Collateral Lead at Spartan Race – United States

  • Full Time
  • USA
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • April 5, 2019

Spartan Race

Spartan Race is the global leader in the sport of obstacle racing.


Reporting to the Festival Manager and Festival Director, this person is responsible for the supervision of the organization, inventorying and distribution of all festival related collateral (shirts, medals, merchandise etc.). Working side-by-side with the Festival Manager, the Festival Lead and Delivery Inventory Manager, the Collateral Lead plays a vital role in the planning, organization and supervision necessary to put together an event while maintaining a high brand standard.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Unloading and organizing the contents of the Festival Trailer within base camp
  • Work with Delivery Inventory Manager to locate any new deliveries arriving for festival pertaining to collateral
  • Gather, count and verify inventory of previous race collateral that traveled with the production trailers as well as new shipments and enter into inventories in to proper documents by Tuesday
  • Communicate with Festival Manager and Delivery Inventory manager if there is any missing inventory
  • Organize and transport (operate a skid) zone collateral in its entirety as tents and zones are assembled
  • Ensure that all collateral is protected from the elements and weatherproofed
  • Maintain a high tempo management style with volunteers to ensure the productivity and efficiency among the labor force is optimal during build week and race day(s)
  • Manage volunteers and support staff in an efficient and deliberate manner through delegation of tasks
  • Make the transition into Merchandise Zone Leader and set up, organize and create displays in the Merchandise pods or tent
  • Responsible for the inventory of all Spartan race merchandise
  • Upon completion of Merchandise set up, help with the completion of all festival zones checklists
  • Be comfortable and diligent in managing multiple cash collections points and large quantities of cash throughout race days
  • Inventory all outgoing collateral and label boxes with date, contents and quantity
  • Create packing slips and shipping labels for all collateral being shipped out
  • Communicate with Festival Manager and Delivery Inventory Manager any shipping information necessary for freight (dimensions, contents, number of boxes and destination)
  • Operate and load all festival materials back into the festival trailer after being provided a load plan by the Festival Manager


The qualified person in this position will:

  • Have experience as a manager in a high pace environment
  • Have experience operating machinery, or be willing to learn
  • Be comfortable traveling 100 days or more during the year
  • Be prepared and comfortable with working outside in all severe weather situations
  • Be physically capable of working long hours 10+ days consecutively
  • Be willing to learn the processes set in place, while maintaining an analytical and problem solving mindset to improve these procedures
  • Must be able to manage high volumes of people with an efficient approach to accomplishing mission critical tasks
  • Be capable of navigating and utilizing email, Microsoft Office programs, Google Drive and Egnyte

Qualities required of all Spartan team members:

Spartan Race is a high-performance organization, and successful team members must therefore possess a strong work ethic and hands-on approach to business. We are innovative, create inventive solutions, and are exceptionally service minded. Team members at Spartan change lives, and have a passion for the organization. Paramount to our organization is the maturity to embrace ambiguity and ability to adapt according to the market and the continuing innovation of the organization.

  • Ability to hold one-self accountable and an aptitude for prioritizing multiple projects
  • Strong sense of teamwork with the ability to foster relationships
  • Proactive, solutions-oriented; capability to identify efficiencies and decrease costs while maintaining a quality workplace environment and product
  • Collegial approach to a business environment and cooperative work style
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills