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Digital and Social Content Publisher - WNBA

🇺🇸 New York City, NY, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$71,500 per year


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Position Summary:

At the WNBA, we're passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world. As a global sports and media business, the WNBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league's on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world's most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the WNBA's success.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Identify elements and potential storylines from the WNBA League's live games and tentpole events throughout the season from the league's Content Command Center (including nights and weekends) for specific use on digital & social platforms
  • Be active in conception of ideas in-season, on the ground & at tentpole events
  • Craft content for WNBA League social and digital platforms (websites and apps) including video, photo and graphics editing, and written content
  • Curate and publish video, photo, statistical, and editorial content for all WNBA League social and digital platforms Provide on-site coverage of games & events, when needed, from an editorial & social perspective
  • Researching and introducing new content ideas for WNBA League social and digital platforms
  • Actively participate in content planning for the WNBA League's social and digital platforms
  • Actively participate in league meetings to better understand how content can best support multiple business objectives

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Background in digital, social, photos and graphics production/editing or video content production
  • Previous experience managing social accounts or social activations on behalf of a brand (can include college)
  • Previous professional examples of live event coverage for multiple social platforms (can include college)
  • Previous experience writing for a third-party destination (not your own site) and have editorial samples to share
  • Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the WNBA League and the players, coaches, and teams
  • Deeply knowledgeable on social analytics & trends to know the best types of content to use on respective platforms
  • Knowledge of basketball analytics and the rules of the game
  • Strong writing and communication skills, as well as the ability to execute editorial judgment
  • Basic knowledge of Content Management Systems Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere, Photoshop
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe CCS, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator Knowledge and use of 3rd party design apps including Unfold, Spark, Canva is preferred
  • Ability to utilize creative tools/programs to design and manage content files
  • Photo editing and an eye for sports photography
  • Ability and willingness to work on deadlines 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
  • Highly organized in communication
  • Ensuring all content and ideas are presented and approved by senior manager
  • Working with team reps to ensure content is shared from both ends
  • Working hours outside of game day to ensure content is shared to social channel
  • This position will require occasional travel


  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or relevant field experience preferred

Salary Range: $71,500

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.

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