Key Points:

  • The United Football League (UFL) announced the opening for Sr. Director, Team Business & Event Operations for the Michigan Panthers.
  • The role focuses on driving team business performance, fan engagement, and executing game day experiences.
  • The official UFL website recently added a Careers section

In a notable stride towards its inaugural season, the United Football League (UFL) has unveiled a careers section on its website, marking a significant development in league staffing. The first listing, a pivotal role for the Michigan Panthers, emerges as the league accelerates its operational tempo with less than 30 days to training camp. Prospective applicants and fans can anticipate a surge in job postings as the league gears up for its much-awaited launch on March 30th.

UFL Announces Career Opportunity with Michigan Panthers

Launching the Position

The United Football League, set to become the premier spring football platform in 2024, has today released a job posting announcing the availability of a key position within the Michigan Panthers team. The Sr. Director, Team Business & Event Operations, will be instrumental in shaping the team’s business strategies and executing events. This position reports to the Senior Vice President of Team Services, of the United Football League.

Role Responsibilities

The Sr. Director is tasked with overseeing the Michigan Panthers’ business performance, enhancing fan and community engagement, and managing game day operations. Responsibilities include developing forward-thinking strategies, campaigns, and promotions, and aligning them with the league’s objectives. The role also involves managing the team’s home venue relationship and coordinating game day event operations for the team’s five home games.

Qualifications and Experience

Candidates should have 5+ years of leadership and management experience, alongside 7-10+ years in marketing, sales, or related fields, preferably within the sports, entertainment, or consumer media industries.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s or MBA is preferred. The role demands a deep understanding of consumer engagement, excellent leadership qualities, and the ability to work well with various stakeholders.

Additional Requirements

The position is based in the Detroit Metro area and offers a hybrid work setup. It requires a flexible schedule, including the ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays, and involves local travel and minimal out-of-market travel. The UFL is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and retain the most qualified individuals without discrimination.

The UFL’s staffing up marks a significant step in the league’s development. You can find the job posting here.

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Mark Perry Editor
Mark Perry, a devoted sports journalist and founder of UFL News Hub, has been a key figure in XFL, USFL and UFL coverage since 2018.

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