Digital Programming Assistant

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by National Football League

Culver City, CA 90230
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description

The NFL Digital Media Group is seeking a part-time Digital Media Programming Assistant to work with the Programming team on selecting, prioritizing and programming content for the NFL's digital platforms.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Select, prioritize, edit and post content of all types (text, video, photo, audio, etc.), always with the thought about what works best for the owned and operated platforms (NFL.com, NFL App) of NFL Media
  • Specialize in packaging of content, making day-to-day decisions about what videos, news stories, features, podcasts and other content best serves the NFL Digital Media audience and best fulfills our stated goals for presentation, consumption and generation of revenue
  • Monitor and track trends in consumption with analytics group to help make decisions about what content is resonating with users
  • Work with photo editors to create eye-catching content displays that drive traffic to our digital media platforms
  • Edit copy and write headlines and alert copy in a fast-paced, deadline environment
  • Monitor internal email communication, social media and other outside sources to ensure that the latest NFL news is represented on our platforms and in our alerts
  • Ensure that all content is grammatically correct and factually accurate and that writing style is consistent with NFL Digital Media's editorial policies
  • Work with the 32 club sites to bring in relevant content to feature on NFL Digital Media platforms
  • Write catchy, appropriate headlines, select photos and write summary captions


Qualifications

  • 2-4 years editorial experience, preferably in online medium and in the sports industry
  • Data driven leader who makes decisions based on empirical evidence and can persuade others to do the same
  • Creative thinker who can identify storylines and represent them to our audience in an interesting way
  • Detail oriented individual who executes for success
  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, including early mornings, weekends and special events/instances of breaking news
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven NFL knowledge that lends itself to sound news judgment
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Must have familiarity with relevant social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred
  • Some knowledge of HTML and Photoshop preferred
  • Preferably based in Los Angeles or New York City


Preferred Education and Experience:

  • 2-4 years editorial experience, preferably in online medium and in the sports industry
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred


Other Key Attributes / Characteristics:

  • Data driven leader who makes decisions based on empirical evidence and can persuade others to do the same
  • Creative thinker who can identify storylines and represent them to our audience in an interesting way
  • Detail oriented individual who executes for success
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven NFL knowledge that lends itself to sound news judgment
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Must have familiarity with relevant social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)
  • Some knowledge of HTML and Photoshop preferred


Expected Hours of Work:

  • Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, including early mornings, weekends and special events/instances of breaking news


Reference: 561329406

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