The Properties & Emerging Ventures Team at Major League Soccer (“MLS”) plan and execute MLS Big Events and League platforms, the most visible moments for our league throughout the year. Such events drive fandom and commercial growth and include MLS All-Star, MLS Skills Challenge, MLS Playoffs & Cup, and MLS SuperDraft.
The Senior Coordinator, Properties will be a key member of the team leading the platform planning process cross functionally. The role will focus on leading project timelines, as well developing marketing and commercial frameworks, presentations, and other supporting assets.
Support the long-term planning of MLS Big Events and League Platforms helping to own the development of internal planning documents and delivery against project timelines
Support the day-to-day internal team communication across League office partners, including the management of weekly calls and planning of reoccurring planning meetings
Lead project timelines for MLS Big Events across departments and partners
Support the development and growth of new League initiatives, including development of materials to support sponsorship, content, digital/social media, and consumer products planning
Collaborate with partners to develop solutions that deliver for commercial partners
Maintain understanding of industry-leading commercial platforms and identify key findings that are relevant for development of League initiatives
Own the aggregation of promotional plans to drive attendance and engagement for MLS Big Events
Collaborate with internal team on the recap process through development of debriefing materials leveraging data to provide insights to internal and external partners
A minimum of 3+ years of marketing, sponsorship, or project management experience
Passion and knowledge of soccer and general sports marketplace
Proven track record of working cross-functionally with team members of various departments
Outstanding PowerPoint and presentation-building skills, with strong attention to detail and an understanding of visual design principles
Strong project management capabilities to deliver against key timelines
Strong relationship-building, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
Dedication to building positive team dynamics and experience that demonstrates leadership skills
High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity, and compliance
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team
Demonstrated decision-making and problem-solving skills
High attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and meet timelines
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to travel and occasionally work non-traditional hours
Sports marketing experience
Knowledge of the game of soccer and a familiarity with the soccer ecosystem
Knowledge of additional languages a plus
Starting Base Salary: $58,500 – $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 value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 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.