Manager, Field Operations

  • Richmond Kickers
  • Richmond, VA, USA
  • 02 Apr, 2024
Full time Administration Leadership & Management

Job Description

The Richmond Kickers Pro Soccer Club, an independent USL League One team, and Richmond Ivy Soccer Club, a new-to-market USL Women’s pre-professional team, located in Richmond, VA, are actively seeking a full-time Manager of Field Operations to assist in the oversight of all sports turf operations at City Stadium as well as help curate a first-class experience for all events held at the venue. This role will report directly to the Director of Field Operations.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage the day-to-day operations at City Stadium of playing surface maintenance, game-day logistics, and event operations. This includes mowing, painting, cultural practices, etc.
  • Assist in the required field setup for each Kickers and Ivy home match and training session.
    • This includes, but is not limited to: Benches, goals, corner flags, game balls, sideline products, beverages, locker rooms, and additional team needs.
  • Assist in the management of additional stadium events.
  • Assist the Director of Player Personnel with locker room operations such as Uniform Management, General Cleaning, and Meal Preparation.
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and orderly venue for pro teams, attending fans and patrons of non-matchday events.
  • Assist in day-to-day operations at City Stadium such as facility maintenance/cleanliness, game-day logistics, and event operations.
  • Two or Four Year Sports Turf Degree is preferred, but not required.
  • 1+ years of prior sports field management experience required.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Evidence of being a strategic thinker and problem solver with the ability to
develop and implement processes and plans.
  • An excellent communicator with attention to detail, and handiness.
  • Prior sports turf experience is a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends and
  • Ability to lift upwards of 50 pounds.

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.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you willing and able (if necessary) to relocate to Richmond, Virginia for this position?

  2. Have you worked previously in sports turf? If so, where?