The Sr. Coordinator will work closely with the Consumer Products team across licensing, retail development, on-field, and retail and League events. The candidate will manage the day-to-day Adobe system product submissions and approvals, build and maintain seasonal product decks, photoshoot sample integration, merchandise closet, and League event support. Sr. Coordinator will work closely with the On-Field team on weekly match compliance operations.
The Sr. Coordinator will support Consumer Products best practices, onboard licensees, and serve as a support for Clubs and Licensees to ensure MLS is set for growth heading to the 2026 World Cup.
Review all product submissions to ensure licensees comply with club brand guidelines and branding protocols
Support the Licensing Manager to on-board new licensees and assist with annual Summit coordination
Assist clubs in ensuring their products are being reviewed and approved in a timely manner
Help develop and install new updates for approvals software
Assist other members of the Licensing department in product development
Sample management with licensees and internal partners
Working with our legal department for specimen collection and trademark protection
Reviewing and archiving appropriate sampling
Supporting Licensing team in new assortment development strategies
Support internal marketing and retail development strategies
Assist the On-Field Licensing team to process adidas product orders
Support Licensing Manager to develop and grow partnership with the goal of driving revenue increasing engagement across key fan segments (e.g., avid, casual, youth) and working across the organization to activate the league wide partnership deliverables.
Additional responsibilities as assigned
Prior work experience, with at least three (3) years of experience in licensing or a related sector
Professional network within the licensing, sports, consumer products and retail
Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics and needs of licensing
Ability to operate and communicate effectively in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
Takes personal responsibility for fulfilling individual and team commitments
Completes and executes annual goals and evaluates results against goals
Maintains focus on priority activities and abides by timelines
Develops and uses informal and formal relationships beyond own work group to get things done
Exercise discretion in decision making and elevates as necessary
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external partners
Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and Outlook
Attention to detail, especially when multi-tasking across various projects in a fast-paced environment.
Comfortable juggling multiple projects, prioritizing stakeholder needs, and working under tight deadlines.
Ability to travel (10-20%) and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Knowledge of the Spanish Language (business proficiency)
Knowledge of the sport of soccer
Starting Base Salary $50,000 - $65,000. 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.