WHO WE ARE:
US Youth Soccer Association (USYS) is currently the largest youth soccer organization in the USA. We spend every day thinking about ways to grow and support our sport. We continue to build the most innovative service organization in the industry and transform lives by inspiring participation. Our vision is to bring communities together through the power of soccer, making life-long fans of the sport.
We are defining the modern-day youth sport organization with innovation as a cornerstone of our strategy. We are guided by the principles of service leadership, performance excellence, collaboration, and diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization. Our focus on listening, collaborating, and adapting our existing model has allowed us to create changes in our business model, governance, and constituent support, and play a leadership role throughout youth sports.
We are all about going above and beyond to serve the soccer community, and we work equally hard to serve our teammates. We are committed to being a great place to work by focusing on hiring, training, and promoting talented, dedicated, passionate individuals who want to get better every day.
The Operations and Events Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the administration and execution of US Youth Soccer (USYS) programs and events. Duties include customer service, managing timelines, competitions scheduling, coordinating contracted staff and volunteers, and serving as onsite support for US Youth Soccer marquee events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assume a key role in the planning and execution of USYS events (including but not limited to USYS Nationals, USYS Presidents Cup, USYS Workshop, and other competition)
Assist Operations and Events Managers with event preparation and logistics.
Evaluate and Manage Operational platforms for data collection, analysis, and distribution.
Attend venue site visits as part of Regional and National event location selection process.
Perform administrative duties such as processing payment for participants and vendors.
Coordinate logistics to include shipping, arrival, set up, and tear down.
Works on site as needed at selected regional and national events and activities.
Develops, seeks resources, and implements specials projects for US Youth Soccer.
Understands the bylaws, policies, and programs of US Youth Soccer to answer inquiries.
Additional responsibilities as assigned by Manager.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Excel in managing multiple projects concurrently with strong detail, problem solving and follow-through.
Experience working with volunteers, preferably in a non-profit environment.
Ability to lift 50 pounds at US Youth Soccer events.
Use carts, dollies, golf carts, and other gear to move items around.
Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Prior work experience with youth soccer or other youth sports administration is desirable.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently and effectively in a fast paced, team environment.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and/or related prior employment experience preferred.
US Youth Soccer is a non-profit organization. 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. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, the details of which will be shared with qualified candidates.