Content Coordinator - Big Ten Network

Job Number: R50024047

Brand: Fox Sports

Sub Brand: Big Ten Network

Job Type: Content Programming, Creative Development, Production, Digital

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Posting Date: November 13, 2023

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The Big Ten Network is seeking a Content Coordinator to support the content creation and distribution of Big Ten Network's On-Campus Video Producer/Editor program. As the Content Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of On-Campus content, including the creation, curation, and distribution of unique and compelling content across multi-platform Big Ten Network channels (social, streaming, broadcast). You will report directly to the Manager, Digital, and be based in Chicago.


  • Provide day-to-day management of the On-Campus program including concepting/managing the content calendar and distribution
  • Support Big Ten Network in the creative development, production, and preparation of On-Campus content for multi-platform Big Ten Network channels (social, streaming, broadcast)
  • Provide pre/post video production direction and feedback optimized for sharing/social consumption
  • Organize and evaluate content for assigned distribution points (Digital, Remote, Studio); establish the direction and tone of content
  • Position content and copy into video segments across social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube)
  • Collaborate with the Digital Content team in Chicago to drive daily content, and Big Ten news, and align on social strategy/distribution
  • Ensure all On-Campus content is on brand, consistent in style, quality, and voice
  • Manage the coordination of real-time reactions to breaking Big Ten news and live coverage of Big Ten tent pole events
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for the On-Campus program as it relates to continuing social consumption, best practices, and troubleshooting
  • Act as a digital advocate in coordination with On-Campus Big Ten schools to ensure a seamless Big Ten Network integration
  • Manage extensive social reporting to provide benchmarks for the On-Campus program


  • 2+ years of experience in a digital or content role
  • Experience with social listening and analytics (Emplifi, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of how major social platforms work (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, etc.) and the ability to use each platform's features effectively
  • Deep knowledge of all things culturally relevant to Big Ten Athletics and pop culture
  • Strong visual eye regarding the creation and curation of video, graphics, and photography for social publishing
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to be detail-oriented, proactive, and a team player
  • Ability to generate and execute ideas, from concept to execution
  • Excellent writing and editing skills including grammar, style, and spelling
  • Excellent team player that works well with others
  • Demonstrated ability to meet strategic deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Familiarity with Big Ten Network's programming, talent, and brand initiatives
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Ability to travel when necessary

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