The Managing Editor oversees the day-to-day content production, workflow and operations of the league’s official website, mobile web and mobile app, guiding daily content and site production in collaboration with the Editor-in-Chief. Among the chief responsibilities of the Managing Editor: (1) content ideation, planning, programming and production for site and app; (2) managing, scheduling, assigning, on-boarding and coaching a team of staffers and freelancers; (3) overseeing site/app-specific budget; (4) creating content; (5) assessing content and platform performance metrics.
Major League Soccer is the top-flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada and began play in 1996, shortly after the U.S. hosted the 1994 FIFA World Cup. Now in its 24th season in 2019, MLS continues to grow at an explosive rate, as the league features record-breaking attendance and consumption, an influx of dynamic players and 20 soccer stadiums. MLS has doubled in size during the past decade and now has 27 clubs, including future teams in Miami, Nashville and Austin that will begin play in the next few years. One more expansion team will be added in the coming years, elevating MLS to 28 clubs.