Event Contractor

At Red Frog, we want to be the best and we embrace change. We love new ideas and creativity, and are constantly striving to be better each and every day. We’ll do whatever it takes, whenever it’s needed, in order to get the job done. Our workhorse hustle is what makes us so successful and unique.

We’ve found that genuine, positive, good-hearted people make great co-workers, so that’s who we hire. We're looking for hard working individuals with event experience who aren't afraid of a little mud. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Travel to events during the 2018 Warrior Dash season
  • Assist with event set-up and tear-down
  • Manage specific areas of the event on Race Day, including: the Merchandise Tent, Solutions Tent, and Volunteer Tent
  • Assist with inventory management and packing
  • Work alongside Event Directors to execute existing events

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience executing outdoor events -- running or OCR events is preferred
  • Proven experience remaining flexible and nimble in a fast moving and changing environment
  • Ability to endure long hours onsite
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
  • Adept at managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as both an individual contributor and team member
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and a positive can-do attitude
  • Ideally, contractor is already forklift certified

Time Commitment and Additional Details

  • This is a part-time, event-based, 100% travel-only position
  • As a contractor, you will be traveling to a variety of Warrior Dash locations, with the possibility of additional events as they are launched
  • During Warrior Dash travel, contractors are expected to be at the event location from Wednesday – Sunday of that week (Please note: days and hours are subject to change throughout the season)
  • Up to approximately 40 hours of work per event
  • Accommodations, transportation, and on-site meals are covered

Warrior Dash is the obstacle course race that anyone can start and everyone can finish. With over two million participants worldwide since 2009, we’ve reinvented the concept of a 5k run and created a revolution: Warrior Nation. Whether you’re an elite athlete or just beginning the challenge, you’ll conquer 12 world-class obstacles like Goliath and Great Warrior Wall, wade across wooded lakes, and venture through mud-caked backroads as you make your loop to the finish line. 

Red Frog Events is an event production company and pioneer of the experiential entertainment industry, recognized for its award-winning company culture. Since 2007, the company has developed innovative brands including the Warrior Dash obstacle race series, Firefly Music Festival, and Chicago Beer Classic. Red Frog also provides event services ranging from food and beverage to its ticketing platform, EventSprout. Red Frog has been named one of Forbes’ “Most Promising Companies in America”, has appeared consecutively on Inc. Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Companies” list, and was recognized on Chicago Tribune’s “Top Workplaces” from 2011-2014, among other honors. The company was selected as St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s “Corporate Partner of the Year” and to date, Red Frog has committed to raise $25 million dollars to St. Jude. In 2016, Red Frog announced their one percent profit donation to the Hospital.

Meet Some of Red Frog Events's Employees

Joe R.

Founder and Co-CEO

I love thinking about the future of Red Frog. We are full of ideas--which is so much a part of who we are as an organization. The entrepreneurial spirit here is very high.

Christiane P.

Creative Programming Senior Specialist

From marketing campaign content to on-site experiences, Christiane and her team work to generate the creative direction of each event the company puts on.


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