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Football Insights Analyst with New York City FC in Orangeburg · NY

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JOB TITLE:  Football Insights Analyst
DEPARTMENT:  Sporting Department
REPORTING TO:  Vice President, Sporting Operations & Strategy
LOCATION:  Orangeburg, NY

The Football Insights Analyst will provide actionable data insights and football intelligence across the Sporting Department – Coaching, Performance Analysis, Human Performance and Talent Management – and aid in the short, medium and long-term decision-making strategies of the club. ​
The Football Insights Analyst will also work collaboratively with the Data Insights & Decision Technology team in Global Football, help develop our proprietary insights platform, and will be responsible to produce and effectively communicate high quality data insights across the NYCFC sporting department. 

  • This role will support in the delivery of football intelligence and data insights across all football functions - Talent Management; Football Performance; and Human Performance - within New York City Football Club
  • Demonstrate innovative data-orientated approaches to problem solving of short, mid and long-term projects
  • Explore, interrogate and analyze a multitude of data sources that sit within the NYCFC/CFG infrastructure to identify actionable insights 
  • Communicate insights with key decision makers through visual storytelling 
  • Link closely with the members of the Performance Analysis, Coaching, Recruitment & Human Performance departments in order to design and implement insightful metrics, challenge conventional thinking and provide an objective foundation for analysis 
  • Development of models and provision of direct analytical support to NYCFC sporting stakeholders

  • A passion for problem-solving through data-driven approaches 
  • Must have experience providing data analytical support to an organization​
  • Must have evidence of working with, and deriving insights from, complex datasets ​
  • Ability to design and implement insightful metrics, dashboards & communication tools 
  • Prior experience of visual analytics tools such as Tableau, QlikSense, Power BI, etc.
  • Ability to apply data visualization techniques to facilitate conversations and assist in decision making 
  • Experience in working to tight deadlines
  • Must have a good knowledge and interest in soccer and understanding of the game​
  • The ability to use statistical knowledge to tackle football specific problems 
  • Excellent communicator 
  • Proactive and driven to succeed 
  • Able to run projects professionally 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Preferred written and verbal fluency in Spanish​

  • Compliance with Club policies 
  • Compliance with the Club’s health and safety procedures 
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected 
  • To maintain professional conduct at all times 

  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Business Analytics, Business Science or Sports Management 
  • Minimum of three years of experience in a related field and/or Sports & Entertainment preferred

  • 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.
  • Periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer 
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times   
  • Ability to travel for business purposes
  • Must be able to work games scheduled which may be at night and on weekends and holidays

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: 

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. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have experience of visual analytics tools such as Tableau, QlikSense, Power BI, etc.?

  3. Do you have prior experience providing data analytical support to an organization?