The Manager, Events (Public/Fan focus) will support the Property & Events team with the planning, management, and execution of all MLS big events, including but not limited to MLS All-Star, MLS Cup, Heineken Rivalry Week and SuperDraft. The Manager, Events (Public/Fan focus) will also support the team by tracking event economic impact and Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) according to event strategy mandates. The ideal candidate will have experience in brand activation and managing venue/hotel contracts.
The Properties and Events department manages partnerships with Soccer United Marketing (“SUM”) Properties (U.S. Soccer, Federacion Mexicana de Futbol, CONCACAF, Liga MX and others) and oversees the development, planning and execution of Major League Soccer (“MLS”) and SUM events and platforms in North America each year, including marquee events like MLS All-Star, CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS Cup, the Mexican National Team U.S. Tour, MLS Rivalry Week, MLS Decision Day, and U.S. Soccer Federation programming. The group also spearheads organization-wide initiatives, including hospitality/B2B programming, press/media events, department/executive meetings, competition events and the development of new platforms / partnerships for the enterprise.
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