This position will be responsible for helping to maintain the organization’s voice across marketing and brand materials in both print and digital mediums, including brainstorming, creating, and transforming ideas into words for articles, advertisements, publications, and pamphlets, all while staying true to the Warriors brand.
Generate highly engaging and persuasive headlines, product descriptions and collateral for all consumer communications
Help conceptualize and create concise and compelling campaigns for brand sponsorships, ensuring consistency and tone across all mediums
Communicate complex technical data in a clear and fascinating manner to our target audiences
Help to establish and work within the confines of project budgets
Develop compelling content and inventive solutions that differentiate the Warriors brand, staying true to the brand voice
Ensure copy is right for our customers and helps to aggressively drive key initiatives
Work within and across multi-disciplinary delivery teams
Required Skills and Competencies
In-depth understanding of industry marketing strategy and business principle.
Comprehensive understanding of branding and the application of creative writing across branding projects.
English proficiency and excellent grammatical, writing and editorial skills.
In-depth knowledge of advertising techniques and marketing principles.
Ability to understand technical content and quickly learn new material.
Solid understanding of consumers’ interaction with various media, and strength in adjusting language based on medium.
Capable of delivering world-class copy within the confines of project budgets and frameworks
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with an English or Journalism focus.
Minimum of five (5) years of copywriting experience in both print and web.
Graphic Artist - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)
We have an exciting opportunity to join the Golden State Warriors creative department as a part time Graphic Artist. The position will report directly to the Creative Director, and the individual will work collaboratively with the entire Creative department to support the organization’s internal customers: Sales, PR, HR Sponsorship, Events, Community Relations, Arena, etc.
The key responsibilities for the Graphic Artist are to bring visual creativity, craftsmanship, and innovation to assigned projects:
Work in conjunction with project manager(s) and in-house designers on projects from conception to completion.
Work with project manager(s) and other individuals to comprehend the goals of each project in order to effectively contribute their thoughts and ideas; in the production of creative projects.
Embrace their projects with passion, enthusiasm and dedication.
Project Manager, Venue Development - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)
The Golden State Warriors are looking for a manager to join our internal venue development/project management team. The individual in this position will be an integral contributor to the project management team throughout the development of the planned San Francisco arena project and will focus on the evaluation and implementation of a broad range of strategic and financial initiatives at the intersection of the GSW business operations and arena development teams.
This is a newly created position based in San Francisco, CA.
Support, coordinate, and monitor day to day design development activities
Support, coordinate, and monitor day to day pre-construction and construction activities
Support the entitlement process
Act as liaison to internal and external stakeholders on issues related to project design and construction
Identify and resolve issues related to project design and construction based on detailed analyses of cost, schedule, revenue, and guest experience impacts
Manage projects relentlessly and professionally, from project planning and initiation through implementation and closure, assuming accountability for all project results
Facilitate discovery sessions on the project and turn the data gathered in these sessions into functional requirements
Facilitate sessions with project stakeholders to outline scope, goals, deliverables, resource needs, and timelines
Track project costs, budget, and schedule related to specific assignments
Required Skills and Experience
Five (5) to ten (10) years of progressive project management experience in facility design and construction
Minimum five (5) years of professional experience, which includes three (3) years in each of the following areas:
Participating in and/or driving implementations, and
Working in a project leadership capacity
Well-versed and experienced in project management 101. You must know: 1) how to execute projects according to a determined timeline, methodology, scope, and budget; 2) how to track and report on progress, risk, and other issues; 3) when to defuse issues or risks and when to escalate them; and 4) how to maintain quality control throughout the project lifecycle
Previous experience with winning teamwork and collaborative environments
Ability to skillfully push back on requests while gaining trust and consensus around tough decisions
Willingness and ability to track and document everything that happens on the project, then report on it like clockwork to the project team and stakeholders
Eagerness and ability to help develop tools, best practices, and documentation for project management and related processes, as necessary
Solution-oriented, with a demonstrated ability to overcome challenges with creative solutions
Meticulously detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, quickly process information, and demonstrate a dedication to ensuring and maintaining the quality of the end product
Inherent ability to think two (maybe even three) steps ahead of the project and take proactive steps to address roadblocks, issues, and distractions internally and with the client
Strong project management skills and ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines
Willingness to accept a wide range of responsibilities
A track record of being a team player and leader with strong interpersonal skills and a talent for collaboration
Excel at both written and verbal communication
Ability to develop PM plans using MS Project or similar
Strong technical acumen and familiarity with productivity tools (MS Office and Mac)
Strong familiarity with project management tools and methodologies
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Bachelor’s degree, and ideally a master’s degree, preferably with a focus on engineering, architecture, or urban planning.
Senior Director, Content and Brand - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)
The Senior Director of Content and Brand will be jointly responsible for setting and executing our content marketing strategy and initiatives, both internal and external, across multiple platforms and formats and ensuring brand consistency. That includes overseeing some and working closely with other teams in the creation and distribution of high-quality, channel-optimized engaging content, and managing the team and external resources associated with those efforts. Leveraging deep digital marketing skills, project management, storytelling, and editorial experience, he or she will play a crucial role in helping the company convert key behaviors with compelling content.
The position collaborates with all Marketing and Digital groups as well as our internal customers: PR, Sponsorship, Events, Community Relations, and Arena to help define both the brand story and the story as interpreted by the customer/fan.
If anything, the role of this person is to be a creative marketing force (to support the creation and use of content) and process operations guru to ensure the organization is working smartly and efficiently to deliver exceptional experiences.
The job of the Senior Director requires a combination marketing and publishing mindset, with the most important aspect to think “fan first”. In essence, he or she is the corporate storyteller and must be empathetic toward the customer. This includes:
Owning the brand utilization and communication across the organization
Leading creative thinking and energy from a marketing perspective
Mapping out a content strategy that supports and extends marketing initiatives, both short- and long-term, determining which methods work for the brand and why, and working to continuously evolve strategy
Working closely with our content teams to ensure a consistent message across channels
Ensuring all content is on-brand and consistent in terms of style, quality and tone of voice for all channels of content including online, social media, email, point of purchase, mobile, video, print and in-person
Owning the processes necessary for efficient content creation and distribution
Integrating Storytelling and narrative deeper into our DNA
Collaborate with leads of each channel (Digital, Social, Studio, Game Experience) to develop and execute interactive storytelling across our multiple channeled eco-system
Playing a key role in innovation and ideation both at a day-to-day level and an innovation level
Managing a team of in-house and freelance resources
Measuring and reporting on the impact of the company’s content marketing efforts
Leadership skills to define and manage a set of goals involving diverse contributors and content types
A willingness to embrace change and to adapt strategies on the fly
The ability to lead and inspire creative personnel and content creators to achieve company's stated goals
Clear articulation of the business goal behind the creation of a piece (or series) of content
Skill at both long-form content creation and real-time (immediate) content creation and distribution strategies and tactics
Supervising in house and freelance writers; be an arbiter of best practices in grammar, messaging, writing, and style
Integration of content activities within traditional marketing campaigns
Developing standards and establishing work flow for requesting, creating, editing, publishing, and retiring content
Work closely with company's creative teams on all creative and branding initiatives to ensure a consistent message across channels
Speak/advocate for content marketing at internal/external events, in webinars, in writing, etc and serve as the evangelist for organizational change around content
Senior Technical Operations Manager, Warriors Studio - Golden State Warriors (Oakland, CA)
The Warriors Studio is a newly created department in the Golden State Warriors Digital Marketing department. It is staffed with nationally recognized award-winning professionals who are committed to excellence and being best in class.
We are seeking an innovative and creative “genius” that possesses exceptional operational skills. This person will be responsible for setting and executing our Technical and Media Management strategy for Warriors Studio. This includes overseeing and collaborating with other teams and stakeholders in the creation and distribution of high-quality content.
This position will report directly to the Senior Executive Producer of Warriors Studios.
Manage the Avid ISIS server integration and interplay database, both at Oracle Arena and Front Office HQ
Provide process for media and metadata and police media clips within server
Troubleshoot with producers, writers and editors on editing projects, an provide a “first-line of defense” support for Avid
Manage various vendor relationships and the technical operations of all edit and ingest stations within Warriors Studios
Oversee Production Assistants and the process of cataloging and inputting metadata
Identify and evaluate new and emerging video delivery technologies
Manage and direct the resources dedicated to media management
Support, maintain and oversee live video production
Handle all video and/or audio editing and encoding
Manage video assets and archives as well as other post-production tasks
Ensure that deadlines are met and that videos meet the required standard from inception to delivery
Provide overall support for the Video Division of the Production Department
Participate as a team member of the Production Department in specific areas of strength and skill (e.g. live audio production, equipment maintenance, etc.)
Manage the infrastructure of video files and related assets
Ability to perform generic and specific, historic and investigative video research; ability to identify, verify, and differentiate a variety of visual information and details within video content
Proficiency in managing files and file transfers across local and remote servers and storage networks, including naming conventions and version control
Experience in file-based digital repositories
Knowledge of and familiarity with video file formats and properties, in addition to video transcoding principles. Familiarity with media asset life cycles in a production environment
Ability to understand the components and stages of news production
Experience or familiarity with Production/Media Asset Management systems
Proficiency in cataloging time-based material
Attention to detail, and ability to maintain accuracy and precision across multiple records
Prior experience in cataloging media assets in one or more large scale databases
Knowledge and understanding of various recognized standards for describing media assets
Familiarity and understanding of Knowledge Management principles for organizing large information sets across enterprise systems, and experience using or creating controlled vocabularies or taxonomies in one or more subject-specific areas
Proficiency and adaptability in extracting, mapping, normalizing, and migrating data across various programs, applications, and/or platforms. Understanding of information arrangement for, or experience in, building relational databases
Ability to assess and adjust attention to assigned workflows, and to suggest and provide alternatives to workflows when needed
Exceptional communication, collaboration, and problem solving skills
Ability to work individually and in a group setting on multiple timetables while maintaining focus and professionalism, and negotiate needs and personalities in a deadline driven environment
Ability to respond to the needs of the business on a 24/7 availability work environment, including possible weekend or overnight shifts as needed
Three to five years of broadcasting experience
Use and familiarity with the Avid Suite (Interplay, Access, Central, Media Composer)
Leading and directing a team of creative professionals
Familiarity with operating equipment in a live production environment
Providing career development opportunities for members of the team
Familiarity with audio for video, lighting for video, and color correction
A passion for new technology tools, strategies and processes
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