Westin Hotels is actually looking for a Running Concierge! If I didn’t already have a day job, I would certainly apply. I know so many people who meet the requirements for this position – please, please make my day and apply for this wonderful position!
The press release opens with the following information:
STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun. 19, 2013– It’s the job runners have been training for all their lives, and now there are just two weeks left to apply! Westin® Hotels is nearing the finish line in its search for its first-ever resident running expert. The global hotel brand is actively seeking experienced, passionate runners to join them on the road and serve as the on-site running expert for Westin VIPs participating in select Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon series events. More than 400 candidates have been vetted for the sought-after role and additional runners are encouraged to apply at www.runwestinconcierge.com through June 30, 2013.
This is a running enthusiasts dream position. The Running Concierge will act as a marathon coach, and have the extraordinary opportunity to travel to amazing cities (including at least 10 Rock “N Roll Marathons) doing what s/he loves best, inspiring others along the way, and getting paid for it!!! The announcement states:
Take your passion on the road. Westin Hotels & Resorts® is now seeking an experienced runner to be a key ambassador of the RunWESTIN℠ program. Serve as a charismatic lead for marathoners and VIP guests throughout their race experience in support of the Westin partnership with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series®. This high-profile, paid position will last a minimum of six months.
What are some of the key qualifications Westin is looking for in its applicants?
Avid runners with a passion for travel are encouraged to apply. The key qualifications include a positive, charismatic personality with a natural ability to engage and motivate others, a strong familiarity with social media and experience in completing multiple marathons. In this role, the concierge will be responsible for sharing their in-depth knowledge of marathon running and training to improve performance and build and maintain rapport with Westin guests through social media.
Oh my god, I’ve died and gone to heaven! Is this the best, or what? The details of the position and the application process (which must be submitted by June 30th) are spelled out in greater detail in the PRESS RELEASE WHICH WILL LEAD YOU TO THE APPLICATION!
Do you know a
who would be
a great fit?
Actually, I know several well qualified running enthusiasts who I could imagine would make a fabulous Running Concierge for Westin!