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Director, Club Business Affairs

New York, NY, USA


About the Role

This role will engage with Clubs, in collaboration with other League Office departments, to identify and disseminate best practices; and implement Leaguewide business, policy and operating standards, for the continued growth of League and Club revenue. Provide management support for various programs, partnerships and business initiatives, including partnership marketing activation, Line-of-Sight signage implementation, sports book/gaming policies, uniform branding, and the roll-out of the League’s various digital technology innovations and initiatives. Support the execution of various special projects and initiatives, including the implementation of the annual NHL Club Business Meetings, and Women's Hockey programming.

A 4-year undergraduate degree is required, and a post-graduate degree such as a Juris Doctorate is a plus.
A minimum of five (5) years of post-graduate employment history required; and League, team, and/or media property experience is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and a self-starter, organized, with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment and have superior attention to detail.
Must have demonstrated customer service / account management experience and the ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment to manage deliverables and meet deadlines.
Must be willing to travel and work nights and weekends as needed.
Ideal candidate must possess exceptional technology skills, including fluency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and have a high level of interest / familiarity in emerging media and digital technology platforms.
Should have strong analytic and critical thinking skills, decision-making capacity and problem-solving abilities and excellent interpersonal (including written and oral) communication skills.


About the Company

Founded in 1917, the National Hockey League (NHL®) is the premier professional ice hockey league in the world, and is one of the major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada. With more than 600 employees across offices in New York, Toronto and Montreal, the NHL is a global sports and entertainment organization committed to building healthy and vibrant communities using the sport of hockey to celebrate fans of every race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. At the NHL, we are looking for dynamic, energetic and impactful individuals who are committed to doing the same by sharing in our philosophy that Hockey is for Everyone – and inclusion belongs on the ice, in the locker rooms, boardrooms and stands.

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