This position plays a vital role in enhancing the fan experience and executing the in-stadium show for New York City FC home matches. Candidates will be responsible for stage managing all on-field ceremonies, pre/post and halftime entertainment, and live video board elements.
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Assist in the execution of all live elements of the in-stadium show for New York City FC home matches
Oversee groups involved in all video board recognitions and on-field displays such as; oversized banners, flag bearers, Hero of the Match, Heroes Row, etc.
Maintain and track inventory of Match Presentation props to ensure all promotions and displays can be executed as designed
Provide hospitality to opening ceremony participants, National Anthem singers, and all other in-game entertainment groups
Execute in-stadium fan contests, live shots, and on-field recognitions
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
Prior game presentation experience for a high-level collegiate or professional sporting event is required
Strong leadership and communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and organize large groups of people in a timely manner
Being familiar with reading and adhering to strict timelines and game rundowns
Must be available to work all 2021 New York City FC home matches
Composed manner when dealing with professional athletes and NYCFC Sporting Staff
Must have a fundamental knowledge of soccer and New York City FC
Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary
New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Candidates will be required to work outdoors in all weather conditions from February - November
Requires standing for extended periods of time, as well as the ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
Candidate will work in close proximity to theatrical effects including smoke devices, pyro, and lighting
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:
At New York City FC, we are in a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City.
The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and qualified for the 2020 Concacaf Champions League. The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most-followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit: www.nycfc.com.
New York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.