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Media Distribution Deals and Partner Management

REQ ID:  1126

New York, New York, US, 10022

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.


Position Summary: 

This role will focus on deal support and account management for numerous NBA media partners.


Major Responsibility:

  • Provide support for local and national agreements relating to NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League, and jrNBA audio and video content.
  • Ability to handle research and analysis of media landscape independently to provide support to team for more complex negotiations.
  • Develop distribution strategies around content offerings for distribution partners.
  • Develop relationships with distribution outlets and platforms.
  • Further day-to-day strategic relationships with current partners.
  • Cultivate strong working relationships and foster collaboration across multiple internal NBA departments


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the domestic media landscape and media technology
  • Familiarity with legal and technical issues affecting video content distribution
  • Strong analytical and written communication skills
  • Network of relationships among media and digital platforms
  • Minimum of 4-6 years supporting negotiation of media distribution deals.
  • Experience dealing with (or advising on) professional sports media issues preferred.



Bachelors Degree


We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

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

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