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Director of Operations & Marketing

New York City, NY, USANew York CityNYUSA
Full-time

CityLax, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to growing the game of lacrosse in New York City in a public-private partnership with the Public School (PSAL) system and in partnerships and alliances with community-based organizations.

We are currently focused on introducing and expanding lacrosse into New York City schools and geographies that historically have had little or no access to the game and that are predominantly comprised of populations from lower income families.

Through a character-based mentoring and coaching program, CityLax uses lacrosse as a teaching mechanism for helping student-athletes see the value of taking charge of their education, living a healthier lifestyle, and developing life skills for successful college and career advancement.

This position reports to the CEO.

Areas of Responsibility: 

Major Responsibilities

  • Manage logistics for charity fundraising 
  • Manage NYC operations 
  • Develop social media content calendar
  • Update social media channels regularly with key stories
  • Update blog with current events
  • Help coordinate weekly pick-up lacrosse summer program
Educational Background: 
College Degree
Skills/Experience: 

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational ability
  • Resourceful with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Versatile self-starter who excels in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent writing ability with respect to drafting press releases and putting together communications materials
  • Understanding of sports and marketing landscapes
  • Some Public Relations and/or Social Media experience preferred, particularly in “Community Manager” type role
  • Strong skills related to Microsoft Office Suite products including Outlook, Excel, Word, and Power Point, as well as ability to work with Google Apps for Work. Photo and video editing skills a plus.

Experience with social media platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Compensation/Benefits: 

45-55 K per year

Additional Information: 

How to apply: Email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with "Operations & Marketing" in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Organization Info

CityLax

Overview
Headquarters: 
New York City, NY, USA
Annual Budget : 
$100-500,000
Size: 
1-10 employees
Founded: 
2005
About Us
Mission: 

At CityLax lacrosse is the tool and saving kids is the goal. We bring lacrosse to underserved schools to give student-athletes a reason to study, to connect with teammates and to provide life lessons. Through lacrosse we show inner city students a way out, a future, a chance to be the first in their family to go to college. CityLax provides programming year round to keep kids off the streets and enhance their skills in lacrosse and life. With over 70 schools in New York City and Albany now playing lacrosse through CityLax we know every day provides an opportunity, and every student a different situation. CityLax is proud of our students 99% graduation rate. With the help of some amazing donors and volunteers we are making a difference one ground ball at a time.”

Programs: 

CityLax supports lacrosse in urban locations.  We provide 

  1. Youth clinics
  2. School teams
  3. Winter clinics
  4. Travel teams
  5. Camps
  6. Tutoring
  7. Health education
  8. Coaches Education
  9. Scholarships
  10. College trips
  11. Pro lacrosse outings. 
Awards & Accolades: 
Mat Levine our founder and John Moser our CEO have both been recognized by USLacrosse and several other organizations for their dedication to Urban youth at CityLax
Why Work For Us?: 

Small organization with huge growth potential and stable  history.   Providing a pathway for inner city youth is a very rewarding endeavor. 

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jul 11 2019
Active Until: 
Aug 11 2019
Hiring Organization: 
CityLax
industry: 
Nonprofit