NBA Social Media Storyliner

Company | NBA Emerging Media Group

Company description | Content publisher and world distributor for the NBA G League’s social and digital platforms.

Job location | Secaucus, New Jersey (USA)

Job description | Identify elements and potential storylines from NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G League live games and tentpole events throughout the season from the NBA’s Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends); specifically identify content for all NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G League social and digital platforms; tag behind-the-scenes footage and historical footage in the NBA’s digital archive; operate the output of the NBA’s “continuous broadcast feed” of live NBA game breaks for distribution across NBA League Pass and NBA App.

Compensation package | To be determined during the interview. In a first period the contract will cover the 2018-19 season.

Application period | From June, 29 to August, 31 2018.

Number open positions | 1

Candidate qualifications | Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred; deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G Leagueand 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 Twitch; excellent written and oral communication skills; basic knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro and other content creation tools; knowledge of video production; knowledge and experience with Podcasts is a plus; knowledge of pop culture and social media personalities who connect with key NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K, and G League demographics; bilingual abilities are a plus; gaming experience and knowledge are a plus.