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Director of Team Operations

NY Gotham FC

Posted 4 months ago



Whipple, WV, USA

Job Type

Job Description

  • Directly manage, coordinate, and safeguard all player and coach (and Club leadership/ownership, as needed) travel, meal logistics, matchday/match preparation, and equipment needs in accordance with League/Club guidelines and commercial partner mandates
  • Provide a consistent range of support to player/player families (and coach/coach families) as player (and coaches) assimilate in geographical market during their tenure as members of the Club
  • Assist with the collaboration and exchange of information between Soccer Operations and Business Operations
  • Assist the General Manager in their course of supporting Club leadership in the formation of Soccer Operation plans
  • Assist the General Manager with enforcing Club Rules and League Rules applicable to Club players and/or coaching staff
  • Oversee relationships with external vendors in the soccer operations department (Teamworks, Wyscout, etc.)
  • Oversee the Player Visa process for new and current players and maintain working relationship with immigration lawyer and their contacts
  • Serve as the leader of the Soccer Operations department, managing multiple direct reports, ensuring their performance meets Club standards and providing mentorship and management
  • Oversee Soccer Operations department spending, ensuring compliance with budget targets

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Qualifications Required

  • B.A./B.S., or equivalent work experience in an administrative or operational role.
  • 3-5 years’ experience working for a professional sports team
  • 3-5 years’ experience supervising direct reports in a positive environment with the proven ability to lead with integrity and efficiency
  • Spanish/English bilingual skills are preferred
  • Proficiency in Google Suites applications and preferred high proficiency in Google Sheets and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of current industry technologies and commitment to remain up to date with best practices in the field
  • An outstanding work ethic with an eye for detail, and extremely well organized
  • The ability to regularly lift up to 50lbs
  • The ability to remain on your feet and stand comfortably for several hours at a time
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

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