Angler Recognition Coordinator

Description: The Angler Recognition Coordinator will manage the IGFA’s angler recognition programs including: world records, trophy clubs, and slam clubs along with the development of new recognition programs that increase the IGFA’s relevance to recreational anglers around the world.  This position will report to the Angler Recognition Manager and will serve as the first point of contact for inquiries about IGFA’s International Angling Rules and angler recognition programs from IGFA members and the recreational angling community.  Other responsibilities include content development for IGFA’s internal communication outlets, as well as external media outlets within the recreational fishing industry. This position requires strong knowledge of both conventional and fly-fishing techniques and tackle configurations, excellent customer service skills, strong writing and verbal communication skills, budget development and the ability to meet deadlines.

Supervisor: Angler Recognition Manager         

Description of Responsibilities:

Coordinates all procedures associated with processing IGFA world records, slams and trophy clubs, and catch certificates

  • Angler recognition program data entry
  • Line and scale testing
  • Application review

Responds to incoming correspondence related to IGFA angling rules, angler recognition programs and record archives

Operates and maintains the IGFA Angler Recognition Database

  • Data entry
  • Creating and executing data queries
  • Processing reports and record lists for internal and external publications

Coordinates the selection processes for the various IGFA awards

  • Assist in the development of the annual awards structure
  • Assist in the execution of the annual awards event

Content development /Editorial

  • Regularly develop high quality content for IGFA various printed, online and social platforms, as well as for external publications
  • Work with the marketing and communications team to develop engaging, unique content from the IGFA’s angler recognition database

     Assist Angler Recognition Manager with other projects as needed

Educational Requirements:

BA or BS required, preferably in marine or freshwater science, public policy, marketing, communications, or a related field.

Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the international recreational fishing community, fishing tackle and techniques
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of diverse anglers and a strong customer service-oriented skill set
  • Strategic vision for developing angler recognition programs in support of the IGFA’s mission
  • Ability to collect, evaluate and analyze data in logical formats for presentation in reports, documents and other written, audio or visual materials
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as part of the IGFA team
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form
  • Ability to interact with IGFA staff and customers in a professional and positive manner
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access
  • Knowledge of Word Press or other web-related software is a plus
  • Proficiency in social media/marketing is a plus
  • Ability to develop and maintain a strict processing schedule and meet rapid deadlines.

Physical Requirements:

Based in Dania Beach, Florida – Some light travel and weekend/nights may be required for IGFA Events/Tournaments 2-3 times per year.

How to Apply

Send resume, references and related work experience to:

Jill Tapia

Director of Finance & Administration

[email protected]

 (The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.)