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Media Officer and Content Executive

 

Following a successful debut season for YFTV and the club's own digital platforms we have opened two new positions in our media department to further enhance our communications, content and digital resources.

The roles are introduced as part of the club's strategic plan to bring fans closer to York Futsal than ever before, and increase revenue and sponsorship opportunities through our digital platforms. These roles will enable us to enhance our media offering across all digital areas.

We are recruiting a Media Officer to deliver engaging communications and content across our website, social media, and print publications, with a focus on reporting on all futsal activities at University of York – from the Academy through to the first team.

The successful candidate will take a leading role in match-day and non-match-day communications at York Futsal, producing in-house content for the club.

As well as attending fixtures at the YorkSport ARENA, the Media Officer will be required to travel with the club’s media team to away matches. In addition, we are recruiting a Content & Digital Media Executive, who will be an key player in upscaling the club’s multimedia content output to include an increase in exclusive features on YFTV, as well as engaging the broader York Futsal fanbase across platforms.

 

The Content & Digital Media Executive will support the existing Content & Digital Media Manager, and must possess excellent video capture and editing skills, as well as the ability to edit graphics and a strong general knowledge of emerging media platforms. 

 

Applications are now open for both roles via email: info@yorkfutsa.club, and the deadline for submission Monday, 11 July.

Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach

ROLE SUMMARY

This role is a key position within the York Futsal Club with the clear aim of developing a progressive Strength & Conditioning programme from junior through, including international athletes. The role will be responsible for the delivery and development of strength and conditioning services, and involve working closely with the Coaching team to create a high performance training environment.

The successful candidate will be required to design and deliver strength and conditioning programmes with the aim of improving the physical qualities required to enhance swim performance and reduce the likelihood of injury.

This role will require an active contribution to individual athlete planning processes and projects as directed by the York Futsal Head Coach.

MAIN TASKS AND ACTIVITIES

Work with the Head Coach, the wider staff to improve performance through developing, implementing and evaluating strength and conditioning programmes that reflect scientific principles as they relate to adaptation, periodisation, peaking, tapering and injury rehabilitation

  • Develop the strength and conditioning service through effective planning, programming, delivery and education

  • Ensure that the delivery of the strength and conditioning service effectively meets its commitments to athletes, coaches and the wider programme strategy including appropriate training objectives.

  • Work with coaches to deliver an interdisciplinary approach to performance development

  • Where appropriate identify and facilitate appropriate communication methods, including workshops, to inform and educate athletes, coaches and parents in the effective use of strength and conditioning

  • Where appropriate, attend, contribute to and provide regular reports at meetings associated with the programme

  • Work within the rules of professional confidentiality, liaise with athletes, primary care managers, parents, coaches and other support staff as appropriate

Job Type / Category

The hours required are as necessary to carry out your agreed duties. This may include some working outside normal office hours as it is a flexible and varied rota. These hours would be mutually agreed between the successful applicant and the club but are typically  evenings.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Qualifications

Degree level (or equivalent) in sports science or related area, specialising in physical preparation of athletes

Higher degree level (or equivalent) specialising in the physical preparation of elite athletes (Desirable)

Experience in the provision of strength and conditioning service, including coaching to athletes and coaches to improve performance.(Essential)

Experience of analysing the demands of a sport in relation to the performance outcomes and identify the strength and conditioning requirements. To develop, implement and evaluate strength and conditioning programmes for individual athletes within these sports (Essential)

Experience of strategic planning including individual programming supported by specific diagnostics and monitoring which inform the coaching process (Essential)

Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of strength and conditioning services (Desirable)

To apply, please email your application form and covering letter to info@yorkfutsal.club