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Project Employee, Digital and Social Content Publishing

REQ ID:  6086
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 and digital platforms continues to grow, this is your opportunity to grow with us in a fastpaced, innovative and collaborative environment. 

 

This is a 10 month project employee position based out of the NBA’s Secaucus, New Jersey office

 

Major Responsibility:

  • Identify elements and potential storylines from NBA, WNBA and NBA G League live games and tentpole events throughout the season from the NBA's Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends)
  • Creating content targeted for NBA, WNBA and NBA G League social and digital platforms (websites and apps) including video, photo and graphics editing, and written content
  • Curating and publishing video, photo, statistical, and editorial content for all NBA, WNBA and NBA G League social and digital platforms
  • Supporting the NBA's international partners by gathering content for distribution and helping to fulfill licensee requests for additional content
  • Researching and introducing new content ideas for NBA, WNBA and NBA G League social and digital platforms
  • Actively participating in content planning for all league's social and digital platforms

 

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 Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Tik Tok.
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and Content Management Systems Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects a plus
  • 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

 

 

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.  The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

 

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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