Coordinator, Live Production

  • New York City FC
  • New York, NY, USA
  • 24 Nov, 2021
Full time Broadcast Coordinator Marketing Media

Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Coordinator, Live Production
DEPARTMENT:  Marketing (Match Presentation & Live Production)
REPORTING TO: Senior Manager, Match Presentation                 
LOCATION:  New York, NY

POSITION OVERVIEW:
New York City Football Club is seeking a Coordinator, Live Production to lead the planning and execution of events within NYCFC’s public-facing events calendar. The Coordinator reports to the Senior Manager, Match Presentation. The position will be responsible for all aspects of non-matchday event planning for the Club with a focus on engaging fans and driving awareness.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to conceptualize and develop fan-centric experiences & events that build the NYCFC brand, expand reach to new fans and increase engagement with existing fan base. Key moments include; Season Kickoff/Homecoming, Summer Soccer initiatives, Year End/Fan Appreciation
  • Assist with a variety of live entertainment, hospitality, event activations inclusive of; sourcing and contracting vendors, building entertainment sources and drafting run of shows
  • Assist with the management of all elements of experiential and entertainment events; including concept development, floor plan oversight, internal coordination, vendor acquisition and management, event execution and reconciliation
  • Produce and serve as on-site lead for Fan Fests at specified home matches
  • Oversee & manage NYCFC’s off-site storage facility, develop inventory management system, and processes for equipment/signage requests
  • As part of the larger Match Presentation & Live Production team, the candidate will also play a support role during all NYCFC home matches
  • Budget preparation and management, vendor contracts and payments. Support team in building out staffing plans
  • Participate in brainstorms and contribute to the overall success of the Match Presentation & Live Production team
  • Build and maintain relationships with existing roster of vendors and talent
  • Develop event standards and best practices for all internal and external events – build toolkit for internal teams to leverage for non-Marketing team related events
  • Research industry-wide best practices and event trends
  • Supervise part-time event staff and intern(s)
 
WHAT YOU’LL BRING:
  • 2-3 years event production/project management, experiential marketing, and brand activations – emphasis on sports and/or entertainment a plus
  • Experience with hospitality, vendor management, entertainment, and stage management
  • Awareness of industry best practices in production coordination aspects of live entertainment events

WHO YOU ARE:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • High-level knowledge of A/V and production technology  
  • Experience working with third-party experiential and production agencies
  • Strong attention to detail and process – strong project management skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven relationship and people management skills
  • Strong worth ethic, team-oriented, collaborative attitude, enthusiastic about contributing to the success of the Club
  • Organized and driven, able to self-motivate and innovate. Ability to solve problems under high pressure situations and tight deadlines. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and work under tight deadlines 
  • Must be able to work non-traditional hours, nights and weekends, holidays as needed
  • Must have a fundamental knowledge of the global soccer landscape, Major League Soccer, and New York City Football Club
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management or related field

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • 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
     
WHAT WE OFFER:
  • Excellent health, dental & vision insurance, with options to fit you and your family’s needs
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefit programs, including maternal & paternal leave
  • Ancillary benefits: Commuter, gym membership, and Citi Bike discounts
  • Your health is important! Our wellness strategy focuses on mental and physical wellbeing through in-office and virtual programs
  • Two complementary tickets to every NYCFC home match
  • Team outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workers
  • A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work 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.