Business Manager, Tennis
IMG - Bradenton, FL

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IMG Academy is the world-leading provider of integrated academic, athletic and personal development training programs for youth, adult, collegiate and professional athletes. With expert instruction, a proven training methodology, professional-grade facilities and a challenging and motivating learning environment that brings together individuals of all ages and backgrounds, IMG Academy provides the ultimate foundation for future success.

Job Title : Business Manager

FLSA Status : Exempt

Department: Tennis

Position Summary: Plans and manages the delivery of the overall program in accordance with the strategic goals of the organization

Position Responsibilities


? Works with the Sport Director to create, monitor and report on goals and objectives including program growth and retention

? Researches competitors and collaborates with other sports on campus to ensure implementation of best practices

? Schedules competitions, tournaments and special events

? Responsible for all planning of student athlete and staff travel, and related reporting expenses

? Administers paperwork for FHSAA and other governing bodies

? Responsible for communication, ordering , allocating and working with corporate sponsors on equipment and apparel

? Liaison to pro teams, guest and tournament teams

? Coordinates facility expansion and transitions

? Anticipates and resolves needs for any off campus facility use

? Responsible for tournament and game day coordination, including scheduling teams, fields, referees ,etc


? Leads communication and sharing of information with Marketing and Outreach, including PR, to ensure maximum exposure for program

? Partners with Admissions, Advisors, Health Services , etc to ensure that all Student Athlete’s paperwork is in order

? Liaison with Advancement office

? Ensures consistent, timely and quality communication is done with Student Athletes parents/guardians

? Works with coaches, APD and Academic staff, as appropriate, for the development of the Student Athletes

? Conducts themselves as a leader within the Tennis Program through positive communication and through knowledge of the Academies.

? Coordinate with Tennis and Academic staff to ensure uniform academic performance standards, minimization of travel conflicts with important school dates, notification to school of significant upcoming trips and completion of student-athlete leave of absence procedures.

? Provides support to advisors and coaches when working with prospective families, teams and groups


? Responsible for staff payroll, including accuracy and signing off of time cards

? Responsible for staff scheduling and recording PTO (Personal Time Off) accurately

? Responsible for ordering office supplies and ensuring that new hires are set up for success

? Actively manages part-time, seasonal and intern staff

? Completes all necessary paperwork for visiting coaches and staff, including independent contract agreements and expense reports

? Assists in maintaining accurate staffing levels for the department including recruiting, interviewing and hiring as appropriate


? Ensures excellent program delivery while eliminating unnecessary costs

? Assists in the development of the operational program budget and ensures adherence to the budget

? Reviews and submits Expense Reports

? Reviews all financial reports and communication with Accounting staff on all necessary adjustments/corrections

? Prepares reports to determine revenue stream and program utilization

? Develop and oversee the budget and operating plan to support the Tennis department

? Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes

? Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Ability

? Bachelor’s degree in related field

? Strong business acumen

? Strong organizational skills

? Experience in sales, marketing, business development or event management

? Experience with spreadsheets and financial accountability

? Knowledge of scheduling in the specific sport

? Ability to drive and manage department to hit short and long term strategic goals

? Ability and desire to build collaborative relationships internally and externally

? Ability to manage and influence at all levels of the organization

? Ability to operate video camera and editing equipment

? Ability to manage events/tournaments

Preferred Skills

? Bilingual

? Collegiate or professional playing or managing experience

? Valid Florida Driver’s License

? CPR Certification

Physical Demands and Work Environment

? Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40lbs.

? Should be able to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.

? Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.

? Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays

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