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The NYCFC Partnership Marketing and Sales Intern will support the Partnerships Team by assisting with the management of a growing portfolio of brands associated with New York City FC and City Football Group in the US region. The internship will provide opportunities to take ownership of short-term projects and support in daily activities including campaign development, marketing initiatives, sales prospecting, valuation reporting and rights delivery.

The areas of concentration include but are not limited to: idea generation, sales prospecting, Partnership Marketing deck creation, asset packaging, inventory tracking, event planning and execution, digital marketing, youth soccer programs, and competitor and business development research. This internship program will run from mid February to November 2023.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Assist in day-to-day management of the NYCFC roster of corporate partners

  • Manage heads of terms documents for incoming and current partners

  • Act as a liaison for internal departments

  • Assist in the planning and execution of internal and external Club events

  • Conduct detailed research for the Partnership Sales team that includes new prospect info and brand activation details across competitors

  • Prepare meeting prep documents that include company profiles, key contact bios, etc.

  • Ideate and create turnkey go-to market sales strategies for prospects

  • and business objectives

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, open environment

WHAT YOU’LL BRING:

  • Sound knowledge of the global and United States soccer landscape

  • Familiarity with the elements of integrated marketing campaigns

  • Above average knowledge of Microsoft programs, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • Strong work ethic and team-oriented attitude

  • Flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced working environment

  • Self-sufficient and proactive Broad commercial acumen

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Well organized with consistent attention to detail

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.