Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders FC

Video Producer


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 11, 2022

Role description

Job Title: Video Producer          
Department: Marketing            
Reports To: Director of Video Content
FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt
Role Type: Individual Contributor                        SUMMARYWhen you join Seattle Sounders FC, you join a soccer-loving, socially progressive, ambitious club rooted in the best soccer city in America. Here we average approximately 40,000 fans per match, maxing out with over 69,000 fans when we won the 2019 MLS Cup on home soil. We exist to create special moments like these, where we enrich lives and unify our fans and city through soccer. Through both digital and live experiences, the Sounders FC Marketing department curates club, fan, and cultural stories to build meaningful connections and serve as leaders invested in the progress of our Seattle community. As part of the video team, you will be self-starter who can prioritize multiple projects at once and understands the digital landscape and the type of content it requires. As Video Producer, you will focus on creating video and motion content to share across multiple platforms. The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of video production and motion design including producing, shooting, photography, and editing. The Video Producer proactively collaborates with all stakeholders to fully understand the scope and goals of each project. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Concept, shoot, edit video content to use on all Sounders FC platforms including digital, in-stadium and broadcast
Work in collaboration with digital, Social Impact, RAVE Foundation and corporate partners for video content needs to service organizational objectives and initiatives
Shoot video and photo assets at training sessions and home and away matches, including game action, interviews, behind the scenes content
Assist the digital team remotely for non-traveling away matches through in-match editing, on the fly content ideas and video publishing
Think strategically across platforms such as social, web, broadcast, or streaming services, while evolving with the everchanging content landscape
Work in collaboration with the video and marketing team on key moments throughout the season including schedule release, jersey launch, STM renewals and playoff campaign
Collaborate with communications staff for team and player coverage
Assist with the execution of corporate partnership features, while identifying new and unique revenue-generating opportunities via video content
Log and archive video content and broadcast footage throughout the season
Upload and publish videos to club’s CMS, YouTube and file sharing sites
Other duties may be assigned
 Supervisory ResponsibilitiesAssist in managing external network of freelancers to create contentQUALIFICATIONS  
2+ years experience in video production and motion design from a fast-paced sports or entertainment organization
Strong knowledge of Adobe Cloud suite, specifically Premiere 
Comfort with motion graphics and use of After Effects preferred
Proven experience shooting with Sony cameras and using production equipment
Ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines
Proficiency with creating video and motion graphics content across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and YouTube
Self-starter who works well in a team environment. Must be able to collaborate with other departments
Quick learner who can learn and adapt to new organizational processes 
Flexible and adaptable work schedule for changing business demands
Attention to detail with a passion for flawless execution 
Available nights and weekends; this role is expected to provide coverage for events outside of traditional work hours, while also working Sounders FC matches on location and remote
Passionate about working in soccer and sports
Fluency in Spanish is a plus
This position will work primarily from home and expected to attend weekly training sessions at Starfire Sports in Tukwila, WA, home matches at Lumen Field, select away matches, events throughout Puget Sound region and meetings in market as needed
Must have reliable means of transportation to commute between multiple locations
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
Must reside within Washington state by start date
Must be fully vaccinated at the time of hire and follow all club and league COVID-19 protocols
Must be able to carry, load and unload all necessary video/camera equipment – 25 to 50 pounds
Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship

Please note: A demo reel of your work is required with application. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives. Women, gender-nonbinary, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Please contact the Sounders HR department with any questions.The physical demands reflective of the duties and work environment herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Sounders FC is committed to providing Reasonable Accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. 
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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