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Athlete Content Manager
Player Marketing
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Locations
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Asana
Data Analysis
Marketing
Social Media
Communications
Quality Assurance (QA)
Requirements
  • 4 year degree from an accredited university in marketing, advertising, communications, business, or related field, OR equivalent relevant experience
  • 4+ years professional work experience in marketing, advertising, communications or related functional area, preferably with direct experience working with athletes' social media content
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest social media trends, awareness of content performance and an eye for quality vs. quantity in the athlete content space
  • Ability to create and/or interpret reporting from social media analytics platforms and leverage insights to drive creative decision making
  • Significant proficiency in written communication (including email and Slack); able to communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Proficiency with Asana is preferred
  • Interest and knowledge of baseball specifically is preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to shoot and edit video preferred
  • Availability to work some nights and weekends in order to meet deadlines and QA game content being distributed to players
  • Demonstrate ambition and enthusiasm when taking on challenges
  • Proactively take action, holding self and others accountable
  • Be agile and prepared to quickly adapt when priorities unexpectedly shift
  • Proactively pursue opportunities to learn and build new skills
  • Seek and provide feedback to strengthen and improve development areas
  • Actively learn through experimentation, using success and failures as learning opportunities
Responsibilities
  • Manages creative oversight of video content production for players' social media accounts, especially players in an elevated tier of the Player Social Program known as the Diamond Program
  • Manages a team of video editors who are specifically responsible for creating customized player social media content such as hype videos and highlight reels
  • Drives player social strategy from a creative standpoint for MLB Player Marketing's Player Social Program
  • Organizes creative plans for player content generation for jewel events such as Opening Day, All-Star, Postseason and others
  • Remains up to date on the latest social media trends, especially as they pertain to the athlete content space, and ensures the Player Social Program is constantly delivering relevant content to our players
  • Works closely with other members of Player Marketing Team to pull and distribute social media reporting for players we are working closely with
  • Leverages and interprets reporting and insights from social media analytics platforms to ensure the creative strategy is working, pivots as needed
  • Plays a central role in QA-ing player social content that is distributed on a daily and nightly basis
  • Demonstrates understanding of business priorities
  • Develops specific goals and project plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work in support of business priorities
  • Collaborates with team members, internal/external partners, and stakeholders to execute against project objectives
  • Provides ongoing status updates to share progress against established goals, gaps, and support needs to maintain progress against project plans
  • Actively solicits stakeholder feedback and responds to concerns in a timely manner
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner that is easy to understand
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