Racing, Training and Event Management Jobs and Careers
Bicycle careers and jobs are available in racing event management and team management.. Event managers and employees can also organize other events that involve bicycling such as adventure racing or triathalons. As in any business, basic business skills are needed to be successful. This includes experience in marketing, sponsorship, PR and media, Internet technology and communication and organizational skills.
Road, Mountain, Track, Cyclo-Cross and BMX racers need expert help from coaches and trainers and advice on equipment and bike fitting. Many racers take their experience and expertise and stay in the bicycle industry by supplying these services.
Working in a bicycle shop, volunteering or working events and particpating in events will help get your foot in the door to many opportunities available.
Sample Bicycle Careers:
- Non-profits and advocacy
- Website and Internet marketing
- Sponsorhip, media and print marketing
- Consulting and Planning
- Event timing and results
- Event equipment rental and sales
- Bicycle magazine writers, multi-media producers and publishers
- Racing team managers and mechanics
- Coaching and training
Bicycle Event Management Companies (samples)
Non-Profits, Racing Organizations, and Advocacy Organizations:
Training and Coaching (Samples)
Bicycle Event Registration, Timing and Results (samples)
Publications, Sport Marketing and Multi-Media