Social Media Jr. Coordinator - Houston Rockets (Houston · TX)

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Marketing: Social Media
General Description:
The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day postings of the Houston Rockets social media presence, including the creation, curation, and distribution of unique and compelling content across all team-related digital platforms, as well as promoting year-round engagement across the organization’s digital audience. The ideal candidate must additionally have the ability to create and/or lightly edit memes, gifs and engaging social content using branded templates and mobile applications. The candidate will possess a deep understanding of how people digest and engage with social content, an eye for detail, industry trends and best practices. 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
  • Post content on all official social media accounts including the Rockets team, Clutch City Dancers, Clutch the Bear, Rockets Shop and Rockets Community. 
  • Post content on all social media platforms including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Tik-Tok, SnapChat, LinkedIn and more 
  •  Fulfill robust content calendar of scheduled partner activations and organizational initiatives including ticket sales, retail, and community initiatives. 
  • Constant curation of news, trends, and culture on all social media platforms for the purpose of brainstorming and creating engaging content
  • Asset Management of photos throughout the year, organizing in Photoshelter
  • Coverage heavily includes photography of community events, internal staff events, giveaways, ticket sales events, retail product placement, CCD, Clutch the Bear and Toyota Center artists gifts.
  • Create social-worthy content using creative templates and/or mobile applications that could include aggregating content, light editing, or possible filters/animations
  • Possible team related travel, and/or special events
  • Adherence to creative guidelines and specifications of the brands of the Rockets and their partners
  • Publish content (through a content management system) including press releases, news articles, team highlights, community videos for consumption on and the mobile app
  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required in communications, marketing, digital media or relevant field
  • Experience in digital, marketing or content role preferred.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and mobile applications for editing content  
  • Strong visual eye with regard to the creation and curation of graphics, photography and video for social publishing
  • Experience shooting photos and impromptu videos with mobile phone both in-game and non-game settings 
  • Must be able to excel in a fast-paced work environment, react quickly and appropriately to unpredictable situations
  • Excellent written and communication skills with superior attention to detail and proof-reading experience.
  • Strong interpersonal & relationship building skills
  • Capacity to think creatively and contribute new ideas
  • Understanding of basketball and pop culture
  • Be a great teammate
  • Ability to travel when necessary
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and occasional holidays
  • Deep understanding of how major social platforms work (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Tik Tok, etc.) and the ability to use each platform’s features effectively.
  • Work around the NBA schedule
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle, or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear.
  • The vision requirement includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.  
  • Nature of position requires mobility and the ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.
  • Must have ability to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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