Football (Soccer) Community Manager (Remote)

Remote OK

Axiom Zen is a venture design studio. We turn ideas into companies. Our speciality is testing the potential of emerging technology to catalyse high-growth businesses. Right now, we’re building Legends, a new way for football fans to engage with each other and consume content from their favourite digital platforms. The product utilizes a combination of community, media, and AI features in a mobile environment.

The Role

The Football (i.e. Soccer) Community Manager will leverage their passion for the sport of football, especially the English Premier League (EPL), and their sincere desire to serve and engage the football community by running the Legends Football community program, engaging football fans, and building 1-on-1 relationships.

Numerous titles could apply to this role – Content Curator, Content Manager, Football Ambassador, the Pied Piper of Football – but whatever you call yourself, you will play an active part in shaping the community that builds the user base for the Legends Football product.

We are open to both full-time and contract applicants to work onsite or remotely. 

Responsibilities

Working with a world-class team of product builders and communications professionals to create a new digital home for football, you will be responsible for distributing Legends content via social channels and engaging the football community at large.

The Football Community Manager will:

  • Grow Legends Football presence on social media platforms
  • Work with the Legends team to ensure we deliver the best possible content for followers
  • Identify, pursue and foster relationships with influential and engaged members of the digital football community
  • Recommend approaches to improve the content experience for users
  • Drive downloads of Legends Football via content activations

Requirements

The Football Community Manager must possess:

  • Proven experience in building community around early-stage products or brands
  • Experience curating or creating digital content for a high-profile organisation
  • Superior communication skills
  • An understanding of the kind of content that resonates with people interested in football
  • Ability to compassionately engage members of the larger football community and drive user behaviour (e.g. download, visit, etc.)
  • A deep passion and knowledge for all things EPL and sports

Do you think we’ll work well together?

Apply with your resume, links to your social media profiles, samples of your work, and anything else you think we should see. Also, please answer the following question (250 words max):

What are the best ways to grow community in a fragmented media environment? 

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