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San Diego Wave FC

San Diego Wave FC

Player Logistics Manager

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USA

First Team

Dec 22, 2023

ROLE DESCRIPTION

WE’D LOVE FOR YOU TO JOIN US!We are on a mission to build a world class home for players and fans that will be loved locally and respected globally. We are seeking a dedicated Player Logistics Manager to join the team! The Player Logistics Manager will be responsible for the operational management and execution of First-Team logistics and leading and developing a Player Experience Program to provide structured care, support, and off-field educational development pathways for each athlete.  Depending upon experience and other qualifications listed below, this full-time position pays an estimated annual salary of $60,000 - $70,000. Dive in, check out the details below; if it sounds like you and something you’re interested in, we encourage you to apply.  ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:Lead the initiation, development, and execution of programs and resources ensuring that off-field support is structured and coordinated for athletes and their families. Design, develop, and implement a player onboarding process for newly acquired players into the club as well as supporting current players and their families to ensure a comfortable acclimation into the environment.  Organize and coordinate first team scheduling needs in conjunction with the Sporting Staff that includes daily meal planning, meetings, and team travel accommodations.Manage the operational execution needed by players including relocation planning, temporary and long-term housing, moving, shipping and transportation.Mentor and oversee youth professionals by leading the design of their educational and life skills development pathwaysBe the principle point of contact for player community, sponsorship, and partnership appearances, fulfilling relevant payment in accordance with the club, NWSL and CBA guidelines.Source accommodations, cars, schools, language lessons, phones, visas, bank accounts, social security numbers, state ID’s – the basic operational functions needed for athletes.Prepare and execute team culture activities, individual achievements, milestone celebrations.Create and develop relationships, resources, and opportunities for players to explore for life after fútbol.At all times, maintain a professional relationship with players, trailists, employees, fans, and external partners or vendors.Other duties assigned as business needs evolve. QUALIFIED?Bachelor’s Degree, required.2+ years related work experience on a professional/collegiate sports team and/or hospitality and education background, required.Comprehensive understanding of all current league rules and regulations, including the CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement).Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, games, and events outside of traditional business hours.Professional, positive, and proactive problem solver.Energetic, team player with an entrepreneurial mindset with a desire and ability to take on responsibilities in a fast-paced, start-up environment.Experience working with international players and staffExcellent communication skills.Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.Approachable, warm, and friendly relationship builder, trusthworthy, and credible.Basic proficiency in all Microsoft Office Programs Have what it takes and ready to join us? Apply today!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.

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