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Communications: Head of Web/Media Content
Content Manager (MNT) - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position Overview

U.S. Soccer maintains a network of original content that includes social media, video, written features, design and photography. The Content Manager is fundamentally involved in each step of the creation and distribution of content across all platforms and will work with other creators (both internal and external) to develop unique and compelling content for fans of U.S. Soccer’s teams, with a heavy concentration on the Men’s National Team. The ideal candidate has exceptional knowledge of all phases of content production and experience in managing the creation and distribution of each content type.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Develop, schedule and manage the content plan for Men’s National Team events, including but not limited to: social, written, video, audio, graphic and photography
  • Collaborate with members of the Content and Communications teams at U.S. Soccer to execute and deliver digital content across platforms
  • Produce content in the field and at live events, individually and as part of a team
  • Manage aspects of content budgets and oversee content creators across the organization while keeping projects on deadline
  • Implement standards and procedures for the creation of content, making sure all producers are educated on process and follow guidelines
  • Assist in all other facets of the Content and Communications departments in and out of the office and in other aspects of the organization, including Coaching, Referees, Development Academy and Hall of Fame.

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         3-5 years of experience in content production, creation and management

·         In addition to possessing substantial creative capital, the ideal candidate is a disciplined manager of the overall content production process from pre-production to distribution/publishing

·         Understands the various approaches and techniques required for a wide-array of platforms, from social media to long-form, from short social videos to multi-episode series

·         Pushes the creative capacity of the content department while fitting the established voice of U.S. Soccer

·         Possesses meticulous attention to project management detail and strong organizational skills

·         Able to create and oversee schedules, maintaining tight deadlines

·         Oversees individual or team-based projects from development to completion

·         Specific knowledge of soccer is a plus but not a requirement; more important is the knowledge and ability to adapt to the environment surrounding a high-level professional sports team

·         Quick learner who can function well in the fast-paced environment mandated by professional sports

·         Full-time position, minimum 40-hour week with weekend work and extensive travel required

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Athlete Management/Coaching: Coach
Development Coach - United States Soccer Federation (Carson, CA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. Soccer Overview

 

U.S. Soccer, a non-profit organization, is the National Governing Body for the sport of soccer in the United States. Its mission is to make soccer, in all its forms, a preeminent sport in the United States and to continue the development of soccer at all levels.

 

 

 

Position Overview

 

A Development Coach will assist in scouting and maintaining a national data base by tracking elite youth players for all of U.S. Soccer’s (Girls) Youth National Teams. Assist US Soccer’s National Training Center Initiative locally, regionally and nationally. Lead our efforts to identify and develop YNT players within a specified geographical area.  Educate and develop coaches in pipeline serving the girls/women’s game.

 

 

 

Primary Duties

 

  • Responsible for scouting prospective youth club and college players locally, regionally and nationally.

  • Work closely with Scout Manager on developing a national database of youth players for scouting purposes of all ages and positions.

  • Scout all age-groups at identified regional and national events.

  • Assist with coordination of US Soccer’s National Training Centers Initiative on the girl’s side of the game.

  • Lead Training Centers in geographical region.

  • Coordinate and track Training Center evaluations and data entry of players of all ages and positions for long-term tracking.

  • Produce clear and concise reports tracking age-group players.

  • Maintain proactive communication and positive relationships with women’s youth national team coaches and Directors.

  • Build mutually beneficial relationships with club and college coaches.

  • Serve as a certified national instructor at US Soccer Coaching Schools.

  • Design and implement various other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

Requirements/Characteristics:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • USSF “A” License required

  • 10 years of experience coaching girls and women required

  • Proven history of developing elite players and teams

  • 5 years of Coaching Education experience

  • Confident and influential presentation skills

  • Strong verbal, written and in-person communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills

  • Experience working in fast-paced, demanding, team-oriented environments

  • Ability to prioritize and manage a number of different projects simultaneously

  • Proficient with Outlook, Word, Powerpoint and Excel

  • Proficient on computer with video editing, animation, and graphic software

  • Full-time position, minimum 40 hour work week

  • Extensive travel required

 

 

 

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

1. How many years of experience do you have coaching elite female soccer players 13-18 years of age?

2. Please list any Youth National Team players you have helped develop.

3. What year did you attain your US Soccer 'A' license?

4. How many years of experience do you have coaching coaches?

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Membership: Membership
Director of Membership - National Soccer Coaches Association of America (Kansas City, Ka)

Job Purpose: The Director of Membership is responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive membership development and retention strategies that ensure the continued growth and impact of NSCAA and the optimal engagement of members.

Basic Function: Serves members by planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating communications and information programs; managing staff; ensuring member satisfaction; increasing member communication and member loyalty; managing daily operations of member service; participating in new business development.

Responsibilities:

Member Service:

  • Develop and implement overall association member service strategy.
  • Must partner with the management team to align member service policies and systems with the company's objectives.
  • Must oversee member issues and ensure effective and long-term problem resolution.
  • Monitors programs and procedures to ensure on-time delivery and member satisfaction.
  • Provides feedback to the company regarding service failures or member concerns. Provides feedback to Operations team to ensure all members have accurate and timely information.

Membership/College Services:

  • Leads the development, implementation and annual evaluation of individual membership and college services membership benefits packages and menus, including pricing structures.
  • Manage the membership and college services database in sufficient detail to support association activities.
  • Creates office systems to support all membership drives, database management, and projects/ operations related to memberships. Trains staff in use and administration of systems.
  • Publish monthly and annual reports on membership status.
  • Develop and manage membership recruitment efforts including maintenance of standard letters and email communications.
  • Coordinate member profile questionnaire changes with other staff.
  • Ensures that members only section of website is operating and updated.

Member Feedback:

  • Develop and manage processes for regularly identifying membership and education attendee needs.
  • Develop and manage process for feedback on programs and services.
  • Provide reports and communication to program areas regarding member feedback.

On-Site Events/Coaching Academy Course Registration:

  • Plan and manage the Attendee Registration area and activities at Events, including Convention, and Coaching Academy Courses.
  • Assist with other event and Convention related activities as required.

Awards/Rankings:

  • Oversee awards and rankings programs and staff as a benefit of membership and college services
  • Assist chairs and staff with identification and management of committees
  • Attend awards events and assist as needed
  • Oversee award submission and rankings systems
  • Make improvements, suggest new programs, work internally with staff

Administrative:

  • Manage the database systems in the office with the support of our computer consultants.
  • Supervise incoming and outgoing customer service inquiries
  • Manage relationships with vendors utilized for membership services.
  • Assist with budgeting.
  • Assist with office operations.
  • Attend meetings of the board, committees, committee chairs and planning sessions as required. 

Internal Relationships: Reports to Chief Executive Officer; supervises administrative, awards and membership staff and works with other staff as necessary.

External Relationships: Oversee work of consultants selected to assist association in its programs and IS activities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in some area of event and/or program planning is required. Proven skill in planning and project management is preferred. Must have demonstrated, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, computer and written and verbal communication skills. Some evenings and occasional weekends may be required.

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Internships: Any Internship
Fan Services Intern - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fan Services Department Overview

Fans drive our business and we aim to put fans at the center of everything by connecting them to the National Teams across a variety of programs and platforms such as the U.S. Soccer Supporters Club, Bar Program, FanHQ, and more.

Primary Duties

The Fan Services Intern is responsible for day-to-day service of the U.S. Soccer Supporters Club, U.S. Soccer Bar Program, and other programs.

The Supporters Club is the official club for fans of the Men’s and Women’s National Teams. The intern will provide direct support for fans by answering questions and solving problems, ensuring members receive club materials, and managing the Supporters Club member database.

The Bar Program is the official program for soccer bars and pubs nationwide. The intern will provide direct support for bars and bar owners by providing information and support to bars, ensuring partners receive program materials, and registering new bars to the program.

Required Skills Include:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong customer service aptitude
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent computer skills, experience in Salesforce CRM is preferred
  • A background in soccer is preferred

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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Coordinator - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing Department Overview

U.S. Soccer’s Marketing Department is responsible for developing and executing the organization’s marketing and brand strategy.  Included in this responsibility is securing and servicing commercial partners, implementing grassroots Fan Development and Fan Services initiatives, and  managing on-site activation at Men’s and Women’s National Team games and youth events. 

Position Overview
The Marketing Coordinator will help manage the day-to-day relationships with U.S. Soccer’s current commercial partners including sponsors, technical partners, suppliers and licensees.  Additionally, the candidate will be U.S. Soccer’s point person for marketing-related activities at National Team events.  The Marketing Coordinator will assist in planning and executing marketing and fan development initiatives and tracking key data.

Primary Duties

  • Partner service operations
    • Execute all deliverables in partnership contracts ranging from national sponsors to licensees including facilitating artwork approval and athlete appearances
  • On-site activation operations
    • Plan, coordinate and execute fan-facing gameday activation for U.S. Soccer and commercial partners
  • Planning
    • Assist with idea generation and implementation of fan development programs and research initiatives
  • Tracking
    • Track and analyze  key departmental and organizational data such as website traffic, digital engagement, merchandise sales, athlete appearances and partner valuations

Requirements/Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years of experience working in sports marketing industry and/or customer service roles
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven writing and multimedia skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint and multimedia software are required
  • Quantitative analysis experience is a plus
  • Quick learner who can function well in fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Full-time position, minimum 40 hour work week with travel required

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Internships: Any Internship
Video Production Intern - United States Soccer Federation (Chicago, IL)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video Production Department Overview

U.S. Soccer’s in-house Video Production team is part of the organization’s Content Department and is responsible for producing video content across a variety of platforms. The in-house production process at U.S. Soccer encompasses shooting, editing, graphics creation and post-production. The video department also manages all media assets and video archives for the organization. The Video Production team works within the Content department on a daily basis but services all other departments at the organization and works to create dynamic digital content for a range of needs throughout the company.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Support all aspects of the production process in the Video Department at U.S. Soccer, including pre-production, logistics, shooting and post-production
  • Assist other member of the departments in ongoing projects for U.S. Soccer’s digital platforms, in-stadium use and internal use.
  • Assemble video content using U.S. Soccer’s vast media reservoir, implement detailed changes and feedback, and finalize an exceptional product for a wide uses at U.S. Soccer, including its website and YouTube page, social media and National Team events.
  • Create and develop graphics for video and live events
  • Manage elements of U.S. Soccer’s media library – in conjunction with other members of the Video Production team – ingesting, organizing and distributing footage as required
  • Contribute to all other facets of Video Production at U.S. Soccer, including the numerous tasks required for studio management and equipment maintenance

 

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

·         Bachelor’s degree in relevant field and experience in a production studio environment

·         Experience working in groups and production teams but also an ability to work alone and on a deadline

·         Advanced knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud

·         Thorough understanding of visual and narrative grammar

·         Pushes U.S. Soccer’s stylistic sensibility while staying within the boundaries of its well-established methods

·         Familiarity with standard practices of digital compression, including knowledge of video resolutions, codecs and frame rates

·         Approaches project, data and studio management with the same attention to detail as any of the elements mentioned above.

·         Ability to keep a project on a deadline, short or long term

·         Experience in the field, including with cameras (Panasonic HPX-250, Canon DSLRs, Sony FS700 ) and with sound and lighting techniques

·         Quick learner who can function well in the fast-paced environment mandated by professional sports

·         Some travel may be required

 

Compensation is $66 per day with hours not to exceed 40 hours per week.

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