Senior Manager, Player Relations Attorney

  Soccer League
  Northeast Region
  Administration/Management
  Posted/Updated: 10/22/21

Job Summary

 

 

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

 

Duties include the following:

  • 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

 

Required:


  • 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

  • Ability to make timely, nuanced recommendations for business decisions based on reasoned legal analysis and the strategic objectives of the organization

  • Understanding of player valuation principles, from sports industry or otherwise

  • Commitment to building positive team environments, and to work effectively within such teams
  • 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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