Part-Time Communications Assistant - Red Bull New York, Inc. (Harrison · NJ)

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Part-Time Communications Assistant
Red Bull New York (USA)
Harrison, NJ & East Hanover, NJ

About the New York Red Bulls
The New York Red Bulls are one of 27 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). RBNY, one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, have competed in the league since its founding in 1996. The Red Bulls play home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. The three-time MLS Supporters' Shield Winners are owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams.

Purpose of this job
We are hiring a Part-Time Communications Assistant that reports to the Senior Manager of Communications on our Content and Communications team. This is a part-time, hourly position that will work out of both Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., and the Red Bulls Training Facility in East Hanover, N.J.

What you'll do
You will contribute to content creation, including written articles for the club website and running social channels for New York Red Bulls II, our USL affiliate, and Red Bulls Academy. You will also manage all communications and media relations needs surrounding NYRB II and RB Youth Programs.

Additional responsibilities include writing and distributing press releases, creating weekly media notes, and managing game day communications and media relations needs at MSU Soccer Park for Red Bulls II.

If you have experience working in a professional or college sports setting with an ability to create written and digital content, then this position is for you!

Your areas of expertise that matter most for this role
  • Social media platforms; experience operating team or brand social media accounts
  • Sports industry knowledge
  • StatCrew
  • Adobe PhotoShop & InDesign

As a part-time employee of the Company, you will not be eligible for Company-sponsored benefits or paid vacation.

Because of the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, you will be asked to work varying schedules to reflect our needs (includes nights, weekends and holidays).

Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. Please share a writing example of a press release.

  2. How much (or what type of) experience do you have working with a team?

  3. What type of social platforms have you worked with and how?