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Project Manager, PLL Youth (Full-Time)

Mission

To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

Core Values

Stay Grounded

Think Critically

Encourage Creativity

Persevere through the noise

Operate like an owner

Be Helpful

About:
The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Chernin Group, Blum Capital, The Kraft Group, Arctos Sports Partners, and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was recognized by Front Office Sports’ 2021 Best Employers in Sports. For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague), YouTube (YouTube.com/PLL) and TikTok (@pll).

Company Values:
  1. Stay grounded
  2. Think critically
  3. Encourage creativity
  4. Persevere through the noise
  5. Operate like an owner
  6. Be helpful
Overview/Summary:
The Premier Lacrosse League seeks a highly motivated and experienced Project Manager to lead program operations deliverables and manage customer registration system for the PLL Youth team. You’ll spearhead the timely delivery of program deliverables, act as a Scrum Master for cross-functional teams, and oversee the development and maintenance of the program registration system, reporting directly to the SVP of Youth Lacrosse. Proven project management experience, Agile methodologies expertise (Scrum preferred), strong technical and analytical skills, and excellent communication and interpersonal abilities are essential.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • As a Project Manager and Scrum Master, you’ll be responsible for leveraging tools like Monday.com to report key metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to manage team progress.
    • Facilitate the achievement of program timelines and objectives by fulfilling a Scrum role across the Youth organization; remove roadblocks and impediments for the project team
    • Communicate project progress and status updates to stakeholders regularly
    • Identify and mitigate project risks
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including management, operations, sales, and marketing
  • Lead the programming, maintenance, and management of the League Apps registration system for PLL Youth events
    • Build and launch program registrations for multiple events throughout the calendar year
    • Management each program throughout its lifespan (including customer requests/service, payment plans, internal changes, etc.),
    • Reporting and reconciliation lead for registration and financial status
    • Interface between PLL and LeagueApps teams regarding system development.
  • Work directly with leadership to monitor and analyze system performance metrics, document project processes and standard operating procedures, and identify and implement opportunities for system and process improvement
  • Work cross functionally with other PLL business units to maximize youth business effectiveness
Experience and Skillset:
  • 4-5 years’ experience in a project management role (preferably in a sporting field)
  • Knowledge of and experience utilizing project management methodologies, tools, and software to build systems and manage processes
  • Knowledge of and experience utilizing customer registration management software to build systems and manage processes (preferably League Apps)
  • Experience with Scrum methodology and practices
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work effectively under pressure
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with customer registration web technologies (Ex., LeagueApps, SportsEngine)
  • Experience with Agile tools, like Jira, Monday.com
  • Knowledge of the youth sports landscape with lacrosse-specific knowledge is a bonus
Compensation:
  • $80,000 to $90,000 annually
  • Based on the candidate’s experience, seniority, and location
  • The total compensation package includes Annual Bonus, Health, Life, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k) plan, Equity Sharing, Mental Health Stipend, Unlimited PTO, and Paid Parental Leave
We require COVID-19 vaccination. We will consider reasonable accommodations only for valid and documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

ABOUT THE PLL

The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) powered by Ticketmaster is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of eight teams rostered by the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar, philanthropist, and investor Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the PLL is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, The Chernin Group, Arctos Sports Partners, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), The Kraft Group, Bolt Capital and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL is distributed through an exclusive media rights agreement with ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+. The PLL was named 2020 Sports Breakthrough by the Sports Business Journal, and recognized as a 2021 Best Employer in Sports by  Front Office Sports.

For more information, visit www.premierlacrosseleague.com and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague

Youtube: YouTube.com/PLL

TikTok: @PLL