The Boys Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) Director will report directly to the Board of Directors of the Boys ECNL. The Director will have a comprehensive understanding of the ECNL and act as an ambassador of the league. The Director will provide administrative and operational leadership, perform day-to-day operational and management tasks, and perform additional duties as assigned by the Board of Directors. The Director will act and work consistently with the mission and philosophy of the Boys ECNL, as well as all rules, regulations and policies of the Boys ECNL.
Responsibilities to Clubs:
Act as liaison with member clubs, and mediate between member clubs, regarding general rules, processes, procedures and issues relating to Boys ECNL membership
Oversee compliance and enforcement of Boys ECNL rules, regulations and policies
Create and manage league competition and schedules
Responsibilities to External Partners and Sponsors:
Provide point of contact for all communications in and out of Boys ECNL
Represent the Boys ECNL in presentations and negotiations with partners and sponsors
Identify, develop and secure partners and sponsors
Execute and activate partnership and sponsorship programs
Manage ECNL brand and marketing activity
Develop strategies, positioning and activation plans for specific programs within the Boys ECNL
Grow and leverage the brand
National Events Responsibilities:
Manage and direct operations at every major Boys ECNL event
Oversee all planning, including but not limited to schedules, securing venue/fields, staffing, etc.
Manage all event staff and volunteers
Internal Operations Responsibilities:
Provide day-to-day administrative and operations leadership and management
Oversee Boys ECNL Office & Staff
Manage Boys ECNL budget and accounting
Oversee all aspects of Boys ECNL programs and platforms, and annual scheduling
Assist with the development of the long term vision and strategic plans for Boys ECNL
Be a poised public speaker, with excellent oral and written communication skills
Must possess a Bachelors Degree from an accredited four-year institution,
Must be able to manage and lead staff and volunteers in a national league/event environment
Must have highly refined abilities in time management, organization, and administration
Must have a working knowledge of computer systems
Must have experience and a working knowledge of elite boys youth soccer
About the Elite Clubs National League ("ECNL")
MISSION: The Elite Clubs National League, Inc. (“ECNL”) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member-based organization founded in 2009 with the mission to improve the daily environment of elite female youth soccer players in the United States. In executing this mission, the league has created the top female youth club competition in the world, player identifi...cation and development programs across the country, player health, education and performance platforms online and at ECNL events nationally, and club development and coaching education programs with experts from around the globe. In 8 years of existence the ECNL has become the top youth female youth development platform in the world, the most heavily scouted platform for college soccer, and players developed by ECNL member clubs now constitute 80-90% of the total US Soccer Youth National Team player pool.
GOAL: The goal of the Elite Clubs National League is to change the landscape for elite female soccer players in the United States through innovative, player-centered programming and to enhance the overall experience by creating a better, more enjoyable, and more successful player, coach, and club development model.
IMPLEMENTATION: The ECNL is led by a Board of Directors elected by the member clubs. Day-to-day operations are managed by the ECNL Commissioner. The ECNL has four primary platforms:
The Competition Platform;
The Player Identification Platform;
The Club and Coach Development Platform, and
The H.E.R. Platform (a female-specific "Health & Education Resources" Platform).