ABOUT THE ROLE
Our start-up pre-professional soccer team is seeking a volunteer or college intern play-by-play announcer for the live streams of our 11 home matches during our May-July season. The announcer will work with our front office, coaching staff, and public relations intern to prepare and present during our match live stream.
If additional hours are required to complete a for credit college internships, the announcer may attend training sessions and other events to conduct interviews and other stand up commentary to be edited into news like packages. These responsibilities will be discussed on an as needed basis.
Provide running play-by-play commentary during match live-stream
Ability to quickly summarize what’s happening during the match
Provide up to the minute match statistics provided by Statistics keeper
Conduct pre-match interviews with coaches and other staff to provide additional color on players, styles, lineups, and other club facts
Research team histories to provide color
Provide commentary on the game on one’s own or with co-host/color commentator
Ability to banter with on-air colleagues
Knowledge of of soccer terms such as offside (not offsides), booking, etc
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS
Excellent speaking voice
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to research statistics and trivia for players and clubs prior to matches
Ability to write material as necessary for reading at the match
Two season tickets for family and friends
Great career references for doing an excellent job
Interesting resume item
Networking with professional and pre-professional soccer teams and USL league front office staff
We encourage a diversity of candidates to apply, expecting to hire those with exceptional talent and potential
We encourage a diversity of candidates to apply, expecting to hire those with exceptional talent and potential.