Monday, April 18, 2016

Job Opening - Events Executive


Singapore Squash Rackets Association (SSRA)
Events Executive
Job Description

General Description of Duties
The Events Executive will be responsible for delivering a diverse annual calendar of events for the SSRA.  Additionally, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing and public relations plans, and maintenance of the SSRA web portal.

This position also facilitates in relationship development for sponsorship/business arrangements, between individuals and organizations interested in supporting SSRA’s events and activities.   As such, the Events Executive will work in coordination on other projects as assigned by the General Manager to attract funding for the SSRA.

Reporting Relationship
Reporting to the General Manager.

Qualifications
Preferably 1 to 2 years’ experience in a paid special events, marketing and website management position.   Evidence of successful event, sponsorship, marketing, public relations, website and business development/relationship programs would be an advantage.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Planning, implementation and follow-up for all events and tournaments.
  • Develop and maintain event and volunteer databases.
  • Manage all aspects of volunteer committees and volunteer coordination, including but not limited to, staffing, recruitment, supervision, training and acknowledgement.
  • Coordinate event logistics, publicity, including public relations, advertising and collateral material design, production and distribution.
  • Responsible for the development and fulfilment of all events and marketing budgets.
  •  Responsible for prize and in-kind donation solicitations for each event.
  • Cultivate and expand sponsorship development and fulfilment.
  • Cultivate and implement with the General Manager a business-based donor development program.
  • Supervise and coordinate with event vendors.
  • Annually develop and implement marketing plans and materials.
  • Write, submit and follow-up to ensure placement on press releases and stories to established contacts with local and regional media.
  • Maintenance of website.
  • Broaden social networking to benefit the organization.
  • Establish and expand merchandise opportunities.
  • Actively participate in staff committees as necessary and appropriate.
  • Other duties as directed and required.
Requirements
Singaporean / Permanent Resident
Diploma/degree with a minimum 1 to 2 years related work experience, preferably with a non-profit organization but not necessary. Communication, marketing and/or public relations experience preferred.

Interpersonal and Written Skills
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Ability to write a business letter, an article, and a press release.
Comfortable and competent in making presentations to groups.
Strong diplomacy and a good sense of humour are a definite advantage.

Technical Skills
Strong Project Management Skills
Able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Other Skills and Abilities
Position requires demonstrated applied skills in word processing, website maintenance and other computer software, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Power Point) and the ability to learn fund raising and web design management software. Ability to work independently without direct supervision in a small office environment is required.

Remuneration
Based on experience and qualifications.


Interested candidates who wish to apply for the above position, please email us an updated copy of your resume.


Email address: Benson@sgsquash.com
Closing date: 30 April 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Upcoming events

Local Registration is ongoing

SSRA-ACS(I) Primary School Squash Championships 2016
Closing date: 24 April

*SGCC PRINCE Junior Squash Championships 2016
*It is considered as the 2nd Junior Circuit of the year. There will not be a junior circuit in July.
Early bird Deadline: 1st May
Closing date: 28 May 12 pm

6th SICC / Marigold International Jumbo Doubles Squash Tournament
Closing date: 6 May 

Overseas Junior Event

Hong Kong Junior Open 2016
27 to 31 July
Entry Form
Tournament information
Closing date: 10 June 12pm (HK Time)

Japan Junior Open 2016
17 to 20 August
Entry Form
Tournament information
Accommodation information
Closing date: 10 June 12pm (Japan Time)

Upcoming Tournaments

SMU Squash Fever 2016
29th May to 31st May (Preliminary round)
2nd June to 3rd June (Semi-finals)
5th June (Finals)
Venue: YCK Squash Centre
Entry form to be released

Singapore National Junior Circuit (3rd and final league)
5th to 8th September (Full day)
Entry form to be released

SAFRA Squash Open 2016
27 August to 10th September (Evenings)
Entry form to be released

National Senior Squash Championships 2016
Mid October (Evenings)
Venue: KSC
Entry form to be released

OCK Singapore Squash Open 2016
Last week of November (Subject to confirmation)
Entry form to be released

Thursday, April 7, 2016

6th SICC / Marigold International Jumbo Doubles Squash Tournament


 From The Singapore Island Country Club:
Warmest greetings!

The Tennis & Squash Committee is pleased to invite you and your Club to participate in the 6th SICC/MARIGOLD International Jumbo Doubles Squash Tournament. This is the sixth year that The Singapore Island Country Club is holding this event. The event is scheduled on 22nd to 29th May 2016.

Please be informed that there shall be an “Open Category” and a “Veterans Category”. Please kindly note the format of play from the attached entry form. Essentially, we hope to give more matches to all participants and has adopted a format for the “Open Category” where there shall be group matches on 22nd to 26th May for local pairings. Foreign pairings shall play their group matches on 27th May. Participants are expected to play a minimum of 3 matches in the group stages. Do also note that participants will only play on one of the 5 proposed dates and are not expected to play on all 5 dates. Matches in the last-16 of the main draw shall commence from 27th May 2015.

Please note that the age of participants for the “Veterans Category” is 50 years old as at 22nd May 2016. Participants in this category are expected to start their matches from 27th May 2016.

We would like to seek your support in making the forthcoming 6th SICC/MARIGOLD International Jumbo Doubles Squash Tournament a success. Please do try to participate in the tournament.

You may also help us promote the tournament by circulating this email to other players whom you think may be interested to participate.

No entry fee is payable and players will have free entry to the welcome dinner and farewell lunch.

We hope to receive your entries soon as the closing date is 6th May 2016.  Please send your entries as early as possible so that the organizing committee can review the number of entries or should a change to the tournament format be necessary.

Please kindly fill out the attached entry form and submit it through email. 

Entry form download here 

Friday, April 1, 2016

SSRA-ACS(I) Primary School Squash Championships 2016

The annual Squash event for the local/international schools is now open for registration.

Period: 18 to 22 May (Individual event), 26 to 29 May (Team event)
Players are to be 12 years of age and below.
Do take note of the following days:

  • 21 May is a public holiday (Vesak Day). There will be no matches.
  • 28 May ACS(I) will be having a school wide function. There will be no matches.

Tournament rules can be downloaded for your retention.

Team event entry form to be downloaded and submit to benson@sgsquash.com separately by team captain. There are NO entry fees for team event. Refer to the form for rules and eligibility.

Closing date: 1st May 24 April

Online entry form for registration. Payment details can be found inside Entry closed.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

SGCC PRINCE Junior Squash Championships 2016

Dear players

Registration is now OPEN.



Online sign up form (click on link)
Tournament rules (click on link)

Details:
Period: 14 - 18 June 2016
Venue: Serangoon Country Club
Format: SSRA ranking points
Under 9 - Under 19. All nationalities are welcomed.
Entry Fees: $35
Early Bird special: $28 before 1st May

Closing date: 28th May 12pm

Monday, March 7, 2016

Warren Squash Open 2016


Entry form (Download)

Closing date: 8 March 2016 14 March 2016

Event is organized by Warren Golf and Country Club.

Thursday, February 25, 2016

National Junior Squash Championships 2016 - Registration is now OPEN

Update: 3 March 2016

Fixtures are released: Access here.

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Registration is now OPEN. SSRA is embarking on a new platform for registration which would provide online payment (Credit card / Paypal) at your convenience. Entries can only be submitted together with payment.

Upon registration, both player and SSRA will receive an email confirmation.

You will only need to register an account once. After which, your usual registration details will be automatically captured for future event signups. Upon doing so, you may also view who has signed up for the event that you are competing in.

Event period: 14 - 17 March 2016
Venue: Kallang Squash Centre
Timings: 12 - 8pm daily
Entry Fees: $35
Mode of payment; Credit card/paypal (Refer to online entry link below)
Deadline: 24 February extended to 28 February
Eligibility: Singaporeans only

For further queries, do contact us.

Register now! (Click to proceed)