San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes

Assistant, Communications

Country

Role Type

USA

Management

Posting Date

May 11, 2022

Role description

JOB TITLE:  Assistant, Communications  

SUPERVISOR:   Manager, Communications  
DESCRIPTION: This position will include writing opportunities, statistical research, copyediting, and a variety of other assignments on game days. The selected candidate will work from the club’s front office on a part-time basis and is expected to be available for 15-20 hours per week in addition to all first team matches and select second team (MLS NEXT Pro) matches.  
Primary duties will include but are not limited to the following: 
Assist the Director, Communications and Manager, Communications in the creation of all weekly updates, game notes, and other media materials 
Support department operations for Earthquakes II (MLS NEXT Pro) 
Draft articles and provide statistical information for club’s website and social media channels 
Sort and maintain the club’s photo archive 
Game day duties as assigned, including press box set up, recording and transcribing postgame press conferences, and assisting with match recaps 
 
Requirements: 
Experience using Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite programs, including InDesign and Photoshop 
Advanced writing skills with knowledge of AP Style 
Strong communication skills and sharp attention to detail 
Exceptional time management and ability to work under strict deadlines 
Knowledge of soccer, the San Jose Earthquakes and MLS 
Desire for a career in sports communications 
Prior experience in the sports industry preferred, but not required 
Willingness and availability to work nights and weekends for the duration of the 2022 MLS season 
Fluency in Spanish a plus 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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