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Employment Opportunities

Elite Tournaments is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

 


Regional Club Liaison

 

Job Summary

The Regional Club Liaison will be responsible for the recruitment and retention of participating teams in Elite Tournaments Events.  The Liaison will communicate with coaches, managers, and administrators to recruit and place teams in the proper tournaments.  The Liaison will develop tournament bracketing and schedules for events as well as will work with the Marketing Department to assist in the development of a marketing plan specific to the youth soccer demographic. The Regional Club Liaison will play an integral role in further developing the Elite Tournaments' name and brand in the youth soccer market.
 

Responsibilities
 

Sales / Communication:

  • Recruit teams and clubs to attend tournaments
  • Serve as the primary contact for team officials to retain teams year to year 
  • Communicate event rules and protocols to teams
  • Communicate schedule with Referee Assignor for field loading and scheduling
  • Attend tournaments, trade shows, and other events to interact with team officials
  • Assist Business Development Department to develop leads for new business by analyzing trends and results in the soccer industry
  • Assist in the recruitment of college coaches to attend events
     

Operations

  • Assist in the tournament permission to host application process
  • Set-up tournaments within GotSport, or other application software
  • Develop tournament schedules to account for team requirements, referee availability, field availability and coaching conflicts
  • On-site tournament director for various events
  • Assist Operations Department in projecting awards numbers for events
  • Assist Operations Department with development of logistics plan through integration of game schedule
     

Marketing

  • Develop contacts database for teams, coaches, and administrators
  • Coordinate with Marketing Department to ensure all event website information is up to date with necessary details
  • Assist Marketing Department with development of marketing materials (digital and physical implementation)
  • Assist Marketing Department in the development of event marketing plan specific to the youth soccer demographic
     

Administrative:

  • Assist in completing tournament sanctioning and post event reports
  • Assist in creating and updating tournament rules
  • Assist in the communication process for our travel agency by acting as the liaison for teams
  • Serve as the primary contact for our registration software to answer registration questions, event specific questions, and updating all event pages year to year
     

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of sports and particularly the youth soccer community and demographic in the United States
  • Superior oral and written communications skills
  • Effective organizational skills for management of multiple tasks
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management or a related discipline
  • Experience in operations of sporting events, leagues, facilities, and/or professional teams
     

Preferred Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of products in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of basic finance practices for budget management
  • Knowledge of GotSport software application, or other applicable registration software
     

Additional Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work weekends, irregular hours, and travel as needed
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Employment contingent upon successful completion of a background check
     

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Marketing Coordinator

 

Job Summary:

Elite Tournaments is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to provide support for the Marketing and Business Development Departments of the company. The primary function of this position will be assisting the Director of Marketing in implementing all marketing plans for soccer and lacrosse events. This position will also assist the Director of Business Development with soliciting, contracting, and coordinating vendors for events.

 

 Responsibilities:

 

 Administrative & Analytical

  • Assist Tournament Directors with keeping an updated email database
  • Continually update and manage contact database
  • Report on marketing emails/campaign analytics to necessary departments as needed
  • Report on historical event data for events and clients
     

 Business Development

  • Secure, coordinate, and manage onsite vendors for events
  • Create marketing materials and graphics in order to solicit business from local vendors including flyers, online graphics, etc.
  • Keep accurate and up to date records of vendor negotiations, contracts, and database
  • In conjunction with Finance Department, ensure accurate invoicing of vendors, timely payments, etc.
  • Communicate and distribute deliverables of vendor agreement(s) to relevant staff to ensure that responsibilities are delegated and delivered
     

Marketing

  • Responsible for content creation, updating, and formatting of marketing emails / campaigns
  • Develop and execute marketing plans for events
  • Design and correspond with relevant parties in creation of tournament logos.
  • Assist in updating and formatting proposals, company documents, document templates, etc.
  • Assist with social media campaigns for events and clients as needed
  • Oversee the procurement of any necessary print materials for events
  • Assist with writing company press releases for new clients, events, and partnerships
  • Assist with website updates as needed
     

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of the youth sports landscape and particularly the youth lacrosse and youth soccer tournament, club, sector, and demographic in the United States
  • Superior oral and written communications skills
  • Effective organizational skills for management of multiple tasks
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management, Communications, Marketing, or a related discipline
  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in operation of sporting events, leagues, facilities, and/or professional teams
     

 Preferred Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of products in Microsoft Office Suite; particularly Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software
  • Preferred knowledge of graphic design and video editing
  • Knowledge of GotSport software application, or other applicable registration software
     

 Additional Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work weekends, irregular hours, and travel as needed
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Employment contingent upon successful completion of a background check


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Event Staff -Temporary Opportunities  

 

JOB SUMMARY

Event Staff work with full-time permanent Elite Tournaments staff to execute onsite tournament operations.  Event Staff may fill various roles during a tournament including, but not limited to, site coordinator, field marshal, score keeper, merchandise sales, setup/breakdown, parking management, and other duties.  Event Staff will be the front line of customer service assisting players, coaches, and spectators during the tournament. 

 

WORK SCHEDULE 

Contracted Position Per Event Weekend 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Open and Continuous

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