Digital Content Manager, Basketball
Los Angeles ClippersLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
The LA Clippers are seeking a Digital Manager, Basketball Content to help drive the overall narrative of the team across owed media channels. Digital Content Manager will be primarily responsible for bringing to life the Clippers' basketball storylines, with a goal of creating unique, sharable content that drives the business.
As a successful Digital Content Manager, you will craft basketball content across three development areas: meaningful basketball reporting, player-generated content and all access/behind the scenes. In addition, you will assist in delivering content for the team's website, social channels and other digital platforms by developing and driving a high-level digital basketball strategy. Attending team practices, traveling with team and ability to be a voice for the team, will be required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Work within the basketball, communications and business teams to develop daily basketball storylines that drive our narrative and create engagement;
*Curate a unique perspective on the Clippers as a team and an organization from the view of front office, coaches, players, staff and community;
*Strong writing and digital media skills needed to create written, basketball editorial content and organizational messaging;
*Able to measure the success of content and drive KPIs/benchmarks;
*Develop content strategies and be a voice for the LA Clippers, with a focus on creating unique, sharable content across multiple platforms;
*Drive storylines that provide relevant content for stakeholder distribution for outlets including media, digital partners, broadcast partners;
*Strong social media skills and on camera presence.
al and Experience Requirements:
*BA/BS or equivalent is required, journalism degree preferred;
*5-8 years of strong digital media/content experience, preferably in professional sports, events and entertainment;
*Strong working relationships with national media outlets across multiple platforms;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
*Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills;
*Ability to develop storylines and execute across multiple platforms;
*Ability to handle multiple deadlines and priorities
*Knowledge of the content production process, and delivering on deadlines and within a budget;
*A consistent track record as an implementer who thrives on handling a variety of key initiatives concurrently;
*Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to ''lead by influence'';
*High energy, maturity, and leadership who can serve as a unifying force and position communications discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels;
*Sincere dedication to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters;
*A reliable and flexible team player with a friendly and professional attitude;
*Strong ability to expertly and professionally handle all media types and independently troubleshoot on the fly.
*Demonstrated dedication with the ability to lead projects from origin through execution.
*Willingness to learn and should be able to flourish in a high growth, dynamic environment.
*Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
*Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business.
Equal Opportunity Statement
The LA Clippers are an equal opportunity employer. It is the Clipper's desire and intent that all employees enjoy a professional business working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
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We are committed to building the LA Clippers into a hard-charging and fiercely competitive sports organization and business entity. Our front office's focus centers on Steve's vision, which is comprised of the following 6 objectives:
1. Win NBA Championships
2. Build Our Brand / Generate Profit
3. Make Staples Center Our Home Arena
4. Become A Beloved Community Partner
5. Drive Innovation
6. Work Every Day to Transform the LA Clippers into A World-Class And Globally-Recognized Sports Organization.