San Diego Sports Manager

  • 1094 Cudahy Pl, San Diego, CA 92110, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

VAVi powered by Volo is the leader in recreational sports and social events in San Diego. If you want to learn about recreational sports in a fun, energetic, and creative environment, then VAVi powered by Volo is the right choice for you. 

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

  • 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...

 

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

Sport Product & Performance

  • Assure quality, control, and strength of both youth and adult programs through site visits and serve as a site lead for programs whenever necessary
  • Spearhead league audit & evaluation 
  • Develop relationships with current and future league venues
  • Track the needs of each site including improvements
  • Generate future sales for your sport
  • Ensure growth & retention of players for your sport 

Sports League Operations

  • Coordinate execution of all key programmatic operations including but not limited to website & database maintenance, equipment storage, t-shirt distribution, daily league logistics, & permit management
  • Handle player communication - sending all emails for assigned sport leagues
  • Maintain equipment for assigned sports including ordering replacements, noting damages, and reporting to the market’s equipment lead
  • Maintain fields as needed based on weather, location, and sport-specific Sport team merging & scheduling 
  • Provide on-field support 

Marketing & Sales Support

  • Manage marketing budget
  • Create monthly, quarterly, and yearly budget reviews and forecasts based on sports league revenue.
  • Ensure corporate sales & sports growth expectations are being met
  • Oversee community outreach efforts and all event run of shows
  • Track the effectiveness of these events by measuring growth in recruitment numbers for players, volunteers, and kids at our leagues.
  • Support operations of sponsorship execution

Financial Management

  • Create and Manage the Sports Revenue Plan
  • Create monthly, quarterly, and yearly budget reviews and forecasts based on City revenue
  • Manage local budget and ensure profit margins are being held 
  • Manage accounts payable & accounts receivable
  • Run P/T staff payroll 
  • Provide financial forecasts to help manage cash flow
  • Collect program metrics and analysis throughout the season and develop tools for evaluation
  • Track & report on league sales progress 

Customer Service

  • Act a first line of communication for players of assigned sport
  • Resolve any emerging problems that our customers might face with accuracy and efficiency
  • Anticipate and provide proactive solutions to prevent problems from arising in the future
  • Act as an escalation point for player, parent, partner, and volunteers
  • Call & text sport captains during league registration time 

Talent Development

  • Support training in your market for assigned sport(s) to the part-time hosts as well as all internal referees
  • Recruit, mentor, and ensure quality staff and product – includes reviewing sport-specific league audits

Facility Permit Management

  • Track the needs of each site including improvements
  • Obtain permits for current and new locations
  • Process permit payments 

Inventory Management

  • Manage shirts and inventory tracking
  • Equipment & shirt orders

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

MUST-HAVES

  • Minimum of 4-8 years of professional experience

  • Ability to work nights and weekends

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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

 

“WOW” US WITH ...

  • Experience in sport or event management and/or business development capacity

  • Proven ability to manage a team

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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