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The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball. Built around five professional sports leagues: the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents. NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.
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This position will work with members of the Strategic Communications group to assist with the preparation of background materials and correspondence for senior executives. The ideal candidate will have specific experience drafting and editing communications materials, excellent attention to detail and writing skills, and a background in communications or journalism. This position reports to the Corporate and Constituent Communications Lead.
Assist with the preparation of background materials for presentations, panels and other speaking engagements by senior executives
Help support the monitoring and creation of electronic hard-copy correspondence for senior executives
Manage a database of historical league messaging and quotes
Provide copy-editing assistance as needed within the Communications department and to other departments
Minimum of 2 years of experience in communications
General knowledge of the NBA and basketball
Exceptional writing skills
Strong attention to detail
Experience formatting on Microsoft applications
Ability to multitask, prioritize projects and meet deadlines while working with speed and accuracy
Motivated self-starter who can work independently as well as in a team environment
Bachelor's degree, preferably in communications, journalism or a related field
$60,000 - $65,000