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Job listing closed on 7 Jan 2024
21 Dec 2023

Video Production Manager

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Seattle, WA, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.
US$60,000 – US$89,000 per year

Job Title: Video Production Manager

Department: Marketing

Reports To: Director of Video Production

Type: Full Time Regular

FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt

Role Type: Individual Contributor


When you join Seattle Sounders FC, you join a soccer-loving, socially progressive, ambitious club rooted in the best soccer city in America. We have one of the most passionate sports fan bases in North America who are invested in the Sounders as much for our commitment to making a positive impact in our communities as they are for winning the 2019 MLS Cup and 2022 CONCACAF Champions League on home soil. We exist to create special moments like these, where we enrich lives and unify our fans and city through soccer.

Through both digital and live experiences, the Sounders FC Marketing department curates club, fan, and cultural stories to build meaningful connections and serve as leaders invested in the progress of our Seattle community.

As Video Production Manager, you will assist in leading the production of video assets for the club. The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of visual storytelling and production processes. This role will collaborate with stakeholders at a high level to understand the scope and goals of each project. This role must be able to effectively plan and communicate the requirements needed to complete each assignment. As part of the Video Team, you will be a self-starter who can prioritize multiple projects and understand the digital landscape and the type of content it requires. A successful candidate will have experience across a variety of areas including pre-production, communication, directing, shooting, editing, color and motion.


  • Develop, shoot, edit video content to use on all Sounders FC platforms including digital, broadcast and in-stadium
  • Assist in leading production of key club initiatives throughout season including schedule release, jersey launch, STM renewals, and playoff campaign
  • Manage execution of weekly and monthly video requirements for broadcast partner Apple TV
  • Work all home matches, while capturing the matchday experience of our players and fans at Lumen Field
  • Travel to select road matches, providing video and photo coverage of the team
  • Assist the video and digital team remotely for non-traveling away matches with editing, on the fly content ideas and video publishing
  • Collaborate with Digital, Corporate Partnerships, Social Impact, and RAVE Foundation for video content needs to service organizational objectives and initiatives
  • Maintain video production gear and advise on best practices of new equipment
  • Manage production studio space for internal interviews and content creation
  • Use motion design elements to elevate video assets
  • Coordinate with communications staff for all team and player coverage
  • Log and archive video content and broadcast footage throughout the season
  • Upload and publish videos to club’s CMS, YouTube and file sharing sites
  • Other duties may be assigned


  • 3+ years experience in video production with a fast-paced sports or entertainment organization
  • Proven experience shooting with Sony cameras and using production equipment
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Cloud suite, specifically Premiere and After Effects
  • Ability to balance multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Proficiency with creating video content across Twitter, Instagram,, TikTok, Facebook, and YouTube
  • Self-starter who works well in a team environment to collaborate with other departments
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new organizational processes
  • Attention to detail with a passion for flawless execution
  • Flexible and adaptable work schedule for changing business demands
  • Passionate about working in soccer and sports
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus


  • This is a hybrid position that will work from home and Seattle Sounders FC’s offices in Renton and is expected to attend Sounders FC home matches at Lumen Field, events throughout Puget Sound region and meetings in market as needed.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to commute between multiple locations
  • Must reside within Washington state by start date
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must be able to carry, load and unload all necessary video/camera equipment – 25 to 50 pounds


Seattle Sounders FC offers competitive compensation and an engaging, supportive environment that prioritizes the health and well-being of our people.

The annual salary range for this position is $60,000 – $89,000. Base pay at time of offer will take into account job-related knowledge, skills and experience required for the role, internal equity and market.

Our Total Rewards package for full-time team members includes:

  • Healthcare plans with 100% employer sponsored premiums for employees and dependents
  • Generous PTO plan that includes unlimited paid vacation and offseason time off to support employee health and well-being
  • 401k retirement plan matching
  • Gender-neutral parental leave program offering 12-16 weeks of paid leave for new parents
  • Discounts on Sounders FC products, merchandise and with Sounders FC Partners
  • Complimentary tickets to Sounders FC and Tacoma Defiance matches
  • Volunteer opportunities in the Seattle community offered in support of social impact and RAVE Foundation initiatives
  • Growth opportunities, employee learning and development programs to support professional and personal growth