WHAT SETS YOU APART
You are a creative and driven social media professional who excels at connecting and engaging with fans in a unique, meaningful way. Your proven knowledge of social media and creative thinking allows you to be innovative and consistently achieve objectives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Day-to-day management of social media channels focused primarily on Orlando City B and Orlando City Academy.
Assist in the development and implementation of social media strategy for Orlando City SC and Orlando Pride in collaboration with the Sr. Social Media Coordinator, Social Media Coordinator and Director of Digital Content.
Plan and execute a social media calendar to ensure consistent, compelling messaging and programming.
Managing backend content delivery for Orlando City B and Orlando City Academy website.
Drive traffic to Orlando City B website and digital channels through effective and engaging use of content
Guide the Club toward the most effective approaches and content per platform in order to maximize results.
Show the Club's personality and voice through daily engagement with fans across all platforms.
Follow brand guidelines to ensure consistency throughout club channels
Other duties as assigned.
It’s never just a job at Orlando City SC. It’s a way of life. We live and breathe soccer. We believe each role is as unique as the person who does it. To join our team, you will also possess these qualifications:
Available to commit to the entirety of the MLS, NWSL and MLS NEXT Pro seasons (Approx. Feb.-Nov.)
Must work most/all Orlando City B matches, which include some nights and weekends
Fluency in Spanish a plus
Prior internship/professional experience in social media, sports marketing, communications or related field
Knowledge of soccer (including MLS and NWSL) is critical
Self-starter willing to own responsibilities and uphold a standard of excellence
Ability to actively and efficiently work in a team
Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong interpersonal abilities
Passion and ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism, while representing the Orlando City and Orlando Pride brands
Experience in juggling a number of work-intensive projects simultaneously, ability to meet and perform under tight deadlines and to think clearly under pressure
Able to work non-traditional hours, in non-traditional settings, within a team atmosphere
Must be able to produce quality photos and videos with a mobile device.
Graphic design and/or video editing (Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro) experience is a plus.
HTML and CSS experience is a plus.
Applicants can use this position toward undergraduate or graduate degree internship requirements, though not required
About Orlando City and Orlando Pride:
With three major professional teams, Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) has established itself as one of the preeminent Clubs in professional soccer.
One of the leading teams in Major League Soccer (MLS), and the only MLS team in Florida, the Lions have developed a rich history and passionate following since starting in the USL in 2011. In their inaugural MLS season, Orlando City set a league record for an expansion team, drawing an average of 32,847 fans per home game – including 62,500 in the home opener – and became the fastest team in MLS history to host a half million fans. Orlando City has not only captured the passion of soccer fans in the City Beautiful, it continues to build its global brand as its matches are broadcast in 120 countries and in 30 languages..
The Orlando Pride, OCSC’s National Women’s Soccer League franchise, began league play in 2016 – bringing professional women’s soccer to Orlando for the first time. The team is led by Seb Hines in his first full season as head coach after serving as Assistant Coach and previously player on Orlando City.
MLS Next Pro (Orlando City B) play their home matches at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla. OCB continues the Club’s rich history in the rapidly growing league. Orlando City B play approximately 12 home games a year and for the first time will be broadcast on national television further elevating the profile of the league. Also located at OHP is Orlando City’s Academy which compete across youth age groups with where they study and hone their skills to one day join OCB and the First team.
OCSC also has a youth club, Orlando City Youth Soccer (OCYS) and a U-23 team that participates in the PDL. Lastly, the Orlando City Foundation is active in the community year round, promoting health and wellness in children throughout the region, and raising funds for and volunteering time for various local organizations.