This listing is an opportunity to be your own boss and own your own company as part of a 35 year old pageant brand!
As a State Director for American Pageants, primary focus will be on; execution of a successful state or regional event, which includes, establishing a local network with titleholders, participants, formers, and the general public, as well as, development and management of professional relationships including but not limited to; sponsors, production teams, venues, facilities, staffing, scholarship and prize opportunities, and business operations. The State Director will be responsible for producing an unbiased, fair, fun preliminary to the American Pageants' National Event held annually.
Areas of Responsibility
Manage all aspects of small business including but not limited to:
Advertising and Marketing Responsibilities
Venues, Facilities, Staffing Responsibilities
Sponsorship, Scholarship and Prize Responsibilities
Key Skill Dimensions
The ability to communicate ideas and information in a manner that is clearly understood.
The ability to express ideas and information in writing and in good grammatical form.
The ability to be discreet with highly sensitive information.
The ability to interface effectively with a wide range of individuals.
The ability to work with others to accomplish a task while maintaining; trustworthy, honest, and ethical behavior, as well as, being respectful of confidentiality.
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
The ability to prioritize and complete projects on time.
The ability to encourage, support, and engage others.
The ability to infer what tasks need to be done with little to no instruction.
The ability to innovate improvements and find efficiencies in work processes.
The ability to establish a loyal network of staff and volunteers to support pageant initiatives.
The ability to lead and guide all candidates, parents, outgoing titleholder, and judges through a pageant event in a positive, fun way.
The ability to teach and train staff and other support personnel to assist in executing pageant event.
The ability to manage multiple tasks in various stages of development simultaneously.
The ability to organize events. multiple calendars while sticking to timelines and meeting deadlines.
This will be acquired, if not known, through a combination of training and exposure.
Event Management Experience Preferred
Math, Reading and Writing Requirements High Frequency
Verbal Communication Requirements High Frequency
High School Degree and Some Undergraduate Study Required
Graduate Degree Optional
Employment Experience Required
Travel to National Pageant Required
Exposure to Extended Hours
This position reports to the American Pageants’ National Office. Performance Check-Up after 6 months in position, after initial event execution, and Performance Review annually thereafter.
State Director is responsible for fees paid to the national office and the cost of doing business as a State Pageant Event. State Director is entitled to all profits created by business after all fees, contracts, prize packages and other obligations are satisfied. State Director is responsible for any and all tax liability and cost of business licenses, liability insurance, and professional business services.
Job Types: Contract, Commission