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Job Opening: Director of Competitions

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Job Opening: Director of Competitions

Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer is seeking qualified candidates for a Director of Competitions position. This is a full-time position, based out of the state office in Plymouth Meeting. See a full job description below. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and three references to Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Chief Administrative Officer Kelly Connor at kconnor@epysa.org.

Position Summary:

The principle responsibility of this position is to develop and manage state association operated competitions and associated programming.  The position will direct both internal and external events and programs; the position will work closely with all constituents, leagues, clubs, and strategic partners to maximize participation, activation and exposure of programs and revenue.  This position will largely be responsible for our championship competitions, at the state, regional, and national level as well as recreational events, indoor soccer and futsal.  The position will report to the chief administrative officer.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Event and project management
  • Manages all aspects of State Association sponsored competitions (Indoor/Outdoor Cups, futsal)
  • Liaison to US Youth Soccer and Region I on championship participation;
  • Contract negotiation and management with vendors and playing facilities
  • Assists with inter-state and regional league competition issues;
  • Manage the tournament sanctioning process
  • Maintain a full and complete understanding of the laws of the game, and all national and state association policy
  • Develop standard operating procedures for programs and events
  • Maintain a full and complete understanding of current technologies associated with our association and event management
  • Develop and manage competitions and/or festival events for all levels of ability
  • Assist the CEO and committee with appeals and discipline;
  • Liaison with the State Youth Referee Administrator; including but not limited to the assigning of cup games, and managing regional referee participation,
  • Develop and manage relationships with members of  this association and the soccer community
  • Develop and manage event staff
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly informational and financial reports as required
  • Provide general assistance to the staff and membership;
  • Provide assistance, technical and educational to member associations; 
  • Assist in the management and inventory of equipment and merchandise
  • Other duties as required and assigned


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years professional, management level experience in athletics or event management or related field;
  • Large scale event management and tournament management experienced strongly preferred
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail;
  • Experience in managing staff -employee and volunteer
  • Ability to handle multiple projects;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Knowledge of indoor and outdoor sports facilities
  • Experience in soccer highly preferred.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team; self-starter;
  • Willingness to travel and work on weekends a must;
  • Knowledge of  Microsoft Office, and general computing skills


The position will report to the Chief Administrative Officer and work in the headquarters of Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer in Plymouth Meeting, PA.

Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer
4070 Butler Pike, Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
P: 610.238.9966
F: 610.238.9933
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