Manager of Communications

  North Carolina Football Club
  Southeast Region
  Posted/Updated: 05/14/19

Job Summary

The North Carolina Football Club is seeking a passionate Manager of Communications to join its communications team. The Manager of Communications will work primarily with North Carolina FC (USL Championship) and the North Carolina FC U23's (USL League Two) in executing day-to-day public relations as well as carrying out the club’s overall messaging across traditional and digital platforms.

The Manager of Communications will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following primary duties:   

  • Execute day-to-day media relations/public relations duties for North Carolina FC, NCFC U23 and/or North Carolina Courage, including but not limited to: the development and publication of team’s materials (weekly updates, game notes, statistics/records, media guide and other communications collateral), the coordination of player/staff interviews and select press events for the first team, U-23 team and NCFC Youth Academy

  • Liaise with USL/NWSL Communications Departments and other USL/NWSL club PR departments as needed

  • Assist in monitoring daily media coverage in all mediums (print, radio, television, and internet) and maintaining archives of media coverage

  • Assist in proactively developing story ideas to present to members of the media

  • Update website content and oversee all aspects in coordination with league/other internal departments as needed

  • Maintain media contact list and media distribution lists

  • Assist in managing all club social media platforms

  • Monitor traffic statistics, hashtag use, conversation around the team and soccer in the Triangle area in general, and develop tactics and strategies for increasing measurable audience service, including managing and monitoring advertising through social media

  • Assist in executing social media content plan

  • Assist in fostering conversation between the team, fans and players on social media

  • Assist in coordinating strategies and requests for content with other internal departments to develop fully integrated campaigns

  • Network and build relationships with key media stakeholders (including bloggers and podcasters)

  • Receive and process media credential requests

  • Co-manage grassroots marketing efforts and player appearances 

  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA/BS in Communications/Sports Management or related field

  • Knowledge of soccer and the local media landscape preferred

  • Social Media proficient (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

  • Working knowledge of Adobe products (InDesign, Photoshop)

  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus 

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. 

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