Columbus Crew is the first club in Major League Soccer. The Crew is operated by Haslam Sports Group and The Edwards Family. The Black & Gold has won two MLS Cup championships (2008, 2020), the 2021 Campeones Cup, the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, three MLS Supporters’ Shield (2004, 2008 and 2009) and the inaugural MLS NEXT Pro Cup (2022).
Columbus Crew is offering Matchday Communications positions with the Crew Communications Department for the 2023 MLS season. This position touches all departmental activities on Crew Matchday, including but not limited to media credentialing and check-in, photo marshal assistance, statistical creation and distribution as well as post-match quote transcription. This position has frequent interaction with Crew management, along with team staff from other MLS clubs. Professionalism and attention to detail are critical attributes for this opportunity.
The position is paid hourly and requires participation in most Crew home matches and stadium events.
Opportunities & Responsibilities
Assist Communications Department with Matchday media relations responsibilities, including, but not limited to:
Press box management
Capturing and transcribing post-match quotes
Other projects as opportunities arise
Required skills, experience & abilities
Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
Must be enrolled in a college or university program or be a recent graduate
Able to attend most Crew home matches, including evening and weekend assignments
Excellent writing abilities and attention to detail
Ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
Proficient in Microsoft Office; basic proficiency with Adobe products a plus
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not required
Knowledge of Columbus Crew and Major League Soccer preferred