Senior Manager, Circle Insiders and Annual Fund
Atlanta, GA
Description

U.S. Soccer Overview 

We are U.S. Soccer and we are the future of sport in the United States. Our mission is to make soccer the preeminent sport in the United States. We embrace diversity, technology and global connections to drive the growth of our sport and serve our athletes and fans. We seek motivated, passionate, skilled people who can think, create, and work on a team. 


U.S. Soccer is a growing company that looks for team members to grow with it. U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive compensation package, casual work environment, an inclusive culture, and an atmosphere for professional development. 


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The Federation’s core values are the individual attributes and characteristics that staff embody to uphold the organization’s principles and succeed. These values guide our employees: Integrity. Commitment. Teamwork. Respect.

 

Position Description  

U.S. Soccer is now hiring a full-time Senior Manager, Circle Insiders and Annual Fund This position is an opportunity to help U.S. Soccer achieve ambitious multi-year goals and make an impact in the world of soccer in the United States through fundraising.  

This position will lead the day-to-day campaign management, stewardship, and administration of the Circle Insiders and Annual Fund. This includes, but is not limited to renewals, appeals, acquisitions, acknowledgements, cultivation and stewardship.  The Senior Manager of Circle Insiders and Annual Fund will work from the U.S. Soccer headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia and their primary responsibilities will be: 


Primary Responsibilities  

  • Manage and oversee Circle Insiders campaign management, including but not limited to renewals, appeals/acquisitions, acknowledgement, cultivation and stewardship 
  • Manage and oversee Annual Find, including but not limited to appeals/acquisitions, acknowledgement 
  • Lead related travel and events strategy 
  • Responsible for monthly reporting, tracking revenue and all benefits  
  • Participation and support in high-access fan experiences, attend special events, and support new development initiatives 
  • Collaborate cross departmentally in maintaining Sales Force, cataloguing relationships, participation and interests in U.S. Soccer development initiatives 
  • Provide best-in-class customer service support, as necessary, for U.S. Soccer donors and fans 
  • Provide logistical and administrative support for special events and programs including preparation and occasional on-site support 
  • Other duties as assigned 
Requirements

Minimum Qualifications  

  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Strong organizational skills  
  • Experience managing a successful and dynamic annual giving program for a complex organization 
  • Experience with direct management of team members 
  • Experience drafting appeals, acknowledgements, and revenue reports, and strategic plans 
  • Exceptional attention to detail  
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication combined with a professional demeanor 
  • Takes initiative with department and organizational goals in mind 
  • Interest in working on a team with a collaborative team environment 
  • Interest in fundraising and development 


Desired Qualifications  

  • Previous event support experience 
  • Database management and experience with Salesforce  
  • Passion for soccer  

  

U.S. Soccer is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, military status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected under the law. This policy applies to all our employment practices within our organization. 


We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA, veterans, parents, and persons with disabilities to apply.