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Position Summary: This position will publish content to the NBA International app and support other publishing duties as NBA Fantasy social handles.
Identify elements and potential storylines from NBA, WNBA and NBA G League live games and tentpole events throughout the season from the NBA's Content Command Center (This will include nights and weekends)
Creating content targeted for NBA, WNBA and NBA G League social and digital platforms (websites and apps) including video, photo and graphics editing, and written content
Curating and publishing video, photo, statistical, and editorial content for all NBA, WNBA and NBA G League social and digital platforms
Supporting the NBA's international partners by gathering content for distribution and helping to fulfill licensee requests for additional content
Researching and introducing new content ideas for NBA, WNBA and NBA G League social and digital platforms
Actively participating in content planning for all league's social and digital platforms
Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA, WNBA and NBA G League and their players, coaches, and teams
Knowledge of basketball analytics and the rules of the game
Strong knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat and Tik Tok.
Background in digital, social, photos and graphics production/editing or video content production
Strong writing and communication skills, as well as ability to execute editorial judgment
Basic knowledge of HTML and Content Management Systems Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects a plus
Ability and willingness to work on deadline and handle multiple tasks at once with a precise and detail oriented approach
Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team
Education: Bachelor's degree in Communications or related field preferred
We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.