Project, Digital and Social Content Publishing

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by National Basketball Association

Secaucus, NJ 07094
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Position Description:

The Content department is one of the largest providers of digital and sports content in the world and is responsible for the development, production, and programming of NBA, WNBA and NBA G League content. The department also oversees all major events globally including the leagues' All-Star events, Drafts, Playoffs, and Finals.

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.

Major Responsibilities:

- 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 Experience & 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
- Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere, Photoshop
- 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
- You have managed social accounts or social activations on behalf of a brand (can include college)
- You have written for a third-party destination 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 deadlines

Educational Background Required:

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.

Reference: 561326343

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