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Production Assistant, Replay Operator

🇺🇸 Secaucus, NJ, USA
0+ years exp.
US$23.33 per hour


The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

This is a temporary position with an expected duration not to exceed (10) months. This position is within a unionized bargaining unit and union membership will be required.

At the NBA, 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 NBA 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 NBA’s success.

Position Summary:

The Production Assistant, Replay Operator will work closely with the Referee Operations Department, the Basketball Strategy and Analytics Department and the Basketball Operations Department by watching games in real time and flagging actual or potential replay situations, operational situations and statistical data for review by NBA Referee(s) and/or Basketball Operations officials. The position may also perform other video and content work, as directed.

Major Responsibility:

  • Assist Replay and NBA Officials while they are reviewing plays
  • Identify actual and potential replay situations in real-time
  • Track and tag plays of interest
  • Denote those plays in the Evertz Video System for further review
  • Analyze game action and identify a set of predetermined plays/events
  • Communicate with Replay Officials, broadcast partners, officials, courtside statisticians and game operations staff at courtside as necessary

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Superior level of basketball knowledge
  • Clear understanding of NBA game rules, including replay triggers
  • Basic knowledge of NBA officiating terminology
  • Strong computer and technical skills
  • Excellent communication skills and active listening skills
  • Precise and detail-oriented approach to all tasks
  • High-level playing and/or officiating experience
  • Basketball video analysis
  • Must display a passion for the game of basketball


  • Bachelors degree preferred

Salary Range: $23.33/hr

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About the NBA
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.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV,, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

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