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Event Operations Senior Manager with XFL in Beverly Hills · CA

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Event Management: Event Operations/Management
About the XFL
The new XFL will reimagine football for the 21st century when it kicks off in early 2020. Delivering authentic, high-energy football for the whole family at an affordable price, the XFL will offer fast-paced games with fewer play stoppages and simpler rules. The league will launch with eight teams in markets across the country, 45-man active rosters and a 10-week regular season schedule with a postseason consisting of two semifinal playoff games and a championship game. The XFL is a single entity that owns the league and all teams, employing professionals at the Stamford, CT headquarters as well as in each of the markets that the teams call home.

About the Role
The Event Operations Senior Manager for the Los Angeles Wildcats XFL team will be responsible for team and fan engagement, facility gameday operations, event logistics, and fan experience planning year-around.

The Event Operations Manager will also serve as the team’s liaison to the league for event and gameday venue operations, as well as the business team’s liaison to the football operations staff. The Senior Manager will report to the Los Angeles Wildcats Team President.

What you will do
  • Develop and implement strategies to manage facility, gameday, and event operations through research, best practices, account management, and analytics.
  • Collaborate with the executive team at weekly meetings, evaluate and manage operational budgets with venue, and conduct weekly meetings with venue and gameday briefs. 
  • Provide weekly progress reports with identifiable metrics and benchmarks to support team development. 
  • Serve as the business team’s primary liaison to the Director of Football Operations to communicate and coordinate necessary logistics for team events and gameday at the venue.
  • Manage the team’s gameday operational budgets and forecasts, including cost center reports and expense analysis.
  • Assist with reports concerning contracts, security and access, concessions, parking, merchandise, hospitality, and outside events.
  • Ensure team business transactions, logistics, vendor management, and gameday operations are consistent with league standards and policies.
  • Commit to continuous improvement for team and fan engagement and operations
  • Execute and support special projects and other duties as assigned.
What you will bring
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • 5+ years of relevant business operations and gameday operations with arena or stadium experience.
  • Experience within the sports industry preferred. 
  • Well-organized, attentive to detail, and capable of meeting tight deadlines.
  • Able to multi-task and manage a dynamic, fluid environment. 
  • Connect, develop, and maintain strong working interpersonal relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • Superior verbal and written communication, time management, planning, and analytical skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
The XFL maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits and terminations.

**Only applicants who are legally authorized to work for The XFL will be considered. The XFL does not provide any work authorization sponsorship, or any assistance in securing, maintaining, or extending work authorization.**

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