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Communications: Communications Department Management
Senior Manager of Corporate Communications - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)

The Chicago Bulls are seeking a Senior Manager of Corporate Communications to lead the development and implementation of strategies and programs that focus on sharing the business and community stories of the organization. This is an excellent opportunity for a master storyteller who can craft compelling communications and deliver impactful brand messaging.

We are seeking someone with the ability to effectively develop programs that achieve team and partner goals, provide counsel to internal and external team members and partners, and supervise multiple projects and staff. If you're a creative self-starter seeking to work in a dynamic environment and the chance to become involved in a wide range of high-impact, communications related projects, then this may be the right opportunity for you.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
In this role, you will lead the team’s corporate communications functions, with particular emphasis on our business and community efforts. Additional Responsibilities include:

  • Work in close collaboration with other media-facing team members to build positive working relationships with national, regional and trade media, including across digital platforms
  • Actively engage with media to tell the Chicago Bulls stories
  • Develop strategies and creative platforms and concepts that simultaneously use both traditional and social media to promote team business function areas, including, but not limited, to Ticketing, Corporate Partnerships, Game Entertainment, Marketing, Digital, BullsTV, and Community Relations
  • Supervise Corporate Communications team comprised of two full-time and two part-time staff
  • Develop communications plans and execute large-scale media events with team executives, civic leaders and, when appropriate, Blackhawks and United Center
  • Work with broadcast partners to integrate off-the-court content into pre-game and sideline interviews
  • Support leadership and other team spokespeople with messaging and media training. Vet media and speaking opportunities, develop briefing documents and talking points, and serve as the liaison with event organizers. Prepare staff and executives for media interviews
  • Manage Corporate Communications budget and strategy planning process.
  • Oversee portfolio of team publications, including game program, yearbook, community newsletter, and the community annual and mid-season reports
  • Serve as a communications liaison to our G-League team, the Windy City Bulls
  • Supervise the development of materials to support various annual team events, award nominations, and miscellaneous projects

SKILLS:
A strong candidate will be a highly organized self-starter who works well across departments and has direct experience in communications. In addition, you will have the following:

  • Minimum of 7 years of full time experience in the communications field, preferably in Public Relations, Journalism, or Marketing. Experience working effectively with Chicago media a plus.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of top-tier traditional and social media outlets, local and national
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in PR, including digital media/social media
  • Confident communicator and presenter; has an understanding and feel for community with a focus on the audience; understands who they are; their perception, needs and opinions
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills are critical, including ability to present concepts verbally
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent project management and time management skills
  • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management
  • Proven experience as a direct supervisor to full time staff
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-disciplinary teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or Communications
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external parties, including establishing rapport, trust and confidence with key partners

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or Communications? [Yes/No]
2. Do you have a minimum of 7 years of full time experience in the communications field in Public Relations, Journalism, or Marketing? [Yes/No]
3. Do you have professional experience writing, editing, and proofreading? [Yes/No]
4. Do you have multiple years of experience as a direct supervisor to full time staff? [Yes/No]
5. Do you have a strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in PR, including digital media/social media? [Yes/No]
6. Do you have project management experience? [Yes/No]
7. Are you open to working non-traditional hours, including game nights, weekends, and holidays? [Yes/No]


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Communications: Broadcasting
STRATEGIC MARKETING MANAGER - CONNECTICUT SUN (UNCASVILLE, CT)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for developing marketing initiatives to support revenue-driving areas of the Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves. Responsible for spearheading  campaigns connected to, but not limited to, ticket sales, sponsorship, events, youth programs and merchandise. Works closely with the creative and media buying agencies to formulate annual marketing and advertising campaigns as well as work with internal departments to ensure brand consistency and maximum exposure.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: includes but not limited to:

·    Develops and executes initiatives to drive brand awareness and revenue generation for the Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves 
·    Serves as the liaison between the creative and media buying agencies and internal personnel, ensuring brand consistency and seamless communication
·    Builds game day breakdowns for all Connecticut Sun and New England Black Wolves home games, incorporating marketing ticketing, sponsorship and in-game elements
·    Supervises internal creative efforts and assists with timing, promotion of game day ticket offers and activities via social and digital media 


Minimum Education and Qualifications:

·    Bachelors’ Degree in Communications, Marketing or related field 
·    Ability to manage multiple people and projects simultaneously 
·    Five years of experience working with a collegiate or professional sports team in a communications or broadcast-related area
·    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·    Excellent organizational skills
·    Intermediate knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
·    Strong leadership skills
·    Ability to brainstorm and collaborate on creative ideas with staff
·    Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and work well under pressure
·    In lieu of a Degree and previously mentioned experience, 10 years in communications or broadcast-related field may be considered


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Communications: Communications Department Management
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications - Dallas Mavericks (Dallas, TX)

Category: Marketing and Communications Management
Title: Senior Vice President Marketing and Communications
Department: Marketing & Communications
Status: Full-Time (with benefits)
Reports to: Team President

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
 

  • Direct all marketing and advertising initiatives, communications, broadcast, data-based entities, community relations, and game presentation for the organization.
  • Play a key role in overseeing of the Dallas Mavericks brand via integrated strategies and action plans across multiple platforms including advertising, promotions, in-arena entertainment, communications/community relations and special events.
  • Collaborate with corporate sales department to create season and single game ticket campaigns. Develop the communications strategies, creative and media plans to support ticket sales efforts.
  • Collaborate with corporate sales department to create new inventory across several areas including in-arena, broadcast, social-media, digital, publications, retail programs, community relations, consumer market segments and special events. Enhance current marketing programs by improving quality and adding sponsor activation & dollars to them.
  • Responsible for collecting information from all touch points allowing the organization to directly market to these fans and drive incremental revenue.
  • Oversee the roles of basketball communications and player relations to provide continued access of players/coaches to the media and fan base thus strengthening the connections between the team and the community.
  • Collaborate with the IT Department on the direction and content for all web and social media presence.
  • Responsible for all aspects of creating first –class “Game Day” entertainment presentation inside and outside the arena. Oversee the calling of the game presentation and supervise all aspects of audio visual facilities and part time staff. Oversee all creative development of projects from conceptualization and writing to final output. Develop and execute all in-arena game activities including, but not limited to all on-court entertainment and scoreboard video features (mascots, emcees, drumline, street team, DJ, face painters, balloon artists and more).
  • Direct all advertising and collateral/creative; radio, TV, out-of-home, e-mail, social, web, major daily and local print, collateral design, e-brochures, and premium items.
  • Oversee the community basketball camp program which has over 5,000 combined kids/parents and adults attending 50 different programs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four year university or college, Master’s degree desirable.
  • Eight plus years experience in a related industry with a minimum of six years of supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the practices and terminology of advertising, marketing, public relations programs. Experience working with media partners, technology and creative partners.
  • Ability to lead and manage large group of individuals. Ability to build a cohesive  team.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills required.
  • Proficient with Windows, Outlook, Word Processing, Powerpoint, Excel, etc. Ability to work late nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Basic knowledge of live events management including directing, producing and stage management is preferred.

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Communications: Writer/Editorial
Grind City Media College Football Digital Reporter - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

Grind City Media is expanding and seeking a creative and qualified individual to help lead its college football initiative. The College Football Digital Reporter will create relevant and valuable multiplatform content focusing on regional college football coverage in the Mid-South while focusing on the SEC & other collegiate teams in the greater Memphis and regional areas.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Establish a brand voice and college football presence for the team, through the creation of engaging digital content.
  • Conceptualize, produce, & deliver regional college football content for Grind City Media. Including, but not limited to video, audio, written, & social media content & pieces.
  • Develop relationships with college football coaches, players, and administration in an effort to build and maintain trust and create engaging written, video and audio content.
  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling through all content and use of digital and social media platforms
  • Participate in media, marketing and public relations efforts for the organization as needed.
  • Attend and document various college football games and associated events to create content for platforms.
  • Maintain consistent communication practices across all social media platforms and best practices established by VP of Brand, Content Marketing, Communications, Broadcast, Director of Content and Live Entertainment, and Grind City Media Sr. Editor.
  • Identify opportunities for emerging content platforms, trends and potential new vendor relationships that can add value to content creation.
  • Help build the brand, amplify our messaging and enhance existing revenue opportunities.
  • Assist the team’s business operations staff in connection with its efforts to achieve maximum sponsorship, advertising, ticket sales, and other revenues as needed
  • Additional coverage and content topics and responsibilities to include Grizzlies, Hustle, & Esports as assigned and needed.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast, Communications, Journalism, Photography or related and appropriate majors.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience covering college football for a mainstream media outlet.
  • Should possess an extensive list of contacts, sources and experts in and around the college football.
  • Should be versatile enough to provide intelligent, knowledgeable analysis for all Grind City Media channels.
  • Ability to write clear, thoughtful commentary and analysis under extreme deadline pressure.
  • Ability to write multiple stories daily and thoughtful features.
  • Active in social media and blogging.
  • Must possess superior written and verbal skills, editorial judgment and knowledge of digital culture.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organization and project management skill.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining high standards in all work.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office required.
  • Must be willing and able to work non-traditional hours in non-traditional settings (nights and weekends as required).
  • Fluency in college football and fan culture essential.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in this opportunity?
2. How many years of relevant experience do you possess?
3. What is your highest level of education completed?
4. What are your salary requirements?


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Communications: Internet Communications
Web Editorial Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Department: Digital Media

Reports to: Web Editor

Position Type: Part Time/Non Exempt/Seasonal

Summary/Objective: This person will aid the Web Editor and the Director of Digital Media with implementing the social media strategies and objectives. Responsibilities include: Writing and reporting on the Timberwolves and Lynx; content updating for Lynxbasketball.com; conducting and transcribing interviews; working Lynx home games; shooting photos/video and editing for Web site; and assisting with other Digital Media department projects as needed. This position will be in charge of content plans for the Lynx season.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Produce web traffic reporting from Timberwolves.com, Lynxbasketball.com, and social media platforms.
  2. Organize and execute events with fans.
  3. Implement updates/changes to websites, using league content management system.
  4. Conduct/transcribe/edit interviews with players, coaches and basketball operations staff.
  5. Edit daily articles and postgame stories for websites.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  3. Knowledge of social media platforms is preferred.
  4. Familiarity with HTML and Photoshop is also preferred.
  5. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  6. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  7. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.

Education

High School degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

Previous interactive media/web experience is strongly preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours vary based on game schedule. In addition staff may be asked to work external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally sedentary in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move boxes or other items weighing up to 15 pounds.

Travel

Position may require infrequent travel.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
2. Are you comfortable working for $9.50/hour?
3. Are you able to commit to working full-time hours for the entire length of the Timberwolves season (October-April)?


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Communications: Broadcast Production
Video Photographer and Graphics Editor - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Oklahoma City Thunder, founded in 2008, has developed into an NBA franchise with strong fan, corporate and community support.  We are proud to be a part of a regional cultural renaissance and strive to focus on meaningful community leadership as an organization and as individual members of our community. By joining our team, you will be part of a first-class organization that values professionalism, mutual respect and kindness, as well as the talent you contribute.

Honored as Emmy Award recipients, we are committed to delivering a high-quality product to our fans as we tell the story of our brand.  By joining us as Video Photographer and Graphics Editor, you will be part of a team of creative professionals, collaborating to create a polished product.  You will be responsible for shoots and edits for a wide variety of assigned events including, but not limited to, practices, community events, and in-arena game footage. The ideal candidate will be both video journalist and graphic designer, with the communication and writing skills needed to combine elements to tell a story. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate team-owned camera equipment at special events and works on delivering content across all Thunder media platforms: TV/Radio, in-arena, website and social media.
  • Work as a “one person band” reporting, writing and editing features
  • Shoot home-game morning practices, community relations events, conversation sit downs with players and features for the Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Edit 4-5 features each week, sequences for in-game use and for FOX Sports Oklahoma usage and video requests from other departments
  • Create graphics and animation used in various features
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience shooting live, live-to-tape, or taped programming for broadcast in mid-size television market
  • Must be well-versed in photography styles and techniques while being an expert editor
  • Strong non-linear AVID editing skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NBA Basketball
  • Ability to successfully plan and field-produce shoots
  • Possess solid writing skills and creative storytelling talent
  • Excellent oral communication skills and proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Work quickly and accurately under pressure, understanding the impact of timing on the needs of others
  • Be detail-oriented and use good judgment in the decision-making process
  • Ability to work through problems in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Physical requirements of the job may include lifting 50 pounds, working outdoor events in adverse weather conditions, or working games in an environment with high noise levels
  • Must be willing and able to work a schedule that will include office hours as well as evenings, weekends and holidays

 This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Director, Broadcast Production.

*The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer*


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Communications: Broadcast Production
Motion Graphics DEsigner/Editor - Orlando Magic (Orlando, FL)

JOB SUMMARY

 

Serve the role of motion graphics designer and video editor for the Broadcast Production department with a focus on in-game, social media and auxiliary programming needs.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports To:                             Display Systems & Motion Graphics Manager
  • Indirectly Reports To:            
  • # of Direct Reports: 

      • FT Staff:

      • PT Staff:

GAME/EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of games worked per season:  1-20
  • Event night responsibilities:  Yes
  • Approximate number of events worked per season: 1-20

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve the role of motion graphics designer for the Orlando Magic Broadcast Production department. Provide graphic and animation support for departmental projects as assigned, including but not limited to:

    • Video features for in-arena Magic Vision or specialty digital signage (video walls, etc.),

    • Video features for Magic social media channels and orlandomagic.com.

    • Graphic and feature support to Fox Sports Florida.

    • Additional Internal / External video production requests.

  • Serve as an editor for Orlando Magic Broadcast Production needs as assigned, including but not limited to:

    • In-Arena features or highlight reels

    • Orlandomagic.com content

    • Social media features and interactive content

    • Footage requests and features for Fox Sports Florida broadcasts

    • Internal/External video requests

  • Meet regularly with Display Systems & Motion Graphics Manager to determine assignments, scope of work and updates for existing projects.

  • Responsible for content creation execution of digital signage and display requests for internal and external partners.

  • Deliver final animations to Digital Signage Systems Manager and LED Systems Manager prior to the required delivery deadline. Communicate effectively when content is ready to be loaded into each system as well as any updates to existing content.

  • Collaborate with Broadcast Production producers during the ideation process, work with videographers to ensure plans for footage use are captured in the field.

  • Produce, design and deliver Magic Marketing TV drops for Fox Sports broadcast as assigned by Broadcast Production management.  

  • Responsible for working directly with internal and external clients, as assigned, for post-production projects.

  • Work with Creative and Marketing Strategy on the development and management of the “Digital” version of the Orlando Magic brand style guide.

  • Acquire comprehensive operational knowledge of LED/digital TV signage platforms and AC video control room CG programs to include:

    • LED:              Daktronics Show Controller,

    • Digital TV:     Four Winds Interactive Digital signage system

    • CG:                 Ross XPression

·       Ensure that projects and file structures are properly managed, routinely maintained throughout the season to maximize space on shared storage.

  • Work with the Broadcast Production management team to design and facilitate the production of CG graphics for in-arena programming as needed.

  • Compile and deliver proofs of existing content to internal and external clients as requested.

  • Operate Video Control room equipment for live Magic events which include, but are not limited to:

    • OMYF Gala

    • Magic Dancer Auditions

    • Draft Party

    • Open Practice

  • Work with Digital Content Coordinator to help manage footage database and assist in facilitating footage requests as assigned.

  • Makes decisions while working within the limits of standard practice.

  • All other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

None.

QUALIFICATIONS

    • Associate’s degree in communications, graphic design, digital media or television production preferred or equivalent experience required.

  • A minimum of three years of producing at a postproduction facility or for a professional sports organization required.

  • A minimum of three years professional experience as Digital Graphics Designer required.

  • A minimum of three years experience with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop, Media Encoder and Illustrator required.

  • Experience working with unique composition sizes (LED and multiple display formats) required.

    • Experience with common video and image formats required.

    • Experience with leading and developing projects required.

    • A minimum of two years experience with Cinema 4D preferred.

    • Previous experience in live entertainment production strongly preferred.

    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products and other related computer skills required.

    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

    • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects.

  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.

  • Strong team synergy skills and ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over.

  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.

  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary based on the changing priorities of the department.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Orlando Magic employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Orlando Magic employment site.

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Communications: Broadcasting
Producer/Editor - Orlando Magic (Orlando, FL)

To be considered for this role, please provide sharable link to your demo reel. 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Serve the role of producer and editor for all Broadcast Production content creation including long form broadcast television show content. production for social media, in-game activation, Fox Sports Florida broadcasts, and internal and external client needs.

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports To:                             Senior Producer
  • Indirectly Reports To:            
  • # of Direct Reports: 

      • FT Staff: 0

      • PT Staff: 0

      • Intern: 1

GAME/EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Game night responsibilities: Yes
  • Approximate number of games worked per season:  ALL HOME GAMES
  • Event night responsibilities:  Yes
  • Approximate number of events worked per season: 1-20
  •  

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Hire and supervise departmental intern and manage their workflow.

  • Provide coaching, direction and oversee development of direct reports.

  • Provide ongoing timely performance management feedback through regular touch base meetings and the Quarterly Check In (QCI) process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, write, produce and edit long-form broadcast television shows with a focus on the communication of player stories and Orlando Magic organizational initiatives and goals.

      • Work with Broadcast Production and outside partners to determine content and storylines.

      • Schedule shoots and edit times as needed.

      • Communicate the needs for freelance help as needed and work to schedule the correct talent to maximize time and budget.

      • Produce promos to run prior to the release of each show.

      • Maximize content by creating alternate uses for footage not being utilized in each show.

      • Ensure shows are being delivered to broadcast partners on time and in the required formats.

  • Work with Director of Live Entertainment and Production and Senior Producer to evaluate the needs of the organization, develop action plans and execute content creation with the support of Broadcast Production producers, editors and videographers.

  • Collaborate with Broadcast Production management to generate innovative and engaging content for Orlando Magic digital media platforms.

  • Produce, write and edit content, including but not limited to:

      • Features (Social media, Fox Sports, In-Arena, orlandomagic.com & internal/external partner needs)

      • Long-form broadcast television shows

      • Live shows (Facebook Live, orlandomagic.com livestreams)

      • Bumps, teases and misc. elements for Fox Sports Florida Broadcasts.

      • Commercials

  • Coordinate delivery of completed content in correct formats for upload and playback to Orlando Magic social accounts, orlandomagic.com, Fox Sports Florida broadcasts or in-arena use.

  • Work with Fan Development to coordinate and deliver timely content needs for social needs.

  • Monitor and certify that all content being produced adheres to the Orlando Magic brand guidelines.

    • Work with Broadcast Production videographers to continually develop and maintain Broadcast Production stock footage library based on changing department needs.

  • Capture video content for Magic events including Social Responsibility initiatives, Marketing and Grassroots events, Corporate Partnership events, Premium Sales events, and all other Magic event as needed.

    • Work with Digital Content Coordinator to ensure shared storage disk space is being optimized.

    • Clearly communicate needs for archived video content, work with Digital Content Coordinator to acquire and ingest footage to network shared storage.

    • Maintain technical and operational knowledge of emerging technologies. Work with Broadcast Production leadership to implement into workflow to create departmental efficiencies.

    • Interview players, coaches and support staff for shows and features as assigned.

  • Work with internal departments and external Orlando Magic partners to develop content that promotes their initiatives. Meet with departments to determine the scope of work, understand and develop the project with the client to achieve the desired end result.

  • Makes decisions while working within the limits of standard practice.

  • All other duties as assigned.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

QUALIFICATIONS

 

    • Bachelor’s degree in communications, digital media or television productions preferred or equivalent experienced required.

    • Minimum of four (4) years producing feature video content for sports required.

    • Minimum of two (2) years producing live segments or shows for broadband or broadcast required.

    • Minimum of five (5) years of non-linear editing experience required.

    • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, Audition and Prelude required.

    • Knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, SpeedGrade and DaVinci Resolve preferred.

    • Working knowledge of standard production formats and transfer practices required.

    • Supervisory experience required.

    • Knowledge of DSLR and Super 35 camera systems required.

    • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products and other related computer skills required.

    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

    • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects.

  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.

  • Strong team synergy skills and ability to work collaboratively with others whom you have no direct authority over.

  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.

  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary based on the changing priorities of the department.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Orlando Magic employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Orlando Magic employment site.

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Senior Director, Media Relations - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

POSITION:  Senior Director, Media Relations

DEPARTMENT:  Media Relations

MANAGER: Senior Vice President, Communications, Community and Content/Entertainment

Summary:  The primary responsibility of the Senior Director of Media Relations is to develop and direct strategic, proactive communications efforts related to Sacramento Kings basketball communications. The position will oversee basketball media relations staff and will report to the Senior, Vice President of Communications and Content/Entertainment.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • At the direction of the Senior, Vice President of Communications and Content/Entertainment., develop and oversee implementation of integrated and proactive strategic communications plans related to basketball communications.
  • Represent the Sacramento Kings to the media and community by acting as a spokesperson for related basketball issues.
  • Develop relationships with media representatives to create opportunities that elevate the profile of the team.
  • Develop messaging and briefing materials for use by staff, coaches and players at public speaking engagements and media interviews. Prep and staff media interviews for staff, coaches and players.
  • Supervise basketball communications media relations team consisting of Director and Manager, including leading long and short-term strategic planning, game-night media responsibilities and team member growth.
  • Work collaboratively with departments across the organization to determine and implement media relations support.
  • Ability to travel with the team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations or communications
  • 8-10 years’ experience in public/media relations
  • Previous work in the media or sports industry preferred, but not required
  • Exceptional editing skills, writing and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • History of leading basketball-related communications based on strategic, measurable objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively oversee and manage a team responsible for media relations

Technical Expertise

  • Broad knowledge and experience dealing with integrated communications initiativ
  • Proven experience successfully managing rapid response communications efforts
  • Possess strong relationships with local, regional and national media
  • Ability to manage and set goals for direct reports
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels within the team, NBA, media and other high level outside contacts
  • Strong presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

Other Skills and Abilities

  •  Service oriented; committed to teamwork and catering to customers
  •  Results oriented; ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  •  Strong communication, prioritization and organization skills
  •  Detail oriented, organized, flexible, accurate
  •  Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities
  •  Computer skills – MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe experience
  •  Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What are your salary requirements?


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Communications: Internet Communications
eSports Manager - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Position Description:

The Sacramento Kings have an exciting opportunity for an eSports Manager to join our dynamic leadership team as we launch the inaugural seasons of professional NBA 2K eSports league, along with 16 other NBA teams. The ideal candidate is well-versed in the gaming community and experienced in social media management.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the team; represent interests both internally and externally
  • Provide insight into player selection process
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to secure appropriate assets, develop brand awareness, build social media presence/PR and maximize sponsorship opportunities
  • Partner with Digital team to develop fan engagement in social media channels and develop strategies to increase engagement
  • Work with players and other internal stakeholders to create successful content development and delivery strategies.
  • Work with sales and marketing teams to increase revenue through specific marketing initiatives
  • Manage relationships with eSports League, related organizations, and cultivate new relationships
  • Provide industry and local insights as input into the overall strategy
  • Regularly assess team’s performance and recommend methodologies to ensure successful, sustainable delivery
  • Research gaming industry events and conventions leading to recommendations for team activations and involvement
  • Provide analysis and reporting on all League events
  • Primary point of contact to manage and advise players on all day-to-day operations
  • Develop strategies for engaging gaming communities in Sacramento and around the world.

 Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, Communications, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience at either a publisher, team, or brand working on eSports activities or competitions
  • Experience in competitive gaming, professional gaming, leagues and tournaments
  • Understanding and experience around eSports; knowledge of NBA2K community
  • Significant knowledge of gaming and internet/digital media industries.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities based upon analyzing relevant information and potential outcomes
  • Professional writing skills and editorial acumen
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task
  • Strong understanding of all social media platforms
  • Comfortable serving as on-air spokesperson for the team
  • Detail-orientated, ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely and professional manner, be well organized and able to prioritize efficiently, and take initiative
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, and relationship building skills
  • Innovative leader committed to delivering results
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on priorities and deadlines in a demanding environment
  • Capable of working extended hours such as nights, weekends, overtime, and travel as needed.

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