Manager - Camps & Clinics - Chicago Women's Soccer Academy

  • Chicago Red Stars
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • 08 Mar, 2023
Full time Academy Leadership & Management Medical Womens Football

Job Description

The Chicago Red Stars are looking for an enthusiastic, organized, and business-minded individual to assist in delivering soccer camps and programs in the Chicagoland area.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 
  • Manage planning, implementing, and supervising year-round camps.
  • Negotiating and booking venues, partnerships, and sponsorships in coordination with the sponsorship department.
  • Organize and lead day-of camp details, including camp check-in, meals, and extracurricular items as needed.
  • Travel locally and regionally to tour locations, set up meetings, and attend camps.
  • Coordinate with the Marketing department to promote and publicize events on the company website/app and social media platforms.
  • Ensure event websites are up-to-date and have correct information (dates, locations, pricing, etc.).
  • Ensure camp compliance with health, safety, and legal protections and obligations (including waivers and insurance).
  • Coordinate with the ticket sales department to help convert ticket buyers into campers and campers into ticket buyers.
  • Assist with match-day operations as needed
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 1-3 years or more of event coordination or recreation programming experience, preferably in the sports or entertainment industries. 
  • Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends, especially in the summer.
  • Ability to handle various programs at one time, multi-task, and prioritize.
  • Strong communicator, including written (slides, emails, docs, marketing copy) and verbal (presentations, event briefings, vendor negotiation).
  • Creative thinker who can turn goals/objectives into well-formulated event experiences.
  •  Passionate, driven, tenacious, and personable with a strong commitment to collaborations and program growth.
  • All employees must complete an online background check, have access to a vehicle, and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
The Chicago Red Stars provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Job Questions:

  1. What interested you the most about the Chicago Red Stars?

  2. Do you have a driver's license in good standing and access to reliable transportation to get to and from the stadium and our office and to attend events?

  3. Are you available to work evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays?

  4. How many years of experience do you have in event coordination or recreation programming - preferably in the sports or entertainment industries?