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Project Employee, Digital and Social Content Publishing, NBA G League

REQ ID:  4062
LOCATION: 

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:

How has the addition of Two-Way players impacted the NBA G League? Who are the best NBA G League alums? How would you grow the NBA G League brand through digital & social channels? If you can answer these questions, we want to hear from you.This position is part of the NBA Emerging Media group which focuses on identifying, crafting, distributing and publishing content for the NBA G League's social and digital platforms. As the demand for content on the NBA G League's social and digital platforms continues to grow, this is your opportunity to grow with us in a fast-paced, creative and collaborative environment. This is a project employee position based out of the Secaucus, New Jersey office with an expected assignment length of 10 months.

 

Major Responsibility:

  • You will identify elements and potential storylines from the NBA G League's live games and tentpole events throughout the season from the league's Content Command Center (including nights and weekends) for specific use on digital & social platforms
  • You will craft content for NBA G League social and digital platforms (websites and apps) including video, photo and graphics editing, and written content
  • You will curate and publish video, photo, statistical, and editorial content for all NBA G League social and digital platforms
  • You will provide on-site coverage of games & events, when needed, from an editorial & social perspective
  • Researching and introducing new content ideas for NBA G League social and digital platforms
  • Actively participate in content planning for the NBA G League's social and digital platforms
  • Actively participate in league meetings to better understand how content can best support multiple business objectives

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA G League and the players, coaches, and teams
  • You have knowledge of basketball analytics and the rules of the game
  • Background in digital, social, photos and graphics production/editing or video content production
  • Strong writing and communication skills, as well as ability to execute editorial judgment
  • You have basic knowledge of Content Management Systems
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe CCS, specifically Premiere, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Knowledge and use of 3rd party design apps including Unfold, Spark, Canva is preferred
  • Ability to utilize creative tools/programs to design and manage content files
  • Photo editing and an eye for sports photography
  • Ability and willingness to work on deadline and handle multiple tasks at once with a precise and detail-oriented approach
  • Ability and willingness to work both independently, and as part of a team
  • This position will require occasional travel
  • You have managed social accounts or social activations on behalf of a brand (can include college)
  • You have professional examples of live event coverage for multiple social platforms (can include college)
  • You have written for a third-party destination (not your own site) and have editorial samples to share
  • You understand social analytics & trends to know the best types of content to use on respective platforms
  • You have experience working on deadline

 

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Communications preferred or relevant work experience

 

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