DC Sports Operations Director

  • 1440 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

More than 200,000 users coast to coast leverage Volo to organize, meet, communicate, and play within their community through sports 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 to each other.

More Than a Job

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

  • Healthcare and 401k benefits available

  • 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...

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

When you accept a position with Volo, you’ll be joining a passionate, driven group of innovators within the social sports industry. We are looking for natural leaders with an all hands on deck, not afraid to roll up their sleeves, kind of attitude. In this role, you’ll be a key player in our day-to-day adult and youth league operations, customer service, financial reporting, community outreach and permit management.

If you’re ready to embark on a career that will impact your life and your community while having lots of fun in the process, keep scrolling ...

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage & Grow Seasonal Adult League Activities & Youth Programs

    • Design and manage leagues and events to meet local demand; creating teams and schedules

    • 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

    • Collect program metrics and analysis throughout the season and develop tools for evaluation

    • League Planning & Upkeep

    • Oversee Shirts - Inventory and Orders

    • Track & report on league sales progress 

    • League Schedules

    • Accountable for successful seasonal execution of league merge: building teams, schedules, and sending welcome emails for all programs

    • Send out weekly parent & volunteer program reminders

    • Responsible for seasonal merge effort including planning and coordinating city team participation

  • 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 

    • Create Manage accounts payable & accounts receivable

    • Run P/T staff payroll 

    • Provide forecasts to help manage cash flow

  • Inventory Management

    • Manage shirts and inventory tracking

    • Equipment & shirt orders

  • Local Customer Service

    • 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

  • Facility Permit Management

    • Track the needs of each site including improvements

    • Obtain permits for current and new locations

  • 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

  • Expand Impact through Marketing, Community Outreach, Partnerships & Events

    • 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

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

  • Payroll and financial management experience

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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