Position Responsibilities 

Our Leadership Programs Coordinator will be responsible for the development and execution of all GOALS programming. The position reports directly to the CEO.

The Leadership Programs Coordinator will head a team of committed people based in offices in Yerevan and remotely regionally across Armenia (this includes service contractors and volunteers such as referees, nurses, and coaches).

Core Responsibilities

  • Ownership of overall GOALS programming (Leagues, Summer Camps, Events, ad-hoc activities)
  • Development of Sports for Social Impact Curriculum in-line with current realities 
  • Management of regional staff and operations
  • Program budgeting and follow-up
  • Supporting CEO in fundraising activities
  • Support in network creation and development of the organization

Organization of regional soccer leagues:

  • Regular contact with Regional Coordinators and in some cases other members of regional teams (coaches, nurses, referees)
  • Collection of all necessary documents for each league (schedules, rosters, transportation contacts, liability forms, etc.)
  • Monitoring of liability forms, update and re-sign where necessary
  • Monitoring of transportation and other program-related invoices, including payments for services of regional teams
  • Inventory management: collecting requests from the regions, ordering supplies and equipment, where necessary, and dispatching the supplies and equipment to the regions, tracking current assets
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of the season, including gathering pictures and stories from RCs and publishing them on social media

Other Programs:

  • Organization and ownership of summer camps, National Tournaments, and other events in cooperation with regional teams (with a similar structure as the preparation of soccer leagues)
  • Communication and cooperation with Football Federation of Armenia for registering teams in their events, budgeting their participation

Fundraising and Sustainability:

  • Supporting CEO and the Board with materials for fundraising activities
  • Preparation of program budgets
  • Together with the CEO, meeting with potential and existing partners and donors

Volunteers and interns:

  • Support in network creation and volunteer profile definitions based on the needs of GOALS
  • Participation in recruitment and selection
  • Coordination the day-to-day work of interns and volunteers

Social media and PR:

  • Regularly provide and generate content for communications and fundraising purposes

Required Qualifications:


  • Experience in management of large scale projects/programs
  • Experience in managing teams/individuals (remote management experience is a plus)
  • Experience in sports management is helpful 
  • Experience in working with Armenian regions is a plus


  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and excellent prioritizing skills to meet daily, time-sensitive deadlines
  • Self-motivated, with a drive to exceed expectations and enable stakeholders
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to identify issues and implement remedies
  • A strong team player, reliable and respectful

IT skills:

  • Good knowledge of Excel and Word (or similar software)
  • Online cooperation and project management tools (minimum Google Drive, Trello)
  • Basic management of e-tools based on Wix, Squarespace, or comparable content management system is a plus
  • Knowledge of social media management, esp. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter, is a merit


Language skills:

  • Armenian and English - fluent
  • Any other foreign language competencies are a plus