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Job listing closed on 9 Feb 2024
10 Jan 2024

Manager of Social Media

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

The Cincinnati Bengals are seeking a qualified Manager of Social Media to help grow our channels through high-quality content creation and distribution. The ideal candidate would be proficient with all social media platforms, creating KPI dashboards and dedicated to fostering relationships with Bengals fans.
This is a management-level role for a professional with 3-4 years of experience in sports-focused social media.


  • Reporting to the Bengals Director of Content, the Manager of Social Media will manage day-to-day posting and content aggregation on the Bengals Social Media platforms
  • Manage a team of social programmers
  • Write social media copy
  • Monitor the daily social conversations of fans, influencers, other brands and teams to identify trends and best practices
  • Engage with local and national social media trends
  • Assist with graphic design and video needs for different social channels
  • Create KPI dashboards, develop thoughtful insights, and adapt the content strategy according to emerging trends
  • Facilitate the creation of video and graphics with the Bengals content team, the League LCC program, and NFL 33
  • Ideate short-form videos to be used on Bengals Social channels
  • Document community events
  • Log and archive Bengals content using media asset management software, Iconik
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3-4 years of experience operating the social media channels of a sports organization
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, marketing or communications
  • Strong understanding of the NFL and its offseason events
  • Strong writing skills with knowledge of AP Style
  • Experience in ideating and creating social media content
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to collaborate with teammates
  • Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in journalism, marketing or communications
  • Experience working with an NFL team
  • Photography experience (DSLR & Camera Phone)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.