Columbus Crew is searching for an energetic and passionate individual to be our Assistant Equipment Manager – 1st Team. This person will focus on the daily operations of the club First Team equipment in regards to needs for both players and staff and report directly to the Manager of Equipment Operations. They should have a drive to help and assist people through a customer service approach and a genuine desire to make people happy and successful in a professional sports environment.
Responsible for the day-to-day equipment set-up, breakdown, and operation of all First Team training sessions working closely with other First Team staff.
Work with technical staff to prepare for training, games, and team activities.
Work with Manager of Equipment Operations on technical, operations and recruitment staff on all equipment aspects of player onboarding and player operations.
Responsible for the equipment set-up and operation of all First Team games (both home/away), including league and friendly games – this will involve some travel.
Follow and operate within the First Team Equipment Operations budget under the direction of the Manager of Equipment Operations.
Ensure compliance with Columbus Crew team policies and codes of conduct.
Inventory control – keep organized and detailed records of the issuing of team equipment for First Team players/staff.
Assist the Manager of Equipment Operation with the MLS Adidas budget for the First Team.
Ensure compliance with MLS league rules and regulations.
Must have the ability to work with multiple departments
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to handle numerous projects and multi-task
Computer skills necessary in MS Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
Experience working in soccer or professional sports
Experience working in a customer service-oriented role
Must be willing to travel for business – weekend work and travel is necessary
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.