Perfect Game Softball is looking for an industry thought leader that keeps the sport at the forefront and represents the needs of the athletes, their coaches, and families. As the National Director of Softball, this individual will be responsible for developing and executing the PG Softball brand, as well as being a key leader of the PG Softball organization. The right candidate must be a team player who has a genuine passion for the female athlete and softball in particular. This person must have extensive knowledge and experience in the industry, and exceptional leadership experience, preferably with prior experience with a start-up. They must also have a love for the game as well as the athletes, families, and coaches we serve.
Oversee the entire PG Softball program - on-field and off-field program development
Oversight of the game at all levels - recreational, travel, elite, collegiate and professional
Budget management responsibilities
Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with softball clubs, coaches, and teams across the nation
Develop and manage relationships with business partners across the nation
Prepare and present regular reporting on events & business development, to include results of events held, participation levels, economic impact performance, and other KPI’s
Partner with all departments within the company to maximize efficiencies across the organization
Maintain a CRM platform
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 5 years of industry relevant experience
Proven experience in contract negotiations, program development and strategic planning
Must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and negotiation skills
Experience in a related professional services and/or franchisor background preferred
Highly personable, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, and able to represent the company
Organized and able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Proven leader in the softball industry highly desired
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to travel - national meetings, industry conferences, etc.
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.
About Perfect Game Softball
The PG Softball Story
Perfect Game Softball was created to give amateur softball players a platform to be recognized nationwide. PG Softball is a lifestyle, created by the female athlete, for the female athlete to influence, inspire and ignite. Building on the iconic Perfect Game brand, PG Softball produces opportunities for Student-athletes to play the game they love, achieve their goals, and have fun along the way.