Senior Coordinator, Social Responsibility

03 Oct, 2021

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Senior Coordinator, Social Responsibility

Major League Soccer
New York, NY

Overview

The Senior Coordinator will support the implementation of MLS WORKS initiatives that target key social issues, raise visibility of the League, its clubs and players, and help drive value to the enterprise. The ideal candidate should have strong executional and organizational skills, possess creative thinking to add value in program concepting, have experience with digital, experiential and cause related programs.  They should be able to think strategically and work collaboratively across various departments within an organization.

Responsibilities

  • Support the day-to-day execution of MLS WORKS initiatives that target key social issues, increase local relevancy and enhance the MLS and MLS WORKS brand
  • Support fulfillment of MLS WORKS strategic partnerships (charitable and corporate partners) including but not limited to program elements, hospitality, travel logistics and recap presentations
  • Collaborate with cross functional stakeholders to coordinate and execute marketing and promotional elements around national programs, campaigns and events including the following marketing channels: digital/social, broadcast, in-stadium communication and print deliverables. Integrate social media content development as a key facet of all marketing and promotional planning
  • Work closely with community relations staff at all 27 MLS clubs, serving as a resource to support the implementation of MLS WORKS strategic plans and strengthen CSR efforts throughout local markets
  • Maintain MLS WORKS social media platforms, including regular monitoring, content creation, promotional schedule development, including local club efforts throughout the League, as well as MLS WORKS digital platforms, including website and newsletter
  • Lead development, execution and deployment of monthly MLS WORKS newsletter, including sourcing storylines and content development
  • Coordinate logistics for campaigns and promotions to raise awareness and/or funds for MLS WORKS charitable partners
  • Manage the process of internal and external donation requests, fulfillment and memorabilia inventory
  • Coordinate logistics associated with MLS Big Events, including MLS All-Star and MLS Cup
  • Support the social responsibility department by maintaining schedule of events, program metrics, photo and video archive, and inventory
  • Support other MLS WORKS projects, as requested
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience
  • Understanding of sports and entertainment sponsorships, including promotions, events, media, contracts and client services
  • Understanding of brand awareness and positioning, fan engagement and partnership marketing
  • Superior organization, project management skills and attention to detail
  • High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both written and verbally
  • Demonstrated decision making and solutions oriented
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Proactive and results driven
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and basic website navigation
  • Possess a positive “whatever it takes to get the job done” attitude
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Desired Skills

  • Passion for purpose-driven work, social responsibility and community impact
  • Experience working in Sports
  • Knowledge of the sport and entertainment industry – soccer specific knowledge a plus
  • Knowledge of the Spanish or French Language (business proficiency)
  • Social Responsibility/community outreach preferred, but not required

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Job posted: 2021-10-03