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Project Employee, NBA Social Content Publishing

REQ ID:  600
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:

 

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. As the demand for content on the NBA's social platforms continues to grow, this is your opportunity to grow with us in a fast-paced, innovative and collaborative environment. This is a project employee position based out of the Secaucus, New Jersey office that is intended to continue throughout the 2018-19 NBA season.

 

Major Responsibilities:

 

  • Publish content to the NBA’s social media handles on various platforms (Including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and Tik Tok) to promote NBA games and drive engagement across platforms
  • Provide real-time game coverage across the league on the NBA’s social media handles from the NBA's Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends)
  • Write short-form copy and post highlights to share across the NBA’s social media handles in real-time
  • Become an expert on each social media platform and bring new ideas to the table for the NBA to further engage current fans and reach new audiences
  • Stay on top of social trends to help inform the NBA’s content creation for social media handles
  • Actively participating in content planning for the NBA’s social media handles
  • Potential to cover NBA events by publishing behind-the-scenes content to the NBA’s social media handles

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

 

  • Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League and their players, coaches, and teams
  • Knowledge of basketball analytics and the rules of the game
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and Tik Tok
  • Background in social media or digital media publishing
  • Strong writing and communication skills, as well as ability to execute editorial judgment
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • 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

 

Education:

 

  • 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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