Coordinator, U23 Operations - Columbus Crew (Columbus · OH)

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Columbus Crew is searching for an energetic and passionate individual to support our Soccer Operations group in the role of Coordinator, U23 Operations.  As a member of the Soccer Operations department within Columbus Crew, you will provide comprehensive administrative, travel, logistical and operational support for the U23 team as it prepares for a full launch in 2022 .  This role will also include connecting with the Academy, First Team and building administrative staff to ensure streamlined operations. 
  • Coordinate all elements of U23 Development team logistics and scheduling including but not limited to: 
    • Assisting in the planning and execution of team travel 
    • Helping to organize preseason and team practice schedules 
    • Organizing the reporting of all team related expenses for each trip and preseason 
    • Planning & execution of all team travel including league 
    • Assist and be of service to all team operation departments while in travel with the team; equipment, medical, coaching, administrative 
    • All annual team scheduling 
  • Responsible for all team roster administration including online platforms, team communication and contact strategy
  • Responsible for league administration and relations that include but not limited to rosters, games, fees registration, operational and competition guidelines
  • Work with the Academy, First Team and building administrative staff to ensure streamlined operations and collaborative communications between each group. 
  • Work with the commercial and operations departments on game operations requirements for the U23 home fixtures
  • Coordinate with the VP, Soccer Administration & Operations, and General Manager, U23 on the submission of the U23 budget and subsequent tracking of all team and staff expenses
  • Assist the General Manager, U23 on any administrative, planning and logistical requirements
  • Respond to public and internal inquiries in an efficient and timely manner
  • Assist with day to day administration of database, correspondences, mailings and inquiries
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and business plan development of the Columbus Crew U23 Team
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times; maintain confidentiality, take pride in the organization, its people and the role
  • Establish and build strong professional relationships with a wide array of individuals within the industry
  • Participate in special projects and perform other related duties as required
  • Sport Management or related business degree preferred
  • Excellent in administrative skills and proficient in MS Office
  • Previous experience in designing strategic plans, presentations for organizations 
  • A second language would be considered an asset 
  • An ongoing awareness and responsiveness to client satisfaction
  • Ability to think quickly and act with urgency attention to detail
  • A creative self-starter, driven by results and alert to change
  • Proven to perform well under pressure; manage multiple priorities simultaneously 
  • Previous experience handling budgets and expense reports an asset
  • On-call availability with the flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Excellent knowledge of Columbus and its surroundings

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.