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We are looking for exceptional people who share our love for the BolderBOULDER, our participants we serve, the merchandise we sell, and the work we do! 

2014 seasonal pay for non-supervisory positions is $9.00 per hour.  All jobs require working Memorial Day Weekend, including Monday (sorry, you can't work and run the race). All positions require the flexibility to work weekends or a portion of weekends if required, and some may require working for several days following the race. See specific job requirements below.

To apply for a seasonal position fill out our online employment application and email your resume to seasonaljobs@bb10k.net. Everyone needs to fill out an application and resumes are welcome. You can expect a reply within one week.

Complimentary merchandise, merchandise discounts and lunch on us (the last few days of race week) are offered to all seasonal employees.  Please inform us during the interview process of any commitments that may affect your availability to fulfill the entire job timeframe.

Qualifications: All positions require the ability to multi-task, stay focused in noisy surroundings, and work in our energetic, fast-paced environment.

 In addition, strong candidates will exhibit the following:

+ Driven to deliver superior service by exceeding customer expectations
+ Demonstrate ability to develop relationships with customers and co-workers of diverse backgrounds and culture
+ Present a professional image in appearance, vocally and actions
+ Can focus on assigned tasks, even in a distracting work environment
+ Initiate tasks with good judgment in all situations

The above information indicates the general nature of our work environment and personal qualities desired by our seasonal employees. A comprehensive description of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for each job will be shared if selected for an interview.

Below is a list of current positions:

Customer Service Specialist 2

Dates of Employment:

Immediately through race day, Monday May 26, 2014.

Job Overview:

Goal is to provide expert support to our customers and employees in a resptectful, timely and professional manner by phone, email and in person.

Type of Seasonal Position:

This is a part time (minimum 30 hours per week) to full time position. Hours required are determined on a daily basis as volume dictates.

Job Specifics:

+ Answer incoming calls/emails and use "live chat" to provide customer solutions regarding registration, race packets and post-race results issues.
+ Troubleshoot with our team, to help fit the needs of our customers and make their experience with BolderBOULDER simple and pleasant.
+ Assist in maintaining accurate and useful information with solutions tracking.
+ Administrative duties to include sorting and processing mail, greeting customers, vendors and sponsors, and other special tasks/projects as required.

An ideal candidate would have:

+ The ability to relate to customers and internal employees at all levels
+ Previous experience with Word, Excel, Power Point and Firefox/Internet Explorer
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Deductive reasoning and common sense skills
+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
+ Able to multi-task
+ Ability to focus on work in a sometimes noisy, distracting environment
+ Excellent phone skills and comfortable on the computer

Data Processing Specialists

Dates of Employment:

Late March through Memorial Day. Some positions require working through June 6.

Job Overview:

Performs a variety of duties with a focus on assigning participants the correct bib number based on a number of criteria. Reports to the Data Entry Lead.

Type of Seasonal Position:

Possibly part-time initially building to full-time.

Job Specifics:

Classifies and codes data to be entered; keys from a variety of prepared and original source documents, forms and records; identifies and corrects errors.

An ideal candidate would have:

+ Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

+ Demonstrated conflict management and resolution skills
+ The ability to relate to customers and internal employees at all levels
+ Deductive reasoning and common sense skills
+ Able to multi-task
+ Ability to focus on work in a sometimes noisy, distracting environment
+ Knowledge of methods and equipment used in keypunching or data entering; general clerical and record-keeping
   procedures including coding, indexing, filing and comparing.
+ Excellent computer skills and comfortable searching for information on the internet.
+ The ability to make comparisons and calculations rapidly and accurately; operate data entry operations on a computer
   with the speed and accuracy necessary to meet departmental standards.
+ Excellent typing and data entry skills required.  Windows experience is helpful.
+ Performs customer service functions: assists customers over telephone and by email; responds to routine questions,
   researches problems, and initiates problem resolution.

Retail Specialist

Dates of Employment:

Mid March through early June, 2014. Candidate must be able to work Memorial Day Weekend, including Monday, and some positions for several days after the race.

Job Overview:

Performs a variety of duties associated with BolderBOULDER registration/retail sales. Performs sales work, takes inventories, reconciles cash with sales receipts, keeps operating records, and/or prepares daily record of transactions in compliance with sales and security procedures. Reports to Retail Assistant Manager and Retail Manager.

Type of Seasonal Position:

Possibly part-time initially building to full- time seasonal. Must be available Monday-Sunday every week as required (typical schedule is four week days and one weekend shift).

Job Specifics:

+ Greets customers, answers queries regarding the race, registration and the merchandise
+ Arranges and displays merchandise, keeps merchandise area tidy, takes stock inventory and replenishes
+ Receives and processes cash, check and charge/credit payments, provides change and receipts; maintains sales records
+  Uses Sound Judgment- Considers alternatives and their consequences, collaborates with team members, takes responsibility for decisions and makes timely decisions about issues

An ideal candidate would have:

+ The ability to relate to customers and internal employees at all levels
+ Previous experience with Point of Sale systems a plus
+ Previous experience with Word, Excel, Power Point and Firefox/Internet Explorer
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Deductive reasoning and common sense skills
+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
+ Able to multi-task
+ Ability to focus on work in a sometimes noisy, distracting environment
+ Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds

Race Logistics Crew

Dates of Employment:

May 21 through 29. Candidate must be able to work Memorial Day Weekend, including Monday.

Job Overview:

Help make the race happen behind the scenes by deploying equipment and setting up race venues

Type of Seasonal Position:

Full- time (seasonal) one-week position (Wednesday through Tuesday, 8+ hours per day)

Job Specifics:

+ Load and unload barricades from trucks to distribute along the race course
+ Organize and set up the start area and course for race day
+ Manage the race launch to smoothly send 50,000 runners in 95 waves onto the race course

An ideal candidate would have:
 

+ Ability to work well within a team of crew members
+ Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
+ Deductive reasoning and common sense skills
+ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
+ Able to multi-task
+ Ability to work outdoors in various weather conditions


 

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