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Production Trainee

REQ ID:  4975

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094

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 position is part of the NBA Emerging Media group which focuses on identifying, creating, distributing and publishing content for the NBA's social and digital platforms and its many domestic and international partners throughout the world. This position supports the NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G League. As the demand for content on the NBA's social and digital platforms continues to grow, this is your opportunity to grow with us in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment.


Major Responsibility:

  • Identify elements and potential storylines from NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G League live games and tentpole events throughout the season from the NBA's Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends)
  • Specifically identify content for all NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G League social and digital platforms
  • Tag behind-the-scenes footage and historical footage in the NBA's digital archive
  • Operate the output of the NBA's continuous broadcast feed of live NBA game breaks for distribution across NBA League Pass and NBA App


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G Leagueand their players, coaches, and teams Knowledge of basketball analytics and the rules of the game
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitch.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills Basic knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro and other content creation tools
  • Knowledge of video production
  • Knowledge and experience with Podcasts is a plus
  • Knowledge of pop culture and social media personalities who connect with key NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G Leaguedemographics
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus
  • Gaming experience and knowledge are a plus



  • Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field preferred


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: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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