SF Sports Director

  • 2255 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded and headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010, Volo is a community based organization with more than 250,000 users across the US.  Our users leverage Volo to organize, meet, communicate and play within their community through fitness and social activities. Whether it's a performance sport like soccer, or a social activity like cornhole, Volo provides something real. Real interaction, real activity, real fun, and real impact.

Volo is a movement—for people and by people who want to connect more meaningfully with each other. We are a grassroots uprising, helping others actually see who they’re connecting with, and share experiences over the length of a season.

If you have a desire to make a difference through community and sports, Volo could be your next and final career destination. Come fly with us.

More Than a Job

  • Annual company events such as Summit Retreat & Volo Games Field Day

  • Healthcare and 401k benefits available

  • Opportunity for travel

  • Free sports leagues & events

  • Flexible hours

  • Company Memorabilia

 

Proof We Are Awesome

  • Ranked Among Inc-5000 Fastest Growing Companies

  • Serving more than 9,000 kids in free youth programs

  • Over 200,000 Adult Participants Nationwide

  • 8 City Markets & Counting...

If you have a desire to make a difference through community and sports, Volo could be your next and final career destination. Come fly with us.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

City Performance

  • The SF Sports Director is accountable for city performance related to both adult and youth programing goals

  • HQ provides structure and best practices and the City Director uses city knowledge to maximize product quality, revenue, and margins 

  • Manage city budget, revenue plans & cash flow

  • Create & execute city growth strategy - for both youth and adult programs

  • Manage promotion and recruitment of new and past customers 

  • Create and Manage the sports revenue plan

  • Create monthly, quarterly, and yearly budget reviews and forecasts based on city revenue

  • Manage budget and ensure profit margins are being held 

  • Ensure corporate sales & sports growth expectations are being met 
     

Team Management 

  • Full time team recruitment, selection, hiring & training 

  • Build Team Office Culture 

  • Ensure proper roll out of new company processes

  • Office Team Evaluation & Discipline 

  • Staff Vacation management 

  • Confidential management of staff compensation 

  • Internal office & team communication - including both kids & adult staff 

  • Manage, mentor, train and coach team including but not limited to status updates, budgets, goal setting and customer service response practices

  • Help identify and recruit full and part time staff in the local market 

  • Work with HR to ensure there is a pipeline for incoming interns and appropriate goals and projects are assigned
     

Uphold Volo Quality Standards

  • Design and manage leagues and events to meet local demand 

  • City Strategy & Planning 

  • Stickler for Branding, Operational Structure & Integrating kids programming 

  • Assist in market-wide event planning, sponsorship activation and media relations as needed 

  • Collect program metrics and analysis throughout the season and develop tools for evaluation - for youth and adult programs

  • Escalation point for customer service issues 

  • Anticipate and provide proactive solutions to prevent customer service problems from arising in the future

 

Marketing

  • Oversee marketing budget 

  • Manage and execute all marketing partnerships and sponsorship activations 

  • Work with marketing team to create a marketing plan, themes and initiatives 

 

Public & Private Relationship Management 

  • Grow market by identifying new opportunities and relationships

  • Develop relationships with current and future league venues

  • Track the needs of each site including improvements

  • Obtain permits for current and new locations

  • Facilitate partnerships with community organizations, neighborhoods and potential funders 

  • Establish and maintain relationships with facilities, bars, sponsors and other vendors - update and record all facility and bar partner contact information 

  • Seek out and manage new business opportunities through development projects, bar,  local sponsor, & local government relationships

Qualifications

MUST-HAVES

  • 8-10 Years Experience, ideally in a sport or event management and/or business development capacity

  • Experience managing a team

  • Can marshal resources effectively and comfortably navigate a fast-paced, ever-changing environment with minimal supervision

  • Detail-oriented project manager – you have experience managing multiple projects across function areas and feel comfortable wearing many hats

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Dynamic personality interested in working in, and contributing to, a fun and active office environment

“WOW” US WITH ...

  • Experience managing a budget 

  • Experience growing a team

  • Entrepreneurial experience 

  • MBA  

Additional Information

Volo is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. Volo does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender-identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws or prohibited by Company policy. Volo also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

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