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Chicago Fire FC

Chicago Fire FC

Manager, Soccer in the Community


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Posting Date

Dec 15, 2022

Role description

Chicago Fire Football Club is a Major League Soccer team that was founded in 1997 and is Chicago’s ambassador to the global sport of soccer. The Club recently returned to Soldier Field as well as opened a new 50,000 square foot office in the heart of the city. With tremendous growth and expansion, the Club is laying the foundation for an audacious and ambitious vision that will transform the brand and the success of the Club in the coming years. Some of the fabulous employee perks Chicago Fire Football Club offers to full-time employees include:Work-Life BalanceOption to work remotely 1 week from any place of choice per year Flexible work arrangements & hybrid scheduling (upon manager approval) Paid Time Off3 weeks of Paid Time Off upon hire22 days of paid holiday time off (including 2 weeks off at the end of each calendar year)1 day of birthday PTO 4 hours of Volunteer Time Off per monthExcellent Benefit ProgramsMedical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Supplementary Life, Supplementary AD&D, Flexible, Spending Account & Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits 401k eligibility immediately upon hire with a 3% employer contribution rateEducational Stipend of $1,500 per yearPaid Parental Leave14-16 weeks fully paid leave for employees giving birth and 8 weeks fully paid leave for committed partners & spouses – applicable to foster care & adoptive parents as well6 weeks fully paid FMLA leave to care for a family member with a serious medical conditionOffice Culture & FacilitiesOnce a month ‘Wellness Wednesdays’ to focus on employee wellbeing Full game room, frequent happy hours & parties, employee recognition programs, and access to a full workout center and rooftop at our central office Position Overview:  Chicago Fire Football Club is seeking a dedicated Manager, Soccer In The Community to join our team! The Manager, Soccer In The Community will report into the Senior Director, Community Soccer and will be responsible for all coach recruitment and management related to Soccer In the Community, as well as the technical curriculum and child development initiatives that underpin our programs and partnerships. Job Responsibilities:Management of all full-time coaching staff to meet predetermined performance and standards metricsRecruitment and management of all seasonal coaching staff to fulfill programming needsFulfillment of all community programs, including staffing and the technical curriculum (including but not limited to):Little SparksSummer CampsHoliday CampsSchool ClinicsClassesResidential CampsCoach2CoachResponsible for current and future child development initiatives, integrated into all programs (including but not limited to):Social Emotional LearningSTEMChildhood Mental HealthDiversity, Equity, & InclusionHydration and NutritionInjury PreventionOversee all partnerships with educational, community, and soccer institutionsDevelopment of a dedicated parent education platform, providing resources and education for child development initiatives Qualifications: 3 years experience in a Director of Coaching position (or similar) Attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to meet firm deadlinesStrong time management and project management skills Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbalAbility to work autonomously and use excellent judgment in escalating issues to supervisorsWillingness to learn in a fast-paced, performance-driven work environmentMust be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 Please note:Chicago Fire FC is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. Our diversity initiatives start with the recruitment and selection process; therefore, we’d like to welcome all diverse candidates to apply to opportunities within our Club. CFFC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and maintaining a workplace for employees and applicants for employment that is free from discrimination.   The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, age, veteran or military status, disability, sexual orientation, sexual orientation or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.  If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at to let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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