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Champions Cup Series

United Futsal seeks full-time Marketing Communications Manager

Raleigh, North Carolina- With our first Champions Cup Series™ about to start, United Futsal would like to make public a job opportunity for Futsal lovers and marketing communications specialists. In this article, candidates will have access to the job description, skill requirements, benefits and other important information.

We are looking for an amazing Marketing Communications Manager to increase United Futsal’s overall brand visibility (awareness), vitality, and relevance across diverse stakeholder groups, including internal teams, buyers and purchase influencers, platform customers and end users. The successful candidate must be able to build and manage cross-functional initiatives that promote United Futsal’s value proposition, story, leaders, business initiatives and outcomes across a variety of channels. 

What will you do?(not limited to)

  • Build and execute social media plans
  • Create and maintain an ongoing social media calendar for United Futsal’s corporate accounts and key executives
  • Be the first point of contact for the physical and digital presence of United Futsal
  • Contribute and edit content on the United Futsal website/blog
  • Engage all incoming communications via email, social media, website and other media.
  • Support United Futsal’s efforts around PR, AR, and advertising
  • Support internal program directors on United Futsal’s brand messaging, positioning, and voice
  • Monitor social media platforms, engage with followers, report on content performance, and make recommendations for optimization
  • Actively seek and foster new opportunities for engagement and recognition across social media channels, industry awards programs, partners, and third-party websites
  • Work in lockstep with demand-gen to ensure organic and paid social programs are brand-consistent, complementary, and getting desired results
  • Analyze the long-term needs of the company's social media strategy and offer quarterly reports to the management and executive teams that outline any necessary changes to the digital marketing plan
  • PR Support: Analyze media coverage, conduct pre-interview research on reporters and outlets, and draft briefing notes for media appearances and events


Your qualifications

  • High-judgement self-starter comfortable communicating with executive audiences
  • Motivated team player able to collaborate in a culturally diverse work environment
  • Knowledge of the competitive amateur sports marketplace in the United States.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and provide solutions to customers experiencing issues utilizing proprietary software.
  • Strong understanding of social media best practices for membership organizations
  • Experience with Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, and/or LinkedIn advertising
  • Familiarity with PPC, Adwords, Facebook Ads and other platforms for digital advertising
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail: you should have an editor’s eye for grammar and proven experience upholding brand standards across channels
  • High achiever academically and professionally

Bonus skills (if applicable)

  • Ability to communicate in Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Event Operations or Management Experience
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects)
  • Graphic Design/Manipulation for Social
  • Basic Video Editing Ability
  • Former Competitive Athlete
  • Familiarity Soccer and/or Futsal

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Health Benefits Package
  • Flexible hours and responsible time off
  • Perks including access to sporting events, theme park tickets, international travel, and more!

Equal Opportunity Employment

United Futsal is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

About United Futsal:

Based in Raleigh, NC but present in more than 10 countries internationally, United Futsal is the global leader in youth and amateur futsal; an industry that claims more than 30 million participants worldwide. United Futsal holds the most prestigious futsal tournaments such as the World Futsal Cup in Barcelona, Spain and World Futsal Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports on the Walt Disney World Resort.  For more information, visit www.unitedfutsal.com

Seniority Level

Entry - Mid-Senior level

Industry
  • Sports Management
  • Information Technology & Services
  • Travel and Tourism
Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Account Management

Applications are closed!

We have received multiple applications and decided to end the application process on October 2nd, 2020. We appreciate your interest in working with us! Thank you!

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