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Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
Club Operations Assistant - Los Angeles Football Club (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018.  We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world.  Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches. 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Club Operations Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the clubs day to day operation. The assistant will act as the primary liaison between the Club and vendors for various special events. This position will report directly to the Chief of Staff & VP, Club Operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Support various departments in administrative duties
  • Screen general incoming calls and forward to the appropriate personnel
  • Handle general inquiries and request from internal and external individuals
  • Maintain executive calendar – appointments, scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, travel, etc.
  • Maintain office filing system, supplies, and general documentations
  • Partner with LAFC Experince Center Office Manager on administrative duies as well as coordination of special events at the facility
  • Assist various departments in preparations/modification of documents, reports, and correspondences as needed

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Research for various projects within the club
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by Supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS:

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.

  • Maintain high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Must be able to multitask and exercise good judgement in a fast pace environment
  • Must be organized and posses to the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively – both verbal and written
  • Profcient in Microsoft Office – specifically word, excel, powerpoint, outlook
  • Prior experience working with executive level staff preferred
  • Flexible work schedule is a plus

Education: High school diploma required. Bachelors degree from an accredited College or University preferred.

Expereience: 2 years of experience in general office support

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

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Sales & Marketing: Market Research
Digital Analyst - Los Angeles Football Club (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018. We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world. Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Digital Analyst will provide analytic support for LAFC digital operations. The Digital Analyst will examine digital frameworks (digital, social, mobile, and email) and provide recommendations in concert with LAFC business objectives. The Analyst establishes, tracks, and analyzes digital platform results to provide strategies for continuous improvement. This position will also assist with LAFC email and marketing automation efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:

  • Develop holistic analytical tracking strategy for LAFC’s digital platforms.
  • Oversee and drive development of key dashboards and other analytic tools.
  • Evaluate LAFC’s digital platform, interpret results and make recommendations on ways to amplify and optimize its use towards LAFC’s organizational business objectives.
  • Coordinate initiatives for e-marketing campaigns including email newsletters, automated lead-nurturing campaigns, and customer account notifications. 
  • Administer LAFC’s marketing automation platform.
  • Produce regular and ad-hoc presentable reports regarding LAFC’s digital platform.
  • Package and communicate analytical findings and develop presentations for LAFC’s internal teams and LAFC’s stakeholders.
  • Assist with administration and support of Salesforce, including but not limited to maintaining users, validation rules, record types, workflows, fields, reports, dashboards, and other reference data.
  • Implement and support the digital ad sales system for organizational objectives.
  • Work closely with LAFC’s internal teams in long-range and short-range strategic planning, including to communicate changes to digital campaigns, technical issues, delivery issues, and optimization suggestions.
  • Maintain familiarity with email marketing industry best practices and regulations, including CAN-SPAM laws and privacy/permissions practices.
  • Monitor other team, league, and brand performance as need to continue to build best-in-class practices and guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Statistics, Economics, Business, Marketing or other quantitative discipline.
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook).
  • Experience with digital analytics tools like Google Analytics.
  • Solid working knowledge of digital disciplines including, but not limited to websites, mobile sites/apps, social media, SEO, SEM, banner advertising, e-commerce, email marketing, etc.
  • Strict attention to detail and accuracy in data required.
  • Ability to work fast under pressure of meeting the deadlines of multiple reporting requirements.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, quick-learner with strong analytical, organizational, time-management, and communication skills.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Experience with digital analytics tools?

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Sales & Marketing: Consumer Marketing/Brand Management
Director, Brand and Community - Los Angeles Football Club (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018. We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world. Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

LAFC is seeking an experienced, motivated, creative, and results-oriented Director to lead LAFC’s brand experiences, marketing strategies, partnership programming, and grassroots outreach.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Manage the development and execution of marketing campaigns that drive LAFC brand awareness and objectives alongside those of our brand partners to create experiences that are bold, dynamic and impactful.
  • Work collaboratively with agency partners, cross-functional business units, and marketing teams to recommend and lead community built programs with scope and scale.
  • Develop and lead sponsorship programming ideation and execution.
  • Actively participate in sponsorship pitch meetings.
  • Secure, develop, and manage grassroots community marketing partnerships.
  • Lead game day marketing activation planning and execution.
  • Lead marketing plan development and maintain department marketing and asset production calendar.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the Supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the Company.

  • Support content strategy and development.
  • Represent LAFC at local and regional community events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong understanding of the ecosystem and landscape of global soccer and MLS.
  • Experience working directly with professional sports leagues, teams and networks on behalf of brands to leverage partnership platforms and build integrated marketing campaigns.
  • Proven ability to plan and successfully manage complex marketing programs, lead cross-functional teams, and work effectively with team members under tight deadlines.
  • Exceptional communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Expertise in program and budget management.
  • Self-starter who is able to identify and solve problems efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to adapt quickly, works well in new situations, and highly dynamic environment.
  • Experience contributing to goals via strategic campaigns for large, complex organizations.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • B.A./B.S. required, MBA degree preferred.
  • 8+ years experience in sports marketing or brand management.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. ?

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have previous MLS experience?

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Director, PR and Communications - Los Angeles Football Club (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018. We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world.  Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

The PR and Communications Director will help shape the Club’s outward facing brand. This role will be responsible for creating, planning and executing various year-round communications plans. The position will work with local press including digital, print, broadcast and other non-traditional outlets to generate stories for the Club and stadium. This position will assist the marketing department in a variety of tasks including, copywriting, collateral production, visual communications and e-communications.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Plan and execute year-round communication strategies to build brand & sales
  • Develop potential media stories, write press releases as assigned and effectively pitch for maximum pick-up; act as primary interface with media
  • Manage and coordinate player, coach and management appearances and interviews
  • Plan and execute special events for target audiences and to generate press coverage
  • Support and contribute to the development of e-communication strategies including websites, eNewsletters and interactive communications
  • Provide marketing support and account services to other internal departments
  • Develop, write, and edit corporate communications
  • Manage reputation management, crisis communications, and day-to-day activities
  • Maintain and nurture relationships with local, national and international press
  • Oversee media operations on event days: press box operations and check-in, game notes, match recaps, etc.
  • Foster relationships with other departments to stay informed of new initiatives
  • Manage the Public Relations/Communications and Broadcasting staff, along with relationships with outside consultants if necessary
  • Track and manage department expenditures and budget with Finance Department
  • Maintain accurate database of media contacts and track earned media coverage
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND QUALIFICATIONS:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skill, qualification 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.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and can work independently or in team setting
  • Ability to maintain confidential and/or proprietary information
  • Ability to multi-task and operate efficiently and effectively in a fast pace environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products – Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, etc
  • Must be able to work flexible hours – games, nights, weekends, holidays
  • Familiarity with current patterns and trends in digital and social media.
  • Working knowledge of MLS and international soccer is preferred
  • Extensive media contacts and demonstrated ability to place stories
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of media and community contacts (such as newspapers, TV, radio, social media, etc.)
  • Exceptional project management skills with ability to manage people/projects, delegate responsibility and provide follow-through on multiple projects.
  • Billingual in Spanish is a plus.

Education: Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field required. Masters degree preferred.

Experience: 8+ years of experience in Public Relations, Communications, or related field

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have previous experience with a professional team?

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Manager, PR/Communications - Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) (Los Angeles, CA)

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018.  We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world.  Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

Manager of PR/Communications manages and executes public relations activities for LAFC. This position manages sports communications, advises executives on communications strategy, and supports functional areas of LAFC.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Create strategies that generate fan interest and engagement in LAFC.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with all media.
  • Strategic writer and editor who shapes public perception of the organization while upholding its values and integrity. Writing and editing duties to include, but not limited to: press releases, quote drafts, video scripts, event programs, marketing collateral, select internal and external written communications, op-eds, presentation decks, and multimedia projects.
  • Manage the development of proactive publicity via the following:
  • Serving as a stakeholder for dozens of media outlets and editorial decision makers.
  • Creating and pitching feature ideas to national sports media. 
  • Oversee and participate in live monitoring of MLS games and related internal and external communications. 
  • Advise on consistent and successful messaging throughout all communications, digital and marketing platforms.
  • Support LAFC executives with interview preparation, message points, and strategic messaging.
  • Manage and facilitate all media as it relates to the front office, players, coaches and game day information distribution.
  • Respond to media inquiries in a timely manner, providing background information, facilitating interviews and serving as a company spokesperson on select topics as necessary.
  • Manage editorial relationships with team broadcast partners.
  • Work closely with MLS League office on communications strategy and set measurable standards of achievement.
  • Manage media operations for MLS games and non-MLS related events that take place at the stadium.
  • Build and foster collaborative relationships with other departments within the organization to stay informed and abreast of new initiatives, program and other organization-wide events.
  • Attend industry events and trade conferences to remain current with industry changes.
  • Manage Communications relationship with pertinent media associations.
  • Provide education and training to executives, players and staff regarding media relations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in public relations, marketing, sports administration or related field.
  • Familiarity with current patterns and trends in PR, digital and social media.
  • A minimum of six years of experience in public relations\communications, or marketing.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced media environment and make quick decisions using sound judgment.
  • Extensive local, regional and national media contacts and demonstrated ability to place stories.
  • Effective relationships in Sports, Business, Community, and Philanthropic/Charitable media outlets/writers, both English and Spanish markets.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of media and community contacts (such as newspapers, TV, radio, social media, etc.).
  • Public speaking skills, including the ability to be interviewed by the media.
  • Must be able to travel and be available to work during evenings and weekends when needed. 
  • Exceptional project management skills with ability to manage people/projects, delegate responsibility and provide follow-through on multiple projects.
  • Must be detail-oriented and a self-starter.
  • Ability to anticipate problems and identify opportunities to build\protect the LAFC brand.
  • Ability to think strategically, creatively, and in an effective manner while managing multiple issues and projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Public relations experience in professional sports.
  • Knowledge and passion for Major League Soccer.  
  • Fluency in Spanish.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have experience with a professional sports team or organization?

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