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Grassroots & Community Outreach Manager – FULL TIME

Job TitleGrassroots & Community Outreach Manager
Position TypeFull Time
Reports toAcademy Director
LocationKochi, Kerala.

About:

Kerala Blasters Football Club is an Indian professional football club based in Kochi, Kerala, competing in the Indian Super League. Built on the pillars of Collectivism, Inclusivity, and Sportsmanship, KBFC aims to be the biggest football club in India, generating young and talented players who represent the club at the national level and the country on the international playing field, thereby reinforcing Kerala’s legacy in the sport.

Purpose:

Are you passionate about fostering grassroots football and building community engagement? As our Grassroots and Community Outreach Manager, you’ll be at the forefront of developing and implementing grassroots initiatives, creating proprietary tournaments, and managing relationships with educational institutions, corporate groups, and community partners. Your role will be instrumental in expanding our grassroots football ecosystem and driving community involvement.

Key Responsibilities:

●       Act as the primary liaison between the Club and YBSA.

●   Collaborate with YBSA to plan and oversee grassroots activities.

●   Develop and implement proprietary tournaments and leagues within Kerala’s grassroots football ecosystem.

●   Design and launch school-level football tournaments and leagues across Kerala.

●   Build relationships with educational institutions to encourage participation.

●   Manage promotion, registration, and administration of events.

●   Establish football tournaments and leagues for corporate groups, including tech companies, business sectors, and government bodies.

●   Engage corporate partners to secure sponsorships and participation.

●   Organize and manage events to foster community spirit.

●   Oversee and conduct regular audits of YBSA operations.

●   Ensure efficient operation and management of YBSA elite centers (U8 to U13).

●   Monitor progress and performance of elite center initiatives.

●       Oversee branding of YBSA centers.

Requirements:

●       Master’s degree in Sports Management, Business Administration, or related field.

●   Prior experience in grassroots football development, community outreach, or event management, preferably within a sports organization.

●   Strong understanding of football culture and community engagement.

●   Excellent organizational and project management skills.

●   Strong leadership and communication abilities, with the capacity to build relationships with diverse stakeholders.

●   Ability to manage budgets and financial aspects of community programs.

●   Passion for football and a commitment to fostering grassroots talent.

●   Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate event schedules.

●       Willingness to travel occasionally for event management and community outreach activities.

Interested candidates to send their CV along with a cover letter to careers@kbfcofficial.com. The subject of the email must be “Grassroots and Community Outreach Manager – Kerala Blasters Football Club”. The deadline for submissions is 15th July 2024.

ABOUT KBFC

Formed on 27th May 2014, Kerala Blasters FC is one of the eleven teams that is a part of the Indian Super League (ISL) since its inception, with its Home ground at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kaloor, Kochi.