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Job listing closed on 19 Mar 2024
21 Feb 2024

Equipment Manager - Portland Thorns FC

🇺🇸 Portland, OR, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

The Portland Thorns FC are seeking an experienced Equipment Manager who will oversee all aspects of the Thorns team equipment and apparel. Ensuring all athletes and staff have their necessary and required equipment. They will collaborate with internal departments to ensure team is operating efficiently and reaching goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities -

Daily Tasks –

· Manage set-up and tear down of all equipment for daily training sessions.

· Be available for athletes and staff before, during and after sessions.

· Ensure all team apparel and equipment is in proper condition each day and available use.

· Launder player and staff training and match apparel. Reset player and staff lockers for the next day.

· Keep up to date inventory of all team apparel.

· Work with Housekeeping staff to ensure daily locker room cleanings.

· Manage inventory of locker room toiletries

· Work with internal departments on locker room space usage for games and outside events.

· Ensure team apparel is embellished with necessary sponsor logos.

· Manage relationships with outside apparel, heat transfer, and field equipment vendors to ensure all team needs and requirements are met.

Budgeting –

· Work with vendors to forecast team apparel for upcoming seasons.

· Manage team allotment, ensuring all apparel needed has been ordered.

· Work with Director of Soccer Ops to build and manage equipment operations budget.

Home Games –

· Ensure player and staff locker rooms are set up, making sure everyone has all necessary apparel needed.

· Heat press team uniforms to league requirements

· Set-up all locker rooms per NWSL guidelines, with necessary toiletries and snacks

· Coordinate any visiting team equipment request either for training or match day.

· Liaise with visiting team for locker room set-up load in and load out.

· Prep necessary team equipment needed. Warm-up and Match balls, pinnies, and cones.

· Problem solves any equipment issues that may arise during match.

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