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Project Employee, NBA Fitness Digital Content Planning

🇺🇸 Secaucus, NJ, USA
2+ years exp.
US$2,307.69 per week

WORK OPTION: In Office 4 days/week in New York, NY

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.

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.

The NBA Fitness digital content management contractor position will be a fundamental part of our content operation. They will be responsible for working closely cross-functionally on content ideation/execution with internal and external stakeholders, branded content, partnerships, and content publishing. They will be a key voice in our NBA Fitness content strategy and content representative for the initiative.

Day-To-Day Responsibilities:

  • Ideate content concepts for NBA Fitness with original production team, digital strategy, social and digital teams and facilitate execution of said concepts.

  • Collaborate on partner-adjacent content with our Social and Digital Branded Content team for NBA Fitness platforms.

  • Participate in Tentpole Content planning, representing NBA Fitness interests and content initiatives

  • Manage all NBA Fitness content posting across digital platforms in collaboration with the Social & Digital Branded Content team

  • Track branded content post requirements for NBA Fitness on social and digital in conjunction with the NBA’s partnerships team.

  • Manage content distribution schedule of NBA Fitness content

  • Coordinate with on-site coverage team on deliverables and publishing timelines.

  • Facilitate debriefs of NBA Fitness content initiatives and generate recap materials.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Deeply knowledgeable and passionate about the NBA and its players, coaches, and teams

  • Previous experience with digital content programming (ie: Apps, Wordpress, etc.) preferred

  • Knowledgeable and passionate about fitness content and the overall fitness space

  • Familiar with creators and trainers in basketball fitness content space

  • Ability to work on deadline and handle multiple tasks at once with a precise and detail-oriented approach

  • Great organization and communication skills

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule as this position will include nights and weekends based on the NBA calendar

  • Must be a team player who can work collaboratively and across departments

Educational Background Required

  • Bachelor's degree required

Salary Range: $2,307.69/biweekly

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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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