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Tournament Manager, Principal Charity Classic

Principal Charity Classic

Job Posting
Sep. 6, 2017

Bruno Event Team has an immediate and exciting opportunity for an entry to mid-level professional to serve as Tournament Manager of the Principal Charity Classic, the annual PGA TOUR Champions event in Des Moines, Iowa. This position will play a key role as a member of our current team in Des Moines and will report directly to the Tournament Director.
The award-winning Principal Charity Classic, named the 2016 PGA TOUR Champions Tournament of the Year, has raised nearly $10 million in the past 10 years for Iowa children’s charities. The event draws some of the biggest names in golf to Des Moines each year, including Bernhard Langer, John Daly, Jesper Parnevik, Scott McCarron, Jay Haas, Fred Funk, Fuzzy Zoeller and 2017 champion Brandt Jobe, among many others. The tournament is managed by Bruno Event Team, a nationwide sports management company.
Available position: Tournament Manager.
Primary responsibilities - this position will lead planning and execution efforts for the following:
  • Manage all aspects of the tournament’s volunteer program, including volunteer recruitment and training, volunteer database management (Cueto event software), committee chairperson communications and volunteer newsletters, uniform ordering and distribution, etc.
  • Serve as the administrative lead for the office, including oversight of board minutes, staff uniforms, staff travel coordination and other general management tasks.
  • Manage the tournament intern program (Spring/Summer).
Additional responsibilities - this position will also assist with the following areas:
  • Tournament merchandise ordering and inventory management.
  • Special event execution throughout the year.
  • College/university graduate with a degree in communications, marketing, sports management, business or a related field. Previous event-related internships or work experience desired.
  • Ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter and advanced communicator with a passion for taking ownership of multiple projects, executing with excellence in a fast-paced environment and serving as a reliable member of a small and dedicated team.
  • The ability to work in multiple environments (in the office and on the golf course) and interact professionally with many different kinds of audiences and people.
  • Must have basic knowledge of PC software systems, including Microsoft Office and Excel. Experience with Photoshop and basic HTML desired. Previous exposure to Cueto event software a plus, but not required.
To apply:
Please submit your resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references to Scott Fuller at by September 1, 2017.
Please call the Principal Charity Classic office at (515) 279-4653.

Contact Information
Lisa Schmitz