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San Diego Wave Fútbol Club is on a mission to build a world class home for players and fans that will be loved locally and respected globally.

We are seeking a dynamic, creative thinker to oversee the team’s presence across the social media landscape, helping drive deeper, more meaningful connections with fans and the larger San Diego and soccer communities. This individual will be tasked with the development and implementation of strategy, content delivery, and real-time community management. They will identify key performance indicators, set clear objectives, measure performance, and improve results. The ideal candidate will help build the brand and business of the club using an imaginative and technical skillset combined with excellent communication skills.

This is a full-time role in San Diego, California. At Wave FC, we encourage open communication and foster supportive relationships. We collaborate to excel so this position works closely with internal teams and external clients, our community, and partners. Dive in, check out the details below; if it sounds like you and something you’re interested in, we encourage you to apply.

ROLE RESPONSIBILIITES:

  • Share in our mission and ambition.

  • Contribute to the marketing team’s overall strategy and success in both team and cross-department meetings.

  • Lead the day-to-day posting and community management of Wave FC’s official accounts, including but not limited to: Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and YouTube.

  • Drive the club’s strategy on current and emerging platforms.

  • Manage organization, planning, and scheduling for all social media platforms.

  • Organically integrate Club’s marketing and business objectives into social media presence.

  • Help in the development of campaigns for tentpole moments like schedule release, jersey release, season kickoff, and playoffs.

  • Create entertaining and original social-first text, photo, and video content.

  • Evolve the established voice and tone of the Wave FC brand to promote positive fan engagement and to drive demand for Club content.

  • Moderate user-generated content across platforms and engage with followers.

  • Stay on top of emerging social media trends and best practices and appropriately integrate new opportunities into Wave FC’s social presence.

  • Provide social coverage at trainings, on match days, at community events and others as needed.

  • Assist in execution of paid social media campaigns.

  • Assist with analytics, particularly the tracking of campaigns and sponsorship executions to ensure successful partner-affiliated social media posts, ticket sales, and merch promotions.

  • Collaborate with creative designers, photographers, and videographers to ensure assets are optimized for maximum performance on individual platforms.

  • Help develop content ideas to support partnership pitches and renewals.

  • Assist with various production, website, editing, and design tasks as needed.

  • Adapt quickly as business needs evolve.

QUALIFIED?

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g. marketing, communications, journalism).

  • 2+ years of progressive experience for a professional/collegiate sports property.

  • Demonstrated understanding of social media platforms, their unique audiences and how to use them to maximize branding and marketing efforts

  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, and Microsoft Office.

  • Excellent writing and proof-reading skills, including superior attention to detail, a strong handle of grammar, punctuation, and voice.

  • Team player who strives to help the club achieve key business objectives, including driving value for corporate partners, creating ticket sales and merch opportunities, and promoting broadcast tune-in – while maintaining maximum exposure with minimal invasiveness into fan timelines/feeds

  • Ability to work with athletes to distribute content and grow their social media presence as additional club marketing touch points.

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve, and manage time effectively within a fast-paced environment.

  • In-depth knowledge of analytics software, content management systems and SEO tools.

  • Proactive thinker who brings creativity to the job every day.

  • Working knowledge of soccer and familiarity with the National Women’s Soccer League.

  • Exceptional at building relationships both internally and externally.

  • Professional, positive, and proactive.

  • Passion for the success of Women’s Professional Sports.

  • Available to work game day and other events often outside of traditional business hours.

  • Ability to take ideas from concept to execution.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Proven experience in collaborating with peers across departments to brainstorm, create and execute on-brand content.

  • Experience in photography both in shooting imagery and providing shot list direction, preferred.

  • Familiarity with metadata, SEO, file naming and other organizational tools for archiving content, preferred.

WE SUPPORT OUR TEAM

Our people are our club. We champion an inclusive culture, prioritize diversity and equity. We believe different backgrounds and experiences bring new ideas and perspectives. Our goal is to have diverse, talented candidates from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds apply. Compensation is competitive and onboarding is fun. We’re excited to welcome new members of our team who share our passion.

Have what it takes and ready to join us? Apply today. For consideration, all candidates must submit a website/portfolio/reel along with their resume or cv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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