Tournament Director – Basketball

Reports to Operations Business Manager

We’re seeking a proactive and dedicated Tournament Director for Basketball to lead the Basketball Department in growing that branch of AC Sports Group. This is a full-time position focusing on creating, building, and growing the AC Basketball Brand to follow the success of the sports in the AC Sports Group.  You’ll play a pivotal role in shaping our implementation strategy and growth strategy for AC Basketball and ultimately, AC Sports.

Job Details

  • Full-time, 40+ hours per week commitment.
  • Remote work, offering flexibility within our office hours

Join AC Sports in elevating the accommodation experiences for traveling teams! We’re excited to welcome a passionate Office Manager who shares our vision and values. Apply now through our online application and email [email protected] with the subject line: “I’m the one” along with any optional video submission. We’re eager to meet you and welcome you to our team!

About Us

Established in 2007, AC is renowned for organizing exceptional events marked by superb communication, top-notch facilities, and a welcoming family-friendly environment. Originating from a need for Travel Baseball Tournaments in Pittsburgh, PA, we quickly became Western PA’s premier youth sports provider by upholding core values: Over Communication, Always Doing the Right Thing, and Demonstrating Care.

Why Work With Us?

  • Remote Work Environment: Embrace the comfort of working from home, setting your own schedule within our 9 am to 4 pm EST window.
  • Collaborative Team: Join a small, friendly team that values camaraderie and shares personal moments.
  • Fulfilling Work: Enjoy managing accommodations, fostering relationships with hotels, and contributing to unique experiences for our teams and their families.
  • Growth:  Enjoy an environment that allows for you to find ways to grow personally and professionally without being micromanaged.
  • Team Environment:  While we do encourage individual growth and autonomy, you will be part of a team that always has your back!

Strengths and Skills We’re Looking For

We seek an individual who:

  • Demonstrates experience in the basketball tournament space, preferably in a dynamic sports-related setting.
  • Possesses exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently.
  • Displays strong communication skills to foster relationships with teams and facilities.
  • Shares our company values, embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Outgoing personality that is not afraid to hear “No” or be afraid of failure

Bonus Strengths and Skills:

  • Past experience running basketball tournaments
  • Strong organizational and technology skills
  • Very active with social media

What Does Success Look Like in This Role?

  • Creating a new Tournament Brand in a competitive space.
  • Embrace remote work, demonstrate autonomy, and embody AC Sports’ core values.

Who This is Not For:

  • Someone who does not enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment where priorities can change quickly.
  • Someone who does not enjoy working collaboratively or is not comfortable communicating with a diverse range of stakeholders. 
  • Someone who’s always right or feels the need to ‘pass the buck’ when mistakes happen. We’re all human… and humans make mistakes but we push each other to take ownership in all we do!
  • Someone who isn’t comfortable with being challenged to try something new, do it a different way or get out of their comfort zone.
  • Someone who asks questions without first working out what information is needed to answer the question or how they might answer the question themselves if there was no one about to ask.
  • Negative nancies.

What You’ll Do (But Also Not Limited to These Tasks):

  • Secure facilities to rent for weekend tournaments.
  • Recruiting teams to participate in our tournaments.
  • Acting as the primary contact for teams and facilities.
  • Scheduling of tournament games, referee’s and staffing.

We Hire for Strengths – Not Job Positions or Job Descriptions.

We’re a small company with some big goals! …we work hard to get our clients results and we have some fun while we get the work done.

If you got really fired up about this position description and are ready to dig into our company, team, and projects, and love being a part of a team of ambitious creatives then you’ll fit right in!

It’s important to us that you enjoy what you do, so we’ll find ways to move you towards the tasks you enjoy doing and that come more easily to you within the business.