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United Social Sports, Inc.
DescriptionWant a career where you enjoy the fruits of your own hard work? Looking for a business without the risk or capital investment of buying into a franchise? United Social Sports has an opportunity for you to build and manage all aspects of USS operations in several regional markets. This position will be semi-autonomous with the support of the successful DC based team and will be tasked with launching our latest expansion. The City Commissioner will be responsible for managing all aspects of our co-ed social sports leagues and activities for young professionals. This includes all aspects of planning, hiring, budgeting, organization and running of USS events in each regional area.
The City Commissioner will benefit from existing USS infrastructure (including our custom-built league management software, equipment distributors, best practices and personal knowledge, accounting support, marketing assistance and experience of the DC based management team).
The City Commissioner is encourage to work from home until league operations support the need for a local office. Interested candidates should be willing to travel to DC for hands on training and experience. The City Commissioner will be part of our national team and support all efforts/projects designed to build the infrastructure of United Social Sports and should be excited about building their portion of a larger national brand.
The City Commissioner is a person with a strong entrepreneurial desire. In other words, you look at this as a business opportunity to grow into your own business full-time (rather than a part-time job for quick cash).
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and duties include:
Planning and management, including staffing, communications, logistics and customer service for USS leagues, tournaments, trips, classes, special events and volunteer opportunities – Support assistance from the main DC office will be provided
Field/gym/permit procurement and ongoing facility relationship management
Hiring, training and managing all part-time and full-time staff
Customization and dissemination of marketing materials – Support provided from the main DC office
Relationship management for all marketing partners including: clubs, companies and other organizations
Public relations events/projects. Marketing research and identification/conversion of new members and business opportunities/partners
Development and maintenance of local social media strategy/Participation in development of national social media strategy
League management software (website, content management system and backend admin) management
This position requires working various week nights Sunday - Thursday at both parks, recreational facilities as well as bar establishments. You will be directly interacting with players, bar managers, facility directors, hosting games, MCing the activities and keeping the action flowing.
This position requires the use of an automobile. Preferable something with adequate cargo room for equipment ( Cornhole boards, Kickballs, etc )
The ideal candidate will be able to begin this position as a part time effort with increasing time requirements as additional sports and registrations are added. This is a career oriented position but requires someone with flexible income requirements for the first 6-12 months.
Tremendous leadership, drive, enthusiasm and ambition
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
2-5 years of related business experience
Ability to handle multiple projects at one time and to prioritize action items
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
Ability to work independently as well as within a team
Self-starter/resourceful, great problem solver
Familiarity with local metropolitan area including knowledge of popular parks, bars, recreational centers and general neighborhood knowledge.
Proficiency with basic computer programs
Knowledge of organized sports, business of sports, and sports marketing