Feb 2, 2012

Job Alert: Commonwealth Soccer Programs Seeking Tournament Director

CSP Seeks Tournament Director

Since 1997, Commonwealth Soccer Programs has been a soccer management company based in Richmond, VA, dealing with club consultation, tournament management, camps, team training, and more. We are currently operating 10-14 tournaments, with several of those being in Florida.

CSP is looking for a qualified candidate to manage a team in the operations of these tournaments.

This is a specific list of duties that will be included in the Tournament Director’s duties:
  • Oversee the general operations of the tournament
  • Scheduling
  • Promotion/Marketing
  • Instructing the staff and coordinating internal communication
  • Tracking team entries and team checks
  • Organization of vendors and obtaining sponsors
  • Finalizing game brackets
  • Communicating with teams
  • Arranging game officials
  • Organizing site facilities
  • Establish, follow and evaluate tournament budget
  • Responsible for the recruitment, scheduling and oversight of event volunteers
  • Responsible for all permits necessary for the event
  • Ensure all financial obligations are concluded in a timely manner
  • Document standard procedures for job position as well as a calendar year timeline of activities
  • Implementing the policies and rules of the tournament
  • Creating a positive tournament experience for the fans and participants
  • Resolving any conflicts amicably
  • Meeting predetermined goals that can include finances, attendance and number of participants
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Experience in running a tournament-type event preferred
  • Knowledge of the sport, event planning and marketing experience required
  • Good communication skills, strong writing and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of computers with data entry, word processing and email capability mandatory
  • Pleasant manner, patience, problem-solving ability, dependability and well-spoken
  • Self-motivated, require minimal supervision and strong leadership qualities
  • Must have initiative!
  • Working relationships with current soccer organizations, DOC’s, Technical Directors is a plus.

Qualified applicants should send resumes, with references and cover letters to Steve Lovgren at steve@cspsoccer.net .  If you have further questions, please feel free to email.