Major League Soccer

Manager, Media Assets & Technology

Job Locations US-NY-New York
# of Openings


MLS Media Operations is looking for an experienced and forward-thinking Manager, Media Assets & Technology to join the team. The Media Operations department oversees the media assets, platforms, workflows, and the application of technology across our department initiatives while continually increasing the quality, efficiency, and efficacy of our production processes. The Manager, Media Assets & Technology will focus on the media assets, documentation, and processes utilized by and for our internal and external clients. There is also an importance placed on understanding and managing the underlying technologies.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the ingest, organization, and archive processes for MLS, MLS NEXT Pro, and MLS NEXT digital assets
  • Manage the pool of video loggers, logging processes, and the requisite tools
  • Create documentation and enforce standards regarding delivery protocols, processes, and formats
  • Provide guidance to others regarding identifying, locating, and preparing assets for varying needs
  • Communicate with internal and external clients regarding media management procedures, access protocol, and hardware as necessary
  • Manage, track, and assign our collection of media management hardware


Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist with infrastructure maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Additional Responsibilities as assigned



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • 4+ years of experience in digital media management



  • Experience with industry standard video/photo formats
  • Experience with industry standard production software (ex: Adobe, Avid, Black Magic, etc…)
  • Understanding of MacOS & Windows operating systems
  • Understanding of video encoding solutions (ex: Telestream, Adobe, OBS, AJA, etc…)
  • Experience with enterprise level MAM solutions as a user or administrator (ex: Avid, Dalet, CatDV, Imagen, Media Bank, etc…)
  • Experience with file delivery solutions (ex: FTP, Box, Dropbox, Aspera, Signiant)
  • High-level of commitment to a quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills as well as the ability to recommend workable solutions
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as well as occasional travel for events


Desired Skills:

  • Basic understanding of cloud technologies (ex. AWS, Azure, GCS, Wasabi)
  • Basic soccer knowledge & interest
  • Basic understanding of computer networking
  • Experience in delivering VOD assets to Apple platforms (ex. Apple TV, iTunes)
  • Experience using the Imagen platform
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with live content production – studio and/or field
  • Experience with non-live content capture – (ex. camera, lighting, audio, equipment)




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