YMCA of the North Shore
Greater Beverly YMCA Sports Director (Creative Design)
Are you passionate about sports and experienced in successfully developing and leading sports programming? Are you seeking a role that will challenge you creatively and inspire you as a growing professional? This may be the job for you!
As a Sports Director you will help develop, implement, and expand all sports and recreation programming to meet the needs of the local community at the Greater Beverly YMCA. You will be responsible for all aspects of the sports program including ensuring a fun and safe experience for all participants. Through strong leadership, efficient planning, high quality engagement, and direct service, you will manage staff, develop and distribute team practice and game schedules, organize sports clinics, and ensure program polices are followed. You will be prepared to focus on strengthening the parent/child programs, preschool programs and the specialized leagues like pickleball. You will strive to create an environment that develops long-lasting relationships, achievement in youth, and a sense of belonging while fostering a lifelong love of sports and recreation. The incumbent in this role will enjoy connecting with participants and visitors of all ages, have the ability to carry out sports initiatives that meet the goals of the organization, and have demonstrable experience in planning and leading others. During the summer, the Sports Director will play a pivotal part of our day camp team, bringing leadership qualities and consistency to our camp programs.
To thrive in this role, you must have a background in sports programming and proven experience managing multiple team members. You must be enjoy jumping in and being part of the game, have the ability to instruct participants on a variety of sports skills, and experience working with youth. You must have the ability to engage with participants of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. You are driven to excel and have the ability to meet goals within set timelines and following a seasonal schedule. This is the ideal role if you are interested in Sports and Recreation, Sports Management or Non-Profit Operations.
In addition to quality work environment our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities including;
Paid training and development
Advancement and growth opportunities within our seven YMCA locations.
Free YMCA membership and employee discounts on programs.
Health and dental insurance for full time employees.
2 weeks paid vacation in addition to generous paid sick and personal time for full time staff.
Retirement fund with 8% company contribution (once vested/no match required).
Employer funded life insurance.
This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with experience in sports, or graduates with degrees in sports and recreation management, business, exercise science, sports medicine, education, physical education or other related fields.
For further assistance you may contact the HR department at 978-564-3075.
The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran's status.