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Professional Sports Manager

Company: Rise Above Sports Group LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Rise Above Sports Group is a Professional Sports Agency for International and American Basketball Players where we focus on overseas job placements through representation, professional level development through our partnered athletic trainers, opportunities for players to been seen or viewed by our connections of partnered agents , teams, and coaches for a player to be placed on a professional team directly through combines and international tours. We are well known internationally and in the US and take pride in always putting our clients first in mind when managing each client's career on a high professional level.



Manage Clients that sign through representation.

Provide feedback for prospective clients who are seeking job placements overseas

Consult with Prospective Clients seeking to attend events such as combines/ showcases or tours/ Book consultation times with players to discuss

Manage Social Media Account for Rise Above Sports Group for Basketball Baseball, Soccer, Football etc. / Promote Events/ Promote Players- Stats/ Signings/ Game Films/ Workouts.

Travel to Tours/ Combines to manage group / host events ( Accommodations Included depending on availability and proximity to each event location ) ( Travel not required but recommended for all events in the States or Internationally)


We are seeking professionals whom already are in the fields directly of coaching or have formerly worked with on on a HS/ Collegiate Men's or Women's Teams, individuals whom possess Sports Management / Business / Law Degrees, Former Collegiate/ Professional or Overseas Professional Players for Men/ Women, and also for those whom are seeking to start a professional sports agency for those whom may have clients already or looking to intern as well if haven't obtained degree. The ideal candidate must have a passion for the game and a good knowledge of the game upon viewing players in season and off season


This is a Job that is 100% percent of the time will be working from home! Travel again is not required but recommended to attend to be able to connect with players, coaches, partnering agents and international and or US professional teams focused workouts for selected players only. Here's an overview .......Check- Ins are twice a month to connect on a agency and business standpoint. Consultations are scheduled on your time on your availability. IG/ Podcast Interview Meetings with Coaches/Agents or Brand Promotion Partners are scheduled in advance and must be in attendance at least 2/4 Meetings virtually via ZOOM ( Not Required recommended to introduce and communicate with in our prospective community of agents , recruiters and, consultants as well as pro trainers also for updates for current events/ if cannot attend then can be induvidually confrenced with)

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Pay: $250.00 - $3,450.00 per month

* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Professional development assistance
* Referral program
* Monday to Friday
* Self-determined schedule
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Yes, for all travel must either be vaccinated or be able to test upon leaving in and out all destinations. All of our players must show vaccination card/ or get tested for event attendance or job placements

Application Question(s):
* Are you willing to host an event or help manage an combine or international tour if presented the opportunity?
* Are you comfortable engaging with professionals or current professionals weekly or bi-weekly for short phone conferences with film reviews and career path guidance? Are you also comfortable promoting players on social media platforms? (This would be via communication on IG, Facebook, Linked In, Whats App, Phone- Booked on your available time)
* Do you currently work with any Players who are seeking a professional career? If so in what way are you connected to "the community of players".
* Do you have a field/court available to use for training, combines, circuit series pro workouts and more? If so, what is the capacity, where is the gym located, and do you have the capability to run the event as Event Manager with help of a provided small staff? (Also please provide tentative dates)
* What is your professional connections as a player, coach, or organizer ( Please include International and USA Connections )? Do you have a group of players that you know of or you are seeking to help transition to play professionally?

* Bachelor's (Preferred)

* Recruiting/ Coaching: 1 year (Required)
* College/ Semi Pro Player: 4 years (Required)
* Professional Player ( International or US ): 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote%58047475%

Keywords: Rise Above Sports Group LLC, Chicago , Professional Sports Manager, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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