Major League Soccer

Manager, Safety & Security (International)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
# of Openings
Safety & Security


We are in search of a Manager who will assist with the delivery of standards at international matches for Soccer United Marketing (SUM). This position supports several internal and external partners in the preparation and execution phases of the events. This position will work closely with SUM across all international fixtures.


  • Use an intelligence led, risk-based approach to identify standard methodologies to mitigate and deter predictable challenges.
  • Coordinate with venue security and their partners to ensure:
    • Coordination of Police escorts for teams and officials
    • Accurate security staffing based on requested allocations
  • Information sharing on prior fan trends and patterns
  • Support Crisis Management training and orientation for Concacaf and other external partners
  • Support ongoing efforts to eradicate homophobic fan chant
  • Assist in leading Soccer Security Agent call ups related to the event
  • Review available information and provide ongoing security recommendations related to event safety improvement


  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Manager (international)
  • Site visit and match deployment travel
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management or Business
  • 3-5 years proven Safety & Security experience in Sports
  • Functional knowledge of comprehensive procedures:
  • Risk assessment methodology
  • Active and passive Security measures
  • Data capture, analysis, and dissemination
  • High quality work, organizational ethics, integrity, compliance, and solutions oriented
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to optimally communicate, both written and verbally
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Database Management and Outlook
  • Work in a decentralized landscape and in a composite team from site to site with minimal direction
  • Flexibility to work long hours; including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work with and incorporate cultural priorities related to national teams and international fixtures.
  • Knowledge of the Spanish Language (business proficiency)

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of sport event safety and security

Do you meet the criteria of this role? If so, we encourage you to apply.


Starting Base Salary: $70,000.00-$85,000.00 MLS/SUM base salaries are contingent upon several factors including individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs.

We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent through the following:

  • Benefits – comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a suite of programs to promote well-being including a $500 Wellness Reimbursement. A generous PTO offering, and hybrid Office/Remote Work Schedule are also offered to promote Work-Life balance.
  • Career & Professional Development – on the job training, feedback, and on-going educational opportunities to continue your personal and professional development.
  • Employee Engagement – office perks, discounts and employee events that go “beyond the traditional paycheck” to make you feel a part of our team and inspire you to elevate the Game.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


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