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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Communications Assistant - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 20 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). They are one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its founding in 1996.   They currently play their home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. RBA, a state-of-the-art 25,000-seat stadium, is widely regarded as the top soccer-specific stadium in North America. The club is owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The first team features 2015 Goalkeeper of the Year Luis Robles, 2014 MLS Golden Boot Winner Bradley Wright-Phillips, U.S. international Sacha Kljestan, and several players with USMNT experience.  The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The New York Red Bulls are hiring a Communications Assistant. This position reports to the Manager of Communications. This is a part-time, hourly position.

The Communications Assistant will be responsible for all communications and media relations needs surrounding New York Red Bulls II, the organization’s USL affiliate. Responsibilities including writing and distributing press releases, creating weekly media notes, running team social media accounts, and managing game day communications and media relations needs.

Additionally, this position will oversee Communications needs for the New York Red Bulls Academy teams and Red Bulls Training Programs, including writing press releases and maintaining www.RedBullsAcademy.com.

This position will also have opportunities to assist with Communications needs for the New York Red Bulls First team, including assisting with media availabilities and game day responsibilities when scheduling allows.


 

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

       A Strong working knowledge of the sport of soccer.

       Previous experience working in college or professional sports is strongly preferred.

       A working knowledge of StatCrew is strongly preferred

       Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign are preferred

       Understanding of social media platforms such as twitter and Instagram

  

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience Required.

 

 

               

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying

schedules to reflect the business needs of the company.

 

Red Bull New York provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.


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Communications: Internet Communications
Manager, Digital & New Media - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 20 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). They are one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its founding in 1996.   They currently play their home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. RBA, a state-of-the-art 25,000-seat stadium, is widely regarded as the top soccer-specific stadium in North America. The club is owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The first team features 2015 Goalkeeper of the Year Luis Robles, 2014 MLS Golden Boot Winner Bradley Wright-Phillips, U.S. international Sacha Kljestan, and several players with USMNT experience.  The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams. 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
The New York Red Bulls are hiring for the position of Manager of Digital & New Media. The position reports directly to the Senior Director of Communications.

Oversee the overall content strategy for the New York Red Bulls, with platform specific execution plans for social, web, video and email. Will also help with the creation and management of content for social media and serve as a liaison with MLS for digital website.

Specific areas of focus include developing consistent and unique voices for the New York Red Bulls for each social media platform; planning and assigning the club’s digital content with a specific focus on driving fan engagement; growing the club’s fan base through the various digital platforms by delivering engaging and compelling content; supporting growth and understanding of the club’s brand, mission, & values; balancing the club’s organic content with sales-related content; overseeing email communications (newsletter, matchday email and promotional messages); and driving revenue through digital ticket sales campaigns and sponsorable digital assets.

The position will lead the Digital & New Media team with the New York Red Bulls, which consists of a total of three people.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

 Responsible for the planning and execution of all of the organization’s digital communications platforms, including all social media platforms for both the New York Red Bulls and New York Red Bulls II, along with Red Bull Arena.

Work closely with Senior Director of Communications and social media coordinator to plan and program key social media platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Video (YouTube)/Audio sites.

Work closely with Senior Director of Marketing on integrating brand messaging into content; ensuring our mission, values and key pillars are being communicated to fans to help them understand what the club represents.

Work closely with Senior Director of Marketing along with ticket sales and sponsorship to execute and monitor ticket sales and partner-related social media, email and website content, and execute paid media/promoted posts on social channels.

Monitor and aim to implement league-shared best practices across email and social channels.

Responsible for regular web site maintenance efforts including game coverage, posting of articles, press releases, stories, photo galleries and videos.

Responsible for social and digital reporting to create a monthly dashboard highlighting relevant statistics and opportunities.

Work closely with RBNA/RBMH to collaborate on getting RBNY content shared on their networks, amplifying our voice, reaching new audience, and ensuring that we are a part of their content plan.

Collaborate across all organizational departments.

Have a strong understanding of current digital strategy.

Demonstrate empathy with our fans, making their experience a priority.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

Intermediate knowledge of HTML and CSS coding.

Working knowledge of photo editing software such as Photoshop.

Deep understanding of existing and emerging social media platforms.

Experience with paid marketing strategy/tactics.

Deep understanding for the game of soccer.

Excellent written and communication skills both internal and external; ability to interface with employees at all levels within the organization; openness to collaboration.

Ability to plan and execute original, digital content concepts based on MLS and organizational calendar of events, milestones, and marketing initiatives.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment including instant decision-making.

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of three years of digital marketing experience (experience in the sports industry a plus)

Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus, but not a requirement

On-camera experience is a plus, but not a requirement

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the company.

 Red Bull New York provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.


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