Job Number: R50012889
Brand: Fox Sports
Job Type: Digital
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Posting Date: November 20, 2020
Are you obsessed with the NBA and passionate about social media? Would it be your dream job to help build, invent and design the digital and social content for some of the biggest events in basketball? Then we want to hear from you.
From supporting the design process of the look and feel of our brand-new NBA digital properties, to executing our day-to-day social strategies, we are looking to add a Digital Content Specialist to our team. You will be responsible for assisting with the production of NBA-specific social content including graphics, video editing and ideation of each week’s content – This is a chance to be in the trenches of NBA content creation each and every day! This role will leverage FOX’s industry-leading FS1 studio shows to create original digital content and discussion around the Association. Other responsibilities could include, but are not limited to, story development, livestream and linear show production, talent prep and video shooting/directing. Additionally, you will utilize data to help advise programming priorities, plan content and report successes. Simply, you will play point guard for FOX Sports’ NBA digital properties. Are you ready to join the team?
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Support the production of NBA social and digital content - includes, but is not limited to, graphic production, editing, story development, show production, talent prep and video shooting/directing
Help create original live content and/or VOD, optimizing NBA content for social
Help produce social and digital video, images and audio in and around live events for sport specific coverage and with talent specific to that sport
Utilize data to report successes and help create and execute weekly content plans
Coordinate content – whether show, brand, talent, original video, etc. – across each screen – whether TV, web, app, livestream, social, etc.
Assist in building and maintaining relationships across a variety of groups including sales, marketing, programming, digital, linear, studio and other show teams
Bring the best NBA content from FS1 studio shows to the NBA social vertical
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
1+ years of experience in digital / social content creation or production
Knowledge of what works on digital and experience working with social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and owned and operated platforms
Ability to communicate effectively with talent, athletes, team managers, event staff, outside producers and all other persons involved with productions
Experienced in Photoshop and Premiere
Ability to create and ideate digital content with tight deadlines
Critical thinking skills around newsworthiness, and the need for source checking and identification of risks in sharing certain information
Ability to work nights and weekends, or whenever the NBA is on the air
NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experienced in After Effects
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.