Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018.  We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world.  Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.

Director, Business Development


The Director, Business Development will be responsible for the management of driving new business development and overseeing a staff of sales executives. In addition to leading the business development team, the Director will also be responsible for individually driving six, seven, and eight figure multi-year partnerships for the enterprise.


Business Development 

  • Manage an individual accont list, actively prospect, outreach and secure six and seven figure marketing partnerships.


  • Define new business development vision and articulate a 3-5 year double digit revenue performance plan for the Corporate Partnership department.
  • Oversee all aspects of Business Development department expense budget.
  • Work with business development team to design high level vision decks and interactive practice pitch meetings.
  • Develop and maintain accurate reporting processes, procedures and partner database management.
  • Develop and track new revenue pipeline to present to senior leadership and ownership on a weekly/monthly basis.
  • Provide weekly report indicating status on all business development and department administrative action items.

Leadership Development 

  • Lead the day to day management of the business development vertical within Corporate Partnership department.
  • Act as the leader and key stakeholder in LAFC’s commercial sales process.
  • Work with Marketing and other related departments to continuously create and implement innovative platforms and assets that will provide incremental revenue opportunities for LAFC.
  • Provide career growth platform, associate retention program and continuing education to Business Development team on a regular basis.
  • Attend weekly management meetings and provide departmental updates.
  • Work with business development team to manage key category development and platform ideation for new partners.


  • Minimum of eight (8) years of extensive c-level revenue performance.
  • Experience in day to day management, specific to growing and managing the Millennial professional/associate.
  • Expert time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines on numerous concurrent projects.
  • Excellent spelling, grammar, proofreading skills, and a strong ability to communicate ideas both orally and in writing.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products, KORE Software, Slide Rocket, and a myriad of third party research.


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Equal Opportunity Employment:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.


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