Current available jobs in Technical Services:


» Team TriCaster Director - Austin Spurs (Austin, TX)
» Digital Associate (Seasonal) - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)
» Team TriCaster Director - Grand Rapids Drive (Grand Rapids, MI)
» Jr. Web Developer - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)
» Graphic Design Coordinator - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)
» Sr. Network Administrator - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Internet Services Mobile Assistant (Part-Time) - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Senior Manager, Team & Arena Technology - NBA (Secaucus, NJ)
» Video Photographer & Graphics Editor - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)
» Video Production Manager - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)
» Digital Media Intern - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)
» CRM & Technology Administrator - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, Pa)
» Producer- SunsVision - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)
» Digital Services Architect – Ticket Sales and Services - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)
» Digital Services Architect – Marketing Partnerships - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)
» Director of Digital Growth, Engagement, and Strategy - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)


Technical Services: Director
Team TriCaster Director - Austin Spurs (Austin, TX)

The Team TriCaster Director will be responsible for managing the team's daily TriCaster operations for the 2016 - 2017 NBA D-League season. This project assignment is anticipated to last approximately six months (November to April), and the individuals hired will be expected to work approximately eight hours during game days/nights for the duration of the assignment.

Major Responsibilities

  • Operate TriCaster on game nights
  • Coordinate load-in and load-out of equipment at the start and finish of the season
  • Hire, train, and supervise game night Camera Operators, LiveText Operators and Replay Operators. NBA Entertainment can assist with training for 3Play4800 and Live Text if necessary
  • Coordinate with announcers for pre-game and half-time shows to:

- Select camera shots

- lnsert graphics

- lnsert promos

- Select highlights to replay during the game

  • Switch audio feeds between radio play by play and commercial breaks if necessary
  • Prepare half-time show, consisting of highlights D-League scores, fans and promos
  • Participate in conference calls as scheduled by the D-League office to discuss highlight players, key discussion and review previous game coverage
  • Record game file on drives and coordinate shipment for archive purposes
  • Upload and publish game highlights to nbadleague.com via FTP servers
  • Coordinate graphic build-out with graphics operator during pre-production
  • Coordinate with radio announcers to determine what story-lines will be followed and any promos that are scheduled to air
  • Breakdown and secures equipment for post-game
  • Supervise 3Play operator and assist as necessary creating a melt of the game to be included on the hard drive shipped back to NBAE for each game.
  • Participate in TriCaster training sessions if necessary

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of live sports television
  • ln-depth knowledge of the game of basketball
  • Previous experience on TriCaster system helpful
  • Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and lnternet Applications
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent relationship builder
  • Must be self-motívated, able to work independently, and be a part of a team
  • At least 5 years of experience as a local TV news/sports technical director, on-air director, or master control operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate's or Bachelor's Degree preferred


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Digital Associate (Seasonal) - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Chicago Bulls are seeking a hardworking, creative, and motivated seasonal Digital Associate to assist the Digital team. We are looking for a digitally savvy self-starter with knowledge in web development, social media, email marketing, and content creation. Candidates should be reliable, flexible and passionate with a willingness to work collaboratively within a team environment. This role will begin in late summer and conclude at the end of the 2016-17 season.

An ideal candidate will:

  • Be a hungry self-starter who is eager to help assist in the management of digital properties of a world-class organization.
  • Have a can-do attitude and an ability to clearly express your ideas and suggestions to the Digital leads, and other departments within the organization.
  • Be a strong team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help the Bulls execute upon their digital strategy and content plans across all facets of Digital, Social, Email and Mobile.
  • Assist with the management of the development, coding, and execution of email marketing campaigns, including trigger-based campaigns, newsletters, ticketing, retail, and seasonal messaging.
  • Assist with the management of the development, coding, and execution of A/B & multivariate testing on Bulls.com.
  • Assist the digital team with game day responsibilities around social, web, email, and in-arena marketing.
  • Participate in internal meetings and business partner opportunities that proactively meet and exceed team and partner needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of experience in digital/social/email/mobile strategy
  • Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Practice cross-browser, responsive, mobile friend design with semantic markup
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with Bootstrap or responsive design preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree encouraged but not mandatory
  • Have the ability to be flexible with weekly work hours
  • Good communication and presentation skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to deliver simultaneous projects on time
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working in sports a plus (league, team, media or technology)

Compensation will be an hourly wage (minimum wage). In addition, complimentary parking and lunch at the United Center are provided daily, and employees will receive complimentary tickets to select home Bulls games.

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

1. Do you have experience creating and/or developing websites or applications? [Yes/No]
2. Are you fluent in HTML/CSS? [Yes/No]
3. Are you fluent in Javascript/jQuery? [Yes/No]
4. Are you fluent with Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or other Adobe Suite products? [Yes/No]
5. Please provide a link to your portfolio (if available)
6. Are you a currently enrolled college student earning college credit? [Yes/No]
7. Are you able to be flexible with weekly work hours? [Yes/No]
8. Are you able to work game nights and weekends as needed? [Yes/No]


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Technical Services: Director
Team TriCaster Director - Grand Rapids Drive (Grand Rapids, MI)

The Team TriCaster Director will be responsible for managing the team's daily TriCaster operations for the 2016 - 2017 NBA D-League season. This project assignment is anticipated to last approximately six months (November to April), and the individuals hired will be expected to work approximately eight hours during game days/nights for the duration of the assignment.

Major Responsibilities

  • Operate TriCaster on game nights
  • Coordinate load-in and load-out of equipment at the start and finish of the season
  • Hire, train, and supervise game night Camera Operators, LiveText Operators and Replay Operators. NBA Entertainment can assist with training for 3Play4800 and Live Text if necessary
  • Coordinate with announcers for pre-game and half-time shows to:

- Select camera shots

- lnsert graphics

- lnsert promos

- Select highlights to replay during the game

  • Switch audio feeds between radio play by play and commercial breaks if necessary
  • Prepare half-time show, consisting of highlights D-League scores, fans and promos
  • Participate in conference calls as scheduled by the D-League office to discuss highlight players, key discussion and review previous game coverage
  • Record game file on drives and coordinate shipment for archive purposes
  • Upload and publish game highlights to nbadleague.com via FTP servers
  • Coordinate graphic build-out with graphics operator during pre-production
  • Coordinate with radio announcers to determine what story-lines will be followed and any promos that are scheduled to air
  • Breakdown and secures equipment for post-game
  • Supervise 3Play operator and assist as necessary creating a melt of the game to be included on the hard drive shipped back to NBAE for each game.
  • Participate in TriCaster training sessions if necessary

Required Skills/Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of live sports television
  • ln-depth knowledge of the game of basketball
  • Previous experience on TriCaster system helpful
  • Basic computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and lnternet Applications
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent relationship builder
  • Must be self-motívated, able to work independently, and be a part of a team
  • At least 5 years of experience as a local TV news/sports technical director, on-air director, or master control operator

Educational Background Required

·         Associate's or Bachelor's Degree preferred


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Jr. Web Developer - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

 The Jr. Web Developer is responsible for contributing to design, code and modifications/maintenance of team digital properties, from layout to function, according to business needs with an emphasis on the creation of visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation for all Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum digital platforms.  
 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain & update front-end responsive websites;
  • Hand code site pages with HTML and CSS;
  • Research and apply best-practice web techniques for clean HTML, image optimization;
  • Create clean and valid code for modularity and reusability;
  • Work with Web Designer/Developer to implement user-friendly site pages;
  • Assist in the management day-to-day aspects of Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum web;
  • Properties including Grizzlies.com, Grizzlies Fan Boards, and FedExForum.com;  
  • Responsibilities include layout and content updates (pre and post game, content updates;
  • Multimedia placement encoding/management);
  • Pre- and post-game and event duties will require the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • At least one year of relevant experience;
  • Experience with HTML & CSS (HTML5 and CSS3, a plus);
  • Experience with current Internet standards, including cross-browser styling and     optimizations (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari);
  • Experience with Photoshop;
  • Experience with testing and debugging;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Great communication skills, team player, and work ethic;
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality of work;
  • Ability to work nights and weekends;
  • Must be an effective communicator who can work efficiently in both independent and collaborative situations in a fast-paced, creative, and frequently reactive sports marketing environment;
  • Interest in NBA Basketball.


Preferred:

  • Experience with JQuery/JavaScript;
  • Experience with Drupal CMS;
  • Experience with responsive design;
  • Knowledge of UI/UX best practices

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. Do you have at least one year of relevant experience?
3. Do you have experience with HTML & CSS?
4. Do you have experience with current internet standards, including cross-browser styling and optimizations (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari)?
5. Do you have experience with Photoshop?
6. Do you have experience with testing and debugging?
7. What is your current salary?
8. What are your salary requirements?


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Design Coordinator - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

The Graphic Design Coordinator supports the Graphic Designer and Director of Creative Services and team’s creative projects and visual presence in the marketplace. Key responsibilities include the creation of community, media, sales, promotional, editorial, and informational materials, graphic design and layout, direction and production of collateral and publication materials for team business and basketball departments. 
 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs a wide variety and high volume of print & online materials efficiently
  • Takes responsibility for fulfilling creative project direction, goals and requirements as set by the client and as assigned by the department head
  • Works within existing creative direction, and follows Grizzlies and FedExForum graphic standards and brand guidelines
  • Design of logos, graphics, maps, and various other illustrative artwork; strong capabilities in photo manipulation;
  • Preparation of design elements for grizzlies.com and fedexforum.com;
  • File management: manipulating and distributing Grizzlies and FedExForum design files according to Grizzlies, FedExForum & NBA guidelines.
  • Various other duties as assigned

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Strong graphic design and production skills coupled with at least one year of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, After Effects); interactive experience is a plus;
  • A graphic design degree or diploma from an accredited art/technical college;
  • Flexibility in handling a variety of assignments with changing priorities and parameters;
  • Strong typesetting and page layout skills
  • Strong grammatical, spelling, proofreading, and writing abilities
  • Fluent in creation of interactive PDF files; knowledge of HTML and CSS beneficial
  • Ability to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Independent, creative problem-solver
  • Highly organized, motivated and responsible with good time and project management abilities
  • Willingness and ability to understand, support and contribute to the Grizzlies’ overall business objectives
  • A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a strong customer service orientation
  • Knowledge and passion of NBA Basketball.

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. What is the highest level of education completed?
3. Do you have at least one year of experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, After Effects)?
4. What is your current salary?
5. What are your salary requirements?


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Technical Services: Network Administration/Services
Sr. Network Administrator - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Overview of the Job The Sr. Network Administrator is primarily responsible for the design, engineering and support of the IT infrastructure and related IT operations insuring overall systems availability, scalability, security, compliance and organizational integrity.

Key Skills & Qualifications

1.     Expert level of knowledge and experience with the following technologies

  • Microsoft Windows Server (all versions)
  • Microsoft Windows Desktop OS (all versions)
  • Microsoft Active Directory and its components
  • Microsoft based DNS
  • MS-SQL Server 2000-2012 with clustering, MS- Exchange, MS-Office, MS-IIS, MS-SharePoint
  • Microsoft CRM

2.    Strong knowledge and experience with networking and security

  • Firewalls / Routers /Switches
  • VPN / Site-to-site tunnels
  • TCP/IP
  • Cisco or Juniper, Junos IOS a plus

3.    Installation and Configuration of Virtual Platform

  • VMware/ESXi
  • Provisioning of Virtual Servers
  • Server and Disk Clustering
  • High Availability and failover
  • SANs
  • Microsoft Azure Cloud Services

4.    Best practices and methodologies, (any experience in this area is a plus but not necessary):

  • ITIL including Change Management, Incident Management, and Service Desk.
  • Knowledge of security audits, SSAE16soc2, Disaster Recovery planning, PII, PCI
  • IT Policies and Procedures maintenance and compliance

5.    Extensive knowledge of technologies enabling strong diagnostic skills and complex technical problem resolution.

MIS degree preferred and/or  experience commensurate with hands on field experience. Min. 10 years hands-on experience with LAN infrastructures; data switches; routers; firewalls; content inspection; NetApp; Checkpoint, LDAP, Linux, Microsoft Active Directory, MS-OS & MS Office applications. Ideal candidate is team oriented, self-motivated, willing to learn the Arena support requirements. Must have A+/LAN certifications and hands-on field experience; Juniper or Cisco certifications a plus.  Field experience with Active Directory LAN NetAPP Checkpoint w.MS-OS & MS Office apps. Ideal candidate is team oriented, self-motivated, willing to learn Arena support requirements. Must have A+/ LAN certification & field experience.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Internet Services Mobile Assistant (Part-Time) - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

Overview of the Job: This position currently serves to market and maintain the Miami HEAT App daily. Responsibilities Include: Consistently come up with new ideas to engage users. Manage/ Maintain organized list for requests, postings and releases. Coordinate with other departments for content creation and ideas. Create content roadmap to maximize inventory and fan consumption. Import all mobile assets to CMS including, roster, galleries, articles, contests, etc. Keep track of different social modules and moderate when necessary. Daily posting/ publishing of written and video assets to CMS. Review all emails, media feeds, Drupal, etc. for content. Moderate fan comments within the app. Post and upload articles and videos to HEAT.com. Assist in the fulfillment of Mobile Marketing initiatives. Work with partners and 3rd parties for feature development. Fast-paced editing and creation of graphics.

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or equivalent.  UX (User Experience) Design, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Marketing, Content Management Systems familiarization, Expertise in HTML, CSS, Familiarization with social networks a plus. Two years minimum experience required.


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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
Senior Manager, Team & Arena Technology - NBA (Secaucus, NJ)

This position will be responsible for supporting League Technology Operations across all three leagues the NBA, the WNBA, and the D-League. The position will work with the NBA's Traffic Operations Center, as well as support new technology rollouts, working with various IT groups, arenas and teams to ensure successful rollout, testing and deployments across the league.

Major Responsibilities

The position's primary responsibility will be to support game time technology operations for all three leagues in the Traffic Operations Center (TOC) and manage game technology to resolution. This will include working with the staff who work game night in the TOC, and the operations associated with those technologies. Those technologies include, but are not limited to:

• Clock systems (all components of approved NBA Manufacturers)

• Stats systems

• Broadcast IT support

• Instant Replay

• Sound Meters

• Referee Locker Room Systems

• Video boards

• Video Phones

• Precision Time Systems

• HSAN Support

• IP Radio Support

• Video Distribution systems

• Photos systems

This position will also work on the operational rollout across the league of any new technology initiatives - this will require representing the TOC in the planning and execution stages of all new technologies and contributing to the development of processes for rollouts that are repeatable and manageable throughout the league. The position may be asked to assist with the management of the TOC including, but not limited to:

• Scheduling of resources for game night

• Reporting, management, communication/follow-up on all issues, including compliance related

• Development of technical expertise for all game related technologies

• Ensure that league initiatives are properly relayed to game night staff to become part of the TOC operations

• Reporting to management on system performance throughout the league

• Reporting on team compliance to league mandates

• Management of operational relationships with teams to ensure compliance with pregame check-in procedures

• Use of monitoring tools to monitor all systems across the three leagues as necessary

• Examination of processes within TOC and across league operations to improve efficiencies and streamline game night tasks

Required Experience/Knowledge

• Experience with wide-variety of operational support, including servers, hardware, software, networks, users, etc

• Able to work independently, as well as in a group atmosphere

• Broad understanding of technology

• Ability to prioritize tasks

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong communication skills, both written and oral

• Analytical and project management skills

• Ability to travel (to Arenas, Teams, and Events)

Education

Bachelors' degree in technology related field a plus


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Technical Services: Broadcast Programming
Video Photographer & Graphics Editor - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Oklahoma City Thunder is looking for a creative professional to join our broadcast team.  The Video Photographer & Graphics Editor is 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.  This position requires the ability to work under deadlines and collaborate with team members to create a polished and highly professional product.  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:

  • Operates 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

  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years 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

  • Possess solid non-linear AVID editing skills

  • Comprehensive knowledge of NBA Basketball

  • Be able to plan and field-produce shoots

  • Have solid writing skills and creative storytelling ability

  • Work quickly and accurately under pressure

  • Be detail-oriented and use good judgment in the decision-making process

  • Ability to work through problems in an efficient and courteous manner

  • Possess strong verbal communication skills

  • Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including 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.

Qualified candidates, please apply online at: www.okcthunder.com/employment.


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Video Production Manager - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Video Production Manager will be part of the Thunder Events and Entertainment video department and serve as a liaison to SMG (Chesapeake Energy Arena management) for all third party events with regard to video and graphic elements.   The Video Production Manager will work closely with concert promoters, show producers and other entities to provide a world class in-arena HD video production.  Key duties will include assisting in hiring, scheduling, supervising and training the crew that will be needed to operate the in-house HD control room, cameras, and other digital media assets in the arena.  This will be a network of up to 100 audio and video crew members.  A typical event will use as many as 20 crew members. As a creative professional, the manager will also be responsible for creating compelling video and graphic elements to enhance the game day experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Trouble shoot all technical issues and implement a plan to fix any problems that may arise

  • Work with game day techs to keep the equipment as safe and as new as normal wear and tear will allow

  • Work with the equipment providers to learn the proprietary software and hardware so that it can be utilized to its maximum potential

  • Assist in planning, creating, implementing and executing video/production elements used during all home games

  • Stay current with technology that may be implemented at a later date

  • Anticipate needs and problems in order to avoid any issues becoming visible to our fans and partners

  • Working knowledge of video systems (acquisition & editing) as well as implementation of these systems into a comprehensive plan to record and assemble the media into edited formats for use in various environments (in-arena, social media, broadcast, etc)

  • Duties also include presentation of the game-day experience as it relates to video boards and in-arena entertainment, planning and producing LED graphic/animations for live events and day-to-day management of all video content.

  • Facilitate clear and effective communication throughout the video production facility and crew

  • Maintain strong working relationships with SMG, Chesapeake Arena, third party promoters/producers

  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong background producing live in-arena shows for a center hung video board and LED and video boards

  • Extensive knowledge of video production process, including lighting and camera technique

  • Working knowledge in the following software programs: Avid Media Composer, Adobe Creative Suite, Cinema 4D and Microsoft Office

  • Good understanding of Oklahoma City Thunder marketing, strategies and team goals

  • Established knowledge of the NBA and the NBA standards (i.e. replay rules, etc.)

  • Management experience with strong leadership skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Detailed technical knowledge required

  • Must have the ability to trouble shoot and perform/schedule required maintenance on all video equipment

  • Specific knowledge of television production technique used in a digital control room for live sports including, but not limited to, Daktronics V7000 & V8000, Click Effects, Chyron, EVS, Ross Vision switcher, DSLR and Sony XDcam

  • Must be able to work well under pressure and perform effectively as part of a group

  • Management skills should include the ability to build group chemistry and promote a strong sense of team

  • College degree preferred

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Producer, Media Production.

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


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Digital Media Intern - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

The Philadelphia 76ers is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil. The Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sports industry. The Sixers offer an energetic working environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.

Position Summary: The Digital Media Intern will work with the Digital team on the design and development and of web-centric technology to support the organization's online presence. This includes designing, developing, and launching new web pages, integrating sites with back end applications; and performing day-to-day administration of the organization’s web portfolio. The Digital Media Intern will also support the design team in creating graphics for social media as well as publish content to the website during office hours and on game nights. This person will assist in designing and developing for digital platforms including websites, social media and mobile. Must not be afraid to take risks and push themselves in the digital space.

Philadelphia 76ers, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

·         Assist in designing, developing, and maintaining all online properties including but not limited to sixers.com

·         Provide development for digital projects and applications across the organization.

·         Work with the graphic design group on web ad campaigns – layout and submit to online advertising partners.

·         Participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions for upcoming projects.

·         Design Sixers digital assets for Ticket Sales and Services, Community Relations, Corporate Partnership, Game Operations, Events, concerts, family shows and general marketing.

·         Create co-branded promotional web elements for Sixers corporate partners.

·         Design graphics for social media sites. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)

·         Create graphic templates for game day digital needs.

·         Publish Videos, Photo Galleries, and other content to sixers.com and social media on game nights.

·         Develop landing and splash pages, emails, newsletter, web ads for sixers.com and external sites.

·         Design and develop graphics for mobile app.

Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

 

·         Must have earned Bachelor's degree in Web Development or Graphic Design.

·         Must be able to work on Mac (primarily)

·         Expert in Adobe Creative Cloud. (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)

·         Digital design skills. (html, CSS, UX & UI design, responsive design)

·         Preferred - experience in using various content management systems, preferably Drupal 7.

·         Must have design portfolio to demonstrate experience.

·         Attentive to detail and direction and have excellent organizational skills.

·         Proactive problem solver and be able to work well under pressure.

·         Passion for social media, other emerging technologies and eagerness to learn new applications and software.

·         Professional demeanor demonstrating responsibility, initiative and dependability, all with a positive attitude.

·         Must be open and responsive to design feedback and changes.

·         Must be able to communicate status of projects effectively to department and clients.

·         Must be a quick learner and enjoy a fast paced environment.

·         Flexible and adapts to various environments and situations.

·         High ethical standards and strong sense of confidentiality.

Special Position Requirement  

·         Ability to work multiple nights and weekends.


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Technical Services: Computer Information Systems
CRM & Technology Administrator - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, Pa)

The Philadelphia 76ers is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by one of the industry’s most decorated and well-respected sports business executives in CEO Scott O’Neil. The Sixers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the entire sports industry. The Sixers offer an energetic working environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.

Position Summary: he Philadelphia 76ers is looking for a Salesforce subject matter expert to join our CRM, Technology and Strategy team as a CRM & Technology Coordinator. Our rapid growth has created the need for a CRM & Technology Coordinator, reporting to the Director of Analytics and Insights. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for the overall ongoing support of the Salesforce CRM system which supports departments including, but not limited to, Marketing, Ticket Sales, and Premium Partnerships/Sponsorship. This will include tactical and strategic enhancements to the application, with an eye towards increasing efficiency, augmenting controls, and to mitigate risk. The CRM & Technology Coordinator will assist with the implementation process, and partner with stakeholders to identify enhancement opportunities to optimize system functionalities.

Philadelphia 76ers, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  •  Assist with the day-to-day administration and support of Salesforce, including but not limited to maintaining users access, object / data access, validation rules, record types, fields, email templates, page layouts, reports / dashboards, lead and contact reassignment, and other reference data.
  • Collaborate with multiple organizational units to facilitate the efficient, controlled flow of information across the entire project life-cycle.
  • Assist the Director and team in defining and enforcing standards and naming conventions for all Salesforce reference data and objects.
  • Continuous monitoring of the system to ensure data is captured accurately and completely across the organization. Execute controls to ensure data integrity and minimize duplication.
  • Keep abreast of new Salesforce features and functionality and provide preliminary recommendations for process improvement. Research 3rd party applications into the Salesforce environment for the Director to implement and build out integrations for system enhancements
  • Assist the Director in maintaining the Change Management Processes to control the fix and enhancement project lifecycle from identification and approval, through implementation across Sandbox and Production instances.
  • Assist the Director in communicating the enhancement of forecasting and reporting capabilities, including the construction of new reports and dashboards.
  • Provide end-users with ongoing technical support as necessary.
  • Work with Director and team, as well as any related external vendors to resolve issues, and/or install and maintain 3rd party software tools.

Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

 

  • 1-2 years of CRM system experience a minimum. Experience with the Salesforce platform a plus
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Understanding of relational databases and data integration tools
  • Attention to detail, willingness to learn, and self-starting tendencies are a necessity

Special Position Requirements:

·         May be required to travel on rare occasions (<5% travel); trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay for one or more nights.

·         The incumbent primarily works in an office environment, however, is expected to attend events that may take place on weekends and holidays. 


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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Producer- SunsVision - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Purpose

Conceptualize, design and create motion graphics and 3D animations for Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, Arizona Rattlers and Talking Stick Resort Arena events. Managing the digital signage systems.

Primary (Essential) Duties

  • SunsVision Producer duties include using invention, imagination and originality for conceptualizing, designing and creating motion graphics and animations for the various sports teams, Talking Stick Resort Arena events and Legends Entertainment District
  • Manage and maintain digital signage systems
  • Create content playlists for the various display boards for sporting events and Talking Stick Resort Arena events
  • Manage graphic resources and meet strict game-day deadlines for projects
  • Manage game night staff during events and training them on the digital signage systems
  • Research and provide recommendations on technical software and hardware tools for the design team

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Strong design skills and creative thinking
  • Proficient in the following programs:  Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work effectively in a high pressure environment

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience with the following programs a plus: Cinema 4D, Adobe Premier

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/D/V

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

1. Do you have experience with Cinema 4D?
2. Do you have experience with Adobe Premier?


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Digital Services Architect – Ticket Sales and Services - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Position

The NBA is a dynamic business full of captivating content on and off the court.  Our fans and partners demand insight and want an inside look at our business. As a data driven group of sports business engineers, we believe that tremendous value can be added to advertising when the right tasks can be abstracted, and evaluated programmatically.

The Digital Services Architect understands how to execute digital/influencer campaigns focused on customer acquisition.  Digital Services Architect (Ticketing) will support the business objectives of our ticket sales and services department through strategic digital solutions and innovative new opportunities.

This position will work alongside the  Director of  Digital Growth, Engagement and Strategy and collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to enhance and optimize our digital and mobile platforms, while utilizing social media advertising to generate and retain revenue.

General Qualifications

  • You are a problem solver and known as a get it done kind of person.
  • You are relentless in the way you follow fans through a buying funnel
  • You are able to collaborate with a multiple departments
  • You understand the power of advertising and are relentless in finding ways to achieve results.
  • You understand how to solve complex business solutions and more importantly understand the importance on finding solutions for our internal clients.
  • You can handle multi-tasking, and you are known to be very organized and enjoy achieving results..
  • You adapt quickly, and are comfortable not always having a long runway.  The landscape we work in is nascent, and rapidly changing.
  • You are perpetually curious. We value individuals who can not only provide first-class solutions, but can also ask the right questions.
  • You enjoy working on a small, agile team, and the challenge of juggling responsibilities so that above all else, deadlines are met.

Responsibilities

  • Meet on a regular basis with the ticket sales and services leadership team to fully understand its goals, upcoming campaigns and on-going support needs.
  • Collaborate with marketing team to develop strategic plans for distributing sales messaging through digital, mobile and social platforms, both organically and through paid digital media, including SEO and retargeting.
  • Work with Marketing and outside vendors to grow ticket sales through SMS, seat upgrades and College Pass program.
  • Purchase, schedule, evaluate and recap social media campaigns, including native advertising and promoted posts for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Talking Stick Resort Arena.
  • Work with Ticketmaster and app developer to continue improving the user experience and purchasing pathways, both on web and mobile.
  • Interact with both in-house web developers and external vendors to build out and maintain ticket sections of team sites (singles, groups, suites, premium), including 3D seating chart and season-ticket-holder hubs.
  • Partner with CIO and IT dept to improve mobile ticketing experience within venue.
  • Provide concise and accurate reports to executive team members on the performance of digital ticketing initiatives.
  • Continue building and maintaining the consumer journey funnel (Acquisition, Activation, Retention, Referral, Revenue) for an owned media property.
  • Design and recap partnerships
  • Understand how to organize campaigns from concept to recap
  • Must understand submission requirements in NBA CMS

Required Skills / Experience

  • 3 -5+ years experience in digital marketing
  • Deep understanding of social media advertising
  • Experience in re-targeting and SEO marketing
  • Game Night responsibilities upon occasion
  • BS degree in one of the STEM practices or one if its close cousins (Finance, Econ, Comp Sci, Business Admin) AND/OR self taught with a strong history of self-learning and implementation.
  • Experience working with the following technologies/SaaS (or similar): CMS platforms, Adobe creative cloud competency, powerpoint.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to  25 lbs.
  • May require limited travel.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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

1. Do you have 3 -5+ years experience in digital marketing?


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Digital Services Architect – Marketing Partnerships - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Position

The NBA is a dynamic business full of captivating content on and off the court.  Our fans and partners demand insight and want an inside look at our business. As a data driven group of sports business engineers, we believe that tremendous value can be added to advertising when the right tasks can be abstracted, and evaluated programmatically.

The Digital Services Architect is focused on using owned assets to generate likeness, conversion, and acquisition for marketing partnerships for the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix, Mercury, NAZ Suns, and Talking Stick Resort Arena.  This position will work alongside the Director of Digital Growth, Engagement, and Strategy to design, solve, and re-cap complex MP objectives

General Qualifications

  • You are a problem solver and known as a get it done kind of person.
  • You are able to collaborate with a Marketing Partnership Sales and Activation Staff
  • You understand the power of advertising and are relentless in finding ways to achieve results.
  • You understand how to solve complex business solutions and more importantly understand the importance on finding solutions for our internal clients.
  • You can handle multi-tasking, and you are known to be very organized and enjoy achieving results..
  • You adapt quickly, and are comfortable not always having a long runway.  The landscape we work in is nascent, and rapidly changing.
  • You are perpetually curious. We value individuals who can not only provide first-class solutions, but can also ask the right questions.
  • You enjoy working on a small, agile team, and the challenge of juggling responsibilities so that above all else, deadlines are met.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the primary liaison between the Marketing Partnership Team and the Content Team, guiding the strategy, approval and execution of all contractual digital sponsorship deliverables.  Collaborate effectively with internal and external teams to ensure delivery of each corporate partners’ digital assets
  • Contractual digital sponsorship deliverables could include, but are not limited to, institutional banner ads, social media posts, custom content production and posts, on-line sweepstakes, in-app integrations, paid digital media, beacon messaging inclusions, and any other new technologies. 
  • Continue building and maintaining the consumer journey funnel (Acquisition, Activation, Retention, Referral, Revenue) for an owned media property.
  • Design and recap partnerships
  • Understand how to organize campaigns from concept to recap
  • Must understand submission requirements in NBA CMS

Required Skills / Experience

  • 3 -5+ years experience in digital marketing
  • Deep understanding of social media advertising
  • Experience in re-targeting and SEO marketing
  • Game Night responsibilities upon occasion
  • BS degree in one of the STEM practices or one if its close cousins (Finance, Econ, Comp Sci, Business Admin) AND/OR self taught with a strong history of self-learning and implementation.
  • Experience working with the following technologies/SaaS (or similar): CMS platforms, Adobe creative cloud competency, Powerpoint.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to  25 lbs.
  • May require limited travel.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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

1. Do you have 3 -5+ years experience in digital marketing?


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Technical Services: Web Programming
Director of Digital Growth, Engagement, and Strategy - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Position

The NBA is a dynamic business full of captivating content on and off the court.  Our fans and partners demand insight and want an inside look at our business. As a data driven group of sports business engineers, we believe that tremendous value can be added to advertising when the right tasks can be abstracted, and evaluated programmatically.

Our strategy is to promote our owned assets and we are looking for someone who understands that opportunity but more importantly understands how to tactically implement business practices designed to help us achieve our goals.  You’ll manage the entire consumer journey funnel (Acquisition, Activation, Retention, Referral, Revenue).

General Qualifications

  • You are a good manager and delegator
  • You are a digital growth ninja
  • You understand how to solve complex business solutions and more importantly understand the importance on finding solutions for our internal clients.
  • You’re a relentless optimizer and tracker of data. You look at the world around you and wonder if you pull lever A, what impact will it have on B? And will crawl into that wormhole until you’re satisfied B is as good as it can get, relative to your desired outcome.
  • You adapt quickly, and are comfortable not always having a long runway.  The landscape we work in is nascent, and rapidly changing.
  • You are perpetually curious. We value individuals who can not only provide first-class solutions, but can also ask the right questions.
  • You enjoy working on a small, agile team, and the challenge of juggling responsibilities so that above all else, deadlines are met.
  • You are interested in the space, and solving problems within media industry. We believe the best technology comes from a true understanding of the problem, which requires a willingness to absorb as much “context” as possible.

Responsibilities

  • Development of a strategic vision for digital workflow and/or optimizing existing process of communication between departments.  Responsible for leading efforts around the collaborative scheduling and execution of corporate partner digital activations, obtaining all necessary approvals, gathering post campaign reporting and feedback, and maintenance of the portal website. 
  • Continue building and maintaining the consumer journey funnel (Acquisition, Activation, Retention, Referral, Revenue) for an owned media property.
  • Collaborating w/ Growth Engineers and Creatives to run A/B tests
  • Managing a team focused on helping our internal clients hit their goals and objectives

Required Skills / Experience

  • 5+ years experience building non-trivial business/web/consumer funnels that solve against a specific business case in a defined timeframe.
  • Game Night responsibilities upon occasion
  • BS degree in one of the STEM practices or one if its close cousins (Finance, Econ, Comp Sci, Business Admin) AND/OR self taught with a strong history of self-learning and implementation.
  • Experience working with the following technologies/SaaS (or similar): FB Ad products, Optimizely, Google Analytics, Ad Sense, DFP, Zapier, Excel, etc.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to  25 lbs.
  • May require limited travel.

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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

1. Do you have 5+ years experience building non-trivial business/web/consumer funnels that solve against a specific business case in a defined timeframe?


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