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Project Employee, International Programming

REQ ID:  9801

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094

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.


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 worldwide.


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:

NBA International Programming - Project Employee will support the overall content distribution and fulfillment of contractual obligations across int'l broadcast, digital and social media partners. The position will also support NBA International Content Partnerships Department on all key initiatives.


Major Responsibility:

  • Analyze Deal Memos for int'l broadcast, digital and social media partners, ensuring Int'l Programming fulfillment (contractual obligations) - delivering non-live short-form and long-form programming via Content Network (CN) and live/delayed game schedules for all 5 Leagues (NBA, WNBA, G League, BAL & NBA 2K League) to 100-plus global media partners annually
  • Maintain important Int'l Programming annual documents and administer related databases/websites, including show rundowns, commercia formats, transcripts and music cue sheets for NBA Global Media Courtside site, along with Int'l Programming Distribution & Manifest grid (tracking on annual contractual obligations)
  • Work with NBA Regional Offices (Content & Licensing Account Executives) to build Original
  • Programs annual long-form programming packages (Classic Games, NBA TV Specials, etc.) to assist with global media rights renewals and new licensing revenue/upsell opportunities
  • Manage nightly Game Distribution Center (GDC) - Continuous Game Feeds (CGF) Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) - ensuring specialty video content runs within live NBA continuous game feeds, to compliment arena game rundowns, for approx. 70 annual NBA game licensees & NBA App/LEAGUE PASS
  • Support NBA TV International (NBA TVi) 24-hour programming schedule and operation
  • Coordinate with NBAE Content Production, Digital Media Operations (DMO) and Regions to compile field production requests and deliver acquired footage (b-roll & player/coach interviews - Media Days, Global Games, All-Star, Draft Combine, Finals, Draft, Summer League, Rookie Photo Shoot, etc.)
  • Screen and aggregate NBA partner-produced customized shows while creating media archive RINs and video links, recommending creative content solutions and best practices to enhance regular/weekly programs
  • Highlight and share examples of key Localized Content initiatives from Regional Offices
  • Provide World Feed commercial formats and rundowns while supporting NBAE Game Room dedicated feeds (EMEA NBA Saturdays & Sundays, Brazil, China virtual signage, etc.)
  • Work with DMO and Graphics to create premium content (e.g., NBA & WNBA Players of the Week & Players/Rookies of the Month) for GDC CGF, NBA App/LEAGUE PASS and NBA TVi
  • Distribute Team Cultural Heritage Nights content, ensuring in-arena activations are covered via GDC continuous game feeds and included within the NBA Daily e-mail rundown and CN playlist
  • Record and distribute meeting notes for cross-departmental meetings


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Extensive knowledge of the NBA Strong knowledge of video content - formats, etc.
  • Preferred knowledge international basketball landscape
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Extensive knowledge of the NBA Strong knowledge of video content - formats, etc.
  • Preferred knowledge international basketball landscape


Experience Needed:

  • 2+ years of experience in sports media



  • Bachelor's degree required


The NBA does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or any other third parties. Any unsolicited resume sent to the NBA will be considered NBA property, and the NBA will not pay a fee should it hire the subject of any unsolicited resume.


The NBA considers applicants for all positions on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs, and without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, 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.


About the NBA

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV,, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

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

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