Project Employee, Social Content Publishing
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 tv 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 broad spectrum of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success. Job 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, reaching over 100M fans across the world. This is a project employee position based out of the Secaucus, New Jersey office. Major Responsibility: Publish content to the NBA's social media handles on various platforms (Including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and TikTok) to promote NBA games and drive engagement across platforms Provide real-time game coverage by writing short-form copy and posting content on the NBA's social media handles from the NBA's Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends) Expertise to maintain the NBA's voice across social media posts Actively participating in content planning for the NBA's social media handles Stay on top of social trends to help inform the NBA's content creation for social media and bring new ideas to the table for the NBA to further engage current fans and reach new audiences Potential to cover NBA events by publishing behind-the-scenes content to the NBA's social media handles Critical skills/Knowledge: Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA and its players, coaches, and teams Good knowledge of basketball stats / analytics and the rules of the game Thorough knowledge of NBA sneaker, fashion and music culture Good knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, GIPHY and TikTok and how the NBA uses each platform Exceptional writing expertise, as well as the expertise to execute editorial judgment Expertise to work on deadline and handle multiple tasks at once with a precise and detail-oriented approach Willingness to work a flexible schedule as this position will include nights and weekends based on the NBA calendar Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Education: Bachelor's Degree in Communications or related position preferred We Consider Candidates For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Requirements 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.
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