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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Coaching Education Coordinator - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology, and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking a motivated, passionate, and skillful Coaching Education Coordinator who can think, create, and work on a team.

U.S. Soccer is a growing organization that looks for team players to growth with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture, and an atmosphere for professional development.

Position Overview:

The Coaching Education Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the technical objectives and administrative aspects of the U.S. Soccer’s Coaching Development Program. The position is administrative in nature but does require a strong understanding of soccer and a familiarity with coaching. In addition to the administrative duties listed below, the position will also provide support to the technical staff in these areas as needed. 

In order to perform the primary duties and functions listed, this position requires someone who is highly organized and detail oriented.  It is also expected that the person in this position be able to effectively communicate with membership on a variety of levels.  The individual is expected to proactively contribute across multiple areas of the business and to prioritize workflow as needed on day-to-day basis. 

This position is also responsible for exhibiting a high-degree of professionalism, maintaining a customer service mentality and communicating consistently and transparently with membership. 

Primary Duties:

  • Manage and oversee the creation of technical content
    • Editing and formatting
    • Ensuring materials are updated and accessible online
  • Create and maintain positive working relationships with membership by providing training, support and service
  • Plan and execute national coaching courses
  • Coordinate and support regional and state level courses
  • Additional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related discipline
  • 4+ years' related experience in soccer or athletics; U.S. Soccer coaching license a plus
  • Must have a passion for the sport
  • Strong interpersonal, consensus-building skills, with the ability to communicate and achieve results across multiple audiences in complex organizational structure
  • Adept at building presentations to communicate ideas, e.g. Keynote, PowerPoint, InDesign
  • Outstanding organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Dedication to the highest level of standards and excellence
  • Able to work independently
  • A proficient knowledge of Spanish-language skills is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe programs
  • Weekend and holiday work required
  • Travel required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset, is open minded and seeks challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses
  • Request feedback and is open to criticism
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals
  • Passion for soccer

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Internships: Athlete Management/Coaching
Coaching Education Intern - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer a preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people who can think, create and work on a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a casual work environment, an inclusive culture, and an atmosphere for professional development.

Position Overview

Do you have an interest in coaching or teaching or helping the game develop through education? The coaching department is looking for someone to help with many different and exciting education initiatives.   

The Coaching Education Intern will be responsible for supporting the technical objectives and administrative aspects of the U.S. Soccer’s Coach Development Program.  The position is administrative in nature but does require a strong understanding of soccer and a familiarity with coaching. 

For information on the department visit http://www.ussoccer.com/coaching-education

This position is also responsible for exhibiting a high-degree of professionalism, maintaining a customer service mentality and communicating consistently and transparently with membership. 

Primary Duties

  • Assist in planning and organizing national coaching schools
  • Supervise the departments customer service program, which includes monitoring departments general email account
  • Support with drafting department press releases and social media accounts
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have or working towards a Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or a related discipline
  • Outstanding organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Must be a team player
  • Dedication to the highest level of standards and excellence
  • Able to work independently
  • A proficient knowledge of Spanish-language skills is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) and Adobe programs

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset, is open minded and seeks challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses
  • Request feedback and is open to criticism
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals
  • Passion for soccer

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Team Administration/Operations
Development Academy Coordinator - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

The Opportunity:

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States.  We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes, fans and members. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people who can think, create and work as part of a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development. 

Primary Duties:

  • Build relationships with Academy clubs and provide outstanding customer service through regular communication, training and support
  • Work collaboratively with Academy Coordinator team to filter messages and respond to inquiries in a timely manner
  • Establish existing and new avenues to support and positively impact player, coach and referee development 
  • Expert knowledge of the Academy philosophy with ability to interpret rules, regulations and policies and support Technical Advisors with implementation of program initiatives 
  • Assist Academy Coordinator team with events, club and player registration, and other duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong knowledge of the sport and the overall soccer landscape in the US
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service focus to solve complex and urgent situations
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver high quality work and execute under pressure/deadlines
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Proficient with technology programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Keynote, etc.)
  • Experience in developing/supporting technology platforms or database management is a plus
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) is a plus

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Commitment; display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset; open-minded and seek challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions; no excuses
  • Request feedback and open to criticism
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals
  • Passion for soccer

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Sales & Marketing: Media Buyer/Trafficking
Media Manager - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States.  Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking a motivated, passionate, and skillful Media Manager who can think, create and work on a team. 

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

Position Overview

The Media Manager is responsible for generating sales and driving growth for the organization through implementation of local and national media and promotions planning and buying.  As the Media Manager, you will be responsible for integrated media planning across both online (video, banner ads, paid social, search, etc.) and offline (out of home, radio, and TV) channels.  Additionally, you will need an understanding of brand building strategies, consumer data and creative advertising in order to formulate plans that will meet short term promotional and long-term marketing and brand building objectives.  The role requires ongoing analysis of individual campaign performance to ensure optimization of activities and performance over time.  

Primary Duties

  • Develop the strategy and recommended execution plan to 1) drive ticket sales for events 2) drive retail promotions and 3) implement brand building initiatives in either specific geographies or nationally.
  • Effectively negotiate lower rates, added-value and custom programs to achieve U.S. Soccer Federation’s unique objectives and deliver strong return on investment.
  • Utilize media analytics and data to set goals, assess performance and formulate recommendations for necessary optimizations.
  • Identify new opportunities and uncover ways to capitalize on technology, innovation and emerging media to deliver against agreed upon objectives.
  • Proactively seek out local market knowledge and insights in order to work effectively with local reps to ensure most efficient and effective media placements.
  • Clearly articulate tactics, data and performance with internal departments and key stakeholders.
  • Seamlessly operate between big picture thinking and tactical execution.
  • Formulate clear test and learn plans that outline marketing goals, learning objectives, measurement strategy, and action standards to evaluate success.
  • Effective project management skills, proficiency juggling multiple tasks and coordinating multiple plans.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, or related field, MBA preferred
  • 5+ years media planning and buying experience. 
  • Experience in sports industry or event/promotional agency or marketing environment preferred.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the digital media marketplace plus a strong understanding of interactive marketing concepts, best practices and digital media planning and buying process
    • Understanding of specific SEM concepts and experience managing Google AdWords campaigns preferred
  • Successful track record of leading digital remarketing and/or prospecting campaigns with conversion-based objectives
  • Working knowledge of media research tools and software.
  • Strong mathematic & analytical experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Test and learn mentality.
  • Relationship focused and an ability to work in a cross-discipline environment with multiple departments and subject matter experts.

Desired Characteristics

  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset, is open minded and seeks challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses
  • Request feedback and is open to criticism
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals
  • Passion for soccer

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Media Services & Operations Coordinator - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

U.S. Soccer Overview

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We are seeking motivated, passionate, skillful people who can think, create and work on a team.

U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture and an atmosphere for professional development.

Position Summary

The Media Services & Operations Coordinator will be responsible for taking the lead on overseeing all media operations pertaining to U.S. Soccer events. This position includes, but not limited to, managing U.S. Soccer’s accreditation process, assisting with inbound press/media inquiries, coordinating setup of media facilities and assisting with broadcast operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Carry out all media related operations at U.S. Soccer Men’s and Women’s National Team events.
  • Manage U.S. Soccer’s media accreditation system and media list database.
  • Responsible for setup and oversight of press box, press conferences, mixed zone and other media areas in order to create a world class environment.
  • Maintain Media Guidelines and ensure they are carried out during games to create a professional working environment for journalists while protecting the rights of U.S. Soccer’s broadcast partners.
  • Develop a network of volunteers; procure and manage staff for all events.
  • Work closely with the Communications Department in response to media requests for information and assist in facilitating media interview requests.
  • Communicate with a number of external constituencies, not limited to media, via phone and email.
  • Assist in promoting local media coverage; distributing media information and coordinating all media related match operations.
  • Conduct venue inspections when necessary.
  • Assist with other areas including Event Operations, Broadcast Operations, Video Production, Corporate Partnerships and Ticketing to help best execute U.S. Soccer events.
  • Miscellaneous departmental duties as deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Familiarity with professional and international level soccer. Experience working soccer events a plus
  • Experience working in media, sports or entertainment is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver high quality work and execute under pressure/deadlines
  • Experience managing communication with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional time management skills and ability to prioritize workflow
  • Proven ability to work with public figures, athletes and executives in a professional environment
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Proficient with technology programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Spanish language skills required
  • Travel required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to be part of a team and has a passion for soccer
  • Commitment; display a tireless work ethic
  • Possess a growth mindset; open-minded and seek challenges
  • Pursue lifelong development and learning
  • Communicate in a direct, open and honest manner
  • Accountable for actions/decisions and does not make excuses
  • Request feedback and open to criticism
  • Practice self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Willingness to travel and work weekends and nights (as necessary)
  • Believe and commit to the company’s culture and organizational goals

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