Reports To: Technical Director Other: General Manager, Dir. Team Admin., Asst. GM
Type: Full Time Start Date: June 1, 2022
Salary: TBD based on experience
Houston Dynamo FC is seeking candidates for a Player Care Coordinator. This individual will help coordinate and manage all First Team player and staff relocations, develop relationships with player, staff, and their families, and ensure a smooth transition into Houston and while in market.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Act on behalf of the club as the main point of contact for all players for any off-field matters including but not limited to questions about transportation, housing, non-soccer activities, personal matters, etc.
Manage relocations and logistics for First Team players and staff into Houston, while in market, and during team travel.
Serve as the first point of contact and resource for families and partners of players and staff on all relocation and transition matters.
Ensure all MLS requirements and protocols are followed for games, training sessions, and daily proceedings.
Enter and monitor player HR information and take certain action dependent upon that information.
Develop and implement a plan of social events for First Team players, staff, and families.
Work closely with Front Office to ensure sponsorship opportunities are being utilized for First Team players, staff, and families.
Be available to assist families while the team is traveling.
Provide operational support for team training and gameday experience.
Ensure player and first team staff families have a smooth gameday experience and manage family room.
Develop a gifting program for First Team players, staff, and families.
Other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited university (preferred).
Fluent in English and Spanish (required).
Degree in Sports Management/Business, Hospitality, Education, or Languages (preferred).
Professional soccer playing career experience (preferred).
Travel required, including non-traditional work hours.
SKILLS, ABILITIES & OTHER ATTRIBUTES:
Excellent team member, who always puts the club first.
Dedicated to the pursuit of excellence.
High standards of accountability.
Respectful in their communication, empathy, and inclusiveness.
Must have ability to travel internationally.
Ability to work in a high stress and competitive environment.
High level of confidentiality.
Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Ability to travel, and work non-traditional work hours.
Ability to move/lift up to 30lbs.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, particularly tasks that are time sensitive.
Excellent time management skills, dependability, professionalism, and attention to details.
*We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
**Houston Dynamo FC has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. Please note that reasonable accommodations will be considered if you have a qualifying medical condition that is a contraindication to vaccination or you object to vaccination on the basis of sincerely held religious beliefs and practices.