President, Florida State League

    • Job Tracking ID: 512905-689684
    • Job Location: Statewide, FL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 09, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: November 1, 2019
    • Starting Date: November 1, 2019
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Job Description:

The Florida State League of Professional Baseball Clubs (FSL) is seeking an experienced executive to fill the position of League President. The 12-team FSL (Class A Advanced) is affiliated with Major League Baseball. The President reports to the League Directors and works closely with the League Executive Committee (four Directors).

Essential Functions:

  • Represent the FSL at all times with professionalism and dignity in all National Association (MiLB) matters. Strong relationship with MiLB leadership is a must.
  • Supervise the League's affairs including the enforcement of FSL Rules and Bylaws.
  • Responsible for managing League finances, including the development, implementation and oversight of the League's annual budget, collecting team dues and overseeing the annual audit.
  • Preside over all League meetings using Roberts Rules of Order.
  • Responsible for scheduling and coordinating League umpires, including travel, compensation and insurance matters.
  • Provide leadership and direction to League employees.
  • Provide structure and guidance to each of the League's committees.
  • Assist in developing the League playing schedule.
  • Communicate with each member club's Farm Director, Field Manager and General Managers as necessary. Responsible for oversight of all disciplinary action, levying of fines, All-Star voting, etc.
  • Provide oversight during League transactions, territorial rights discussions and baseball related debt items.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Committee and the League Directors.

Experience and Skills:

  • Willingness to travel is a must. The FSL President is expected to visit each of the member teams a minimum of twice per season.
  • A visionary who can grow the game of baseball in the State of Florida.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Must demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Must demonstrate strong business acumen. Ability to read P&L statements, build business relationships and serve as the League's ambassador.
  • Must have 10+ years of experience within Minor League Baseball or related business (e.g., Club operator/owner, MiLB staff, MLB staff, or similar role in another business where skills can translate to Minor League Baseball).
  • Must live within the State of Florida convenient to member teams.

Qualified interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to by July 16, 2019.

No phone calls please.