D.C. United are looking for an experienced social media and digital professional to help elevate the club’s brand online and support fan development. The Coordinator of Social and Digital Media will be responsible for helping build, plan, and execute the club’s social media content calendar as well as publishing content across owned properties. Additionally, this individual will also be tasked with ideating and creating content to support the club’s first team and front office across both existing and emerging platforms. This position will be located within the D.C. United Communications and Content department and will also be responsible for the growth of the Audi Field properties across social and web.
Interested candidates should submit a resumé and a link to an online portfolio (if available) or any examples of digital work.
What You Will Do
Plan, ideate, create, and publish content to D.C. United and Audi Field social properties. This includes, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and other emerging platforms
Assist in scheduling and implementing a daily/weekly/monthly social media content calendar
Ability to understand fan sentiment and club/player narratives to help drive content creation
Analyze KPIs to continually enhance our content while moving our social strategy forward
Recognize and react to real-time, emerging trends and current events to create content for distribution across social channels
Collaborate with various stakeholders within and outside of the department to coordinate content initiatives and creative
Real-time coverage of club matches and other Audi Field events and functions to create in-the-moment and reactionary content for our social media properties
Maintain and update social media channels during home and away matches
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends for matchdays
Your Background, Skills and Qualifications
A degree in social media, marketing, communications or related field and 1-3 years of on-the-job experience in social media
Extensive knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and a pulse on emerging platforms
Strong storytelling/copywriting/copy editing skills
Experience with photoshop and adobe premier preferred, but not required
Basic knowledge of Major League Soccer and D.C. United
Ability to work as a team under tight deadlines
Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays
Experience in sports, particularly soccer, preferred, but not required
Must demonstrate a high level of detail-orientation, especially under deadline pressure
Must display organization and communicative skills
Must have the ability to work well under pressure
Must be able to easily switch between projects comfortably and quickly
Must possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives
Must have the ability to demonstrate uncompromised judgment and discretion with regard to interpersonal relationships
Must have a strong sense of self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Must be able to maintain confidentiality and use upmost discretion when privy to sensitive information
Must have good decision-making skills, solid judgment and interpersonal effectiveness
Must be self-directed and able to work independently
Must be flexible & reliable team player, both within own department and within company as a whole
Must have strong communication skills: must be comfortable with engaging in a variety of different communicative modes (verbal, non-verbal, and written) and being attuned to others through strong active listening skills
Must be able to identify problems, their sources, and their potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-today operations without interruption
Must have a strong command of reasoned, measured decision-making based upon analyzing the pros and cons of each potential decision to be made
D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.
D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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