Social Media Content Producer
The Social Media Content Producer is responsible for the daily production of unique content primarily for the Buffalo Sabres, in addition to the Buffalo Bandits and Buffalo Bills. This person must be on the cutting edge of social and digital media and have a thorough understanding of the multimedia landscape of the sports industry. This role must have the ability to create projects from start to finish, including conception, video capturing and editing, and graphics creation, and must have the ability to work with minimal supervision.
This position requires various day, evening and weekend hours including game day/night responsibilities and travel.
Produce social media content and video segments for the Buffalo Sabres, in addition to the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Bandits. The primary focus will be the Sabres.
Produce engaging video and still content, including on- and off-ice campaigns with Sabres personnel and relating to game play.
Help the social team capitalize on everything from tentpole events to unplanned moments and milestones, ideating and creating unique content across platforms and mediums.
Bring unique and trending ideas to the table, with a focus on emerging platforms such as TikTok and YouTube.
Work closely with the Sabres Manager of Social Media to evaluate and execute content strategies for the brand.
Work most Sabres games, and occasional Bandits and Bills games to provide real-time content for Sabres social media platforms, including travel to Sabres away games.
Work daily with Sabres coaches, players, fans and sponsors.
Other tasks and projects as business dictates and requires
BA or BS degree
2-3 years’ experience in similar role required
Strong organizational skills
Editing/production experience on Adobe Premiere or related non-linear system
Videography experience in shooting sports
Experience posting professionally on social media platforms
Must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
Must have proven reliability and be a self-starter
Must be comfortable working on a deadline
Knowledge of Photoshop and After Effects
Basic knowledge of sports (football and hockey) is preferred
Ability to work flexible hours/weekends
Must be able to provide an updated resume reel and/or portfolio
Strong attention to detail
Strong time management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Must be dependable, willing to take initiative, and adapt to a variety of situations
Must be a team player and willing to work in a team environment
Able to multi-task in a fast-paced, highly visible environment and work non-traditional hours
Pegula Sports & Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer