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14 May 2024

Chief Content Officer

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Cincinnati, OH, USA
Full Time
10+ years exp.

The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a Chief Content Officer who will oversee content strategy, production and distribution across all platforms, including social media, digital, television and game presentation. The Chief Content Officer is a critical leadership position in the organization and plays a pivotal role in driving and executing the content strategy and vision for the Cincinnati Bengals. The ideal candidate will have 15+ years of experience in video production, game presentation, creative design and social media strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with executive leadership to oversee content strategy for the Cincinnati Bengals with a focus on creativity and brand identity.
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.
  • Lead a talented staff responsible for content production, social media, creative design, brand management, photography and game presentation.
  • Utilize all forms of production to create compelling content for social media, digital, television and game presentation.
  • Contribute to content production, including shooting, editing, copywriting, motion graphics, photography and graphic design.
  • Have a strong understanding of social media channels and content trends for different platforms.
  • Foster relationships with coaches, players, influencers, Bengals Legends and celebrities for the purpose of creating content.
  • Work closely with the sales team to create unique opportunities for corporate partners to drive revenue across all platforms.
  • Develop content calendar with specific executions built around tentpole events, including the NFL Combine, NFL Draft, schedule release and training camp.
  • Be data-driven utilizing social media analytics, Voice of the Fan scores and digital reports to develop insights and content strategy.
  • Manage music licensing and negotiations.
  • Oversee media asset management software Iconik and provide technology guidance for server upkeep.
  • Oversee project management ecosystem, including Microsoft Forms, Flow and Planner.
  • Provide technology recommendations for all department verticals (i.e. cameras, lenses, software).

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in content production, ideally in sports media.
  • Strong leader and communicator with a vision who can motivate and inspire a team.
  • Demonstrated experience creating content for a variety of media platforms.
  • Technical experience using video equipment and editing software.
  • Creative mindset with knowledge of social media and content development.
  • Knowledge of live gameday production, including camera blocking, video and music direction.
  • Fluent understanding of consumer music (APM, ASCAP,SESAC, BMI).
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