United Soccer Coaches Premier, United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching
Executive, Executive - Executive Director
Vikings is looking for an Executive Director to both spearhead our youth soccer programs and lead the business operations of our non-profit organization. The role includes setting the overall strategic direction of the club along with the Board of Directors. From there ED will be responsible for executing the vision, which includes recruiting and managing the executive team, including a currently open full-time Director of Coaching position. The Executive Director will be a full-time position with a competitive salary, incentive bonus, and health benefits.
The Vikings search committee is open to considering candidates with backgrounds outside of soccer, but with a sufficient skill-set and experience in managing youth sport organizations and/or non-profit organizations.
Set and manage the execution of the strategic direction and long-term goals of the club.
Recruit, retain and manage executive team that may include Operations Director, Director of Coaching, Development Director, and Marketing Director.
Conduct and oversee fundraising and sponsorship initiatives to support Club goals.
Represent the club with the community, donors, and soccer-related meetings as needed
Build relations with the local and regional soccer community to further Vikings player development opportunities and pathways.
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
5+ years relevant experience in a youth sports organization or non-profit organization leadership role.
Self-motivated, proactive team player with innovative ideas to inspire player loyalty and development.
Strong interpersonal skills and experience building strong internal and external relationships.
Excellence in e-mail, phone, and in-person communications.
Competency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Ability to work in highly complex environment and connect positively with a community that embraces diversity.
Legal eligibility to work in the United States, the committee will not consider candidates that require a sponsored work visa.
Familiarity with the local San Francisco community and the youth soccer landscape of Northern California.
USSF A License or its equivalent.
Advanced academic degree in a relevant area (Sports Management, MBA, Coaching, Kinesiology).
Successful track record and direct involvement in fundraising.
Competency of financial controls and bookkeeping knowledge.
Multi-lingual, particularly Spanish fluency.
Proven ability to grow a club while staying connected to its mission.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and competitive for the position and geography.
About San Francisco Vikings Soccer Club
San Francisco Vikings Soccer Club is a soccer community built around a player first model. Our club focuses on developing soccer building blocks for youth players at each level of their game from early ages to high school and beyond. We work to foster a “love for the game” well beyond their youth soccer years.
SF Vikings, founded in 1922, is the oldest soccer club in San Francisco. We register over 1,000 youth soccer players from early ages in Pre-K through High School in multiple programs across recreational and competitive teams.