Greater Beverly YMCA Sports Director at YMCA of the North Shore

Posted in Art 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Beverly, Massachusetts





Job Description:

As one of the largest non-profits in the area, our Y impacts1 out of every 3 people on the North Shore. Our Ys give staff a huge opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local children, adults and families. Through our various fitness and wellness programs we create a healthier and happier community. Our youth development programs give kids and teens a chance to learn and grow, while making long lasting friendships. Being a socially responsible organization, we’ve made it our mission to provide services to all regardless of their ability to pay. Y staff are brimming with enthusiasm and passion because they see the positive impact they’re making. If you’re ready to be a part of something that makes you proud- you’re ready for a career at the Y.

Are you passionate about sports and experienced in successfully developing and leading sports programming?  Are you seeking a role that will challenge you creatively and inspire you as a growing professional? This may be the job for you!

As a Sports Director you will help develop, implement, and expand all sports and recreation programming to meet the needs of the local community at the Greater Beverly YMCA. You will be responsible for all aspects of the sports program including ensuring a fun and safe experience for all participants. Through strong leadership, efficient planning, high quality engagement, and direct service, you will manage staff, develop and distribute team practice and game schedules, organize sports clinics, and ensure program polices are followed. You will be prepared to focus on strengthening the parent/child programs, preschool programs and the specialized leagues like pickleball.  You will strive to create an environment that develops long-lasting relationships, achievement in youth, and a sense of belonging while fostering a lifelong love of sports and recreation. The incumbent in this role will enjoy connecting with participants and visitors of all ages, have the ability to carry out sports initiatives that meet the goals of the organization, and have demonstrable experience in planning and leading others.   During the summer, the Sports Director will play a pivotal part of our day camp team, bringing leadership qualities and consistency to our camp programs.

To thrive in this role, you must have a background in sports programming and proven experience managing multiple team members. You must be enjoy jumping in and being part of the game, have the ability to instruct participants on a variety of sports skills, and experience working with youth.  You must have the ability to engage with participants of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. You are driven to excel and have the ability to meet goals within set timelines and following a seasonal schedule.  This is the ideal role if you are interested in Sports and Recreation, Sports Management or Non-Profit Operations.  

In addition to quality work environment our YMCA offers competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities including;


  • Paid training and development


  • Advancement and growth opportunities within our seven YMCA locations.


  • Free YMCA membership and employee discounts on programs.


  • Health and dental insurance for full time employees.


  • 2 weeks paid vacation in addition to generous paid sick and personal time for full time staff.


  • Retirement fund with 8% company contribution (once vested/no match required).


  • Employer funded life insurance.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals with experience in sports, or graduates with degrees in sports and recreation management, business, exercise science, sports medicine, education, physical education or other related fields.

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 2-4 years related experience in a supervisory role

  • Experience with teaching and coaching a variety or ages

  • Highly organized: ability to manage multi priorities and programs simultaneously 

  • Excellent communicator: skilled at keeping everyone informed and able to do so succinctly and continuously.

  • Learning mindset: willingness to reflect and ask for feedback with a positive and action-oriented approach. 

  • Mission-aligned leadership skills: aptitude for upholding core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility across all decisions and interactions. 

For further assistance you may contact the HR department at 978-564-3075.

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran's status.




Salary: $57,500.00


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