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Major League Quidditch is a national league. We aim to present quidditch in an elegant, highly-consumable form that mirrors other top sports leagues. MLQ will feature standardized schedules, high-level officiating, in-depth statistics and live or pre-recorded footage of all games. However, we cannot do it alone. Our company is seeking individuals to fill a variety positions.

To apply for a position, please submit your resume and a brief explanation as to how you can help MLQ succeed to Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com, unless otherwise noted. All positions are currently unpaid.

There are currently no open position in the MLQ Marketing Department. Check out our other tabs for available positions.

DIVISIONAL STATISTICS ANALYST

MLQ Statistics Analysts are members of the MLQ Statistics Team in the Gameplay Department and report directly to MLQ Statistics Coordinator Joshua Mansfield. Analysts coordinate the aggregation of statistics and design higher-level statistical analysis for the league.

General Responsibilities

  • Analyze league metadata to produce informative and novel data representations for public distribution.
  • Develop and standardize gameplay metrics and statistics.
  • Develop creative and improved aggregation systems for league data.
  • Produce training materials to familiarize others with the taking of MLQ statistics.
  • Coordinate with MLQ Team Statisticians to ensure that statistics are taken in an accurate and efficient manner.
  • Be creative and willing to develop new methods for quidditch data analysis.

Experience

  • Experience with statistical analysis or data collection.
  • Familiarity with the sport of quidditch.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Prior experience as a player or coach preferred but not required.

Additional Requirements

  • Interest in data, statistics and their collection and analysis.
  • Comfortability with Google Suite (Docs, Spreadsheets, Hangout etc.), Skype and Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills and high responsiveness to email and other messaging platforms.
  • Prepared to work in a collaborative manner within a team environment.
  • Willing to familiarize themselves with MLQ’s statistics platform.
  • Availability to participate in one hour-long meeting per week.
  • Flexibility to work two or more hours per week from September to May and four or more hours per week June to August at minimum.

To apply, email Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you would be a good fit.


DIVISIONAL REFEREE LEAD

Divisional Referee Leads report to MLQ Referee Coordinator Clay Dockery. They work in conjunction with members of the MLQ Events and Gameplay Departments to ensure that referees are trained, scheduled and monitored on an ongoing basis.

General Responsibilities

  • Schedule referees for the 2017 MLQ season, with a focus on their respective division.
  • Foster strong relationships with referees.
  • Maintain referee contact information.
  • Provide input on referee training materials and standards.
  • Submit payment invoices to the MLQ Finance Department on behalf of referees.
  • Monitor referee performance to ensure quality standards are being met.
  • Maintain an open channel of contact with the MLQ Manager Relations Coordinator to track submission of referee reviews.

Experience

  • Excellent  organizational, written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure.
  • At least one year of experience in either quidditch refereeing and/or scheduling.
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills required.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other volunteers, department personnel and the public, and to deal with them in a courteous and tactful manner.
  • Google docs proficiency required along with access to Facebook and Google Hangout.
  • Ability to attend weekly meetings or check-ins.

Additional Requirements

  • Ideally a non-player for the 2017 MLQ season.
  • Ability to attend the 2017 MLQ Championship in late August preferred but not required.

Location: South Division

To apply, email Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you would be a good fit.


DIVISIONAL SNITCH LEAD
Divisional Snitch Leads report to the MLQ Snitch Coordinator. They work in conjunction with members of the MLQ Events and Gameplay Departments to ensure that snitches are trained, scheduled and monitored on an ongoing basis.

General Responsibilities

  • Schedule snitches for the 2017 MLQ season, with a focus on their respective division.
  • Foster strong relationships with snitches.
  • Maintain snitch contact information.
  • Provide input on snitch training materials and standards.
  • Submit invoices to the MLQ Finance Department on behalf of snitches.
  • Monitor snitch performance to ensure quality standards are being met.
  • Maintain an open channel of contact with the MLQ Manager Relations Coordinator to track submission of snitch reviews.

Experience

  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure.
  • At least one year of experience in either snitching and/or scheduling.
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills required.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other volunteers, department personnel and the public, and to deal with them in a courteous and tactful manner.
  • Google docs proficiency required along with access to Facebook and Google Hangout.
  • Ability to attend weekly meetings or check-ins.

Additional Requirements

  • Ideally a non-player for the 2017 MLQ season.
  • Ability to attend the 2017 MLQ Championship in late August preferred but not required.

Location: East Division, South Division, West Division

To apply, email Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you would be a good fit.

SERIES COORDINATOR

The position of the MLQ Series Coordinator is designed to provide logistical support in line with the operational requirements of each MLQ regular-season series. The series coordinator will be directly responsible for the initial coordination of each MLQ regular-season series and working with the MLQ Manager Relations Coordinator and MLQ Team Managers to ensure each series is a success. The MLQ Series Coordinator will report directly to the MLQ Events Director.

General Responsibilities

  • Take a leading role in the coordination of all MLQ regular-season series.
  • Liaise with the MLQ Manager Relations Coordinator and MLQ Team Managers to ensure the following:
    • All series are coordinated to the standards expected by MLQ.
    • All equipment belonging to MLQ is returned at the end of each season to appropriate parties.
    • All scorecards are scanned and filed within 48 hours of a series.
    • All footage is submitted to MLQ Video within 48 hours of a series.
  • Create and maintain the regular-season gameplay schedule and volunteer assignments based on communication with MLQ officials coordinators.
  • Review and approve or deny all regular-season schedule waivers.
  • Assist Team Managers in the choosing of series fields/venues.
  • Work alongside the MLQ Events Director and MLQ Gameplay Director in the continued development of the policies and procedures specific to series hosting, thus maintaining and enhancing the professional nature of events.
  • Liaise with the MLQ social media team and web administrator to ensure that all series results are posted to mlquidditch.com.
  • Set deadlines and follow up with the MLQ Gameplay Department regarding volunteers for each series. It is ultimately the responsibility of the MLQ Series Coordinator to ensure all volunteers are assigned properly and aware of their assignments.
  • Work with the MLQ Manager Relations Coordinator to develop and promote hosting workshops and materials designed to train volunteers.

Experience

  • Strong organizational, excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
  • Positive interpersonal skills required.
  • Experience creating and managing gameplay and volunteer schedules.
  • Excellent computer and typing skills are required. Google docs proficiency required.
  • Excellent listening and comprehension skills required.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines required.
  • Experience as tournament director, assistant tournament director or volunteer coordinator at past quidditch events preferred.

Additional Requirements

  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a non-player.

To apply, email Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you would be a good fit.

GENERAL ACCOUNTS COORDINATOR

The MLQ General Accounts Coordinator is responsible for building engaging and sustainable partnership accounts in conjunction with the MLQ Partnership Accounts Managers and the MLQ Athlete Advancement Program Manager. This position focuses on building successful relationships with multiple companies and donors in an effort to maximize the support given to our member teams. The MLQ General Accounts Coordinator will report directly to the MLQ Finance Director.

General Responsibilities

  • Work with the MLQ Partnership Accounts Managers and the MLQ Athlete Advancement Program Manager to strategize, set, communicate and implement plans and goals related to garnering partners and donors each season.
  • Nurture partnerships with current funders.
  • Strategize and pitch customized partnership opportunities to major partners.
  • Attend partner events.
  • Research potential funders for MLQ Partnership Accounts Managers to contact.
  • Create and maintain an internal directory of all standing MLQ partners and potential MLQ partners.
  • Write acknowledgement letters as needed.
  • Produce briefing materials, proposals and solicitation letters as needed.
  • Keep abreast on giving trends and key donors in the sport.

Experience

  • History of growing relationships, particularly in the fundraising sector.
  • Experience negotiating sales, recommitments or other revenue-generating activities.
  • Demonstrated willingness to work in a collaborative, team-based environment.
  • Experience in grant or proposal writing a plus but not required.

Additional Requirements

  • Strong networking and relationship management skills.
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to meet deadlines and abilities to parse large projects into small, achievable goals.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing.
  • Must be able to work in an environment that emphasizes a high degree of professionalism while utilizing exemplary organizational and communication skills in a multitasking environment.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

To apply, email Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you would be a good fit.


PARTNERSHIP ACCOUNT MANAGERS

An MLQ Partnership Account Manager will create and oversee the strategy and execution of partnerships throughout the entire sales process lifecycle of successful relationships. This position focuses on building successful relationships with multiple companies and will ultimately take the lead on the lifecycle of the assigned partnership accounts, including form submission and renewal processes. The MLQ Partnership Account Managers will report to the MLQ General Accounts Coordinator.

General Responsibilities

  • Identify and solicit individual and corporate partner prospects.
  • Act as a liaison, interacting and managing assigned official partnerships and working to uncover additional opportunities to generate revenue.
  • Collaborate with marketing and finance departments to activate and monetize full value of partnerships.
  • Manage the partnership renewal process in tandem with our seasonal schedule
  • Develop sales and partnership proposals/presentations to secure new business and event partnerships.
  • Maintain a calendar tracking communications and fulfillment.

Experience

  • Experience creating digital partnership proposals.
  • Proven track record of securing partnerships for a club, team or company.

Additional Requirements

  • Knowledge of digital marketing.
  • Must be able to work in an environment that emphasizes a high degree of professionalism while utilizing exemplary organizational and communication skills in a multitasking environment.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

To apply, email Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you would be a good fit.


PLANNING AND BUDGETING COORDINATOR

The MLQ Planning and Budgeting Coordinator will report to the MLQ Finance Director. They will be responsible for preparing the annual budget, in conjunction with the various MLQ department directors, and following up on its implementation after it has been duly approved.

General Responsibilities

  • Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation.
  • Prepare the annual budget in consultation with the MLQ Board of Directors and MLQ Management.
  • Prepare the MLQ Championship budget in consultation with the MLQ Events Director.
  • Maximize income and cut costs where possible and appropriate.

Experience

  • Pursual of or a degree in Finance strongly preferred, but not required.
  • Proven ability to create and manage a budget.

Additional Requirements

  • Knowledge of generally accepted finance and accounting principles.
  • Knowledge of Google spreadsheets.
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, department personnel and the public, and to deal with them in a courteous and tactful manner.
  • Understand ethical behaviour and business practices and ensure own behaviour and the behaviour of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

To apply, email Human Resources Director Lisle Coleman at humanresources@mlquidditch.com with your resume and a brief explanation of why you would be a good fit.

There are currently no open position in the MLQ Human Resources Department. Check out our other tabs for available positions.