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Development Manager

CONCACAF-FEATURE

Posted November 2015

Position Title:  Development Manager                                     Department: Development
Reports to: Sr. Manager, Club Licensing Development
Supports: Director of Development & Sr. Manager, Club Licensing Development
Position based in: Headquarters, Miami Beach FL

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 working with the Sr. Manager, Club Licensing and Development in managing and supporting CONCACAF’s coaching education programs, grassroots festivals and/or special projects. This position also has a key role in the planning and implementation of a new strategy to develop Women’s football in the CONCACAF region.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and occasionally work overtime and/or weekends
  • Knowledge of Football in North America, Central America and/or Caribbean is a must
  • 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
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to travel (up to 35%)

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. 

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and occasionally work overtime and/or weekends
  • 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
  • Prior experiences in sports industry preferred
  • Ideal candidate must be bi-lingual (English and Spanish).
  • Effective written communication skills in English and Spanish
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, High attention to detail
  • Analytical and problem solving skills. Very effective organizational skills
  • Self-Motivated
  • Strong positive attitude
  • Excellent familiarity and comfort with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word (a test may be given to verify these skills)
  • 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