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The MLS Consumer Products (CP) team is seeking a Director to support the business unit’s growth operations. Consumer Products is responsible for the physical and digital (e.g., NFTs) licensing business, e-commerce, and retailer relationships, supporting on-field equipment needs for MLS clubs, digital gaming and the relationship with Electronic Arts. The Director will play a key role in supporting the CP team and will be responsible for developing strategic initiatives, evaluating and driving new business opportunities, while collaborating with the MLS Strategy & Business Intelligence group to leverage data analytics and reporting for the CP team, Clubs and key initiatives.
As the Manager, Player Engagement, you will manage multiple programs that service player outreach and training initiatives. You will assist the Senior Director of Player Engagement in the performance of a variety of professional and administrative duties to support the day-to-day operations and administration of the department.
In this position you will need to exercise discretion and independent judgment in resolving issues with players, Clubs, and administrative staff. You will also handle departmental matters, manage special projects and programs associated with the League, Clubs, MLSPA, and other external constituents.
Major League Soccer is looking to hire a skilled SoftwareDeveloperto support ongoing and new critical applications. This person will analyze business requirements to identify and implement software applications that improve Major League Soccer's business processes across the entire league. This position requires experience in Microsoftfull-stack.They will be responsible for implementing solutions, including development, testing, deployment, and process documentation. Additionally, they will provide oversight and guidance to ensure proper support while delivering services and solutions to our customers.
MLS NEXT provides the best player development experience in North America. Founded on a collaborative approach to governance and a commitment to innovation, MLS NEXT provides players access to the highest levels of competition and training to prepare them for their futures, both in soccer and in life. The Manager, Player Development will assist with various aspects of MLS NEXT competitions, including scheduling, discipline, game data, referees, governance, membership evaluation, and growth.
MLS is looking for a passionate, organized, and detail-oriented information security specialist to join the Information Security Office. The security specialist will possess CISSP certification to identify and communicate potential and emerging information security threats, vulnerabilities, and appropriate technical controls in the Sports and Hospitality industry, specifically in stadium venues.
Problem-solving and the ability to evolve processes to meet business transformation and security requirements are essential elements of this position. The security specialist will drive threat and vulnerability management and support the development of an enterprise-wide security program. The individual in this role will proactively identify and mitigate risk through awareness training, conducting internal and third parties’ assessments.
The Manager of Club Services will be part of a team that drives forward thinking collaboration between the League Office and Clubs, focusing on improved business operations to deliver collective fan and business growth.
In this role, you will work closely with Club staff to help drive best-in-class ticketing strategy and operations by identifying opportunities, gathering and disseminating best practices, and providing data-driven insights and analysis.
The Manager will assist with the delivery of safety and security standards at international matches for Soccer United Marketing (SUM). This position supports several internal and external stakeholders in the preparation and execution phases of the events. This position will work closely with SUM across all international fixtures.
The Partner Solutions & Insights department is a centralized, foundational support team dedicated to enabling new business efforts, current partner retention, and identifying/development of property-specific commercial opportunities across Major League Soccer (MLS) and Soccer United Marketing (SUM). The group is seeking a Manager, Partner Solutions & Insights who has experience in sponsorship measurement and the analytical background to interpret and develop new insights that will elevate our Commercial Narrative.
Major League Soccer is the top-flight men’s professional soccer league in the United States and Canada. We aspire to be one of the top leagues in the world, as defined by our quality of play, the passion of our fans, the relevance of our clubs and the value of our enterprise. In 2023, the league will be comprised of 29 clubs, with ongoing plans to expand to 30 clubs.
The growth of our business and fan base happens at both national and local levels. To drive collaboration, best practices, innovation and league-wide growth, Major League Soccer is building a Club Services Department. Based in New York, the department will serve as an in-house advisory group and resource that will work in close partnership with club leadership in areas of business operations, including ticketing, sponsorship, media, content, marketing, business intelligence and fan development.
Major League Soccer is looking for a Senior Vice President, Club Services to lead the development and management of the new department. This role will work closely with club Chief Business Officers to assess overall opportunities and needs. The SVP will also liaise with internal departments at the League Office, building a matrixed organization, to deliver best-in-class support and guidance to clubs.
This person will strengthen collaboration, planning and connectivity between the League Office and clubs, build processes and resource to guide and support best-in-class operations, and work to identify centralized innovations and solutions. They will also work with internal MLS departments to track and communicate club performance against benchmarks and applicable requirements.
The Senior Vice President will contribute to the future of Major League Soccer and its member clubs, staying ahead of industry trends, new technologies, and fan engagement opportunities. This person will work to represent the views of club leaders and be responsive, thoughtful, and highly attuned to providing value.
The Manager, Player Relations will support MLS Clubs in building and managing their respective rosters and to ensure compliance with League Rules and support the department in disciplinary matters (player and technical staff).
In this position, the Director, Human Resources will act as an HR Business Partner, responsible for providing strategic leadership, consultation and coaching to business leaders to develop and execute HR strategies that will foster organizational and people effectiveness as well as an inclusive culture. The Director, Human Resources will partner with leaders and their teams in areas such as performance management, employee relations, culture, employee engagement, diversity and inclusion, compensation and talent development.
The Social Media Graphic Designer will sit within MLS Creative Services but will work on a daily basis with the Social Media department. The Creative department is an in-house team – part of the Brand & Integrated Marketing Department – that services all internal constituents of the League, including Clubs and Soccer United Marketing, the commercial and operational branch of MLS representing soccer-related properties.
The Social Media Graphic Designer is responsible for conceptualization and design of solutions from ideation to completion, with a focus on production of social posts, graphics, ready-made PSD templates, photo-composites and simple animations. Candidate should have strong communication and management skills and understanding of layout, typography and color theory. Some additional projects are print-based and require knowledge of print design and production. Position requires working with both internal and external clients, and there is frequent interaction with other functional departments (e.g. Marketing, Communications, Events, Media, Social Responsibility).
The International Communications Senior Manager is a fully bilingual media relations professional (English & Spanish), who is responsible for publicizing Major League Soccer (MLS), its clubs and properties across domestic and international media. The individual will have strong communications skills and a track record of creatively selling ideas and concepts that result in story placement. The position is based in New York City.
The MLS Consumer Products, department is seeking a Director of Gaming and Emerging Digital Products. The MLS Consumer Products team is responsible for the licensing business, e-commerce, and retailer relationships, supporting on-field equipment needs for MLS clubs and the relationship with Electronic Arts. Video gaming and emerging digital products related to AR, VR, Blockchain and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) represent key growth opportunities for the league. The Director will play a key role in expansion of initiatives in the space.
This position will work closely with the SVP of Consumer Products in the strategic planning, business development and execution of the League’s video gaming and emerging digital products strategy. As part of these responsibilities, the Director will drive the identification, due diligence, execution, and management of a myriad of deal types that meet the strategic, commercial and fan engagement objectives of the league. The industry is evolving quickly. The Director will be responsible for establishing best practices as well as structuring innovative partnership models to ensure MLS growth in this rapidly evolving environment. The ideal candidate will have significant experience identifying video game and emerging digital product partners, fluency in a broad variety of deal models used in the industry, ability to drive the deal process, starting from sourcing and evaluating opportunities, negotiating contracts, and then providing partner support post-execution. This is an exciting new opportunity to support one of MLS’s key business units in a new growth area and work with stakeholders, partners, and clubs across the league.
MLS is looking for a passionate soccer fan with a video production and asset management background to join the ranks of the Content and Operations Team. The ideal candidate will be able to seamlessly transition from working within our archive to acting in numerous crew positions on various studio productions. This is a temporary position.
The Director, Platform Development and Packaging will be responsible for the development, vetting and commercial packaging of new and priority fan engagement and sponsor platforms for Major League Soccer (“MLS”) and Soccer United Marketing (“SUM”) properties. The role will work collaboratively with internal and agency constituents to identify and ideate impactful and disruptive ideas that deliver for millions of soccer fans in North America, drive the growth of our properties, build value and provide meaningful sponsorship opportunities.