Charlotte FC is Major League Soccer’s 30th franchise and will begin play in 2022 at Bank of America Stadium currently undergoing a $50 million project that includes significant enhancements to the Lowe’s East Gate, an upgraded main concourse and supporter’s bar, soccer-specific locker rooms, a central player tunnel and a new premium club space and field-level seating. The team is owned by David Tepper, who was awarded the expansion franchise on December 17th, 2019. Charlotte FC is part of Tepper Sports & Entertainment, which also includes the Carolina Panthers and Bank of America Stadium.
The Camps & Club Affiliate Manager loves people and is excited about bringing soccer programs to life! This role will engage with our camp attendees & their parents, Charlotte FC players, Club Affiliate teams and many more people! The ideal candidate wants to create a great experience in the lives of our campers. They also want to create lasting relationships and serve as a partner and liaison with our Club Affiliate teams!
The Camps & Club Affiliate Manager is responsible for the oversight, administration, and implementation of Charlotte FC’s Camps & Club Affiliate’s program.
Camps - Roles and Responsibilities
Create, supervise, and oversee concurrent camps programming & scheduling,
Create an environment that makes Charlotte FC’s camps the premier choice for parents to enroll their children
Create awareness of camps program to increase participation
Manage camps staff, including identifying talent and supporting staff, and serve as on-site manager & primary point of contact at camp locations
Manage details to ensure smooth delivery of camp operations, including planning oversight, procurement of necessary supplies & equipment, inventory tracking, record keeping and expense tracking
Create daily/weekly/monthly requirements and scheduling; including tracking updates
Coordinate, schedule and communicate camp locations and times to all necessary parties and participants
Ensure that all MLS requirements and protocols are followed
Implement methods for improving process and procedures that will help streamline camps programs in subsequent years
Additional duties may be assigned that are not listed above but are included in the scope of this role
Club Affiliate – Roles and Responsibilities:
Liaison between the Affiliate Clubs and Charlotte FC business operations and technical operations
Distribute player development curriculum deliverable to clubs
Manage and schedule in house technical deliverables such as Talent ID Events, Coach Education clinics
Schedule and host Academy visits at/with club locations
Manage and schedule annual Charlotte FC “Partner Club Coach Education Seminar”
Distribute and manage Affiliate Club fund raising items and merchandise (ex. jerseys, memorabilia, CLTFC merchandise, etc.)
Create annual audit of Affiliate Club program to provide to MLS
Screen all Affiliate club applications
Qualifications and Education Requirements
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in recreation, education, or another relevant field
Experience working as a camp counselor, with youth sports teams or with children
Valid U.S. Driver’s License
Must pass all pre-employment screens
Youth soccer administrative experience is preferred
CPR and First Aid certification preferred, or willingness to become certified upon hire
Skills for Success:
Well organized with extreme attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multi-task
Professional demeanor with a strong work ethic, reliable, dependable, and accountable with consistent punctuality
Ability to remain calm under pressure and adjust to changes as they arise
Ability to provide exceptional customer service including problem resolution
Enthusiastic team player willing to go the extra mile
Results driven – ability to work productively under pressure and be consistently proactive
Proficiency in Excel, Power point, and all other Microsoft Office applications
Excellent communicator: ideal candidate will be a forward thinker and is planning for the day, week and month ahead
Must maintain a neat appearance
This job operates in a professional office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, etc.
Ability to remain sitting for up to 8 hours at a desk and computer
Ability to remain standing/walking for up to 8 hours
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
50% travel required – will travel to Camp and Club Affiliate locations
Ability to work both indoors and outdoors, and endure weather conditions including rain, wind, high and low temperatures, etc.
Must be able to work within a team atmosphere, in non-traditional settings, and work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends and holidays
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.