Digital Marketing and Events Manager, Virtual Assistant to Chairman of the Board

Compensation: Full time, Commensurate with experience

Digital Marketing Management – 33%

Social Media Management

  • Management of SDSI social media properties, including Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Instagram
  • Post on regularly scheduled cadence based on SDSI social media calendar
  • Monitor social media accounts for interaction opportunities and share relevant member content
  • Knowledge of social media analytics and scheduling tools a plus

Email Marketing

  • Build and send monthly SDSI newsletter via GreenRope
  • Includes aggregating/sourcing membership updates, SDSI news, events and other upcoming dates.
  • Requires writing and editing of content and laying it into existing email template
  • Occasional additional email marketing as needed for events or marketing initiatives
  • Basic knowledge of html or WYSIWYG email builders a plus

Website Maintenance

  • Ongoing updates of, hosted via Squarespace
  • Updating pages and posting existing content to blog as needed
  • Managing incoming website inquiries (
  • May also include creating new pages for events or groups a needed
  • Basic graphic design skills a plus

Meeting and Events Management – 33%

  • Managing all organizational aspects of SDSI monthly and Quarterly meetings
  • Planning annual meeting calendar
  • Creating and sending invitations/marketing via email or GreenRope; managing RSVPs
  • Work with SDSI team to identify speakers; manage communicate and coordination with speakers
  • Create timeline/run of show for meetings; create event PowerPoint when applicable
  • Virtual events: create Zoom meeting; time management; run breakout rooms; monitor chat questions
  • In person events: identify and coordinate meeting/event location; Order food, set up, breakdown and clean up after event; manage any A/V, presentation and technology

Virtual Assistant to Executive Chairman of the Board & NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton – 33%

  • Managing calendar including travel, speaking engagement, media interviews and charity activities
  • Acting as main point of contact in coordinating speaking engagement, media interviews and charity activities including speaking to
  • Book flight reservations when needed
  • Assisting with IT support as needed including setting up technology for Virtual Speeches
  • Assisting with additional needs as they come up

Additional Skills

  • Must have great people skills, respect and emotional intelligence
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products
  • Knowledge of GreenRope and Zoom a plus
  • 2+ years of experience in digital marketing
  • Active lifestyle/hobbies and knowledge of the industry a plus
  • Highly organized and ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Open minded and great team player

Work Environment

  • This position provides the opportunity for a combination of remote working and working from the SDSI offices in Solana Beach


  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Fast- paced and dynamic growth opportunity
  • Exposure to hundreds of growing sports and active lifestyle companies in Southern California
  • Work environment that values sport and active lifestyle
  • We encourage you to take risks and develop creative, outside-the-box ideas

To Apply:
send Cover Letter, Resume and References to


SDSI is a fun and collaborative, small team that exists to support the growth and success of businesses in the Sports and Active Lifestyle Industry.  Our organization currently consists of over 100 member companies and over 100 volunteer executive mentors.  Working directly with the Executive Director, Director of Business Development and Mentor Programs Coordinator, this position welcomes creativity and new ideas, and is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to positively impact the future of the organization.


  • JOB LOCATION: Solana Beach, CA
  • JOB TYPE: Team Leader
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