Major League Soccer is the top-flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada and began play in 1996, shortly after the U.S. hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Now in its 24th season in 2019, MLS continues to grow at an explosive rate, as the league features record-breaking attendance and consumption, an influx of dynamic players and 20 soccer stadiums. MLS has doubled in size during the past decade and now has 27 clubs, including future teams in Miami, Nashville and Austin that will begin play in the next few years. One more expansion team will be added in the coming years, elevating MLS to 28 clubs!

This role is encouraged to support the business operations in Canada and is passionate about Major League Soccer, which continues to grow its influence in the domestic and international sports community. The Marketing Manager is responsible for handling MLS Canada’s corporate partner accounts, supporting day-to-day business operations and leads all CRM efforts.


  • Fulfills contractual assets of partner agreements, support game-day programming and monitor sponsor promotions

  • Helps with broadcast-partner integration and media plan development

  • Leads the broadcast activation of the League and supports the activation of our Canadian Clubs

  • Maintains weekly status reports and communicate recaps following internal and external partner meetings

  • Research relevant topics related to partners, partner competitors and general soccer and sports marketing industry

  • Ensure fulfillment of special requests by partners

  • CRM lead for MLS Canada

  • Conducts prospect partner research to generate leads

  • Helps with financial reporting and tracking specifically

  • In charge of all invoicing and payments to partners, agencies, and internal budget shifts

  • Leads hospitality logistics for current and prospect partners

  • Supports MLS Canada team on travel and meeting logistics

  • Leads initial light outreach to corporate Canada

  • Provides business support to GM, Canada

  • Builds and sustains relationships cross departmentally

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 1-3 years of experience in entry-level Marketing role

  • Ability to work against both ambitious individual and department goals

  • High level of dedication to quality work, organizational ethics and integrity

  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding organization, project management skills and attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally

  • Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Desired Skills

  • Basic knowledge of the French Language

  • Outstanding PPT skills and command of visual design and storytelling principles

  • Knowledge of the sport of soccer

Starting Base Salary: $75,000.00 – $85,000.00 CAD. MLS/SUM base salaries are contingent upon several factors including individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs.

We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent through the following:

Benefits – comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a suite of programs to promote well-being including a $500 Wellness Reimbursement. A generous PTO offering, and hybrid Office/Remote Work Schedule are also offered to promote Work-Life balance.

Career & Professional Development – on the job training, feedback, and on-going educational opportunities to continue your personal and professional development.

Employee Engagement – office perks, discounts and employee events that go “beyond the traditional paycheck” to make you feel a part of our team and inspire you to elevate the Game.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.