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Business Operations Coordinator with XFL in Seattle · WA

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Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
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 Seattle Dragons are seeking a Business Operations Coordinator to coordinate team event logistics, game day operations and office administration. The Business Operations Coordinator prepares and facilitates gameday operations among football, business and fan engagement with the stadium, as well as post-event recaps.  This position will report to the Seattle Dragons Sr. Director of Team Marketing and Event Operations.

What you will do
  • Plan team events, tentpole event game day logistics, fan meet ups, viewing parties and holiday parties.
  • Manage inventory and Dragons game day storage.
  • Manage departmental expenses, including invoice processing, expense reports and budget tracking.
  • Maintain physical office including aesthetics, supplies and general organization.
  • Manage gameday staffing payroll, transportation and onboarding.  
  • Primary interface with office management/building. 
  • Manage internal ticket requests for staff, VIPs and partners. 
  • Serve as the team’s liaison to the Director of Football Operations to communicate and coordinate necessary logistics for team events and gameday at the venue.
  • Oversee gameday hospitality, including field club, CP boardroom and on field VIP experiences.
  • Point of contact for team with gameday parking vendor IPM.
  • Liaison with First & Goal Hospitality (FGH) to facilitate corporate partnerships, suites and premium catering orders.
  • Execute special projects. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

How you will be measured
  • KPIs: Work with management to develop efficiencies and manage risk within assigned tasks.
  • Contribution to key revenue lines and delivery of the overall business plan.

What you will bring
  • 2+ years of relevant business operations with an emphasis on consumer-facing sports, media or entertainment.
  • Ability to work well with multiple stakeholders across the company, agencies and client organizations.
  • Capable of meeting tight deadlines and balancing multiple tasks. 
  • Strong planning and analytical skills with strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Strong customer service skills and must be adept at multitasking and extremely detail oriented.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • Superior verbal/written communications skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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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