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24 Jan 2024

Coordinator, Social Media

🇺🇸 Tempe, AZ, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Position: Coordinator, Social Media – Full Time/Exempt

Department: Marketing

Reports to: Director, Social Media and Emerging Platforms

Location: Arizona Cardinals (Tempe, AZ)

Format: In-person

Cardinals Organizational Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is a professional football team within the National Football League (NFL). We compete in the National Football Conference (NFC) West division and call State Farm Stadium, in Glendale, Arizona, our home.

As one of the oldest pro football franchises in the U.S., the Club has established itself as a sport and cultural hallmark within Arizona, as well as a trailblazer for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) initiatives and firsts around the League. Our vision is to build a leading sports organization that competes for championships, drives business results, creates loyal fans, develops proud employees, and inspires hope in our community. We are relentless in our pursuit of greatness on and off the field, while positively impacting our people, our fans, and our community.

If you want to join an organization that values putting the team first, doing what is right, growing with positivity, valuing every voice, while driving performance, we would love for you to join our team. Learn more about the Arizona Cardinals and see what’s happening here.

Job Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Coordinator, Social Media will be a part of a team that helps define the Cardinals brand and articulates its voice. We are seeking a candidate with the passion to create and engage fans of all ages through social media. Candidates should have a strong creative process and foresight to envision and execute a project from start to finish. This position will report to the Director, Social Media and Emerging Platforms.

Primary Job Duties:

The Coordinator, Social Media will have the daily responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Assist in implementing the overall social media strategy of the organization, while monitoring content and user engagement for content optimization.
  • Produce and manage content for the Arizona Cardinals social media channels.
  • Work closely with the football staff to create football centric copy and content.
  • Coordinate with the digital and social teams to create visual content.
  • Create original content to drive revenue opportunities for business development.
  • Ideate unique projects with a social focus.
  • Track and analyze emerging social media trends and platforms.
  • On gameday, coordinate with NFL’s LCC program, capture video from field-level and assist in other social related duties as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism, marketing, business or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Experience: Minimum two years of professional experience in digital/social content and marketing strategy and publication.
  • Strong copywriting skills
  • Expert knowledge of social media platforms including but not limited to X, Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and YouTube
  • Reliability, communication, strong collaboration and organizational skills are required.
  • Ability to work well with others as part of a team.
  • Flexible to work nights, holidays and weekends.
  • Strong background working in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Basic knowledge of football is required and a passion to continue to learn the game expected to fulfill several responsibilities.
  • Experience working for a major sports brand is preferred, but not required.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite.

Cardinals Benefits/Perks Summary:

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club has developed a comprehensive benefits package that provides economic and inclusive benefits to full-time employees. The Cardinals benefits offer care, protection, and support for employees and their loved ones. The Cardinals organization encourages an environment that is conducive to living a healthy, productive, and flexible lifestyle.

Benefits and Perks include, but are not limited to:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance options; effective the first day of hire
  • 401 (k) retirement option with employer match contribution
  • Paid Time Off Accruals (including sick time accruals)
  • Paid Time Off for most Federal holidays
  • Time off for Maternity, Paternity, Military, and Bereavement
  • MDLIVE: 24/7 medical support
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Care Saving Account options
  • Discounts on Cardinals gear & paraphernalia
  • Tuition reimbursement & Professional Growth opportunities
  • Daily free lunch
  • Complimentary season tickets
  • Subsidized gym memberships

The Arizona Cardinals Football Club is 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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