Job Summary: Under the direction of the Horizons Edge Sports Program Director, The Shenandoah Valley United Executive Director will guide SVU staff in executing their positions in order to uphold expectations in building a developmentally appropriate, inclusive culture across all SVU programs as set out in the operational, developmental and strategic plans. It is the priority of Horizons Edge, and SVU, to promote an environment of inclusiveness and positivity where confidence and enjoyment are cultivated, measured and sustained.
Manage the operations, staff, marketing and finances of SVU to ensure long-term success and sustainability.
Lead internal and external communications as chief spokesperson for SVU.
Maintain relationship with Board of Directors and Horizons Edge leadership to achieve organization’s mission, values and objectives.
Actively work to develop and maintain relationships with community partners.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum ten years’ experience in the Sports Management field.
S. Soccer C License or higher preferred.
Demonstrated ability to guide, lead, and manage conflict.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Competent computer skills including but not limited to Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Must be trained, or be willing to be trained, on company software and website software: Blue Sombrero, Dash and others as needed.
About Horizons Edge Sports Campus
The Horizons Edge Sports Campus is Virginia’s newest destination for sports tournaments and events. This is a state-of-the-art sports facility and event complex, designed to be Virginia’s premier host for sports, family activities, and convention events. At Horizons Edge, our vision is to harness the power of sports to change lives, empower athletes, and use competition for good.
Horizons Edge Fieldhouse will be accompanied by a 130 yd. by 75 yd., outdoor, lighted, synthetic turf, multipurpose soccer field. The field sits directly behind the fieldhouse with an entrance from the 2,900 sq. ft. basement that includes three (3) team rooms and is overlooked by a 80’ by 20’ balcony on the Mezzanine level.
Horizons Edge offers recreational, intermediate, and competitive youth indoor soccer leagues for boys and girls U8 through U19 age groups. Invite your kid’s friends and form a team. Continue the fun through the winter months.
Recreational soccer is devoted to the enjoyment and development of soccer players without an emphasis on high level competition. The purpose is to provide an opportunity for the participants to have fun, learn the sport, and develop life skills including a... lifelong love of the game.
Intermediate soccer is focused on mastery of basic skills and game concepts for players with a desire for a more advanced recreational setting with higher level skill training. The purpose is to provide game tactics while continuing to develop a player’s love of the game.
Competitive soccer is concentrated on advanced skill development for players seeking a more competitive soccer program. The purpose is to provide players with strong soccer skills the opportunity to further advance those abilities while mastering a higher aptitude for the game.