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Strategic Project Lead, Content

REQ ID:  6957

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094

The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including having received a booster when eligible. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

Position Summary:

The Special Initiatives Lead, Content will lead strategic and operational initiatives for the NBA's Social, Digital and Original Content group. This position will be responsible for strategic, commercial, and financial evaluation and implementation of a broad range of business initiatives for the content group across the NBA, WNBA, G League and NBA 2K League. These include strategic planning for the group, organizational initiatives, identifying new revenue or business opportunities, and driving internal communications for the group.


Major Responsibility:

  • Lead strategic and business planning for the content group
  • Develop metrics for group success and implement process to measure
  • Drive team culture and organizational effectiveness
  • Represent content group with senior stakeholders in both written and in-person communications
  • Oversee financial and business analysis Identify new business opportunities for the group
  • Manage a small team to perform the above responsibilities
  • Coordinate diverse project teams and exhibit best-practice project management skills
  • Provide thought leadership and analytical rigor on a range of business initiatives


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 8+ years of corporate strategy, management consulting or media business experience
  • Expert project and client management skills
  • Detailed knowledge of the sports media landscape, including emerging business models
  • An interest in and experience with non-live sports content
  • Managerial experience preferred


Education: Bachelor's degree from a top-tier school preferred MBA or other advanced degree preferred

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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