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This is a season long internship that is expected to start as soon as possible and conclude at the end of the Major League Soccer season. POSITION OVERVIEW: The Communications Intern is responsible for providing administrative and overall support to the Communications Department. The Communications Intern will assist with department projects and daily activities. The areas of concentration include but are not limited to: daily media roundups, preparation of media assets for all games, organizing and maintaining media distribution lists, creation and upkeep of statistical databases, and assisting in the day-to-day media operations for both the First Team and NYCFC II.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Updating NYCFC media resources and materials

  • Create and maintain the statistical database for NYCFC & NYCFC II

  • Assist in the day-to-day media operations required for NYCFC Home Games

  • Create coverage reports for and assist with large Club announcements pertaining to partnership launches, community initiatives, player signings, media days and press conferences

  • Help lead eSports communications

  • Other duties as assigned

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • You must be working towards or holds a degree in Communications, Sports Management, Sports Information or a related field

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Expertise in Excel a plus

  • Strong communication and analytical skills

  • Self-starter, team-orientated, and organized

  • Flexible with working hours and can work weekday mornings from 8am – 12pm, and select NYCFC and NYCFC II home games

  • Fluent in Portuguese is a plus but not necessary

  • Must be able to commute between Orangeburg, NY training facility, Manhattan office, and NYCFC home venues

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 NYCFC

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary

  • New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law

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: https://www.nycfc.com/ .

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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