National Basketball Association (NBA) banner
National Basketball Association (NBA) logo

Production Trainee

🇺🇸 Secaucus, NJ, USA
0+ years exp.
US$21.77 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.

Position Summary:

As a Production Trainee, you will work within the tape library to maintain and grow the NBA’s extensive digital archive.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform extensive tape library searches
  • Manage library asset data in addition to physical tape organization
  • Assist with off-site storage and tape retrieval
  • Support the process of digitizing physical assets for the content archiveWillingness to work nights and/or weekends when necessary

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Superior level of basketball and historical knowledge
  • Strong computer and technical skills, particularly within Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as active listening skills
  • Precise and detail-oriented approach to all tasks
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must display a passion for the history of basketball
  • Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets skills and demonstrated experience with data structures, reporting, and formula functions is a plus

Experience Needed:

  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere a plus

Educational Background Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Salary Range: $21.77/hr

The NBA does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or any other third parties. Any unsolicited resume sent to the NBA will be considered NBA property, and the NBA will not pay a fee should it hire the subject of any unsolicited resume.

The NBA considers applicants for all positions on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs, and without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, 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.

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.

External Apply