Head of Media

  • Employer AFC Fylde
  • Town / City Kirkham
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Closing Date 30/11/2021
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Head of Media | Based in Kirkham

Do you have a passion for the football industry?

Do you want to work at a state-of-the-art football stadium?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity to oversee all aspects of media within a football club with serious ambitions of being promoted to the Football League and beyond.

Main Duties

  • Organise home match day media facilities and accreditation requests from local, national, and international media organisations.
  • To organise media interviews/conferences, liaising with the Manager for the availability of both players and Manager for conferences, and distribute invitations to media organisations accordingly.
  • Facilitate media requests pre and post-match at all home and away games and produce articles for the website, including team news, match report, and post-match reaction.
  • Distribute media releases and handle all PR and media organisation queries and requests regarding AFC Fylde related matters in a professional matter.
  • Organise and produce all materials for the AFC Fylde website and social media platforms, such as interviews, latest reports and marketing, including organisation of filming and editing video content.
  • Ensure that the AFC Fylde website is kept up to date with all of the latest news and make regular contributions to the Club’s social media accounts.
  • Produce the official match day programme from planning stage through to production.

About You

  • Previous experience in a similar PR or Media role is essential.
  • Experience within a football or sports environment is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with ever changing demands.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to work at all times.
  • A natural rapport builder at all levels.
  • A passion for or a desire to work in the industry is essential.

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