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Job listing closed on 29 Feb 2024
13 Feb 2024

Family Relations Coordinator

🇺🇸 Kansas City, MO, USA
Part Time
2+ years exp.

Job Title: Family Relations Coordinator (Seasonal)

Job Summary: The Kansas City Royals Family Relations Coordinator will manage a wide range of initiatives that support Royals’ players’ wives and significant others and will serve as their primary point of contact. The coordinator will operate with a focus on supplying key resources to players’ wives, significant others and their families to enhance their experience within the organization. The role will report into Baseball Operations with a dotted line to Community Impact.

Position Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

· Serve as primary point of contact for Royals’ players’ wives and significant others, ensuring regular and streamlined communication with this group.

· Support Royals’ players’ wives and significant others on gamedays and plan and execute any gameday experiential offerings for players’ families and their guests.

· Assist Royals’ players’ wives and significant others with needs and other family benefits during the season including managing the upkeep and operations of the childcare resources in the family/childcare room at the K (including the organization of invoices, purchasing goods, setting up, stocking, and maintaining the Royals’ family/childcare room, etc.).

· Organize events and group outings with a special focus on events supporting the community in areas that are important for the Royals players’ wives, significant others and the Club.

· Mobilize Royals Players’ wives and significant others to participate in or support Royals Foundation fundraisers and other community impact events and initiatives.

· Maintain strong communication and relationships across the Club, especially baseball operations and clubhouse leadership.

· Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications, Skills, and Experience Required:

· The ideal candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree.

· Minimum of two (2) years of related work experience, ideally within professional athletics.

· Demonstrate professionalism and have the ability to interact with all levels of the organization and outside contacts.

· Creative and motivated to explore new opportunities and solutions in executing events and offering exceptional customer service.

· Excellent communication, computer, organizational and interpersonal skills

· Must be well organized and detail oriented.

· Ability to establish priorities and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team to meet expected deadlines and schedules.

· Experience with Microsoft Office suite

· Proficient verbal and written Spanish language skills welcomed.

· The ideal candidate must be willing to work long hours, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

· Some travel may be required.

Physical Requirements:

· Ability to lift items weighing as much as 15 pounds

· Must be able to work in a seated position for majority of workday

· Must be able to be productive utilizing a computer keyboard and telephone

· Must be able to be productive in a work environment where the noise level can be high at times

· Specific vision abilities include close vision and ability to adjust focus

· Must be comfortable walking to navigate the facility to access the office, concourse, etc.

· Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as required by deadlines and event scheduling

The physical demands described here are representative of those that may be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time; walk; use hands, handle, or feel.

This role is a Part-Time, Non-Exempt opportunity that is not eligible for Company Benefits, 401K, and PTO. The schedule for this position is dependent on our team schedule and is subject to change.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, the Kansas City Royals will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, the Club also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions please inquire with Human Resources by email at [email protected].

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