The ideal candidate speaks English fluently and has experience working in the sports sector. Experience selling sports services (academies, events, after school programs, sport birthday parties) is an asset.
This candidate is a highly organized, detail-oriented individual that requires minimal guidance to operate. Able to work with a flexible schedule, this candidate will have an entrepreneurial drive and focus to develop the academy into the best Dubai youth football academy in the market.
Position will include requirement to work evening hours and occasional weekends. Although each hired football coach is expected to manage the kids under their direct supervision, the Academy Manager is expected to be on the ground during the sessions, providing a hands-on role in case of any issues that arise and liaising with parents. The ideal candidate will be well oriented with the youth football market including awareness of other academies and football activities, and provide ideas on how to differentiate our academy product to be competitive.
The candidate must have experience with producing content across all social media channels, and experience in the basics of Microsoft Excel and budgeting/forecasting. The candidate will be expected to strive to improve the organization's processes and improve youth participation. With experience in managing a team, the candidate is able to create a sense of camaraderie between full-time and part-time staff and volunteers. Building a business, exceeding forecasts and improving our operations is what drives this individual.
Managing the day-to-day operations of the academy
Hiring, training and managing coaches, referees & administrators
Evaluating and monitoring the academy activities and projects using performance indicators
Maintaining financial records and producing written financial reports
Understanding and experience of revenue/profit targets and benchmarking
Knowledge of football
Proficient in spoken and written English
Strong proficiency in MS Excel (forecasting), web-based social media applications
UAE Driver's License
Sociable, interactive, and ability to work independently without daily supervision and guidance
Excellent time management skills
A social person who can handle conflict resolution
Experience in sport and event management
Application Link: http://goo.gl/forms/4yhU4YM23HZRBjPm2
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