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Development Coordinator

CONCACAF-FEATURE

Posted November 2015

Position Title:  Development Coordinator                                Department: Development
Reports to: Senior Manager of Club Licensing and Development
Supports: Director of Development
Position based in:  Headquarters Miami Beach

COMPANY INFORMATION:

We are “The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football” and one of six continental confederations of FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association). CONCACAF serves as the governing body of football in this part of the world. It is compose of 41 national associations united by the passion for football, from Canada in the north to Guyana, Surinam and French Guyana in the south.

CONCACAF is committed to develop, promote and manage football throughout the region.  

POSITION PURPOSE:

The principal responsibility will be assisting the department in the implementation of the Confederation’s Club Licensing system and play a key part in the overall Development strategy.

He/ She needs to complete all administrative projects by identifying and implementing new technology and resources.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with the Manager, Club licensing and Development and Development Manager in supporting the implementation of CONCACAF’s Club Licensing and Development programs.
  • Responsible for all logistics for events and projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of the structure of CONCACAF’s Member Associations
  • Applicable Industry contacts required (i.e. has had previous contact with various Clubs in the CONCACAF)
  • Strong familiarity with CONCACAF’s Champions League Tournament
  • Responsible for all first level reviewing and editing of emails/letters that are sent from the Development Department
  • Assist in the creation of year end reports
  • Contribute to on-going projects and presentations
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and occasionally work overtime and/or weekends
  • Excellent administration, grammar and presentation skills
  • English and Spanish fluency; French and Dutch a strong plus
  • Detailed oriented
  • Excellent familiarity and comfort with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word (a test may be given to verify these skills)
  • Comfortable with public speaking (may be required to speak at official opening ceremonies on behalf of CONCACAF)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to travel (up to 50%)

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS: (Secondary to required function)

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Strong Interest in working in sports industry
  • Ability to work and communicate in different office environments
  • Inter-cultural competence and sensitivity

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Ideal candidate must be bi-lingual (English and Spanish).
  • Effective written communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Excellent familiarity and comfort with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word (a test may be given to verify these skills)
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong positive attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, High attention to detail
  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the U.S

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying schedules including game nights to reflect the business needs of the company.

This job description in no way implies that the duties listed here are the only ones the employee can be required to perform.  The employee is expected to perform other tasks, duties and training as dictated by their supervisor.

CONCACAF provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance and a paid time-off program, 401K and assigned gym membership.

CONCACAF is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.

INTERESTED CANDIDATES PLEASE SEND RESUME TO: jobs@concacaf.org