Senior Manager, Player Relations

  Soccer League
  Northeast Region
  Posted/Updated: 10/15/21

Job Summary



The Senior Manager, Player Relations primarily ensures compliance with rules related to player transactions, oversees contract drafting and supports Clubs in building and managing their respective rosters.


Some Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Draft, negotiate and review contracts for League and Clubs, including, player contracts and loan and transfer agreements for the import/export of players
  • Assist in preparation and execution of technical committee and league meetings
  • Advise organization on legal issues and recommend course of action

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree & JD from a top tier law school

  • 3+ years of legal experience at a top tier law firm and/or corporate legal department

  • Strong, detail-oriented contract drafting and negotiating skills
  • Strong PowerPoint and presentation-building skills and familiarity with visual-design concepts

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate during presentations, both written and verbally
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance

  • Outstanding skills in Word and proficiency within Excel

  • Tireless work ethic and commitment to excellence

  • Knowledge and/or experience with international player movement, FIFA structure and regulations

  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, French and/or Italian a plus

  • Litigation and/or labor law experience

  • Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

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