Manager - Camps & Clubs Affiliate

  • Charlotte FC
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • 04 May, 2024
Full time Leadership & Management MLS

Job Description

Position:                                 Manager – Camps & Club Affiliates CLTFC
Department:                         Community Engagement
Reporting Relationship:     Reports to Director of Community Engagement
Status:                                     Full-Time (Exempt)    
 
About Charlotte FC
Charlotte Football Club is the Major League Soccer Club in the Carolinas. The Club’s mission is to be a unifying force that is bigger than one city and encourage a sense of belonging through a progressive, collective, and ambitious approach that guides efforts on and off the pitch. CLTFC is committed to driving growth through the sport and community outreach. Charlotte FC is owned by David Tepper and is a part of Tepper Sports & Entertainment, which also includes Bank of America Stadium and the Carolina Panthers. For more information, visit CharlotteFootballClub.com.
 
Position Summary
The Camps & Club Affiliates 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 plan ahead for the day, week and month.
  • Must maintain a neat appearance.
 
Work Environment:
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.