Dec 03, 2019
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 Social Media Coordinator is responsible for creating, curating and sharing unique and compelling content across Philadelphia 76ers and team-related digital platforms, as well as promoting year-round engagement across the organization’s digital audience. Philadelphia 76ers, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Cover and provide real-time social media updates from games, practices and events Ideate behind-the-scenes/off-the-court team/player features, community features and fan profiles Exhibit compelling storytelling through all content and use of digital and social media platforms Coordinate publishing/distribution of content across all Sixers digital channels, including: Sixers.com, social media channels, and more Ensure all content is on brand, consistent in style, quality and voice Assist in the development/maintenance of content strategy through @sixers that supports and extends initiatives across the organization, while using analytics to optimize content type and publish schedule Leverage trending topics/current events to develop content themes and spontaneous activations Assist in tracking metrics for all content initiatives and building reports for Sixers management Contribute ideas for long and short form digital features to digital video production staff Other related duties as assigned Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements): Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related fields 1 – 3 years of experience in marketing or journalism/broadcast field Excellent written and communication skills with superior attention to detail and proof-reading experience Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with multiple projects and deadlines Ability to take constructive criticism Must be able to excel under pressure Must be available to work all games/events, including weekends and holidays Knowledge of social networking platforms and emerging web technology as if pertains to position Ability to work independently and within a team environment Proficiency with Adobe Creative Design software is a plus Knowledge of the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia 76ers Certifications None Required Special Position Requirement Flexibility in working extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as required Job Questions: How did you hear about this job?
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