotions & Marketing Campaigns for USA Swimming and the USA Swimming Foundation
§ Public Relations & Media Services
§ USA Swimming Productions
§ National & International media and broadcasting rights & agreements
§ usaswimming.org Management
§ Splash Magazine
§ Creative Services (Graphics, Video)
The Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) is a key member of the Strategy Team and is responsible for helping to develop and implement the strategic efforts that lead the organization toward the accomplishment of its mission and objectives. The CCO leads and manages the Commercial Business Unit and will be expected to drive the commercialization efforts of the organization including developing, selling, and implementing integrated marketing, sponsorship, and television initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategic Commercial Growth:
Executive Marketing Leadership:
§ Bachelor’s degree or higher
§ Executive-level experience in journalism, communications, advertising, public relations, marketing, and sponsorship
§ Executive level experience in professional sports related organizations, specifically tickets sales, premium hospitality sales & service, significant integrated corporate sponsorship development and other revenue generating channels
§ Strategic business development experience with C-Level client relationships both domestically and internationally
§ Ability to work effectively and connect successfully across all levels of the organization, from volunteers to Board members
§ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
§ Strong leadership, motivational, and problem-solving skills
§ Strong organization and time management skills
§ Proficiency with computers and database software
§ Enthusiasm for swimming, learning, and the Olympic movement
§ Ability to travel and work effectively while away from national office
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job; other duties may be assigned.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
USA Swimming is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer