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US Youth Soccer - Marketing and Communications Coordinator

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Summary:
The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications and will be responsible for assisting with marketing USYS programming, supporting website asset and content updates, executing and monitoring social media, generating ideas/concepts/copy for content tied to programming, supporting esports initiatives and helping with partner/sponsor marketing execution. The goal is to support the communication and marketing of various USYS programming and resources in order to elevate the USYS brand.
 
Posted Date:
11/10/2021
 
Job Location:
Frisco, Texas
 
Position Type:
Full-time
 
Contact Name:
Yvette Saenz
 
Contact Email:
ysaenz@usyouthsoccer.org
 
Description:

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Job Description

US Youth Soccer (USYS) is the largest youth sport organization in the world. We spend every day thinking about ways to grow and support the sport. We’re building the most innovative service organization in sports and transforming lives by inspiring participation. Our vision is to bring communities together through the power of soccer, making life-long fans of the sport.

We are defining the modern-day youth sport organization with innovation as a cornerstone of our strategy. We are guided by the principles of service leadership, performance excellence, collaboration, and diversity and inclusion at all levels of the organization. Our focus on listening, collaborating and adapting our existing model has allowed us to create changes in our business model, governance and constituent support, and play a leadership role throughout the sport industry.

We are all about going above and beyond to serve the soccer community, and we work equally hard to serve our teammates. We are committed to being a great place to work by focusing on hiring, training and promoting talented, dedicated, passionate individuals who want to get better every day.

Position Summary

The Marketing & Communications Coordinator will report to the Director of Marketing and Communications and will be responsible for assisting with marketing USYS programming, supporting website asset and content updates, executing and monitoring social media, generating ideas/concepts/copy for content tied to programming, supporting esports initiatives and helping with partner/sponsor marketing execution. The goal is to support the communication and marketing of various USYS programming and resources in order to elevate the USYS brand.

This will be a dynamic role and will help set the tone and direction of the USYS brand. We need a candidate that will thrive in a culture where trust is quickly earned, staff supports the organization with passion, they embrace feedback, collaborate with others and sustain high performance because we play as a championship team.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Markets and programs content in support of USYS programming and assets (e.g. ODP, TOPSoccer, League America, USYS University).
  • Leverages internal and external content and resources to promote USYS and our programming and assets.
  • Physically attends key regional and national programs and events, which may include weekends, in support of programming.
  • Communicates and coordinates with the Operations Staff to ensure marketing needs are aligned with programming.
  • Interfaces and collaborates with State Associations to share and improve marketing materials and execution.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Skills and Capabilities

  • 2-3 years working in a related field for a sports property, entertainment property, ad agency, publisher or related field.
  • Strong writing and editing skills along with a history of posting/publishing stories/content.
  • Familiarity with social media tools, management, planning, monitoring and content distribution methods (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Hootsuite, Linktree, etc).
  • Experience with leveraging various tools to manage and maintain a marketing and communications platform including familiarity with Sharepoint/Teams software.
  • Capable of supporting multiple projects and deadlines with the ability to meet changes and sudden interruptions with a can-do attitude.
  • Must be a collaborative team member willing to provide support when and where needed.
  • Solid communication skills that engender positive outcomes and elevate team performance.
  • Bilingual language skills are a plus.

A cover letter is required along with your resume.

This is a full time, exempt position, based in Frisco, TX. Please send your resume, writing examples and cover letter to Yvette Saenz (ysaenz@usyouthsoccer.org)

US Youth Soccer is a non-profit organization. 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. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, the details of which will be made available to qualified candidates.

 
 
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