Major League Soccer

Senior Coordinator, Social Media

US-New York
ID
2018-1345
# of Openings
1
Category
Social Media

Overview

The Senior Coordinator, Social Media is responsible for helping position the League as the most engaging and innovative sports brand in social media. The Senior Coordinator, Social Media will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day tasks associated with all MLS media platforms, with the goal to create the best content experience possible for our fans and stakeholders.

Responsibilities

 Responsibilities

  • Create and distribute content for MLS social media, including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and other emerging platforms
  • Write engaging, savvy social copy for MLS social media channels as well as other stakeholders
  • Daily monitoring, management and maintenance of the MLS social media communities
  • Social media coverage and support during game days/evenings/weekends
  • Create graphics, animated GIFs, videos, and other visual content that align with the user habits within each community
  • Plan and activate unique, innovative programming at key league events
  • Execute social media commitmManage social media contests, promotions and giveawaysents in conjunction with the Partnership
  • Marketing, Consumer Products and Digital Products teams

Additional Responsibilities

  • Additional Responsibilities as assigned.

 Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in social media, communications or marketing

 

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Trailblazing attitude, a creative spirit, and a passion for storytelling
  • Prior corporate experience utilizing social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Premiere and/or Photoshop), Excel and PowerPoint
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Passionate about providing fans with a great digital experience by listening, interacting and producing innovative content
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
  • Ability to work and travel non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays (this position will require working most weekends throughout the MLS season)

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of the Spanish and/or French Language (business proficiency)
  • Knowledge of the sport of soccer both MLS and US Soccer

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