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Senior Manager, Business Operations with XFL in Maryland Heights · MO

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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 Director, Business Operations for the St. Louis Battlehawks will be responsible for team business operations, facility/gameday operations, event logistics and fan experience. This Director will prepare team business reports and periodic summaries to team/league leadership. The Director also will serve as the team’s liaison to the league for business/gameday operations and the business team’s liaison to the football operations staff.

What you will do
  • Develop and implement strategies to manage business operations, logistics, facility/gameday operations and event operations through research, best practices, account management and analytics.
  • Participate and contribute to weekly executive team meetings, evaluate and manage operational budgets, conduct weekly meetings with direct reports and conduct periodic reviews of direct reports.
  • Provide weekly progress reports with identifiable metrics and benchmarks. 
  • Serve as the business team’s primary liaison to the Director of Football Operations to communicate and coordinate necessary logistics. 
  • Assist team/league leadership with business operations reports and budget forecasts, including cost center reports and various analysis on team expenses and team revenues.
  • Assist league with any analysis or reports concerning purchase orders, journal entries, receivables, credit cards, accounting transfers, contracts, corporate partnership, security/access, concessions revenue, merchandise revenue, hospitality and outside events.
  • Ensure team business transactions, logistics, vendor management and gameday operations are consistent with league standards and policies.
  • Execute special projects and other duties as assigned.

What you will bring
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, with at least 5 years of relevant business operations and gameday operations experience.  Experience within the sports industry preferred. 
  • Well-organized with attention to detail, and capable of meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to manage a dynamic, fluid environment and balance multiple tasks. 
  • Strong planning and analytical skills with strong written and oral communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

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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