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3 May 2024

Director of Content

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

The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a Director of Content who will oversee content strategy, production and distribution across all platforms, including social media, digital, television and stadium videoboards. This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning team that ranks among the top of the league in game presentation and social media engagement. The ideal candidate will have experience in video production, live event management and social media strategy. Only candidates with a desire for a long-term career and a commitment to sustained growth in a team environment should consider this opportunity.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee content strategy with a focus on creativity and brand identity
  • Lead a talented staff responsible for content production, social media, creative design, brand management, photography 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
  • Collaborate with the communications department to highlight positive stories on and off the field
  • 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 tent pole 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 10 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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