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Recruitment Lead U9-U13

Recruitment Lead U9-U13


The primary purpose of this role is to lead and manage the identification, assessment, and recommendation of U9-U13 players in the NY Metro territory for the New York City FC Academy. In addition, candidate must maintain and grow a network within the market that will produce best practices and outcomes for player recruitment. The individual will also be responsible for helping develop and implement scouting strategy in specific age groups.

  •  Management of Talent ID to ensure optimal scouting coverage of the New York Metropolitan area
  • Live scouting of local matches
  • Management of regional youth scouts
  • Building player reporting and scouting information databases for relevant players and clubs
  • Management of scouting depth charts at U9-U13 level
  • Completion of Scouting Talent Profiles for target players
  • Internal management of trialist process including on-site responsibilities at training sessions
  • External communication with clubs and families of trialists and recruits
  • Regular communication with clubs to optimize recruitment best practices and grow our reputation within the market
  • Regular communication with Youth Programs including covering selected YP events to ensure Talent ID synergies
  • Promote a positive market identity of New York City FC, City Football Group with players, parents, local clubs and all other stakeholders within youth soccer in New York
  • Planning and execution of ‘Talent ID sessions’
  • Compliance with Club policies and Club’s health and safety procedures
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
  • Maintain professional conduct at all times
  • Applicants must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC
  • Scouting Manager
  • Academy Director
  • All Academy Coaches
  • Local Youth Clubs
  • Head of Youth Programs and Community
  • Academy Administrators
  • Associates or Bachelors degree desired; or relevant direct experience
  • Previous direct experience in any of the following Pro/Academy level areas of expertise:
    • Club scouting and recruitment
    • Club caching
    • Pro/Academy director
    • Pro/Academy administration
    • Professional/Collegiate playing experience
  • Experiencing utilizing Microsoft Suite
  • Data Management Proficiency
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times
  • Ability to travel for business purposes
  • Must be able to work games scheduled which may be at night and on weekends and holidays
At New York City FC, we are in a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world.  The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City.

The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and qualified for the 2020 Concacaf Champions League.  The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most-followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.  For more information, please visit: https://www.nycfc.com/

New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  1. José Miguel Almeida Mendes
    January 20, 2021

    I’m a Portugueses coach, working at Futebol Clube do Porto academy and i want to now more about this

  2. César Nogueira
    January 20, 2021

    F C Porto (Portugal) and Sporting clube de Portugal…….

  3. bekkal mhammed
    April 6, 2021

    I’m moroccan coach soccer ,I’m willing to take this responsibility.

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