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Social Media Intern


Role Type



Posting Date

Jan 3, 2023

Role description

"JOB TITLE: Social Media InternDEPARTMENT: Content, Marketing  LOCATION: New York, NY/ Orangeburg, NY Compensation: $15.00/ hour, part-timePOSITION OVERVIEW: The purpose of this role is to assist the Content team in telling the story of New York City Football Club through best-in-class social media content. Working with the Manager, Digital & Publishing, this role will provide a unique experience to learn and participate with publishing across owned Club channels for a professional sports organization.If you’re passionate about the beautiful game in New York City both on and off pitch, this is a perfect opportunity to join the Club coming off a stadium announcement and back-to-back trophy-winning seasons.WHAT YOU’LL DO:Assist with documenting the New York City Football Club season on and off the pitch through best-in-class social media contentAssist with publishing on New York City Football Club First Team, NYCFC II, Youth and Community activitiesCreate and contribute ideas for social media contentAssist in crafting copy for social media posts on all Club channelsAssist in writing and reporting on the Club, players, and coaches both on and off the fieldAble to work independently, take initiative, and maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment.Follow brand guideline specifications and ensure consistency on quality during publishing.Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as necessarySkills:Sharp editorial skills with good spelling, grammar and ability to articulate brand toneStrong knowledge of social media trends and knowledge of current and emerging platformsComfort editing imagery or video into assets for social media postsGood knowledge of MLS and world footballMust have excellent communication skills and willingness to learn.Desirable:Video editing or photo editing skills advantageousExperience managing social media channel/sProficiency in proper sports writing etiquette and AP style.Additional language/s is a plus.ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFCAbility to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessaryNew York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable lawKEY RELATIONSHIPSDirector, ContentManager, Digital and PublishingSocial Media ManagerCross-functional departments – comms, commercial, sportingFan sites, Supporters’ clubs and fans WHAT WE OFFER:Four complimentary tickets to every NYCFC home match Team outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workers A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environment NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:At New York City FC, we are on a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City.The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and most recently won the Campeones Cup in 2022 along with the MLS Cup in 2021. The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most-followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit: .New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

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