Alexandria Soccer Association
Community Outreach and Marketing Director
Current ASA Outreach Coordinator PJ Park is transitioning into a new role within the club this Spring. To fill his current role Alexandria Soccer Association (ASA) seeks a well-qualified, passionate and motivated individual to fill the position of Community Outreach and Marketing Director starting May 1st, 2017 (or earlier). This is a full-time salaried position with full benefits that has non-standard hours. This position reports directly to the Executive Director (ED) and is responsible for coordinating all outreach support for the community and marketing the club programs, events and initiatives. A core objective of the position is to ensure all sectors of our community, especially marginalized groups (African, Latino, African-American, particularly girls), are aware of ASA programs and have access to participate.
ASA offers recreational, futsal and travel soccer, as well as numerous supplemental programs and community building initiatives throughout the year for over 5,000 players. ASA has established a strong presence and quality reputation within the Alexandria and surrounding communities. The club has attracted and built an impressive and loyal group of office, technical and coaching staff and is looking to build on and broaden the quality of the current ASA outreach programming with a new Outreach and Marketing Director. One of ASA’s objectives is to serve all of the youth of Alexandria and surrounds, regardless of their financial, linguistic, cultural, or transportation status. Our various outreach programs and initiatives bring soccer to over 2,000 kids/year, giving the gift of soccer to many kids who would otherwise not be exposed to organized soccer programming, and provide a bridge to participation in our core programs.
Bachelor’s or Master’s in marketing, athletics, sociology, or other relevant field.
Program management, at least one year.
Marketing experience, at least one year.
Fluency in Spanish is preferred.
Licensure: Not required, though the USSF “E” license or NSCAA equivalent is helpful (or equivalent foreign licensure), and National Youth License (or plans to acquire the National Youth License within 12 months).
Coaching/Mentoring experience preferred.
All ASA staff must pass annual background checks.
Passionate and committed to the ASA mission, vision and values
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to relate to and motivate youth and adults
Demonstrated integrity and reliance on ethically sound standards
Flexibility to working a non-traditional work schedule
Proven computer skills, including word, excel, powerpoint and email.
Experience in managing and presenting data
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
To apply: Please send resume, letter of interest and three references to Thomas Park, ASA’s Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org before April 1st, 2017.
Interviews will qualified applicants will be conducted on a rolling basis.
ASA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, established in 1970 in Alexandria, Virginia. The mission of ASA is to provide high quality instructional soccer and futsal programs that develop and motivate youth, build character, and make a positive impact on Alexandria and the surrounding communities. The vision of the club is to be the gold standard for community based soccer clubs -- creating a lifelong love of soccer and impacting the community beyond the sport. For more information on Alexandria Soccer please visit the club website at www.alexandria-soccer.org