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17 Jun 2022

Full-Time Communications Manager

USA Triathlon – Posted by Sandra Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Unlimited Vacation, Mental Health Days, 100% paid medical benefits for employee and so much more!


At USA Triathlon, we believe that life is better when you swim, bike and run.


USA Triathlon is the Olympic and Paralympic National Governing Body (NGB) for the sport of triathlon and all things multisport and is the largest multisport organization in the world. We spend every day thinking about ways to grow and support the sport. We’re building the most innovative service organization in sports and transforming lives by inspiring participation to help communities become healthier. We also represent our country at the highest levels of international competition, striving to win medals with class and integrity.


We are defining the modern-day NGB, with innovation as a cornerstone of our strategy. We are guided by principles of service leadership, performance excellence, collaboration, and diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization. Our focus on listening, collaborating and adapting our existing model has allowed us to create step function changes in our business model, governance and constituent support, and play a leadership role throughout the Olympic and Paralympic Movement.


We are all about going above and beyond to serve the triathlon community, and we work equally hard to serve our teammates. We are committed to being the best place to work in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic movement by focusing on hiring, training and promoting talented, dedicated, passionate individuals who want to get better every day. We have unlimited vacation, 100% paid medical benefits, access to the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and more.


Come to Colorado Springs, ranked No. 4 as a Best Place to Live by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020-2021 survey!  USA Triathlon was selected as one of Front Office Sports Best Employers in Sports in 2020 and 2021! USA Triathlon was also selected as an honorable mention in Outside Magazine’s 2020 and 2021 Best Places to Work. ( USA Triathlon has been nationally recognized for its commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access, having been awarded the USOPC’s Advancements in Diversity and Inclusion Award in 2017 and the USOPC’s National Governing Bodies’ Diversity & Inclusion Choice Award in 2018, 2019 and 2021. Be part of the Olympic & Paralympic movement. Hone your skills and expertise while creating opportunities for triathletes to live their best lives.


We hope you are ready for a fulfilling challenge.


Position Summary


USA Triathlon’s mission is to provide resources that empower members of the triathlon/multisport community to reach their full potential.  We’re looking for a collaborative and productive Communications Manager to develop and manage effective communications plans, content and deliverables that serve and connect our constituents and members through consistent and meaningful content. The Communications Manager will play an important role in developing and delivering impactful communications through digital and print platforms including website, newsletters, and all day-to-day constituent email communications. The ideal candidates will have experience writing marketing content, press releases, feature stories and engaging external communications that inspire and delight.


General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Copy write, build and send all constituent email communications including for athletes, race directors, coaches, clubs, and registered event participants
  • Source content, create and manage e-newsletters, including weekly Multisport Zone to all members and monthly coaches, clubs, officials, elite athletes and Team USA newsletters
  • Copy write, build and send emails for marketing and promotion of USA Triathlon events, programs and initiatives
  • Oversee email communications calendar, planning and management of org-wide needs
  • Proactively lead website content strategy and updates to keep the site relevant, dynamic and easy to navigate
  • Feature writing and marketing copy for
  • Effectively coordinate with other USA Triathlon business units, constituents and Marketing & Communications team to produce and update content for and email marketing and communications
  • Support Editor-in-Chief with production of USA Triathlon Magazine
  • Support coverage and communications at USA Triathlon National Championships or other events.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum 3 years developing and leading content strategy and implementation
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading skills; strong news judgment
  • Understanding and passion for endurance sports preferred
  • Highly self-motivated, thrives in fast-pace environment, and an all-in approach to life and work
  • Proven excellence in written and verbal communication
  • Strong project management skills
  • Flexibility in dealing with changing priorities
  • High degree of initiative and the ability to manage multiple tasks, work under pressure and meet deadlines as required
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, communications, or relevant field

Additionally, this position is located Colorado Springs where our team is working a hybrid in office/at home schedule.

Please provide a resume, writing sample, and cover letter in which you briefly describe why you are the ideal candidate for this position.

Additional Job Information:

Hiring Pay Range: $50,000 – $60,000

This is a full time, exempt position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


How to Apply

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 79 days.

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